Independents Sweep Top Honors at 2017 Golden Globe Awards

The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA®) is pleased to announce the independents emerged strong in the first awards of the season with 11 wins in 14 motion picture categories at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards.

Independent films – made outside the six major Hollywood studios – secured wins in the following categories: Best Motion Picture for Drama, Best Motion Picture for Musical or Comedy, Best Director for Motion Picture, Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture for Drama, Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture for Musical or Comedy, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture for Drama, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture for Musical or Comedy, Best Screenplay for Motion Picture, Best Motion Picture for Foreign Language, Best Original Score for Motion Picture, and Best Original Song for Motion Picture.

Below is the full list of independent films which won at the 74th annual Golden Globes: 

(*Please note, companies listed by name are those Independent companies involved in the film which are also IFTA Member Companies).

Best Motion Picture - Drama
Moonlight
 
Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
La La Land (Lionsgate / Summit)
 
Best Director - Motion Picture
Damien Chazelle, La La Land (Lionsgate / Summit)
 
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Isabelle Huppert, Elle
 
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Emma Stone, La La Land (Lionsgate / Summit)
 
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea (Sierra/Affinity)

 
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Ryan Gosling, La La Land (Lionsgate / Summit)
 
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Damien Chazelle, La La Land (Lionsgate / Summit)
 
Best Motion Picture - Foreign Language
Elle
 
Best Original Score – Motion Picture
La La Land (Lionsgate / Summit)
 
Best Original Song – Motion Picture
“City of Stars,” La La Land (Lionsgate / Summit)

 

 

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About The Independent Film & Television Alliance®

The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA®) is the global trade association of the independent motion picture and television programming industry. Headquartered in Los Angeles, IFTA represents and provides significant entertainment industry services to more than 125 member companies from 20 countries, consisting of independent production and distribution companies, sales agents, television companies, studio-affiliated companies, and financial institutions engaged in content finance. Collectively, IFTA Members produce more than 400 independent films and countless hours of television programming each year and generate more than $4.5 billion in distribution revenues annually. As the voice and advocate for the independent film and television industry worldwide, the Alliance speaks out on matters of critical importance and, where appropriate, actively lobbies governments around the world in regard to measures directly affecting the independent industry. For more information on IFTA, please visit www.ifta-online.org.

 

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