The 2015-16 awards season picks up steam tonight with the Gotham Independent Film Awards. Hosted by “Broad City” duo Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson, the event kicks off at 8pm ET / 5pm PT at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Watch the red carpet pre-show and the entire ceremony via live stream courtesy of Filmmaker Magazine.
To celebrate its 25th anniversary, the Gotham Awards have introduced three brand new categories this year: Best Screenplay, Breakthrough Series – Long Form and Breakthrough Series Short Form. Additionally, the 2015 Directors Tribute will honor “Carol” director Todd Haynes, while Helen Mirren and Robert Redford will receive the Actress and Actor Tributes, respectively. This year’s nominees are led by “The Diary of a Teenage Girl,” which boasts a total of 5 nominations, and include Oscar favorites such as “Room” and Spotlight,” as well as underdog contenders like “Tangerine” and “Heaven Knows What.”
Below are all of the nominees for the 25th IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards. Check back through the night for an updated list of winners.
Rory Culkin in “Gabriel”
Arielle Holmes in “Heaven Knows What”
Lola Kirke in “Mistress America”
Kitana Kiki Rodriguez in “Tangerine”
Mya Taylor in “Tangerine” – WINNER
“Carol,” Phyllis Nagy
“The Diary of a Teenage Girl,” Marielle Heller
“Love & Mercy,” Oren Moverman and Michael Alan Lerner
“Spotlight,” Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer – WINNER
“While We’re Young,” Noah Baumbach
Breakthrough Series – Short Form
“Bee and PuppyCat,” Natasha Alllegri, Creator (Cartoon Hangover)
“The Impossibilities,” Anna Kerrigan, Creator (seriesofimpossibilities.com)