Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara's romance "Carol" led Spirit Awards nominations with six, followed by "Spotlight" and "Beasts of No Nation" with five each.
The noms for Film Independent's 31st Spirit Awards were released on Tuesday morning.
Best feature nominations went to the three leaders -- "Carol," "Spotlight" and "Beasts of No Nation" -- along with Charlie Kaufman-Duke Johnson's animated "Anomalisa" and Sean Baker's "Tangerine."
All five best features also received director nominations, along with David Robert Mitchell for "It Follows." Cary Fukunaga was nommed for "Beasts...