Thirty-sixth year Independent movie Spirit Awards Thursday live at 10 PM EST / PDT exclusively International Finance Corporation And AMC +, with Saturday Night LiveMelissa Villasenor as host of the two-hour party, which will hypothetically this year due to the pandemic.
In another twist from the norm, The Spirits this year has moved away from their traditional Saturday pre-Oscars rendition, which is a long-running staple. This beach event is traditionally held at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica.
However, the organizers are still pulling off some hypothetical tricks in an effort to get closer to what is always a fun and relaxing beach theme to celebrate the best independent film. Film Independent has teamed up with Virtual Looped Venue to create and produce an interactive online equivalent of the Spirit Awards’ beach tent “to attend”, who can venture into an organized cocktail hour (starting at 9 PM EST / 6 PM PDT). that I put RuPaul’s Drag Race Female graduates including Nina West) interact with guests at their “table” during the show, rocking at a post karaoke party. There is also a virtual behind-the-scenes item hosted by Carla Renata and Angelic Jackson.
Spirit Awards Nominations: “Rarely, Sometimes Always,” “Minari,” “Nomadland”, “What Rainy Black Bottom”
Film Independent is also hosting a show party for fans around the world to come together from home to watch and chat online via Looper; Registration was closed for that. Virtual tickets went from $ 2,000 (for individuals) to $ 5,000 (for VIPs) and $ 20,000 for tables of 10. The annual event raises funds for the nonprofit 501 (c) Arts organization.
As for the main show, it will be produced and directed by Joel Gallen of Tenth Planet Production for the seventh year in a row. Executive producer Sean Davis, producer Rick Austin, and co-producers Danielle Federico and Andrew Schaff have also returned. The Spirits will air-late-time on the West Coast.
This year’s nominations include Best A24 Slots The first cow Netflix Bottom of what renny black, A24’s Minary, F.Focus Features’ Never Seldom Sometimes Always And a scout Bedouin. Inclusive, Never Seldom Sometimes Always He leads the way with seven nominations, following her the threat (six), What rennie And the Bedouin (Five each) and Vertical Entertainment’s Miss Juneteenth (four).
The awards will also include first-time television awards.
Check out this year’s full list of nominations here.