Today (Tuesday 5th December) saw the announcement of the nominees for the 39th Independent Spirit Awards. The nominations were announced by Joel Kim Booster (Fire Island, Big Mouth, Psychosexual) and Natalie Morales (The Little Things, No Hard Feelings, Santa Clarita Diet).
You will no doubt be aware by now that these awards recognise films made wholly or partly outside the traditional studio system. Last year, the eligibility budget was raised to $30 million dollars, and gender-neutral acting categories were introduced.
Below is a selection of nominations:
A full list of nominees can be found here.