|In Technical Roles||Director||1||$2,334,228||$0||$2,334,228|
Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
|Best known as a Director based on a credit in that role in 1 film, with $2,334,228 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2,235)|
|Best-Known Technical Roles: Meru (Director), Meru (Producer)|
|Most productive collaborators: Jimmy Chin, Conrad Anker, Renan Ozturk, Jon Krakauer, Shannon Ethridge|
February 27th, 2016
Awards Season begins with the Independent Spirit Awards nominations, but they don't hand the awards out until the day before the Oscars. Spotlight was the big winner tonight, but it wasn’t the only one.
January 14th, 2016
The Directors Guild of America spread out the nominations, which I always felt hurt the buzz. There are ten categories of awards, but only three of which pertain to theatrical releases. There are very few surprises across these three categories, so the Oscar nominations today shouldn't be full of surprises either.
November 25th, 2015
Awards Season begins with the Independent Spirit Awards nominations. There were definitely some surprise nominees this year, but that also meant there were some unfortunate snubs as well. The overall leader was Carol, which just opened this past weekend. This is great timing and should help its box office numbers, as well as its chances throughout Awards Season. Its six nominations were one ahead of Beasts of No Nation and Spotlight. (One of Spotlight's was the Robert Altman Award, which has no nominations, just one winner.)