Film Independent Spirit Awards Announce Sterling K. Brown, Quinta Brunson, Emma Corrin, Colman Domingo, Jude Law, Trace Lysette and Many More as Presenters

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Presenters to Join Host Aidy Bryant and Honorary Chair Lily Gladstone at
39th Annual Awards Ceremony on February 25

Awards Show to Be Augmented by Brand Activations on Site,
Offering Nominees and Guests a Variety of Experiences and Firsts

LOS ANGELES (February 20, 2024) – Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization dedicated to fostering independence and inclusivity in visual storytelling, announced this morning the presenters at the 2024 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Joining host Aidy Bryant, these presenters will reveal the award recipients at the beach in Santa Monica on Sunday, February 25 at 2:00 pm PT. The Spirit Awards are Film Independent’s largest annual celebration, making year-round programming for filmmakers and film-loving audiences possible, while amplifying the voices of independent storytellers and celebrating their diversity, originality and uniqueness of vision.

The lineup of presenters will be headlined by Joel Kim Booster, Adam Brody, Danielle Brooks, Sterling K. Brown, Quinta Brunson, Emma Corrin, Colman Domingo, Hannah Einbinder, Jim Gaffigan, Ronald Gladden, Stephanie Hsu, Anna Kendrick, Jude Law, Greta Lee, Zoe Lister-Jones, Trace Lysette, James Marsden, Thomasin McKenzie, Natalie Morales, Rashida “Sheedz” Olayiwola, Emma Roberts, Andrew Scott, Milo Ventimiglia, Jessica Williams and Jimmy O. Yang, with more to be added before the show. They will be joining the previously announced Honorary Chair and Spirit Award nominee Lily Gladstone for the show on the beach.

After walking the blue carpet, Spirit Awards presenters and nominees will mingle with guests, enjoying the Santa Monica sun during an outdoor reception featuring many notable brand installations.

Joining the Spirit Awards this year is LAVAZZA, the world-renowned Italian coffee company. With a shared passion for excellence, the brand invites guests and attendees of this year’s show to a coffee break with premium espresso and specialty CoffeeTails to celebrate the bold experiences, moments and stories that connect us.

Returning this year is the IMDb PORTRAIT STUDIO. All talent and filmmakers are invited to visit IMDb’s exclusive portrait studio with celebrity photographer Emma McIntyre. Portraits will be published by Getty Images, as well as featured on and its apps and social channels, reaching hundreds of millions of entertainment fans around the world.

Proud to be the Official Beer of the 2024 Spirit Awards, STELLA ARTOIS will be served to all guests at the beach on show day, offering up a cheers to a taste worth more!

Back this year is the BULLEIT FRONTIER WHISKEY LOUNGE. Ambassador and Mixologist Kyle McHugh will serve up custom cocktails for Bulleit Frontier Whiskey.

FIJI WATER, the No. 1 premium imported bottled water in the United States, looks forward to bringing its iconic square bottles to the blue carpet as the Official Water partner for the 11th consecutive year. The 330mL bottle, made from 100% recycled plastic (rPET), will be keeping all nominees, presenters and guests hydrated as they arrive to the 2024 Film Independent Spirit Awards.

PETITE FLEUR is the newest release from the Champagne Fleur de Miraval house – the only house exclusively devoted to the art of making Rosé Champagne. Petite Fleur is a bright, contemporary cuvée and will be the official champagne of the 2024 Film Independent Spirit Awards, served alongside Miraval’s Côtes de Provence Rosé throughout the celebrations.

Immediately following the show, all nominees are invited to continue the celebrations at the Official Spirit Awards After Party, hosted by Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows.

Film Independent is committed to hosting events that are accessible. Easterseals Disability Services returns as the official accessibility partner at the 2024 Spirit Awards.
The Film Independent Spirit Awards, hosted by Saturday Night Live alum Aidy Bryant, will take place on Sunday, February 25, 2024. The in-person show, held at the beach in Santa Monica, will be streamed live on the IMDb and Film Independent YouTube and respective X channels, with highlights across all social platforms. The previously announced nominees can be viewed here.

Film Independent Spirit Awards are supported by Premier Sponsor Lavazza Coffee, Principal Sponsor IMDbPro and Official Partners Bulleit Frontier Whiskey, FIJI Water, Petite Fleur Champagne and Stella Artois. Easterseals Disability Services is the accessibility partner. Hotel Casa del Mar, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows and The Georgian are the Official Hotels. Pentagram is the Visual Branding Partner. Getty Images is the Official Photographer. Vision Media is the exclusive screening partner. Caffeine Post, eTech Rentals, Illuminar and Town and Country Event Rentals are Official Providers.

To learn more about attending the Spirit Awards and supporting Film Independent’s mission and programs, please contact Jennifer Murby at

To learn about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kate Walker D’Angelo at

To learn more about the Spirit Awards eligibility rules and regulations, please visit

The winners of the Film Independent Spirit Awards are voted on by Film Independent Members. Membership is open to the public. For more information or to become a member, visit


For over 40 years, Film Independent has helped filmmakers get their projects made and seen. The nonprofit organization’s core mission is to champion creative independence in visual storytelling in all its forms, and to foster a culture of inclusion. We support a global community of artists and audiences who embody diversity, innovation, curiosity and uniqueness of vision.

In addition to producing the Film Independent Spirit Awards, the organization supports creative professionals with Artist Development programs, grants and labs. Signature mentorship program Project Involve fosters the careers of talented filmmakers from underrepresented communities. Education events and workshops equip filmmakers of all ages and experience levels with tools and resources. Global Media Makers, a cultural exchange program produced in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, provides career-building opportunities for international film professionals. And year-round screening series Film Independent Presents offers a robust program of unique cinematic experiences, including screenings, conversations, Live Reads and Bring the Noise musical events.

For more information or to become a Member, visit