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VIDEO: Kristen Bell, Fred Armisen, and More Spoof BIRDMAN at Independent Spirit Awards

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Yesterday, the INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS ceremony took place in LA, and Kristen Bell and Fred Armisen had a little surprise for viewers: a parody on the award-winning film BIRDMAN. Check out the clip below!

Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards, Los Angeles Film Festival and Film Independent at LACMA, handed out top honors to Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), Boyhood, Whiplash and Nightcrawler at this afternoon's 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards.

Still Alice, Dear White People, Ida, Land Ho! andCITIZENFOUR also received awards at the ceremony, which was held in a tent on the beach in Santa Monica.Inherent Vice received the Robert Altman Award andFoxcatcher received a Special Distinction Award.

In addition to being the celebration that honors artist-driven films made with an economy of means by filmmakers whose films embody independence and originality, theSpirit Awards is the primary fundraiser for Film Independent's year-round programs. The ceremony aired live today on IFC and a rebroadcast will air later this evening, please check your local listings for times. Clips from the ceremony are available on Yahoo and Film Independent's Youtube channel after the show.

Over the past 30 years, the Film Independent Spirit Awards has made a name for itself as the premiere awards show for the independent film community. Artists who have received industry recognition first at the Spirit Awards include Joel and Ethan Coen, Spike Lee, Oliver Stone,Ashley Judd, Robert Rodriguez, David O. Russell, Edward Burns, Aaron Eckhart, Neil LaBute, Darren Aronofsky, Spike Jonze, Charlie Kaufman, Hilary Swank, Marc Forster, Todd Field, Christopher Nolan, Zach Braff, Amy Adams, Lena Dunham and many more.



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