Yesterday in Santa Monica, California, the stars came out to celebrate the best in independent film, at the Independent Spirit Awards, a day ahead of the Oscars.

Moonlight was the big winner on the day, and picked up Best Feature, Best Director for Barry Jenkins, Best Editing, Best Screenplay for Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney, Best Cinematography and the prestigious Robert Altman award.

Isabelle Huppert won Best Female Lead for Elle, while Casey Affleck deservedly won Best Male Lead for his role in Manchester By The Sea.

In the supporting categories, Molly Shannon won Best Supporting Female for her part in Other People, while Ben Foster won Best Supporting Male for the superb Hell Or High Water.

Here are some highlights from the event.

Here’s how the rest fared.

BEST FEATURE – Moonlight

BEST DIRECTOR – Barry Jenkins, Moonlight

BEST FEMALE LEAD – Isabelle Huppert, Elle

BEST MALE LEAD – Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea

BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE – Molly Shannon, Other People

BEST SUPPORTING MALE – Ben Foster, Hell or High Water

BEST SCREENPLAY – Barry Jenkins, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Moonlight

BEST EDITING – Joi McMillon, Nat Sanders, Moonlight

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE – O.J.: Made In America

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY – James Laxton, Moonlight

BEST FIRST FEATURE – The Witch

BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY – Robert Eggers, The Witch

JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD – Spa Night

ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD – Moonlight

BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM – Toni Erdmann

PIAGET PRODUCERS AWARD – Jordana Mollick

KIEHL’S SOMEONE TO WATCH AWARD – Anna Rose Holmer, The Fits

TRUER THAN FICTION AWARD – Nanfu Wang, Hooligan Sparrow