Gotham Awards 2015 Winners Announced: ‘Spotlight’ Steals It

Spotlight Movie Cast
The cast of ‘Spotlight’ (Photo Courtesy of Open Road Films)

Winners were announced for the 25th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards on November 30, 2015, with Spotlight snagging three awards including Best Feature. Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer were recognized for the screenplay for Spotlight, and the film’s talented cast picked up the Special Jury Award for an ensemble performance.

While Spotlight‘s odds of earning multiple Oscar nominations have just gotten better, two other films mentioned in most Oscar conversations – Room and Carol – went home empty handed.

2015 Gotham Awards Winners:

Best Feature

Best Documentary
The Look of Silence

Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award:

Jonas Carpignano for Mediterranea

Best Screenplay
Spotlight, Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer

Best Actor:
Paul Dano in Love & Mercy

Best Actress:
Bel Powley in The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Breakthrough Actor
Mya Taylor in Tangerine

Audience Award:

Breakthrough Series – Longform
Mr. Robot

Breakthrough Series – Shortform:
Shugs and Fats

Special Jury Award – Ensemble Performance: