Independents Land 30 Nominations for the 2016 Golden Globe Awards

Independent films – those made outside the six major Hollywood studios – continue to thrive, with nominations earned across 11 categories from 21 different films. Below is the full list of the independent films nominated for the 73rd Annual Golden Globes:


Best Motion Picture, Drama





Best Director, Motion Picture

Todd Haynes, Carol

Tom McCarthy, Spotlight


Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama

Cate Blanchett, Carol

Brie Larson, Room

Rooney Mara, Carol

Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn


Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical

Lily Tomlin, Grandma


Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Jane Fonda, Youth

Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight

Helen Mirren, Trumbo

Alicia Vikander, Ex Machina


Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama

Bryan Cranston, Trumbo


Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical

Al Pacino, Danny Collins

Mark Ruffalo, Infinitely Polar Bear


Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Paul Dano, Love & Mercy

Idris Elba, Beasts of No Nation

Michael Shannon, 99 Homes


Best Screenplay, Motion Picture

Emma Donoghue, Room

Tom McCarthy, Josh Singer, Spotlight

Quentin Tarantino, The Hateful Eight


Best Animated Feature Film


Shaun the Sheep Movie


Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language

The Brand New Testament – Belgium / France / Luxembourg

The Club – Chile

The Fencer – Finland / Germany / Estonia

Mustang – France

Son of Saul – Hungary

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