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2003 IFP Independent Spirit Award Nominations

2003 IFP Independent Spirit Award Nominations

2003 IFP Independent Spirit Award Nominations

Jake Gyllenhaal and Catherine Keener in “Lovely & Amazing”

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(indieWIRE: 12.11.02) — Today in Los Angeles, the IFP announced nominees for the 2003 Independent Spirit Awards, which will be presented in Santa Monica, CA on March 22, 2003.

BEST FEATURE (Award given to the Producer)

* Executive Producers are not listed.

Far From Heaven, Producers: Jody Patton, Christine Vachon

The Good Girl, Producer: Matthew Greenfield

Lovely & Amazing, Producers: Anthony Bregman, Eric d’Arbeloff, Ted Hope

Secretary, Producers: Andrew Fierberg, Amy Hobby, Steven Shainberg

Tully, Producers: Hilary Birmingham, Annie Sundberg


Joe Carnahan, Narc

Todd Haynes, Far From Heaven

Nicole Holofcener, Lovely & Amazing

Bernard Rose, ivans xtc.

Gus Van Sant, Gerry


The Good Girl, Mike White

Lovely & Amazing, Nicole Holofcener

Roger Dodger, Dylan Kidd

Thirteen Conversations About One Thing, Jill Sprecher and Karen Sprecher

Tully, Hilary Birmingham and Matt Drake

BEST FIRST FEATURE (Award given to the Director)

The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, Director: Peter Care

Interview with the Assassin, Director: Neil Burger

Manito, Director: Eric Eason

Paid In Full, Director: Charles Stone III

Roger Dodger, Director: Dylan Kidd


Hysterical Blindness, Laura Cahill

Igby Goes Down, Burr Steers

Interview with the Assassin, Neil Burger

Kissing Jessica Stein, Heather Juergensen and Jennifer Westfeldt

Secretary, Erin Cressida Wilson

JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD (Given to the best feature made for under $500,000; Award given to the Writer, Director, and Producer)

* Executive Producers are not listed.

Charlotte Sometimes, Director/Writer: Eric Byler

Producers: Marc Ambrose, Eric Byler

Dahmer, Director/Writer: David Jacobson

Producer: Larry Rattner

ivans xtc., Director: Bernard Rose

Writers: Lisa Enos and Bernard Rose

Producer: Lisa Enos

Personal Velocity, Director/Writer: Rebecca Miller

Producers: Alexis Alexanian, Lemore Syvan,
Gary Winick

The Slaughter Rule, Directors/Writers: Alex Smith and Alex Smith

Producers: Gregory O’Connor, Michael Robinson

BEST DEBUT PERFORMANCE (Actors in their first significant role in a feature film)

Bob Burrus, Tully

America Ferrera, Real Women Have Curves

Raven Goodwin, Lovely & Amazing

Artel Kayaru, Dahmer

Nia Vardalos, My Big Fat Greek Wedding


Viola Davis, Antwone Fisher

Jacqueline Kim, Charlotte Sometimes

Juliette Lewis, Hysterical Blindness

Emily Mortimer, Lovely & Amazing

Julianne Nicholson, Tully


Alan Arkin, Thirteen Conversations About One Thing

Ray Liotta, Narc

Dennis Quaid, Far From Heaven

John C. Reilly, The Good Girl

Peter Weller, ivans xtc.


Jennifer Aniston, The Good Girl

Maggie Gyllenhaal, Secretary

Catherine Keener, Lovely & Amazing

Julianne Moore, Far From Heaven

Parker Posey, Personal Velocity


Graham Greene, Skins

Danny Huston, ivans xtc.

Derek Luke, Antwone Fisher

Jeremy Renner, Dahmer

Campbell Scott, Roger Dodger


Far From Heaven, Edward Lachman

Gerry, Harris Savides

Interview with the Assassin, Richard Rutkowski

Narc, Alex Nepomniaschy

Personal Velocity, Ellen Kuras

BEST FOREIGN FILM (Award given to the Director)

Bloody Sunday – Ireland Director: Paul Greengrass

The Fast Runner (Atanarjuat) – Canada Director: Zacharias Kunuk

The Piano Teacher (La Pianiste) – France Director: Michael Haneke

Time Out (L’Emploi du temps) – France Director: Laurent Cantet

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