Information, details and resources for eligible 2017 Spirit Awards voters.


Film Independent Members (and members of IFP) vote to determine the winners of the annual Film Independent Spirit Awards.

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PLEASE NOTE: New Film Independent Members (as of January 14, 2017) are ineligible to vote for the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards, but are immediately eligible to vote in 2018.


Spirit Awards voting takes place entirely online. Eligible voters (Film Independent and IFP members) will have the opportunity to begin casting ballots at 12:00 am PST on January 27, 2017. Ballots (one per eligible voter) are cast via a secure third-party website and tabulated by Integrity Voting Systems.

VOTING BEGINS: January 27, 2017, 12:00 am PST
FINAL DEADLINE: February 14, 2017, 3:00 pm PST

Voters are strongly encouraged to vote only for nominees in categories in which they have seen ALL nominated films. Ballots will still be valid if a category is skipped.


2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards voting is now closed.