It Follows and Bone Tomahawk Receive 2016 Independent Spirit Awards Nominations


Film Independent has announced its nominees for the 31st Independent Spirit Awards, which will take place Saturday, February 27, 2016; and a couple of films we’ve been championing here on Dread Central made the cut!

In the Best Director category, David Robert Mitchell received a nomination for It Follows, which also garnered nominations in the Best Cinematography (for Michael Gioulakis) and Best Editing (for Julo C. Perez IV) categories.

Also receiving multiple nods is Bone Tomahawk.  It’s nominated for Best Screenplay (for S. Craig Zahler) and Best Supporting Male (for Richard Jenkins).

Lastly, Robin Bartlett from the sci-fi thriller H. was recognized in the Best Supporting Female category.

In the “not quite horror but we’re still interested” category is Anomalisa, which scored four nods:  Best Feature, Best Director (for Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson), Best Screenplay (for Charlie Kaufman), and Best Supporting Female (for Jennifer Jason Leigh).

For the full list of nominees, visit IndieWire, and also be sure to keep an eye on the Spirit Awards website.  The 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards will be broadcast exclusively on IFC on February 27th LIVE at 2:00 pm PT / 5:00 pm ET.




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