Irish Feature in Oscar Nominations

| January 23, 2018 | Comments (0)

Saoirse Ronan has been nominated in the Best Actress category in this year’s Academy Award Nominations for her performance in Lady Bird, which is also included in the Best Picture category.

Commenting on her nomination, Saoirse said, “To have been a part of a film like Lady Bird was a true privilege and I am incredibly grateful to the Academy for recognizing this wonderful story about the beauty and strength of women.  I am especially thrilled to share this moment with Laurie Metcalf and our leader and director Greta Gerwig, who, like Lady Bird, is an incredible woman and a dear friend.”

Cartoon Saloon’s The Breadwinner, directed by Nora Twomey and Anthony Leo, picked up a nomination for Best Animated Feature.

Consolata Boyle has been nominated for Costume Design for her work on Victoria & Abdul. It is her third Academy Award Nomination.

The British and Irish actor Daniel Day Lewis picked up a nomination for his work in The Phantom Thread. The film is also included in the Best Picture and Director category.

The London-Irish writer/director Martin McDonagh has been nominated for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri for Best Original Screenplay and Best Picture.

The 90th Academy Awards takes place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California on 4th March  2018.

 

The full list of nominations:

  • Best Picture

    'Get Out'
‘Get Out’
Courtesy of Universal Pictures

Call Me by Your Name
Peter Spears, Luca Guadagnino, Emilie Georges and Marco Morabito, Producers

Darkest Hour
Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce, Anthony McCarten and Douglas Urbanski, Producers

Dunkirk
Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan, Producers

Get Out
Sean McKittrick, Jason Blum, Edward H. Hamm Jr. and Jordan Peele, Producers

Lady Bird
Scott Rudin, Eli Bush and Evelyn O’Neill, Producers

Phantom Thread
JoAnne Sellar, Paul Thomas Anderson, Megan Ellison and Daniel Lupi, Producers

The Post
Amy Pascal, Steven Spielberg and Kristie Macosko Krieger, Producers

The Shape of Water
Guillermo del Toro and J. Miles Dale, Producers

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin and Martin McDonagh, Producers

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