Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" followed with six nominations, including film, director, lead actor for
Rounding out the film nominees are "All Is Lost,"
Besides Dern and Ejiofor, lead actor nominations went to
Vying for lead actress are
Rounding out the director category are Shane Carruth for "Upstream Color," J.C. Chandor for "All Is Lost" and Jeff Nichols for
"Mud" was also selected to receive the annual Robert Altman Award, which is given to one film's director, casting director and ensemble cast.
Joining Squibb and Nyong'o in the supporting female category are
Best documentary nominations went to "20 Feet from Stardom," "After Tiller," "Gideon's Army,"
"A Touch of Sin," "Blue is the Warmest Color," "Gloria," "The Great Beauty" and
This year, Film Independent added an editing category. Nominees for the inaugural award are Carruth and David Lowery for "Upstream Color," Jem Cohen and Marc Vives for
"The nominations this year are from such an amazing pool of talented film artists," said Josh Welsh, president of Film Independent. "Their work demonstrates the deep originality and uniqueness of vision that are at the heart of independent film."
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