Film Independent has announced the call for entries for the next Independent Spirit Awards, set to take place on Saturday, February 24, 2007. Nominees will be announced on November 28, 2006. The early deadline for submissions is September 15th and the final deadline is October 6th, with complete guidelines and an application available on the Film Independent website, or by calling (310) 432-1211. Nominees are chosen by committees and winners are selected by FIND and IFP members. Eligible features (costing no more than $20 million) must have screened commercially for one week in 2006 or at one of the following festivals this year: the Los Angeles Film Festival, New Directors/New Films, New York, Sundance, Telluride, or Toronto, among other criteria. [Eugene Hernandez]