Audi, IFC Have the `Spirit'

Audi of America Inc. announced Friday that it will, for the second year, be a
major sponsor of the 2003 "Independent Spirit Awards" on The Independent Film
Channel in March.

The awards ceremony will air live on IFC March 22 at 5 p.m. from Santa
Monica, Calif., and be repeated at 10 p.m. that same night on Bravo -- IFC's
sister network until NBC recently acquired it.

Audi's sponsorship role will be plugged in the tune-in spots for the awards

Each year, the Spirit Awards are awarded the Saturday before the Academy