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.
Special Jury Award for Ensemble Cast
Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, John Slattery, Stanley Tucci and Brian D’Arcy James for their ensemble work in “Spotlight”
2015 Audience Award