Information, details and resources for eligible 2023 Spirit Awards voters
Only Film Independent Members vote to determine the winners of the annual Film Independent Spirit Awards. If you’re passionate about film, we invite you to…
Join. Watch. Vote! Become a Film Independent Member, get exclusive access to watch the nominated films/series and then, make your voice heard by voting for the winners.
Not a Member? You can join today to vote for the winners of the upcoming Spirit Awards, and receive full voter benefits.
PLEASE NOTE: The deadline to join Film Independent as a Member eligible for 2023 Spirit Awards voting privileges and benefits is December 20, 2022. The extended deadline, for Film Lover Members only, is January 6, 2023.
Special screening privileges are available to voting Members during Spirit Awards season. Film Independent strives to provide an equitable opportunity for all nominated films to be seen. Here’s how:
Nominee Screening Room
Members are invited to view digital titles of participating nominated films/series online, through Film Independent’s Nominee Screening Room portal. Providing screeners is optional for nominees, but a vast majority choose to participate.
Awards Season Experiences
Members receive special invitations* to a variety of awards season experiences highlighting nominated films/series and more. From exclusive virtual Q&As to special screenings and events, you’ll revel in this celebratory time of year.
* Offered at the discretion of each nominee; subject to event capacity/availability
HOW TO VOTE
Spirit Awards voting takes place entirely online. Eligible voters will have the opportunity to begin casting ballots in the weeks prior to the awards ceremony. Ballots (one per eligible voter) are cast via a secure third-party website and tabulated by Integrity Voting Systems.
Voters are strongly encouraged to vote only for nominees in categories in which they have seen ALL nominated films or television episodes. Ballots will still be valid if a category is skipped.
- View the 2023 Spirit Awards Nominee Categories*
- View/download the 2023 Nominee Summary (PDF)
- Spirit Awards voting period: February 10–21, 2023
* Nominees in the Spirit Awards television categories will be announced December 13, 2022.