The 85th Academy Awards, Film Independent Spirit Awards, screenings of Oscar-nominated short films, the L.A. debut of Eugene O’Neill’s “Early Plays,” comedian Colin Quinn at the Creek and the Cave, and Pilobolus performing at Pepperdine are what we’re looking forward to this week.
Film Independent Spirit Awards
Among the many programs offered by the indie-supporting nonprofit is one that finds fellows creating short films that premiere at the annual film festival.
Spirit Award nominee Lorraine Toussaint talks about her work on "Middle of Nowhere" as well as how she's diving back into daytime on "The Young and the Restless" and going head-to-head with Dana Delaney on "Body of Proof."
Backstage spoke to several Spirit Award nominees over the last year. We've rounded up the stories for your reading pleasure.
Nominations were announced on Tuesday morning for the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards.
The Film Independent Spirit Awards will be held the day before the Oscars in a Santa Monica beachfront tent.
The 28th annual awards ceremony honoring the best in independent film will be held Feb. 23, 2013, the day before the Academy Awards. Nominations will be announced Nov. 27.