Our congratulations go to the following films which have been nominated for awards for the 2019 Independent Spirit Awards: Nominated for Best Cinematography are Benjamin Loeb for MANDY, and Director of Photography Diego Garcia for WILDLIFE. Nominated for Best Feature, Best Director and Best Male Lead is YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE, directed by Lynne Ramsey and shot by Director of Photography Tom Townend. Nominated for Best Feature and Best Director is LEAVE NO TRACE, directed by Debra Granik, shot by Director of Photography Michael McDonough, BSC, ASC with production design by Chad Keith. Nominated for Best Director and Best Feature is IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK, directed by Barry Jenkins and shot by James Laxton. Selected for Best International Film is THE FAVOURITE, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, edited by Yorgos Mavropsaridis,ACE with production design by Fiona Crombie. The Awards will be held on 23 February 2019.