`Everything Everywhere' Looks to Maintain Winning Streak at Spirit Awards

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The time-bending adventure "Everything Everywhere All at Once" will try to continue its winning ways Saturday ahead of Oscar night as it carries a leading eight nominations into the 2023 Film Independent Spirit Awards ceremony, honoring independent films from the past year.

The film, which has already claimed top honors from the Producers Guild of America, Directors Guild of America and Screen Actors Guild, is nominated for the Spirit Award for best feature, along with "Bones and All," "Our Father, the Devil," "Tár" and "Women Talking."

It also has directing and screenplay nominations for the team of Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, along with a leading performer nod for Michelle Yeoh, and supporting performance nominations for Jamie Lee Curtis and Ke Huy Quan, and a breakthrough performance nod for Stephanie Hsu.

Film Independent adjusted its awards process this year, switching to gender-neutral acting honors in the lead and supporting performance categories. Each of those categories has a total of 10 nominees.

Nominated along with Yeoh in the leading performance category are Cate Blanchett for "Tár," Dale Dickey for "A Love Song," Mia Goth for "Pearl," Regina Hall for "Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul," Paul Mescal for "Aftersun," Aubrey Plaza for "Emily the Criminal," Jeremy Pope for "The Inspection," Andrea Riseborough for "To Leslie" and Taylor Russell for "Bones and All."

Joining Curtis and Quan in the supporting performance category are Brian Tyree Henry for "Causeway," Nina Hoss for "Tár," Brian d'Arcy James for "The Cathedral," Trevante Rhodes for "Bruiser," Theo Rossi for "Emily the Criminal," Mark Rylance for "Bones and All," Jonathan Tucker for "Palm Trees and Power Lines" and Gabrielle Union for "The Inspection."

Competing for best director will be Todd Field for "Tár," Kogonada for "After Yang," Kwan and Scheinert for "Everything Everywhere All at Once," Sarah Polley for "Women Talking" and Halina Reijn for "Bodies Bodies Bodies."

On the small screen, Apple TV+'s "Severance," FX's "The Bear," ABC's "Abbott Elementary" and HBO's "Station Eleven" each have three nominations in the television categories.

"Severance," "The Bear" and "Station Eleven" are all nominated for best new scripted series, along with Apple TV+'s "Pachinko" and BET+'s "The Porter."

"Pachinko" was also named the recipient of the prize for best ensemble cast in a new scripted series.

"Abbott Elementary" creator/star Quinta Brunson is nominated for best lead performance in a new scripted series. Also nominated are Aml Ameen for "The Porter," Mohammed Amer for "Mo," "Bridget Everett for "Somebody Somewhere," KaMillion for "Rap Sh!t," Melanie Lynskey for "Yellowjackets," Himesh Patel for "Station Eleven," Su Anne Pien for "As We See It," Adam Scott for "Severance" and Ben Whishaw for "This is Going to Hurt."

Nominated for best new non-scripted or documentary series are FX's "Children of the Underground," HBO's "Mind Over Murder," Netflix's "Pepsi, Where's My Jet?," HBO's "The Rehearsal" and Showtime's "We Need to Talk About Cosby."

The Spirit Awards ceremony will be held on a tent on the beach in Santa Monica, hosted by comedian Hasan Minhaj.

Among those set to serve as presenters during the ceremony are Troy Kotsur, Austin Butler, Melanie Lynskey, Beatrice Granno, Sharon Horgan, Michaela Jae Rodriguez, Haley Lu Richardson, Taylour Paige and Jenny Slate. Event co-chairs Chloé Zhao and Sian Heder will also be presenting.

Here is a complete list of nominations:

BEST FEATURE (Award given to the producer)

--Bones and All; Producers: Timothée Chalamet, Francesco Melzi d’Eril, Luca Guadagnino, David Kajganich, Lorenzo Mieli, Marco Morabito, Gabriele Moratti, Theresa Park, Peter Spears

-- Everything Everywhere All At Once; Producers: Daniel Kwan, Mike Larocca, Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, Daniel Scheinert, Jonathan Wang

-- Our Father, the Devil; Producers: Ellie Foumbi, Joseph Mastantuono

-- Tár; Producers: Todd Field, Scott Lambert, Alexandra Milchan

-- Women Talking; Producers: Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Frances McDormand


BEST FIRST FEATURE (Award given to director and producer)

-- Aftersun; Director: Charlotte Wells, Producers: Mark Ceryak, Amy Jackson, Barry Jenkins, Adele Romanski

-- Emily the Criminal; Director: John Patton Ford, Producers: Tyler Davidson, Aubrey Plaza, Drew Sykes

-- The Inspection; Director: Elegance Bratton, Producers: Effie T. Brown, Chester Algernal Gordon

-- Murina; Director: Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic, Producers: Danijel Pek, Rodrigo Teixeira

-- Palm Trees and Power Lines; Director/Producer: Jamie Dack, Producer: Leah Chen Baker


JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD - Given to the best feature made for under $1,000,000 (Award given to the writer, director and producer)

-- The African Desperate; Writer/Director/Producer: Martine Syms, Writer/Producer: Rocket Caleshu, Producer: Vic Brooks

-- A Love Song; Writer/Director/Producer: Max Walker-Silverman, Producers: Jesse Hope, Dan Janvey

-- The Cathedral; Writer/Director: Ricky D'Ambrose, Producer: Graham Swon

-- Holy Emy; Writer/Director: Araceli Lemos, Writer/Producer: Giulia Caruso, Producers: Mathieu Bompoint, Ki Jin Kim, Konstantinos Vassilaros

-- Something in the Dirt; Writer/Director/Producer: Justin Benson, Director/Producer: Aaron Moorhead, Producer: David Lawson Jr.



-- Todd Field, Tár

-- Kogonada, After Yang

-- Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert, Everything Everywhere All At Once

-- Sarah Polley, Women Talking

-- Halina Reijn, Bodies Bodies Bodies



-- Lena Dunham, Catherine Called Birdy

-- Todd Field, Tár

-- Kogonada, After Yang

-- Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert, Everything Everywhere All At Once

-- Sarah Polley, Women Talking



-- Joel Kim Booster, Fire Island

-- Jamie Dack, Audrey Findlay, Story by Jamie Dack, Palm Trees and Power Lines

-- K.D. Dávila, Emergency

-- Sarah DeLappe, Story by Kristen Roupenian, Bodies Bodies Bodies

-- John Patton Ford, Emily the Criminal



-- Cate Blanchett, Tár

-- Dale Dickey, A Love Song

-- Mia Goth, Pearl

-- Regina Hall, Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.

-- Paul Mescal, Aftersun

-- Aubrey Plaza, Emily the Criminal

-- Jeremy Pope, The Inspection

-- Andrea Riseborough, To Leslie

-- Taylor Russell, Bones and All

-- Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All At Once



-- Jamie Lee Curtis, Everything Everywhere All At Once

-- Brian Tyree Henry, Causeway

-- Nina Hoss, Tár

-- Brian d'Arcy James, The Cathedral

-- Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All At Once

-- Trevante Rhodes, Bruiser

-- Theo Rossi, Emily the Criminal

-- Mark Rylance, Bones and All

-- Jonathan Tucker, Palm Trees and Power Lines

-- Gabrielle Union, The Inspection



-- Frankie Corio, Aftersun

-- Gracija Filipovic, Murina

-- Stephanie Hsu, Everything Everywhere All At Once

-- Lily McInerny, Palm Trees and Power Lines

-- Daniel Zolghadri, Funny Pages



-- Florian Hoffmeister, Tár

-- Hélène Louvart, Murina

-- Gregory Oke, Aftersun

-- Eliot Rockett, Pearl

-- Anisia Uzeyman, Neptune Frost



-- Ricky D'Ambrose, The Cathedral

-- Dean Fleischer Camp, Nick Paley, Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

-- Blair McClendon, Aftersun

-- Paul Rogers, Everything Everywhere All At Once

-- Monika Willi, Tár


ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD - Given to one film's director, casting director and ensemble cast

Women Talking

Director: Sarah Polley

Casting Directors: John Buchan, Jason Knight

Ensemble Cast: Shayla Brown, Jessie Buckley, Claire Foy, Kira Guloien, Kate Hallett, Judith Ivey, Rooney Mara, Sheila McCarthy, Frances McDormand, Michelle McLeod, Liv McNeil, Ben Whishaw, August Winter


BEST DOCUMENTARY (Award given to the director and producer)

-- All That Breathes; Director/Producer: Shaunak Sen, Producers: Teddy Leifer, Aman Mann

-- All the Beauty and the Bloodshed; Director/Producer: Laura Poitras, Producers: Howard Gertler, Nan Goldin, Yoni Golijov, John Lyons

-- A House Made of Splinters; Director: Simon Lereng Wilmont, Producers: Monica Hellström

-- Midwives; Director/Producer: Snow Hnin Ei Hlaing, Producers: Mila Aung-Thwin, Ulla Lehmann, Bob Moore

-- Riotsville, U.S.A.; Director: Sierra Pettengill, Producers: Sara Archambault, Jamila Wignot


BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM (Award given to the director)

-- Corsage; Austria/Luxembourg/France/Belgium/Italy/England, Director: Marie Kreutzer

-- Joyland; Pakistan/USA, Director: Saim Sadiq

-- Leonor Will Never Die; Philippines, Director: Martika Ramirez Escobar

-- Return to Seoul; South Korea/France/Belgium/Romania, Director: Davy Chou

-- Saint Omer; France, Director: Alice Diop


PRODUCERS AWARD presented by Bulleit Frontier Whiskey - The Producers Award, now in its 26th year, honors emerging producers who, despite highly limited resources, demonstrate the creativity, tenacity and vision required to produce quality independent films.

