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Independent Spirit Award for Best Director

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Independent Spirit Award for Best Director
Current recipient: Chloé Zhao
Awarded forBest Director
CountryUnited States
Presented byFilm Independent
First awarded1985
Currently held byChloé Zhao for Nomadland (2020)

The Film Independent's Spirit Award for Best Director is one of the annual Independent Spirit Awards. It was first presented in 1985 with Joel Coen and Martin Scorsese being the first winners of the category for Blood Simple and After Hours, respectively.

Directors Barry Jenkins, Tom McCarthy, Joel Coen and Alexander Payne are the only winners who have received this award more than once, with two wins each.

Winners and nominees

Joel Coen, half of the established Coen Brothers, has won this award twice, for Blood Simple in 1985 and Fargo in 1996.
Joel Coen, half of the established Coen Brothers, has won this award twice, for Blood Simple in 1985 and Fargo in 1996.
John Huston received the award posthumously for The Dead.
John Huston received the award posthumously for The Dead.
Quentin Tarantino received the award for Pulp Fiction.
Quentin Tarantino received the award for Pulp Fiction.
Alexander Payne has won the award twice, for Election (1999) and Sideways (2004).
Alexander Payne has won the award twice, for Election (1999) and Sideways (2004).
Tom McCarthy has won for The Visitor (2008) and Spotlight (2015).
Tom McCarthy has won for The Visitor (2008) and Spotlight (2015).


Year Recipient(s) Film
Joel Coen Blood Simple
Martin Scorsese After Hours
Joyce Chopra Smooth Talk
Peter Masterson The Trip to Bountiful
1986 Oliver Stone Platoon
Jim Jarmusch Down by Law
David Lynch Blue Velvet
Rob Reiner Stand by Me
Oliver Stone Salvador
1987 John Huston The Dead
Jonathan Demme Swimming to Cambodia
Tim Hunter River's Edge
Jim McBride The Big Easy
John Sayles Matewan
1988 Ramon Menendez Stand and Deliver
David Burton Morris Patti Rocks
Errol Morris The Thin Blue Line
Oliver Stone Talk Radio
John Waters Hairspray
1989 Steven Soderbergh Sex, Lies, and Videotape
Jim Jarmusch Mystery Train
Charles Lane Sidewalk Stories
Nancy Savoca True Love
Gus Van Sant Drugstore Cowboy


Year Recipient(s) Film
1990 Charles Burnett To Sleep with Anger
Reginald Hudlin House Party
John McNaughton Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
Allan Moyle Pump Up the Volume
Michael Roemer The Plot Against Harry
1991 Martha Coolidge Rambling Rose
Todd Haynes Poison
Richard Linklater Slacker
Gus Van Sant My Own Private Idaho
Joseph Vásquez Hangin' with the Homeboys
1992 Carl Franklin One False Move
Allison Anders Gas Food Lodging
Abel Ferrara Bad Lieutenant
Tom Kalin Swoon
Quentin Tarantino Reservoir Dogs
1993 Robert Altman Short Cuts
Ang Lee The Wedding Banquet
Victor Nuñez Ruby in Paradise
Robert Rodriguez El Mariachi
John Turturro Mac
1994 Quentin Tarantino Pulp Fiction
John Dahl Red Rock West
Ang Lee Eat Drink Man Woman
Roman Polanski Death and the Maiden
Alan Rudolph Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
1995 Mike Figgis Leaving Las Vegas
Michael Almereyda Nadja
Ulu Grosbard Georgia
Todd Haynes Safe
John Sayles The Secret of Roan Inish
1996 Joel Coen Fargo
Abel Ferrara The Funeral
David O. Russell Flirting with Disaster
Todd Solondz Welcome to the Dollhouse
Robert M. Young Caught
1997 Robert Duvall The Apostle
Larry Fessenden Habit
Victor Nuñez Ulee's Gold
Paul Schrader Touch
Wim Wenders The End of Violence
Wes Anderson Rushmore
Todd Haynes Velvet Goldmine
Lodge Kerrigan Claire Dolan
Paul Schrader Affliction
Todd Solondz Happiness
Alexander Payne Election
Harmony Korine Julien Donkey-Boy
Doug Liman Go
David Lynch The Straight Story
Steven Soderbergh The Limey


