Gotham Independent Film Awards Tap Edie Falco and Oliver Platt as Co-Hosts

Oliver Platt Portrait 2011
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Oliver Platt and Edie Falco will co-host the Gotham Independent Film Awards, which take place Nov. 28 in New York City.

“We are honored that Oliver and Edie will be co-hosting the Gotham Awards this year,” said Joana Vicente, executive director of the Independent Filmmaker Project, which produces the event.  “They are both highly regarded actors who have played vital roles in enriching the world of independent film and embody the essence of what the Gotham Awards are all about.”

IFP also announced the top five nominees for the Gotham’s Independent Film Audience Award. They are Girlfriend, from producer/director Justin Lerner; Buck, directed by Cindy Meehl; Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey, from producer/director Constance Marks; Wild Horse, Wild Ride, from producers/directors Alex Dawson and Greg Gricus; and The First Grader, directed by Justin Chadwick.

Filmgoers can vote online for their choice of winner at