Little Miss Sunshine picked up a number of nominations from The Spirit Awards, which honor low-budget films.
"Little Miss Sunshine," a box office
smash starring Steve Carell and Greg Kinnear, revolves around a
family's cross-country trip to attend a girls' beauty pageant. It
marked the feature directing debut of music video veterans Jonathan
Dayton and Valerie Faris.
Here were the nominations... a full list can be found at backstage.comBEST FEATURE (Award given to the Producer)
"Little Miss Sunshine":
Producers: Marc Turtletaub, David T. Friendly, Peter Saraf, Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa
Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris: "Little Miss Sunshine"
BEST SUPPORTING MALEAlan Arkin: "Little Miss Sunshine"
BEST FIRST SCREENPLAYMichael Arndt: "Little Miss Sunshine"