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- Independent Spirit Awards 2022: Who were the winners?
- Best Supporting Male
THE Lost Daughter was the big winner at the 37th annual Independent Spirit Awards.
The film was named best feature, and Maggie Gyllenhaal won the awards for best screenplay and best director.
Maggie Gyllenhaal was the big winner at the Independent Spirit AwaradsCredit: Getty Images – Getty
Independent Spirit Awards 2022: Who were the winners?
The award is given to the producer.
- The Lost Daughter, producers Charles Dorfman, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Osnat Handelsman Keren, Talia Kleinhendler – WINNER
- A Chiara
- C’mon C’mon
- The Novice
Best Female Lead
- Taylour Paige, Zola – WINNER
- Isabelle Fuhrman, The Novice
- Brittany S. Hall, Test Pattern
- Patti Harrison, Together Together
- Kali Reis, Catch the Fair One
Best Lead Male
- Simon Rex, Red Rocket – WINNER
- Clifton Collins Jr., Jockey
- Frankie Faison, The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain
- Michael Greyeyes, Wild Indian
- Udo Kier, Swan Song
Best Supporting Female
- Ruth Negga, Passing – WINNER
- Jessie Buckley, The Lost Daughter
- Amy Forsyth, The Novice
- Revika Reustle, Pleasure
- Suzanna Son, Red Rocket
Best Supporting Male
- Troy Kotsur, CODA – WINNER
- Colman Domingo, Zola
- Meeko Gattuso, Queen of Glory
- Will Patton, Sweet Thing
- Chaske Spencer, Wild Indian
- Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Lost Daughter – WINNER
- Janicza Bravo, Zola
- Lauren Hadaway, The Novice
- Mike Mills, C’mon C’mon
- Ninja Thyberg, Pleasure
- Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Lost Daughter (WINNER)
- Nikole Beckwith, Together Together
- Janicza Bravo and Jeremy O. Harris, Zola
- Mike Mills, C’mon C’mon
- Todd Stephens, Swan Song
Best First Feature
This award is given to director and a producer
- 7 Days, director Roshan Sethi and producers Liz Cardenas, Mel Eslyn – WINNER
- Queen of Glory
- Test Pattern
- Wild Indian
Best First Screenplay
- Michael Sarnoski; story by Vanessa Block, Michael Sarnoski, Pig – WINNER
- Lyle Mitchell Corbine Jr., Wild Indian
- Matt Fifer; story by Sheldon D. Brown, Cicada
- Shatara Michelle Ford, Test Pattern
- Fran Kranz, Mass
John Cassavetes Award
Given to the best feature made for under $500,000.
The award is given to the writer, director and producer.
- Shiva Baby, Writer/director/producer Emma Seligman and producers Kieran Altmann, Katie Schiller, Lizzie Shapiro – WINNER
- Sweet Thing
- This Is Not a War Story
- Edu Grau, Passing – WINNER
- Ante Cheng, Matthew Chuang, Blue Bayou
- Lol Crawley, The Humans
- Tim Curtin, A Chiara
- Ari Wegner, Zola
- Joi McMillon, Zola – WINNER
- Affonso Gonçalves, A Chiara
- Ali Greer, The Nowhere Inn
- Lauren Hadaway, Nathan Nugent, The Novice
- Enrico Natale, The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain
The award is given to the director and producer.
- Summer of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised) director Ahmir “Questlove” Thompsonand producers David Dinerstein, Robert Fyvolent, Joseph Patel – WINNER
- In the Same Breath
Best International Film
The award is given to the director.
- Drive My Car (Japan), director Ryusuke Hamaguchi – WINNER
- Compartment No. 6 (Finland/Russia)
- Parallel Mothers (Spain)
- Pebbles (India)
- Petite Maman (France)
- Prayers for the Stolen (Mexico)
Someone To Watch Award
The Someone to Watch Award, now in its 27th year, recognises a talented filmmaker of singular vision who has not yet received appropriate recognition.
- Alex Camilleri, Luzzu – WINNER
- Michael Sarnoski, Pig
- Gillian Wallace Horvat, I Blame Society
Truer Than Ficton Award
The Truer Than Fiction Award, now in its 26th year, is presented to an emerging director of non-fiction features who has not yet received significant recognition.
- Jessica Beshir, Faya Dayi – WINNER
- Angelo Madsen Minax, North By Current
- Debbie Lum, Try Harder!