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Gotham Independent Film Awards 2015

The 25th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards, presented by the Independent Filmmaker Project, were held on November 30, 2015.[1][2] The nominees were announced on October 22, 2015.[3][4] The ceremony was hosted by Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer.[5]

25th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards
DateNovember 30, 2015 (2015-11-30)
CountryUnited States
Presented byIndependent Filmmaker Project
Hosted byAbbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer
Best Feature:Spotlight
Breakthrough Director:Jonas CarpignanoMediterranea


Winners and nomineesEdit

Best FeatureEdit


Best DocumentaryEdit

The Look of Silence

Best ActorEdit

Paul Dano as Brian WilsonLove & Mercy

Best ActressEdit

Bel Powley as Minnie Goetze – The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Best ScreenplayEdit

Tom McCarthy and Josh SingerSpotlight

Breakthrough ActorEdit

Mya Taylor as Alexandra – Tangerine

Bingham Ray Breakthrough DirectorEdit

Jonas CarpignanoMediterranea

Breakthrough Series – Long FormEdit

Mr. Robot

Breakthrough Series – Short FormEdit

Shugs and Fats (ShugsandFats.TV)

Audience AwardEdit


Special Jury Award – Ensemble PerformanceEdit

SpotlightMark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, John Slattery, Stanley Tucci, Brian d'Arcy James, Liev Schreiber, and Billy Crudup

Spotlight on Women Filmmakers "Live the Dream" GrantEdit

Chanelle Aponte Pearson – 195 Lewis

  • Claire Carré – Embers
  • Deb Shoval – AWOL

Gotham Appreciation AwardEdit

Ellen Cotter of Angelika Film Center Theaters

Gotham TributesEdit


  1. ^ Cox, Gordon (November 30, 2015). "'Spotlight' Wins Big at 2015 Gotham Awards (FULL LIST)". Variety. Retrieved January 1, 2018.
  2. ^ "'Spotlight' Tops Gotham Awards; Full Winners List". The Hollywood Reporter. November 30, 2015. Retrieved October 6, 2018.
  3. ^ Cox, Gordon (October 22, 2015). "Gotham Awards Nominations: 'Diary of a Teenage Girl,' 'Carol' Lead the Pack". Variety. Retrieved October 22, 2015.
  4. ^ Sharf, Zack (October 22, 2015). "'The Diary of a Teenage Girl' Leads 25th IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards Nominations". IndieWire. Retrieved October 6, 2018.
  5. ^ Lewis, Hilary (November 3, 2015). "Gotham Awards: 'Broad City' Stars Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson to Host". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 19, 2017.

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