Independent Films Land Top Prizes at 2015 Golden Globe Awards®

Los Angeles, CA
Monday, January 12, 2015

Independent films had a strong showing at last night’s 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, with feature films made outside of the major six Hollywood studios capturing 9 awards, the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA®) was pleased to announce.
Independents left an indelible impression on the film industry over the course of 2014 and were rewarded with honors for both Best Motion Picture in Drama and Comedy or Musical categories, Best Director, Foreign Language, as well as top acting accolades Best Actress and Supporting Actress and Supporting Actor.
Below is the full list of independent films which won at the 72nd Annual Golden Globes:
Best Motion Picture – Drama
Boyhood 
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
Julianne Moore – Still Alice
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
Amy Adams – Big Eyes
Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
The Grand Budapest Hotel 
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
J.K. Simmons – Whiplash
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Patricia Arquette – Boyhood 
Best Director
Richard Linklater – Boyhood 
Best Foreign Language Film
Leviathan – Russia
Best Original Song – Motion Picture
Glory - Selma
 
About The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA)
The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) is the global trade association for the independent motion picture and television programming industry. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the organization represents more than 145 member companiesfrom 21 countries, consisting of independent production and distribution companies, sales agents, television companies and financial institutions engaged in film finance. IFTA is dedicated to protecting and strengthening its Members’ ability to finance, produce, market and distribute independent films and television programs in an ever-changing and challenging global marketplace.
IFTA members produce more than 400 independent films and countless hours of television programming generating more than $4 billion in distribution revenues annually. The organization’s premiere event, the American Film Market, the largest Film Market in the world, takes place every year in November in Santa Monica.  For more information, visit IFTA’s website at ifta-online.org.