See how you did predicting the Independent Spirit Awards winners

Congratulations to our site User JamesNeat, who earned a score of 93% accuracy predicting the Independent Spirit Awards winners. He actually tied with Justin Poletti, GOJeffreyYounger, and DerekReviews but used his 500 and 200 point bets wisely and had the better point score of 2,537.

Over 1,100 Gold Derby readers forecasted this year’s Spirit champs, logging over 14,000 predictions. To see how you fared, log in to your account and under your profile picture click Independent Spirit Awards 2013.

Click here to see our leadboard of all top scorers. To see how we fared predicting each category, click here.

RELATED: Paul Sheehan tops Experts predicting Spirit Awards winners.

Those were the only four Users who beat our best Editor — David Schnelwar — who came in at 86% accuracy. The other four Editors tied with 65% right — Marcus Dixon, Rob Licuria, Daniel Montgomery, and myself.

Our overall best Expert was Gold Derby’s own Paul Sheehan with an excellent 86% correct. In second place were Thom Geier (Entertainment Weekly) and Steve Pond (The Wrap) with 79%.

There is then a large six-way tie at 72% right between Edward Douglas (Coming Soon), Scott Feinberg (Hollywood Reporter), Tariq Khan (Fox NewsTom O’Neil (Gold Derby), Anne Thompson (Thompson on Hollywood), and Peter Travers (Rolling Stone). The final three spots are Keith Simanton (IMDB) at 65%, Susan Wloszczyna (Roger Ebert) at 58%, and Claudia Puig (USA Today) at 50%.

In terms of the actual categories and winners, the easiest to predict were “12 Years a Slave” for Director (99%) and Picture (98%), “Nebraska” for First Screenplay (97%), Jared Leto for Supporting Actor, “Fruitvale Station” for First Feature (96%), and Lupita Nyong’o for Supporting Actress (95%).

The hardest categories were “This is Martin Bonner” for the John Cassavetes Award (1%), “20 Feet from Stardom” for Documentary (20%), and “Short Term 12” for Editing (21%).

Collectively, the Experts were best overall with 70%, followed by the Editors with 69% and the Users Users with 67%.

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