Irish actor Michael Fassbender and Irish director John Michael McDonagh were amomg the BAFTA Film Award nominees for 2012 announced today.
Fassbender was nominated for the ‘Leading Actor’ Award for his role in British director Steve McQueen’s latest film Shame.
McDonagh has been nominated in the ‘Original Screenplay’ category for his breakthrough feature film The Guard .
Irish actor Chris O’ Dowd is also up for a nomination as the BAFTA Orange Wednesday Rising Star.
The BAFTAs will take place on 12th February 2012 at London’s Royal Opera House.