The 29th Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards will once again be held on the beach in Santa Monica on Saturday, March 1st, 2014. A champion of creativity and independent thinking, Piaget has been a long-time title sponsor and for the seventh consecutive year, Piaget will be co-hosting the Film Independent Spirit Awards, which celebrates the actors, directors, producers and writers who create the best in independent film.
“At Piaget, we champion creativity and craft, and thus the Spirit Awards is a natural fit. We are proud to support and nurture the exceptional talent gathered at the Film Independent Spirit Awards,” states Philippe Leopold-Metzger, CEO of Piaget.
Known for its involvement with the film industry and the world of art, Piaget launched a digital platform to connect with the global community through today’s greatest films. Log on to Piaget Cinema to see exclusive contents and interviews with winners and nominees with exceptional talent and coverage of red carpet arrivals.
The Spirit Awards recognises the achievements of American independent filmmakers and promotes the finest independent films of the year to a wider audience.
Awards are given in the following categories: Best Feature, Best First Feature, Best First Screenplay, Best Director, Best Screenplay, John Cassavetes Award (given to the best feature made for a budget under $500,000), Best Male Lead, Best Female Lead, Best Supporting Male, Best Supporting Female, Best Cinematography, Best International Film, Best Documentary, and the Robert Altman Award. The Filmmaker Grants include the Somone to Watch, Truer Than Fiction Award, Piaget Producers Award and the Jameson FIND Your Audience Award
Support independent works and promote creativity by using the hashtag #SPIRITBYPIAGET for any piece of work that has left indelible and positive impression in you.