27th Independent Spirit Awards

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27th Independent Spirit Awards
DateFebruary 25, 2012
Hosted bySeth Rogen
Best FilmThe Artist
Most awardsThe Artist (4)
Most nominationsThe Artist (5)

The 27th Independent Spirit Awards announced its nominees on November 29, 2011.[1][2] The winners were announced on February 25, 2012.[3][4][5] It was hosted by Seth Rogen.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Michel Hazanavicius, Best Director winner
Jean Dujardin, Best Male Lead winner
Michelle Williams, Best Female Lead winner
Christopher Plummer, Best Supporting Male winner
Shailene Woodley, Best Supporting Female winner
Best Feature Best Director
The Artist Michel HazanaviciusThe Artist
Best Male Lead Best Female Lead
Jean DujardinThe Artist Michelle WilliamsMy Week with Marilyn
Best Supporting Male Best Supporting Female
Christopher PlummerBeginners Shailene WoodleyThe Descendants
Best Screenplay Best First Screenplay
The DescendantsAlexander Payne, Nat Faxon, and Jim Rash 50/50Will Reiser
Best First Feature Best Documentary Feature
Margin Call The Interrupters
Best Cinematography Best International Film
The ArtistGuillaume Schiffman A SeparationIran

Films with multiple nominations and awards[edit]

Films that received multiple nominations
Nominations Film
5 The Artist
4 Beginners
The Descendants
Take Shelter
3 50/50
Martha Marcy May Marlene
2 Cedar Rapids
Margin Call
Midnight in Paris
Natural Selection
Films that won multiple awards
Awards Film
4 The Artist
2 The Descendants
Margin Call

Special awards[edit]

John Cassavetes Award[edit]


Truer Than Fiction Award[edit]

Where Soldiers Come From

Producers Award[edit]

Sophia LinTake Shelter

Someone to Watch Award[edit]

Mark Jackson – Without

Robert Altman Award[edit]


  1. ^ Knegt, Peter; Greene, Steve (2011-11-29). ""Take Shelter" and "The Artist" Lead Spirit Award Nominations". IndieWire. Retrieved 2012-08-26.
  2. ^ Keegan, Rebecca (2011-11-29). "'Take Shelter,' 'The Artist' top contenders for Spirit Awards". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2012-08-26.
  3. ^ Thompson, Anne (2012-02-25). "Film Independent Spirit Awards: Complete List of Winners". IndieWire. Retrieved 2012-08-26.
  4. ^ McNary, Dave (2012-02-25). "'The Artist' dominates Spirit Awards". Variety. Retrieved 2012-08-26.
  5. ^ Kaufman, Amy; Gettell, Oliver (2012-02-26). "'The Artist' wins best feature at Independent Spirit Awards". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2012-08-26.

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