Winter's Bone Wins at 2011 Spirit Awards

Winter’s Bone, the class project of May 2009, picked up two awards at 2011 Film Independent’s Spirit Awards as John Hawkes walked away with the Best Supporting Actor award and Dale Dickey won Best Supporting Actress. The film was edited by Affonso Goncalves, a TEC instructor, with TEC alums Naomi Goodman and Tory Stewart serving as assistant editors. The film was the most nominated film this year with seven nominations, including Best Feature and Best Director. In his acceptance speech, Hawkes thanked the film’s crew, Jennifer Lawrence (the film’s leading actress), and director Debra Granik, whom he said was the “best of the best.” For more information on the 2011 Spirit Awards winners, visit the Daily Mail article here.