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:
My Name is Emily
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
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
Game of Thrones S5
Penny Dreadful S2
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
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
Anthony Byrne – Ripper Street S4
Neasa Hardiman – Happy Valley
Dathai Keane – An Klondike
Brian Kirk – Penny Dreadful 2
Aisling Walsh – An Inspector Calls
John Carney – Sing Street
Emma Donoghue – Room
Simon Fitzmaurice – My Name is Emily
Mark O’Halloran – Viva
Johnny O’Reilly – Moscow Never Sleeps
Marcus Fleming – An Klondike
Lisa McGee -Indian Summers
Billy Roche – Clean Break
Colin Teevan -Rebellion
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
Change in the Weather
Ernestine and Kit
The Great Wide Open
How Was Your Day?
Love is a Sting
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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