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23rd Independent Spirit Awards

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23rd Independent Spirit Awards
DateFebruary 23, 2008
Hosted byRainn Wilson
Best FilmJuno
Most awardsJuno (3)
Most nominationsJuno (4)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (4)
I'm Not There (4)
The Savages (4)

The 23rd Independent Spirit Awards, honoring the best in independent filmmaking for 2007, were announced on February 23, 2008. It was hosted by Rainn Wilson.[1][2] [3][4][5]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Julian Schnabel, Best Director winner
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Best Male Lead winner
Elliot Page, Best Female Lead winner
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Best Supporting Male winner
Cate Blanchett, Best Supporting Female winner
Best Feature Best Director
Juno Julian SchnabelThe Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Best Male Lead Best Female Lead
Philip Seymour HoffmanThe Savages Elliot PageJuno
Best Supporting Male Best Supporting Female
Chiwetel EjioforTalk to Me Cate BlanchettI'm Not There
Best Screenplay Best First Screenplay
The SavagesTamara Jenkins JunoDiablo Cody
Best First Feature Best Documentary
The Lookout Crazy Love
Best Cinematography Best Foreign Film
The Diving Bell and the ButterflyJanusz Kamiński OnceIreland

Films with multiple nominations and awards[edit]

Films that received multiple nominations
Nominations Film
4 Juno
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
I'm Not There
The Savages
3 A Mighty Heart
Lust, Caution
2 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
Broken English
Great World of Sound
Paranoid Park
Rocket Science
Starting Out in the Evening
Talk to Me
Films that won multiple awards
Awards Film
3 Juno
2 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Savages

Special awards[edit]

John Cassavetes Award[edit]

August Evening

Truer Than Fiction Award[edit]

The Unforeseen

Producers Award[edit]

Neil KoppParanoid Park and Old Joy

Someone to Watch Award[edit]

Ramin BahraniChop Shop

Robert Altman Award[edit]

(*Note: This award is given to its director, casting director, and ensemble cast)

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "'I'm Not There' feels the Spirit". Variety. 2007-11-27. Retrieved 2012-08-22.
  2. ^ ""I'm Not There" Atop Spirit Award Nominations; "Juno," "Diving Bell," "Savages" Also". indieWire. 2007-11-27. Retrieved 2012-08-22.
  3. ^ "'Juno' scores at Spirit Awards". The Envelope. 2008-02-22. Retrieved 2012-08-22.
  4. ^ "'Juno' tops Spirit Awards". Variety. 2008-02-23. Retrieved 2012-08-22.
  5. ^ "Indie Spirit Awards Give 'Juno' Top Prize". Entertainment Weekly. 2008-02-25. Archived from the original on February 26, 2008. Retrieved 2012-08-22.