From Left: Kumail Nanjiani, Sterling K. Brown, Ryan Michelle Bathe, and Diane Kruger.
On the evening of November 2, IndieWire — the definitive outlet for creative independence in film and TV — launched its inaugural IndieWire Honors, aimed at celebrating six of the biggest names in entertainment with an event in Los Angeles. Selected by IndieWire’s editorial team, the first-ever honorees are familiar names on the cusp of even greater success, including James Franco, Issa Rae, Diane Kruger, Mary J. Blige, Sterling K. Brown, and Kumail Nanjiani.
“For more than 20 years, IndieWire has celebrated the fresh talent who help advance unique and original storytelling,” said IndieWire Editor in Chief Dana Harris. “This event highlights the best and brightest who remain true to their voice.”
Get a taste of the event with an inside look at all the honorees who took part in the first-ever IndieWire Honors. Here’s to many more.