Call Me By Your Name Leads 2018 Spirit Award Nominees

Luca Guadagnino's Call Me By Your Name leads the way with six nods as the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards nominees are announced.

Nominees have been announced for the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Luca Guadagnino's coming-of-age tale Call Me By Your Name led the way with six nominations, followed by Jordan Peele's Get Out (is it a comedy or a drama?) and the Safdie Brothers' Good Time with five each. Greta Gerwig's directorial debut Lady Bird picked up four nominations - though, interestingly, Gerwig herself was not nominated for Best Director. Lily Collins and Tessa Thompson announced the nominations at a ceremony in West Hollywood.

The Spirit Awards are given each year to the best feature films produced in the United States for under $20 million. Chosen by the non-profit arts organization Film Independent, the Spirit Awards traditionally have not been seen as a great Oscar predictor, though in recent years Moonlight, Spotlight and Birdman all snagged Spirit Awards for Best Picture before going on to win the Oscar in the same category.

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Here is the full list of 2018 Film Independent Spirit Award nominees:

Get Out (2017)

Best Feature

Call Me by Your Name (Producers: Peter Spears, Luca Guadagnino, Emilie Georges, Rodrigo Teixeira, Marco Morabito, James Ivory, Howard Rosenman)

The Florida Project (Producers: Sean Baker, Chris Bergoch, Kevin Chinoy, Andrew Duncan, Alex Saks, Francesca Silvestri, Shih-Ching Tsou)

Get Out (Producers: Jason Blum, Edward H. Hamm Jr., Sean McKittrick, Jordan Peele)

Lady Bird (Producers: Eli Bush, Evelyn O’Neill, Scott Rudin)

The Rider (Producers: Mollye Asher, Bert Hamelinck, Sacha Ben Harroche, Chloé Zhao)

Best First Feature

Columbus (Director: Kogonada; Producers: Danielle Renfrew Behrens, Aaron Boyd, Giulia Caruso, Ki Jin Kim, Andrew Miano, Chris Weitz)

Ingrid Goes West (Director: Matt Spicer; Producers: Jared Ian Goldman, Adam Mirels, Robert Mirels, Aubrey Plaza, Tim White, Trevor White)

Menashe (Director/Producer: Joshua Z. Weinstein; Producers: Yoni Brook, Traci Carlson, Daniel Finkelman, Alex Lipschultz)

Oh Lucy! (Director/Producer: Atsuko Hirayanagi; Producers: Jessica Elbaum, Yukie Kito, Han West)

Patti Cake$ (Director: Geremy Jasper; Producers: Chris Columbus, Michael Gottwald, Dan Janvey, Daniela Taplin Lundberg, Noah Stahl, Rodrigo Teixeira)

John Cassavettes Award (Best Feature produced for under $500,000)

Dayveon (Writer/Director/Producer: Amman Abbasi; Writer: Steven Reneau; Producers: Lachion Buckingham, Alexander Uhlmann)

A Ghost Story (Writer/Director: David Lowery; Producers: Adam Donaghey, Toby Halbrooks, James M. Johnston)

Life and Nothing more (Writer/Director: Antonio Méndez Esparza; Producers: Amadeo Hernández Bueno, Alvaro Portanet Hernández, Pedro Hernández Santos)

Most Beautiful Island (Writer/Director/Producer: Ana Asensio; Producers: Larry Fessenden, Noah Greenberg, Chadd Harbold, Jenn Wexler)

The Transfiguration (Writer/Director: Michael O’Shea; Producer: Susan Leber)

Best Director

Sean Baker - The Florida Project

Jonas Carpignano - A Ciambra

Luca Guadagnino - Call Me by Your Name

Jordan Peele - Get Out

Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie - Good Time

Chloé Zhao - The Rider

Best Screenplay

Greta Gerwig - Lady Bird

Azazel Jacobs - The Lovers

Martin McDonagh - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Jordan Peele - Get Out

Mike White - Beatriz at Dinner

Best First Screenplay

Kris Avedisian (Story By: Kyle Espeleta, Jesse Wakeman) - Donald Cried

Emily V. Gordon, Kumail Nanjiani - The Big Sick

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

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

Best Female Lead

Salma Hayek - Beatriz at Dinner

Frances McDormand - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Margot Robbie - I, Tonya

Saoirse Ronan - Lady Bird

Shinobu Terajima - Oh Lucy!

Regina Williams - Life and Nothing More

Best Male Lead

Timothée Chalamet - Call Me by Your Name

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

Lois Smith - Marjorie Prime

Taliah Lennice Webster - Good Time

Best Supporting Male

Nnamdi Asomugha - Crown Heights

Armie Hammer - Call Me by Your Name

Barry Keoghan - The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Sam Rockwell - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Benny Safdie - Good Time

Best Documentary

The Departure (Director/Producer: Lana Wilson)

Faces Places (Directors: Agnés Varda, JR; Producer: Rosalie Varda)

Last Men in Aleppo (Director: Feras Fayyad; Producers: Kareem Abeed, Søeren Steen Jespersen, Stefan Kloos)

Motherland (Director/Producer: Ramona S. Diaz; Producer: Rey Cuerdo)

Quest (Director: Jonathan Olshefski; Producer: Sabrina Schmidt Gordon)

Best International Film

BPM (Beats Per Minute) (France; Director: Robin Campillo)

A Fantastic Woman (Chile; Director: Sebastián Lelio)

I Am Not a Witch (Zambia; Director: Rungano Nyoni)

Lady Macbeth (U.K.; Director: William Oldroyd)

Loveless (Russia; Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev)

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Winners will be announced March 3rd, 2017 in a ceremony televised by IFC.

Source: Independent Spirit Award

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