Year Recipient(s) Film
Ang Lee Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Darren Aronofsky Requiem for a Dream
Miguel Arteta Chuck & Buck
Christopher Guest Best in Show
Julian Schnabel Before Night Falls
Christopher Nolan Memento
Michael Cuesta L.I.E.
Cheryl Dunye Stranger Inside
Richard Linklater Waking Life
John Cameron Mitchell Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Todd Haynes Far from Heaven
Joe Carnahan Narc
Nicole Holofcener Lovely & Amazing
Bernard Rose Ivans Xtc
Gus Van Sant Gerry
Sofia Coppola Lost in Translation
Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini American Splendor
Jim Sheridan In America
Peter Sollett Raising Victor Vargas
Gus Van Sant Elephant
Alexander Payne Sideways
Shane Carruth Primer
Joshua Marston Maria Full of Grace
Walter Salles The Motorcycle Diaries
Mario Van Peebles Baadasssss!
Ang Lee Brokeback Mountain
Gregg Araki Mysterious Skin
Noah Baumbach The Squid and the Whale
George Clooney Good Night, and Good Luck
Rodrigo García Nine Lives
Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris Little Miss Sunshine
Robert Altman A Prairie Home Companion
Ryan Fleck Half Nelson
Karen Moncrieff The Dead Girl
Steven Soderbergh Bubble
Julian Schnabel The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Todd Haynes I'm Not There
Tamara Jenkins The Savages
Jason Reitman Juno
Gus Van Sant Paranoid Park
Tom McCarthy The Visitor
Ramin Bahrani Chop Shop
Jonathan Demme Rachel Getting Married
Lance Hammer Ballast
Courtney Hunt Frozen River
Lee Daniels Precious
Joel Coen and Ethan Coen A Serious Man
Cary Fukunaga Sin Nombre
James Gray Two Lovers
Michael Hoffman The Last Station


Year Recipient(s) Film
Darren Aronofsky Black Swan
Danny Boyle 127 Hours
Lisa Cholodenko The Kids Are All Right
Debra Granik Winter's Bone
John Cameron Mitchell Rabbit Hole
Michel Hazanavicius The Artist
Mike Mills Beginners
Jeff Nichols Take Shelter
Alexander Payne The Descendants
Nicolas Winding Refn Drive
David O. Russell Silver Linings Playbook
Wes Anderson Moonrise Kingdom
Julia Loktev The Loneliest Planet
Ira Sachs Keep the Lights On
Benh Zeitlin Beasts of the Southern Wild
Steve McQueen 12 Years a Slave
Shane Carruth Upstream Color
J. C. Chandor All Is Lost
Jeff Nichols Mud
Alexander Payne Nebraska
Richard Linklater Boyhood
Damien Chazelle Whiplash
Ava DuVernay Selma
Alejandro G. Iñárritu Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
David Zellner Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter
Tom McCarthy Spotlight
Sean Baker Tangerine
Cary Joji Fukunaga Beasts of No Nation
Todd Haynes Carol
Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson Anomalisa
David Robert Mitchell It Follows
Barry Jenkins Moonlight
Andrea Arnold American Honey
Pablo Larraín Jackie
Jeff Nichols Loving
Kelly Reichardt Certain Women
Jordan Peele Get Out
Sean Baker The Florida Project
Jonas Carpignano A Ciambra
Luca Guadagnino Call Me by Your Name
Safdie Brothers Good Time
Chloé Zhao The Rider
Barry Jenkins If Beale Street Could Talk
Debra Granik Leave No Trace
Tamara Jenkins Private Life
Lynne Ramsay You Were Never Really Here
Paul Schrader First Reformed
Safdie Brothers Uncut Gems
Robert Eggers The Lighthouse
Alma Har'el Honey Boy
Julius Onah Luce
Lorene Scafaria Hustlers


Year Recipient(s) Film
Chloé Zhao Nomadland
Lee Isaac Chung Minari
Emerald Fennell Promising Young Woman
Eliza Hittman Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Kelly Reichardt First Cow
Janicza Bravo Zola
Maggie Gyllenhaal The Lost Daughter
Lauren Hadaway The Novice
Mike Mills C'mon C'mon
Ninja Thyberg Pleasure

Multiple nominations (3 or more)

Multiple wins


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