2003 Independent Spirit Awards nominees

Dec. 12, 2002 at 5:21 PM
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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 2003 Independent Spirit Awards, announced Thursday in Los Angeles.

Best feature: "Far from Heaven," "The Good Girl," "Lovely & Amazing," "Secretary"

Director: Joe Carnahan, "Narc;" Todd Haynes, "Far from Heaven;" Nicole Holofcener, "Lovely & Amazing;" Bernard Rose, "ivans xtc.;" Gus Van Sant, "Gerry"

Screenplay: "The Good Girl," Mike White; "Lovely & Amazing," Nicole Holofcener; "Roger Dodger," Dylan Kidd; "Thirteen Conversations About One Thing," Jill Sprecher and Karen Sprecher; "Tully," Hilary Birmingham and Matt Drake

First feature (given to director): "The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys," Peter Care; "Interview with the Assassin," Neil Burger; "Manito," Eric Eason; "Paid in Full," Charles Stone III; "Roger Dodger," Dylan Kidd

First screenplay: "Hysterical Blindness," Laura Cahill; "Igby Goes Down," Burr Steers; "Interview with the Assassin," Neil Burger; "Kissing Jessica Stein," Heather Juergensen and Jennifer Westfeldt; "Secretary," Erin Cressida Wilson

John Cassavetes Award (given to writer, director and producer for best feature made for under $500,000): "Charlotte Sometimes" (director-writer, Eric Byler; producers, Marc Ambrose, Eric Byler); "Dahmer" (director-writer, David Jacobson; producer, Larry Rattner); "ivans xtc." (director, Bernard Rose; writers, Lisa Enos and Bernard Rose; producer, Lisa Enos); "Personal Velocity" (director-writer, Rebecca Miller; producers, Alexis Alexanian, Lemore Syvan, Gary Winick); "The Slaughter Rule" (directors-writers, Alex Smith and Alex Smith; producers, Gregory O'Connor, Michael Robinson)

Debut performance: Bob Burrus, "Tully;" America Ferrera, "Real Women Have Curves;" Raven Goodwin, "Lovely & Amazing;" Artel Kayaru, "Dahmer;" Nia Vardalos, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding"

Supporting female: Viola Davis, "Antwone Fisher;" Jacqueline Kim, "Charlotte Sometimes;" Juliette Lewis, "Hysterical Blindness;" Emily Mortimer, "Lovely & Amazing;" Julianne Nicholson, "Tully"

Supporting male: Alan Arkin, "Thirteen Conversations About One Thing;" Ray Liotta, "Narc;" Dennis Quaid, "Far from Heaven;" John C. Reilly, "The Good Girl;" Peter Weller, "ivans xtc."

Female lead: Jennifer Aniston, "The Good Girl;" Maggie Gyllenhaal, "Secretary;" Catherine Keener, "Lovely & Amazing;" Julianne Moore, "Far from Heaven;" Parker Posey, "Personal Velocity"

Male lead: Graham Greene, "Skins;" Danny Huston, "ivans xtc.;" Derek Luke, "Antwone Fisher;" Jeremy Renner, "Dahmer;" Campbell Scott, "Roger Dodger"

Cinematography: "Far from Heaven," Edward Lachman; "Gerry," Harris Savides; "Interview with the Assassin," Richard Rutkowski; "Narc," Alex Nepomniaschy; "Personal Velocity," Ellen Kuras

Foreign film (given to director): "Bloody Sunday" (Ireland, Paul Greengrass); "The Fast Runner (Atanarjuat)" (Canada, Zacharias Kunuk); "The Piano Teacher (La Pianiste)" (France, Michael Haneke); "Time Out (L'Emploi du temps)" (France, Laurent Cantet); "Y Tu Mama Tambien" (Mexico, Alfonso Cuaron)

Documentary (given to director): "Bowling for Columbine," Michael Moore; "The Cockettes," Bill Weber and David Weissman; "Devil's Playground," Lucy Walker; "How to Draw a Bunny," John Walter; "Stevie," Steve James

Turning Leaf Coastal Reserve Someone To Watch Award: Eric Eason, director of "Manito;" Eitan Gorlin, director of "The Holy Land;" Przemyslaw Reut, director of "Paradox Lake"

DIRECTV / IFC Truer Than Fiction Award: Jeff Blitz, "Spellbound;" Jennifer Dworkin, "Love & Diane;" Eugene Jarecki, "The Trials of Henry Kissinger;" Mark Moskowitz, "Stone Reader"

Motorola Producers Award: Effie T. Brown ("Stranger Inside," "Real Woman Have Curves"); Jesse Scolaro & Allen Bain ("Manito"); Eden H. Wurmfeld ("Kissing Jessica Stein")

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