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IFTA Nominations


By Bill O'Sullivan
27th Feb 2014
IFTA Nominations

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The IFTAS have divided us between two camps for some time, those who cringe and turn puce at the thought of them, and those who think it’s a wonderful showcase of homegrown talent. But this year the 11th annual Irish Film and Television Awards are set to unite all parties; there is much to be proud of as the industry’s talent has been receiving recognition on an international level. Michael Fassbender’s role in 12 Years A Slave, along with Adam Leech’s part in Downton and Domhnall Gleeson’s role in About Time all land them nominations for big international movies. Actresses nominations include some particularly young actresses such as Jane McGrath, Antonia Campbell Hughes, Saoirse Ronan and 17 year-old Kelly Thornton. The crew section showcases some marvellous technical talent too, as usual. The awards will be held at The DoubleTree at the Burlington on April 5th with little to no squirming involved. For the complete list of nominees see below?

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FILM

Byzantium?(Alan Moloney, Stephen Woolley, Parallel Films, Number 9 Films)

Calvary?(James Flynn, Chris Clark, Flora Fernandez Marengo, Octagon Films, Reprisal Films)

Run & Jump?(Tamara Angie, David Collins, Martina Niland, Samson Films)

The Sea?(David Collins, Samson Films)

The Stag?(Robert Walpole, Rebecca O’Flanagan, Treasure Entertainment)

 

DIRECTOR FILM

John Butler, The Stag (Treasure Entertainment)

Neil Jordan, Byzantium (Parallel Films and Number 9 Films)

John Michael McDonagh, Calvary (Octagon Films and Reprisal Films)

Ruairi Robinson, The Last Days on Mars (Qwerty Films and Fantastic Films)

 

SCRIPT FILM

John Banville, The Sea (Samson Films)

Ailbhe Keogan, Run & Jump (Samson Films)

John Michael McDonagh, Calvary (Octagon Films and Reprisal Films)

John Butler and Peter McDonald, The Stag (Treasure Entertainment)

 

ACTOR IN A LEAD ROLE FILM

Brendan Gleeson, Calvary (Octagon Films and Reprisal Films)

Domhnall Gleeson, About Time (Universal Pictures)

Ciar?n Hinds, The Sea (Samson Films)

Andrew Scott, The Stag (Treasure Entertainment)

 

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE FILM

Antonia Campbell-Hughes, 3096 Days (Constantin Film)

Jane McGrath, Black Ice (Bandit Films)

Saoirse Ronan, Byzantium (Parallel Films & Number 9 Films)

Kelly Thornton, Life’s A Breeze (Fastnet Films)

 

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE FILM

Colin Farrell, Saving Mr.Banks (Walt Disney Studios)

Michael Fassbender,?12 Years A Slave (Entertainment One)

Edward MacLiam, Run & Jump (Samson Films)

Peter McDonald, The Stag (Treasure Entertainment)

 

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE FILM

Sinead Cusack, The Sea (Samson Films)

Fionnula Flanagan, Life’s A Breeze (Fastnet Films)

Amy Huberman, The Stag (Treasure Entertainment)

Orla O’Rourke, Calvary (Octagon Films and Reprisal Films)

 

INTERNATIONAL FILM (SPONSORED BY AMERICAN AIRLINES)

12 Years a Slave

Gravity

Philomena

The Wolf of Wall Street

 

INTERNATIONAL ACTOR

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street

Michael Douglas,?Behind the Candelabra

Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave

Matthew McConaughey,?Dallas Buyers Club

 

INTERNATIONAL ACTRESS

Amy Adams,?American Hustle

Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Sandra Bullock,?Gravity

Judi Dench,?Philomena

 

DRAMA IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE BROADCASTING AUTHORITY OF IRELAND

The Fall?(Stephen Wright, Allan Cubitt, BBC Northern Ireland, Artists Studio)

Game of Thrones?(HBO)

Love/Hate?(Suzanne McAuley, Steve Matthews, Octagon Films)

Quirke?(Ed Guiney, John McColgan, Joan Egan, Element Pictures, Tyrone Productions, BBC Drama)

Vikings?(Michael Hirst, Morgan O’Sullivan, James Flynn, History Channel)

 

DIRECTOR TV DRAMA

David Caffrey, Love Hate (Octagon Films)

Ciaran Donnelly, Vikings (History Channel)

Ian Fitzgibbon, Moone Boy (Grand Pictures, Baby Cow Productions, Hot Cod Productions & Sprout Pictures for Sky 1)

Thaddeus O’Sullivan, Amber (Screenworks)

SCRIPT DRAMA

Stuart Carolan, Love/Hate (Octagon Films)

Neil Jordan, The Borgias (Octagon Films)

Nick Vincent Murphy & Chris O’Dowd, Moone Boy (Grand Pictures, Baby Cow Productions, Hot Cod Productions and Sprout Pictures for Sky 1)

Conor McPherson, Quirke (Element Pictures and Tyrone Productions)

