|33rd Independent Spirit Awards|
|Awarded for||Best in independent film|
|Date||March 3, 2018|
|Site||Santa Monica Pier|
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
|Hosted by||Nick Kroll|
|Best Feature||Get Out|
|Most nominations||Call Me by Your Name (6)|
The 33rd Film Independent Spirit Awards, honoring the best independent films of 2017, were presented by Film Independent on March 3, 2018. The nominations were announced on November 21, 2017 by actresses Lily Collins and Tessa Thompson. The ceremony was televised in the United States by IFC, taking place inside its usual tent setting on a beach in Santa Monica, California. Nick Kroll and John Mulaney returned to host the ceremony for the second time.
|Best Feature||Best Director|
|Best Male Lead||Best Female Lead|
|Best Supporting Male||Best Supporting Female|
|Best Screenplay||Best First Screenplay|
|Best First Feature||Best Documentary Feature|
Matt Spicer - Ingrid Goes West
|Best Cinematography||Best Editing|
|Best International Film|
|6||Call Me by Your Name|
|Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri|
|Beatriz at Dinner|
|The Big Sick|
|The Florida Project|
|Ingrid Goes West|
|The Killing of a Sacred Deer|
(The award is given to its film director, casting director, and ensemble cast)
Recognizes a talented filmmaker of singular vision who has not yet received appropriate recognition. The award includes a $25,000 unrestricted grant funded by Kiehl's.
The inaugural award recognizes mid-career women directors with a body of work that demonstrates uniqueness of vision and a groundbreaking approach to film making. The award includes a $50,000 unrestricted grant funded by American Airlines.
Honors emerging producers who, despite highly limited resources, demonstrate the creativity, tenacity and vision required to produce quality, independent films. The award includes a $25,000 unrestricted grant funded by Piaget.
Presented to an emerging director of non-fiction features who has not yet received significant recognition. The award includes a $25,000 unrestricted grant.