Sunday, February 24, 2008

2008 Spirit Awards Winners

Yesterday they had the awards ceremony and here are the winners.

Best Feature: Juno
Best Director: Julian Schnabel for The Diving Bell and the Butterfl y
Best First Feature: The Lookout, Scott Frank
John Cassavettes Award: August Evening
Best Female Lead: Ellen Page for Juno
Best Male Lead: Philip Seymour Hoffman for The Savages
Best Supporting Female: Cate Blanchett for I’m Not There
Best Supporting Male: Chiwetel Ejiofor for Talk To Me
Best Cinematographyer: Janusz Kaminski for The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Best First Screenplay: Diablo Cody for Juno
Best Screenplay: Tamara Jenkins for The Savages
Best Foreign Film: Once, John Carney, Ireland

Acura Someone to Watch Award: Ramin Bahrani director of Chop Shop
Piaget Producers Award: Neil Kopp producer of Paranoid Park and Old Joy
IFC Truer than Fiction Award: Laura Dunn director of The Unforseen

I’m so glad about Ellen Page, Diablo Cody, Juno and Julian Schnabel awards they are well deserved. I liked Once, but again is not better than Persepolis or the excellent Romanian movie.

To check the complete list of award winers and watch videos go here.

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