 

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE TELEVISION

Gabriel Byrne, Quirke (Element Pictures and Tyrone Productions)

Jamie Dornan, The Fall (BBC Northern Ireland and Artists Studio)

Chris O’Dowd, Moone Boy (Grand Pictures, Baby Cow Productions, Hot Cod Productions & Sprout Pictures for Sky 1)

Tom Vaughan Lawlor,?Love/Hate (Octagon Films)

 

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE TELEVISION

Eva Birthistle, Amber (Screenworks)

Charlie Murphy, Love/Hate (Octagon Films)

Mary Murray,?Love/Hate (Octagon Films)

Deirdre O’Kane, Moone Boy (Grand Pictures, Baby Cow Productions, Hot Cod Productions & Sprout Pictures for Sky 1)

 

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE TELEVISION

Peter Coonan, Love/Hate (Octagon Films)

Liam Cunningham, Game of Thrones (HBO)

Aidan Gillen, Game of Thrones (HBO)

Allen Leech, Downton Abbey (Carnival Films)

 

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE TELEVISION

Elaine Cassidy, The Paradise (Masterpiece and BBC Productions)

Caoilfhionn Dunne, Love/Hate (Octagon Films)

Michelle Fairley,?Game of Thrones (HBO)

Victoria Smurfit, Dracula (NBC/SKY)

 

CRAFT / TECHNICAL CATEGORIES (FILM/DRAMA)

COSTUME

Joan Bergin, Vikings

Consolata Boyle, Philomena

Lorna Marie Mugan, Ripper Street

Leonie Prendergast, Moone Boy

 

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY FILM/DRAMA

PJ Dillon, Ripper Street

Kate McCullough, Here Was Cuba

Ruairi O’Brien, The Fall

Robbe Ryan, Philomena

 

EDITING FILM/DRAMA

Nick Emerson, Starred Up

Una Ni Dhonghaile, Ripper Street

Nathan Nugent,?Run & Jump

Emer Reynolds,?Here Was Cuba

 

MAKEUP & HAIR SPONSORED BY M.A.C.

Byzantium

The Fall

Ripper Street

Vikings

 

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Tom Conroy,?Vikings

Mark Geraghty,?Ripper Street

Ton McCullough,?The Fall

Donal Woods, Downton Abbey

 

ORIGINAL SCORE

Liam Bates, Earthbound

Patrick Cassidy,?Calvary

David Holmes,?The Fall

Nick Seymour,?The Summit

 

SOUND FILM/DRAMA

Game of Thrones

Here Was Cuba

Last Days on Mars

Ripper Street

 

TELEVISION PROGRAMMES

CHILDRENS/YOUTH

An Ceoldrama

Doc McStuffins

Octonauts

Punky

 

CURRENT AFFAIRS

Breach of Trust?(RT?)

Inside Irish Nationwide?(Animo for RT?)

Spotlight Housing Whatever It Takes?(BBC NI)

Vincent Browne Tonight?(TV3)

 

DOCUMENTARY

Danny Boy: The Ballad that Bewitched the World

Donal Walsh – My Story

The Disappeared

The Scholarship – Class of 2018

 

DOCUMENTARY SERIES

1916 Seachtar Dearmadta

Bliain in ?rainn Mh?r

The Estate

John Lonergan’s Circus

 

ENTERTAINMENT

Irish Pictorial Weekly

The Late Late Show

Moone Boy

Mrs Browns Boys

 

FACTUAL

John Sheahan: A Dubliner

Nationwide

Seamus Heaney – Postscript – Imeall

The Zoo

 

REALITY

D’shl?n 1881 – Living the Eviction

The Great Irish Bake Off

Jockey Eile

Operation Transformation

 

SPORTS

Batmen

P?id? – S? – R? an Phar?iste

R.O.G. The Ronan O?Gara Story

We Got Game

 

IRISH LANGUAGE

1916 Seachtar Dearmadta

An Ceoldrama

Sc?p

P?id? – S? – R? an Phar?iste

 

CRAFT / TECHNICAL CATEGORIES (TELEVISION)

DIRECTOR TV

Anna Rodgers, Somebody to Love

Colm Bair?ad, An Ceoldr’ma

Tom Johnston,??ine Lawlor: Facing Cancer

Maurice Sweeney,?John Sheahan: A Dubliner

 

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY TV

Barry Donnellan,?Secrets of the Irish Landscape

Ronan Fox,?John Sheahan: A Dubliner

Richard Kendrick,?In Good Hands The Power of Metal

John Murray,?The Secret Life of the Shannon

 

EDITING TV

Mick Mahon,?John Sheahan: A Dubliner

Mick Mahon,?We Got Game

Emer Reynolds,?The Secret Life of the Shannon

Ray Roantree,?Looking After No. 1

 

SOUND TV

1916 Searchtar Dearmadta

John Sheahan: A Dubliner

R.O.G. The Ronan O?Gara Story

The Secret Life of the Shannon