Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!

By: Feb. 27, 2012

Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, held its annual honors yesterday, February 25, in Santa Monica. Hosted by Seth Rogan, the awards ceremony premiered later that night at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on IFC.

Winners included Christopher Plummer, Michelle Williams, the company of The Artist and more! CLICK HERE for a full winners list.  Below, BroadwayWorld takes you onto the starry red carpet.

Now in its 27th year, the Film Independent Spirit Awards is an annual celebration honoring artist-driven films made with an economy of means by filmmakers who embody independence and originality. The Spirit Awards recognizes the achievements of American independent filmmakers and promotes the finest independent films of the year to a wider audience.

Awards are given in the following categories: Best Feature, Best First Feature, Best First Screenplay, Best Director, Best Screenplay, John Cassavetes Award (given to the best feature made for a budget under $500,000), Best Male Lead, Best Female Lead, Best Supporting Male, Best Supporting Female, Best Cinematography, Best International Film, Best Documentary, and the Robert Altman Award. The Filmmaker Grants include the Piaget Producers Award, Audi Someone to Watch Award, Nokia Truer Than Fiction Award and Jameson FIND Your Audience Award.

Film Independent is a non-profit arts organization that champions independent film and supports a community of artists who embody diversity, innovation, and uniqueness of vision. Film Independent helps filmmakers make their movies, builds an audience for their projects, and works to diversify the film industry. Film Independent produces the Spirit Awards, the annual celebration honoring artist-driven films and recognizing the finest achievements of American independent filmmakers. Film Independent also produces the Los Angeles Film Festival, showcasing the best of American and international cinema and the Film Independent at LACMA Film Series, a year-round, weekly program that offers unique cinematic experiences for the Los Angeles creative community and the general public. For more information, visit FilmIndependent.org.

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Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Zac Efron

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Kirsten Dunst

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Terrence Howard and Guest

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Chris Pine

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Michelle Williams

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Busy Philipps

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Laura Dern

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Elizabeth Banks

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Simon Baker

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Ian Somerhalder

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Julia Ormond

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Giovanni Ribisi

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Benjamin Bratt

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Matthew Lillard

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Shailene Woodley

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Jessica Chastain

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Jessica Chastain

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Jeff Nichols, Jessica Chastain and Michael Shannon

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
James Cromwell

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Tracee Ellis Ross

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Anthony Mackie

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Anna Kendrick

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Anna Kendrick

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Stana Katic

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
William H. Macy

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Bryan Cranston

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Kate Beckinsale

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Kate Beckinsale

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Illeana Douglas

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Lucy Liu

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Lucy Liu

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Elizabeth Olsen

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Anne Heche

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Goran Visnjic and Guest

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
John Waters

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Blanca Suarez

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Garcelle Beauvais

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Michelle Chen

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Ed Lauter

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Alexander Skarsgard

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Amara Miller

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Maria Leon

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Penelope Ann Miller

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Zoe Saldana

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Zoe Saldana

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Carson Kressley

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hilarie Burton

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Demian Bichir & Guest

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Jay Van Hoy & Lars Knudsen

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Megan Griffiths & Benjamin Kasulke

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Paz Vega 

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Kelly Lynch & Guest

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Mark Duplass and Guest

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Christopher Plummer

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!
Li Bingbing

Photo Coverage: 2012 Starry Spirit Awards Red Carpet - Zac Efron, Michelle WIlliams & More!



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