2000 Independent Spirit Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The 16th Independent Spirit Awards, honoring excellence in independent film, took place on March 24, 2001 on Santa Monica beach.

FeatureCrouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
First Feature (More Than $500,000)Kenneth Lonergan, You Can Count on Me
First Feature (Less Than $500,000)Miguel Arteta, Chuck & Buck
Male LeadJavier Bardem, Before Night Falls
Female LeadEllen Burstyn, Requiem for a Dream
Supporting MaleWillem Dafoe, Shadow of the Vampire
Supporting FemaleZhang Ziyi, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Debut PerformanceMichelle Rodriguez, Girlfight
DirectorAng Lee, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
ScreenplayKenneth Lonergan, You Can Count on Me
First ScreenplayGina Prince-Bythewood, Love & Basketball
CinematographyMatthew Labatique, Requiem for a Dream
Foreign FilmLars Von Trier, Dancer in the Dark (Denmark)
Movado Someone to Watch AwardMarc Forster, Everything Put Together
Motorola Producers AwardPaul Mezey, The Ballad of Ramblin Jack and Spring Forward
DirectTv/IFC Truer Than Fiction AwardDavid Shapiro, Laurie Shapiro, Keep the River on Your Right: A Modern Cannibal Tale

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