The 2015 Film Independent Spirit Award nominees were announced with multiple Edit Center connections.
Love is Strange is nominated for Best Feature, Best Screenplay, Best Male Lead, Best Supporting Male. It was edited by TEC teacher Affonso Gonçalves and alum Michael Taylor.
Only Lovers Left Alive, directed by Jim Jarmusch, is nominated for Best Screenplay and Best Female Lead. It was edited by TEC teacher Affonso Gonçalves.
Appropriate Behavior, directed by Desiree Akhavan, is nominated for Best First Screenplay. It was a July 2013 six-week class project.
Citizenfour is up for Best Documentary. TEC alum Christina Burchard served as additional editor.
Stray Dog, directed by Debra Granik (Winter's Bone), is nominated for Best Documentary. It was edited by TEC alum Victoria Stewart and was a six-week class project.