Submit your film or series for consideration for the upcoming Film Independent Spirit Awards.


The Film Independent Spirit Awards will take place on Saturday, March 4, 2023.

2023 Spirit Awards submissions are now open.

Before submitting, please review the official rules, regulations and eligibility requirements for the 2023 Film Independent Spirit Awards:

Rules, Regulations and Eligibility – FILM (PDF)
Submission Checklist – FILM (PDF)

Rules, Regulations and Eligibility – TELEVISION (PDF)
Submission Checklist – TELEVISION (PDF)

Voting and Nomination Info – FILM/TELEVISION (PDF)
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2023 Spirit Awards Film and Television Submissions


Early Deadline: Tuesday, September 6, 2022 – Film submissions only
Regular Deadline: Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Final Deadline: Tuesday, October 4, 2022

All Film Independent Members receive discounted submission fees, and Arts Circle and Filmmaker Pro Members get extra time to submit their film/series. Join today.

Extended Arts Circle & Filmmaker Pro Deadline: Friday, October 7, 2022

For more information, visit our Spirit Awards FAQ page. If you have additional questions, feel free to send us an email at