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The IFTA nominations are in – here’s who is up for a gong

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brooklyn is nominated for Best Film
brooklyn is nominated for Best Film

The IFTA 2016 nominations have been revealed this morning, and the standard is extremely high this year. Leading the nominations are Room, Brooklyn, Sing Street and Rebellion.

Over 500 Irish Academy members have cast their votes after viewing this years content. The votes have now been shortlisted and nominees have been confirmed for the ceremony which will take place next month.

Michael Fassbender looked simply divine.
Michael Fassbender looked simply divine.

Liam Neeson will be honoured at this year’s award ceremony with the Outstanding Contribution to Cinema award, and it will be presented to him by none other than president Michael D Higgins.

As expected, Saoirse Ronan, Michael Fassbender, Lenny Abrahamson and Emma Donaghue are nominated, along with John Carney, Domhnall Gleeson and Evanna Lynch.

Lenny Abrahamson is nominated
Lenny Abrahamson is nominated

 

Here is the full list of nominations:

BEST FILM
Brooklyn
My Name is Emily
Room
Sing Street
The Survivalist
Viva

ACTOR IN A LEAD ROLE FILM
Colin Farrell – The Lobster
Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs
Domhnall Gleeson – Ex Machina
Barry Keoghan – Mammal
Martin McCann – The Survivalist

ACTRESS IN A LEAD ROLE 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 FILM
Domhnall Gleeson -Brooklyn
Sean T. Ó 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 Fouéré – The Survivalist
Siobhan O’Kelly – An Klondike
Ger Ryan – The Callback Queen

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

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

SHORT FILM
Change in the Weather
Ernestine and Kit
The Great Wide Open
How Was Your Day?
Love is a Sting
Stutterer

ANIMATION
A Coat Made Dark – Damien Byrne
Geist – Daniel Spencera
Tea with the Dead – Susan Broe
Unhinged – Tom Caulfield

INTERNATIONAL FILM
The Revenant
Spotlight
Mad Max Fury Road
Ex Machina

INTERNATIONAL ACTOR
Leonard DiCaprio -The Revenant
Matt Damon – The Martian
Jacob Tremblay – Room
Bryan Cranston -Trumbo

INTERNATIONAL ACTRESS
Brie Larson – Room
Cate Blanchett – Carol
Charlotte Rampling -45 Years
Rachel Griffith -Mammal

DRAMA
An Klondike
Game of Thrones S5
Penny Dreadful S2
Rebellion
Vikings

ACTOR IN A LEAD ROLE IN DRAMA
Dara Devaney -An Klondike
Colin Farrell -True Detective
Stepehn 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 – Rebelliom
Sarah Greene – Penny Dreadful
Paula Malcomson – Ray Donovan
Ruth Negga- Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.LD
Victoria Smurfit – Once Upon a Time

DIRECTOR DRAMA
Anthony Byrne – Ripper Street S4
Neasa Hardiman – Happy Valley
Dathai Keane – An Klondike
Brian Kirk – Penny Dreadful 2
Aisling Walsh – An Inspector Calls

SCRIPT (DRAMA)
Marcus Fleming – An Klondike
Lisa McGee -Indian Summers
Billy Roche – Clean Break
Colin Teevan -Rebellion

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