Liz Cardenas

Tory Lenosky

David Grove Churchill Viste


SOMEONE TO WATCH AWARD - The Someone to Watch Award, now in its 29th year, recognizes a talented filmmaker of singular vision who has not yet received appropriate recognition.

Adamma Ebo, Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.

Nikyatu Jusu, Nanny

Araceli Lemos, Holy Emy


TRUER THAN FICTION AWARD - The Truer Than Fiction Award, now in its 28th year, is presented to an emerging director of non-fiction features who has not yet received significant recognition.

Isabel Castro, Mija

Reid Davenport, I Didn't See You There

Rebeca Huntt, Beba


BEST NEW NON-SCRIPTED OR DOCUMENTARY SERIES (Award given to the Creator, Executive Producer, Co-Executive Producer)

-- "Children of the Underground," Executive Producers: Dan Cogan, Liz Garbus, Jon Bardin, Ted Gesing, Gabriela Cowperthwaite, Kate Barry; Co- Executive Producer: Julie Gaither

-- "Mind Over Murder," Executive Producers: Marc Smerling, Nanfu Wang, Max Heckman, Chad Mumm, Mark W. Olsen, Nancy Abraham, Lisa Heller, Sara Rodriguez

-- "Pepsi, Where's My Jet?," Executive Producers: Nick Boak, Andrew Renzi, Andrew D. Corkin, Theo James, Andrew Fried, Jordan Wynn, Dane Lillegard, Sarina Roma; Co-Executive Producer: Jeremiah Murphy

-- "The Rehearsal," Creator/Executive Producer: Nathan Fielder; Executive Producers: Dave Paige, Dan McManus, Christie Smith; Co-Executive Producers: Carrie Kemper, Eric Notarnicola

-- "We Need to Talk About Cosby," Executive Producers: W. Kamau Bell, Andrew Fried, Katie A. King, Vinnie Malhotra, Dane Lillegard, Sarina Roma, Jordan Wynn;  Co-Executive Producer: Geraldine L. Porras

BEST NEW SCRIPTED SERIES (Award given to the Creator, Executive Producer, Co-Executive Producer)

-- "The Bear," Creator/Executive Producer: Christopher Storer; Executive Producers: Joanna Calo, Josh Senior, Hiro Murai, Nate Matteson; Co- Executive Producer: Rene Gube

-- "Pachinko," Creator/Executive Producer: Soo Hugh; Executive Producers: Michael Ellenberg, Lindsey Springer, Theresa Kang-Lowe, Richard Middleton, Justin Chon, Kogonada; Co-Executive Producers: Dani Gorin, Sebastian Lee, David Kim, Ethan Kuperberg

-- "The Porter," Creators/Executive Producers: Marsha Greene, Annmarie Morais, Arnold Pinnock; Creator/Co-Executive Producer: Bruce Ramsay; Creator: Aubrey Nealon; Executive Producers: Ian Dimerman, Jennifer Kawaja, Charles Officer, R.T. Thorne, Aml Ameen, Bruno Dubé, Alfre Woodard, Rose Catherine Pinkney, Devin Griffin; Co-Executive Producers: Elise Cousineau, Andrea Glinski, Steve Cochrane, Daphne Park

-- "Severance," Creator/Executive Producer: Dan Erickson; Executive Producers: Ben Stiller, Nicholas Weinstock, Jackie Cohn, Mark Friedman, Andrew Colville, Chris Black, John Cameron; Co-Executive Producers: Jill Footlick, Kari Drake

-- "Station Eleven," Creator/Executive Producer: Patrick Somerville; Executive Producers: Jessica Rhoades, Scott Steindorff, Dylan Russell, Scott Delman, Jeremy Podeswa, Hiro Murai, Nate Matteson; Co-Executive Producers: David Nicksay, Nick Cuse


-- Aml Ameen, "The Porter"

-- Mohammed Amer, "Mo"

-- Quinta Brunson, "Abbott Elementary"

-- Bridget Everett, "Somebody Somewhere"

-- KaMillion, "Rap Sh!t"

-- Melanie Lynskey, "Yellowjackets"

-- Himesh Patel, "Station Eleven"

-- Sue Ann Pien, "As We See It"

-- Adam Scott, "Severance"

-- Ben Whishaw, "This is Going to Hurt"


-- Danielle Deadwyler, "Station Eleven"

-- Ayo Edibiri, "The Bear"

-- Jeff Hiller, "Somebody Somewhere"

-- Gbemisola Ikumelo, "A League of Their Own"

-- Janelle James, "Abbott Elementary"

-- Ebon Moss-Bachrach, "The Bear"

-- Frankie Quiñones, "This Fool"

-- Sheryl Lee Ralph, "Abbott Elementary"

-- Molly Shannon, "I Love That For You"

-- Tramell Tillman, "Severance"


-- "Pachinko," Ensemble Cast: Soji Arai, Jin Ha, Inji Jeong, Minha Kim, Kaho Minami, Lee Minho, Steve Sanghyun Noh, Anna Sawai, Jimmi Simpson, Yuh- jung Youn

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