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Nominees announced for Film Independent Spirit Awards

The award season continues with the release of the Film Independent Spirit Awards nominees. In the non-fiction categories, the best documentary nominees are Banksy for Exit Through the Gift Shop, Jeff Malmberg's Marwencol, Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger for Restrepo, Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Castaing-Taylor for Sweetgrass and Mark Landsman for Thunder Soul. For the Aveeno Truer Than Fiction award, presented to an emerging director of non-fiction features who hasn't yet gotten much recognition, the nominees are Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Castaing-Taylor for Sweetgrass, Jeff Malmberg for Marwencol and Lynn True and Nelson Walker for Summer Pasture. The award winner receives a $25,000 unrestricted grant funded by Aveeno. The 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards will be held on February 26 in Santa Monica and will be televised on IFC.
November 30, 2010

The award season continues with the release of the Film Independent Spirit Awards nominees. In the non-fiction categories, the best documentary nominees are Banksy for Exit Through the Gift Shop, Jeff Malmberg’s Marwencol, Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger for Restrepo, Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Castaing-Taylor for Sweetgrass and Mark Landsman for Thunder Soul. For the Aveeno Truer Than Fiction award, presented to an emerging director of non-fiction features who hasn’t yet gotten much recognition, the nominees are Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Castaing-Taylor for Sweetgrass, Jeff Malmberg for Marwencol and Lynn True and Nelson Walker for Summer Pasture. The award winner receives a $25,000 unrestricted grant funded by Aveeno. The 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards will be held on February 26 in Santa Monica and will be televised on IFC.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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