Thursday, October 6, 2022

Our predictions For The 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards

By Matt Neglia

With everything happening this weekend Oscar related, people almost forgot that the Independent Spirit Awards are being held tomorrow night! We asked the team over at Next Best Picture to provide their predictions on what might win tomorrow night which you can check out below. Apologies for no contest for this one but be sure to check out our “Predict The Oscars” contest here.

Check out the Independent Spirit Awards Saturday night on their website here tomorrow night at 2pm PT/5pm EST.

​Click below to see our predictions.


​Independent Spirit Awards Predictions from the staff at Next Best Picture

Members include: Daniel Howat, Josh WilliamsMichael Schwartz, Ryan C. Showers & Will Mavity

BEST FEATURE
Call Me By Your Name (Matt)
Get Out (Daniel, Josh, Michael, Ryan & Will)
Lady Bird
The Florida Project
The Rider

BEST FIRST FEATURE
Columbus (Daniel)
Ingrid Goes West (Josh, Matt, Michael, Ryan & Will)
Menashe        
Oh Lucy!
Patti Cake$

JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD
Dayveon      
A Ghost Story (Everyone)
Life and Nothing More       
Most Beautiful Island         
The Transfiguration

BEST DIRECTOR
Sean Baker – The Florida Project
Jonas Carpignano – A Ciambra
Luca Guadagnino – Call Me By Your Name
Jordan Peele – Get Out (Everyone)
Benny Safdie & Josh Safdie – Good Time
Chloé Zhao – The Rider

BEST SCREENPLAY
Greta Gerwig – Lady Bird (Josh, Michael & Will)
Azazel Jacobs – The Lovers
Martin McDonagh – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Jordan Peele – Get Out (Daniel, Matt & Ryan)
Mike White – Beatriz at Dinner

BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY
Kris Avedisian – Donald Cried  
Emily V. Gordon, Kumail Nanjiani – The Big Sick (Everyone)
Ingrid Jungermann – Women Who Kill
Kogonada – Columbus
David Branson Smith, Matt Spicer – Ingrid Goes West

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Thimios Bakatakis – The Killing of a Sacred Deer
Elisha Christian – Columbus
Hélène Louvart – Beach Rats
Sayombhu Mukdeeprom – Call Me By Your Name (Everyone)
Joshua James Richards – The Rider

BEST EDITING
Ronald Bronstein, Benny Safdie – Good Time
Walter Fasano – Call Me By Your Name
Alex O’Flinn – The Rider
Gregory Plotkin – Get Out
Tatiana S. Riegel – I, Tonya (Everyone)

BEST FEMALE LEAD
​Salma Hayek – Beatriz At Dinner

Frances McDormand – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Daniel, Matt, Michael, Ryan & Will)
Margot Robbie – I, Tonya
Saoirse Ronan – Lady Bird (Josh)
Shinobu Terajima – Oh Lucy!
Regina Williams – Life And Nothing More

BEST MALE LEAD
Timothée Chalamet – Call Me By Your Name (Everyone)
Harris Dickinson – Beach Rats
James Franco – The Disaster Artist
Daniel Kaluuya – Get Out
Robert Pattinson – Good Time

BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE
Holly Hunter – The Big Sick
Allison Janney – I, Tonya
Laurie Metcalf – Lady Bird (Everyone)
Lois Smith – Marjorie Prime
Taliah Lennice Webster – Good Time

BEST SUPPORTING MALE
Nnamdi Asomugha – Crown Heights
Armie Hammer – Call Me By Your Name (Josh)
Barry Keoghan –  The Killing of a Sacred Deer
Sam Rockwell – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Daniel, Matt, Michael, Ryan & Will)
Bennie Safdie – Good Time

BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM
BPM (Beats Per Minute) (Daniel, Matt, Michael & Will)
A Fantastic Woman (Josh & Ryan)
I’m Not A Witch
Lady Macbeth
Loveless

BEST DOCUMENTARY
The Departure
Faces Places (Everyone)
Last Men in Aleppo
Motherland
Quest

​How about you? Who are you predicting to win at the Independent Spirit Awards tomorrow. Apologies once again for no contest for this one but be sure to enter into our “Predict The Oscars” contest here. Enjoy the weekend!

You can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Oscars and Film on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

Matt Neglia
Matt Negliahttps://nextbestpicture.com/
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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