Last night in New York City, Broad City duo Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson hosted the 25th Gotham Independent Film Awards, and Spotlight and Tangerine were the big winners of the evening. Trans actress Mya Taylor won in the Breakthrough Actor category and Sean Baker's indie film was also honored with the 2015 Audience Award.
Below is a list of all nominees for the 25th IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards with winners highlighted.
Breakthrough Actor Rory Culkin in Gabriel Arielle Holmes in Heaven Knows What Lola Kirke in Mistress America Kitana Kiki Rodriguez in Tangerine Mya Taylor in Tangerine - WINNER
Best Screenplay Carol, Phyllis Nagy While We're Young, Noah BaumbachThe Diary of a Teenage Girl, Marielle Heller Love & Mercy, Oren Moverman and Michael Alan Lerner Spotlight, Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer - WINNER
Breakthrough Series - Short Form
"Bee and PuppyCat," Natasha Alllegri, Creator (Cartoon Hangover) "The Impossibilities," Anna Kerrigan, Creator (seriesofimpossibilities.com) "Qraftish, Christal," Creator (Blackgirldangerous.com) "Shugs and Fats," Nadia Manzoor and Radhka Vaz, Creator (ShugsandFats.TV) - WINNER
Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Desiree Akhavan for Appropriate Behavior Jonas Carpigano for Mediterranea - WINNER Marielle Heller for The Diary of a Teenage Girl John Magary for The Mend Josh Mond for James White
Special Jury Award for Ensemble Cast
Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, John Slattery, Stanley Tucci, and Brian D'Arcy James for their ensemble work in Spotlight
2015 Audience Award Tangerine
Best Documentary Approaching the Elephant Cartel Land Heart of a Dog Listen to Me Marlon The Look of Silence - WINNER
Best Actor Christopher Abbott in James White Kevin Corrigan in Results Paul Dano in Love & Mercy - WINNER Peter Sarsgaard in Experimenter Michael Shannon in 99 Homes
Breakthrough Series - Long Form Jane the Virgin, Jennie Snyder Urman, Creator (The CW) Mr. Robot, Sam Esmail, Creator (USA Network) - WINNER Transparent, Jill Soloway, Creator (Amazon) Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Tina Fey, Robert Carlock, Creators (Netflix) UnREAL, Marti Noxon, Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, Creators (Lifetime)
Best Actress Cate Blanchett in Carol Blythe Danner in I'll See You in My Dreams Brie Larson in Room Bel Powley in The Diary of a Teenage Girl - WINNER Lily Tomlin in Grandma Kristen Wiig in Welcome to Me
Best Feature Carol The Diary of a Teenage Girl Heaven Knows What Spotlight - WINNER Tangerine