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    ‘Spotlight’ Sweeps Film Indie Spirit Awards

    The journalism drama won five Film Independent Spirit Awards the night before taking home Oscar gold.

  • News

    ‘Tangerine’ Actor Mya Taylor Finds Her Academy Award Champion

    Mya Taylor (“Tangerine”) is making a push for the Oscar race with Caitlyn Jenner behind her. Her nomination would make her the first transgender person with Academy Award recognition.

  • News

    ‘Spotlight’ Leads 2015 Gotham Award Winners

    Awards season has official begun with the Gotham Awards, which recognized “Spotlight,” Paul Dano for “Love & Mercy,” Bel Powley for “The Diary of a Teenage Girl,” and others in its Nov. 30 ceremony in New York City.

  • News

    4 Indie Films You Must Watch

    With “Dope,” “The Diary of a Teenage Girl,” “Sicario,” and “Tangerine,” some very accomplished writers and directors gave actors the chance to shine in unexpected and thrilling ways.

  • News

    Gotham Awards Announce 2015 Nominees

    The New York City–based awards have nominated their picks for the best of indie film, including awards season favorites “Carol” and “Spotlight,” as well as “The Diary of a Teenage Girl,” “Tangerine,” and “James White.”

  • Advice

    How to Shoot a Sundance Hit on Your iPhone

    Sean Baker, director of the critically acclaimed “Tangerine,” chats with Backstage about how shooting an entire film on his cellphone affected his relationship with his actors, and the modern way he cast the visually stunning film.