Independent Spirit Awards Nominations 2017 Announced

American Honey and Moonlight lead with six nominations each.

by | November 22, 2016 | Comments

The nominations for the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards were announced today by actors Jenny Slate and Edgar Ramirez at a press conference streamed live on Facebook. Hit play to watch the announcement video, and scroll down to see the full list of nominees.

Best Feature

Best Director

Andrea Arnold

American Honey

Barry Jenkins


Pablo Larrain


Jeff Nichols


Kelly Reichardt

Certain Women

Best Screenplay

Best First Feature

Best First Screenplay

Best Male Lead

Casey Affleck

Manchester by the Sea

David Harewood

Free in Deed

Viggo Mortensen

Captain Fantastic

Jesse Plemons

Other People

Tim Roth


Best Female Lead

Best Supporting Male

Ralph Fiennes

A Bigger Splash

Ben Foster

Hell or High Water

Lucas Hedges

Manchester by the Sea

Shia LaBeouf

American Honey

Craig Robinson

Morris from America

Best Supporting Female

Edwina Findley

Free in Deed

Lily Gladstone

Certain Women

Riley Keough

American Honey

Molly Shannon

Other People

Best Cinematography

Best International Film

Best Documentary

Best Editing

John Cassavetes Award (Best Feature under $500,000)

Robert Altman Award (Best Ensemble)

Truer Than Fiction Award

Kristi Jacobson


Sara Jordenö


Nanfu Wang

Hooligan Sparrow

Someone to Watch Award

Piaget Producers Award

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