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The IFTA Film & Drama Awards 2016 Nominations Are Here


by Jennifer McShane
14th Mar 2016

The Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTA) – which celebrates the best of TV and Irish film over the past 12 months – have just released their nominations for the 2016 ceremony, taking place early next month.

The four-part western TG4 series An Klondike leads nominations with nine nods, while?Lenny Abrahamson’s Room, John Carney’s Sing Street and My Name is Emily, directed by Simon Fitzmaurice, and RTE series Rebellion received eight nominations each. Having just finished its award season run, Brooklyn, starring Saoirse Ronan (up for Best Actress) and Domhnall Gleeson (up for his role in Ex-Machina), has earned seven nominations as has Viva, directed by Paddy Breathnach.

Also featuring in the nominations are Colin Farrell for True Detective and The Lobster, Aidan Turner for Poldark, Liam Cunningham for Game of Thrones and Caitriona Balfe for Outlander, while Sarah Greene earned her second nomination for Penny Dreadful.

It’s a night to be proud of our thriving film industry for all its success over the past year.?The IFTA Flim & Drama Awards 2016 take place at the Round Room at the Mansion House on Saturday, April 9th.

The nominations are below:

FILM

Brooklyn

Room

Sing Street

Viva

My Name is Emily

The Survivalist

DIRECTOR FILM

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Lenny Abrahamson – Room

Paddy Breathnach -Viva

John Carney – Sing Street

John Crowley – Brooklyn

Stephen Fingleton – The Survivalist

ACTOR IN A LEAD ROLE?

Colin Farrell – The Lobster

Domhnall Gleeson- Ex Machina

Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs

Barry Keoghan – Mammal

Martin McCann – The Survivalist

ACTRESS IN A LEAD ROLE

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Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn

Ruth Bradley – Pursuit

Evanna Lynch – My Name is Emily

Eva Birthistle – Swan Song

Orla Brady – The Price of Desire

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE FILM

Domhnall Gleeson -Brooklyn

Sean T. – Meallaigh – The Callback Queen

Jack Reynor – Sing Street

Owen Roe – Pursuit

Michael Smiley – My Name is Emily

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE FILM

Jane Brennan – Brooklyn

Gemma-Leah Devereux – Get Up and Go

Olwen Fou?r? – The Survivalist

Siobhan O’Kelly – An Klondike

Ger Ryan – The Callback Queen

TV DRAMA

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An Klondike

Game of Thrones S5

Penny Dreadful S2

Vikings

Rebellion

ACTOR IN A LEAD ROLE DRAMA?

Dara Devaney -?An Klondike

Colin Farrell – True Detective

Stephen Rea – Dickensian

Aidan Turner – Poldark

Barry Ward – Rebellion

ACTRESS IN A LEAD ROLE DRAMA?

Caitriona Balfe – Outlander

Ruth Bradley – Rebellion

Elaine Cassidy -No Offence

Sarah Greene – Rebellion

Catherine Walker – Critical

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ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN DRAMA

Liam Cunningham – Game of Thrones S5

Ned Dennehy – Dickensian

Moe Dunford – Vikings

Robert O’Mahoney – An Klondike

Stephen Rea – War and Peace

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN DRAMA

Michelle Fairly – Rebellion

Sarah Greene – Penny Dreadful

Paula Malcomson – Ray Donovan

Ruth Negga- Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.LD

Victoria Smurfit – Once Upon a Time

DIRECTOR DRAMA

Anthony Byrne – Ripper Street S4

Neasa Hardiman – Happy Valley

Dathai Keane – An Klondike

Brian Kirk – Penny Dreadful 2

Aisling Walsh – An Inspector Calls

SCRIPT FILM

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John Carney – Sing Street

Emma Donoghue – Room

Simon Fitzmaurice – My Name is Emily

Mark O’Halloran – Viva

Johnny O’Reilly – Moscow Never Sleeps

SCRIPT DRAMA

Marcus Fleming – An Klondike

Lisa McGee -Indian Summers

Billy Roche – Clean Break

Colin Teevan -Rebellion

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Seamus Deasy- My Name is Emily

PJ Dillion -Vikings

Robbie Ryan – Slow West

Cathal Watters – Viva

GEORGE MORRISON FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

A Doctor’s Sword – Bob Jackson Gary Lennon

The Land of the Enlightened -Morgan Bushe Bart Van Langendonck

Mom and Me- Ken Wardrop

Older Than Ireland – Alex Fegan Garry Walsh and Colm Nicell

The Queen of Ireland- Ailish Bracken

SHORT FILM

Change in the Weather

Ernestine and Kit

The Great Wide Open

How Was Your Day?

Love is a Sting

Stutterer

ANIMATION

A Coat Made Dark – Damien Byrne

Geist – Daniel Spencera

Tea with the Dead – Susan Broe

Unhinged – Tom Caulfield

You can see all the International nominees HERE as there’s way too many, you’ll be scrolling all day.

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