IFTA Nominees Announced

 

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The nominations for the 2016 IFTA awards have been announced with My Name is Emily leading the way with 8 nominations.

The feature films nominated for Best Film this year are Brooklyn, John Crowley’s depiction of a young Irish woman’s emigration to New York in the 1950’s;  Simon Fitzmaurice’s touching teenage road movie My Name is Emily;  the heart-wrenching story of a kidnapped young woman and her son in Room; the entertaining and musical coming of age Sing Street;  the tense and psychological post-apocalyptic thriller The Survivalist from first-time feature director Stephen Fingleton and the poetic raw and moving crowd-pleaser Viva.

The Awards Ceremony takes place at the Round Room of the Mansion House on Saturday 9th April 2016.

 

 

THE 2016 NOMINATIONS

 

Best Film

Brooklyn

My Name is Emily

Room

Sing Street

The Survivalist

Viva

 

Director Film

Lenny Abrahamson – Room

Paddy Breathnach – Viva

John Carney – Sing Street

John Crowley – Brooklyn

Stephen Fingleton – The Survivalist

 

Script Film

John Carney – Sing Street

Emma Donoghue – Room

Simon Fitzmaurice – My Name is Emily

Mark O’Halloran – Viva

Johnny O’Reilly – Moscow Never Sleeps

 

Actor in a Lead Role in Film

Colin Farrell – The Lobster

Domhnall Gleeson – Ex Machina

Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs

Barry Keoghan – Mammal

Martin McCann – The Survivalist

 

Actress in a Lead Role in Film

Eva Birthistle – Swansong

Ruth Bradley – Pursuit

Orla Brady – The Price of Desire

Evanna Lynch – My Name is Emily

Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn

 

Actor in a Supporting Role in Film

Domhnall Gleeson – Brooklyn

Michael Smiley – My Name is Emily

Owen Roe – Pursuit

Jack Reynor – Sing Street

Sean T O Meallaigh – The Callback Queen

 

Actress in a Supporting Role in Film

Jane Brennan – Brooklyn

Gemma-Leah Devereux – Get Up and Go

Olwen Fouere – The Survivalist

Siobhan O’Kelly – An Klondike

Ger Ryan – The Callback Queen

 

George Morrison Feature Documentary

A Doctor’s Sword

The Land of the Enlightened

Mom & Me

Older than Ireland

The Queen of Ireland

 

Animation Short

A Coat Made Dark

Geist

Tea with the Dead

Unhinged

 

Short Film

Change in the Weather

Ernestine and Kit

The Great Wide Open

How Was Your Day?

Love is a Sting

Stutterer

 

Drama

An Klondike

Game Of Thrones

Penny Dreadful

Rebellion

Vikings

 

Director Drama

Anthony Byrne – Ripper Street

Neasa Hardiman – Happy Valley

Dathai Keane – An Klondike

Brian Kirk – Penny Dreadful

Aisling Walsh – An Inspector Calls

 

Script Drama

Marcus Fleming – An Klondike

Lisa McGee – Indian Summers

Billy Roche – Clean Break

Colin Teevan – Rebellion

 

Actor in a Lead Role in Drama

Colin Farrell – True Detective

Aidan Turner – Poldark

Dara Devaney – An Klondike

Stephen Rea – Dickensian

Barry Ward – Rebellion

 

Actress in a Lead Role Drama

Caitriona Balfe – Outlander

Ruth Bradley – Rebellion

Sarah Greene – Rebellion

Elaine Cassidy – No Offence

Catherine Walker – Critical

 

Actor in a Supporting Role in Drama

Liam Cunningham – Game of Thrones

Ned Dennehy – Dickensian

Moe Dunford – Vikings

Stephen Rea – War and Peace

Robert O’Mahoney – An Klondike

 

Actress in a Supporting Role in Drama

Michelle Fairley – Rebellion

Sarah Greene – Penny Dreadful

Paula Malcomson – Ray Donovan

Ruth Negga – Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Victoria Smurfit – Once Upon a Time

 

Director Of Photography

Seamus Deasy – My Name is Emily

PJ Dillon -Vikings

Robbie Ryan – Slow West

Cathal Watters – Viva

 

Costume Design

Alison Byrne – Rebellion

Joan Bergin – Vikings

Tiziana Corvisieri – Sing Street

Triona Lillis – An Klondike

 

Editing

Mick Mahon – The Queen of Ireland

Nathan Nugent – Room

Stephen O’Connell – Viva

Emer Reynolds – My Name is Emily

 

Make-Up & Hair Sponsored By M.A.C

An Klondike

Brooklyn

Sing Street

Vikings

 

Original Music

Gary Clark & John Carney – Sing Street

Stephen McKeon – My Name is Emily

Stephen Rennicks – Room

Stephen Rennicks – Viva

 

Production Design

Tom Conroy – Legend

Padraig O’Neill – An Klondike

Paki Smith – Viva

Derek Wallace – Rebellion

 

Sound

The Hallow

My Name is Emily

Room

Sing Street

 

VFX

Brooklyn (Windmill Lane)

The Frankenstein Chronicles (Screen Scene)

Ghosthunters – On Icy Trails (Egg)

Ripper Street (Screen Scene)

 

International Film

The Revenant

Spotlight

Mad Max Fury Road

Ex Machina

International Actor

Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant

Matt Damon – The Martian

Jacob Tremberly – Room

Bryan Cranston – Trumbo

 

International Actress

Cate Blanchett – Carol

Rachel Griffith – Mammal

Brie Larson – Room

Charlotte Rampling – 45 Years

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