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The Siege of Jadotville, The Young Offenders dominate IFTA nominations

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- The Secret Scripture scores six nominations, while A Date For Mad Mary has five

The Siege of Jadotville, The Young Offenders dominate IFTA nominations
The Siege of Jadotville by Richie Smyth

Richie Smyth’s The Siege of Jadotville [+see also:
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and Peter Foott’s The Young Offenders [+see also:
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are the frontrunners at the Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) awards, with seven nominations each. Jim Sheridan’s The Secret Scripture [+see also:
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has six nominations, Darren Thornton’s A Date For Mad Mary [+see also:
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five, while Juanita Wilson’s Tomato Red [+see also:
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has four. These films will compete in the Feature Film category, while Foott, Sheridan, Smyth and Thornton will compete in the Director category.

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Academy CEO Aine Moriarty said, “These great Irish nominees are a testament to the hard work and achievements by Irish creative talent within the film and television industry, delivering world-class standards of work, and we look forward to showcasing and celebrating their achievements at the awards ceremony.”

It is a clean sweep for US majority productions in the International Film category, with nominations for awards season darlings La La Land, Moonlight, Manchester by the Sea and Hacksaw Ridge.

The awards will take place on 8 April in Dublin. As is customary at the IFTAs, film, television and digital are nominated together in the craft and technical categories.

Here is the complete list of film nominees:

Feature Film
A Date for Mad Mary [+see also:
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- Darren Thornton
Love & Friendship [+see also:
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- Whit Stillman
The Siege of Jadotville [+see also:
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film profile
]
- Richie Smyth
The Secret Scripture [+see also:
trailer
interview: Jim Sheridan
film profile
]
- Jim Sheridan
Tomato Red [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
- Juanita Wilson
The Young Offenders [+see also:
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film profile
]
- Peter Foott

Director
Peter Foott - The Young Offenders
Jim Sheridan - The Secret Scripture
Richie Smyth - The Siege of Jadotville
Darren Thornton - A Date for Mad Mary

Scriptwriter
Kevin Brodbin - The Siege of Jadotville
Peter Foott - The Young Offenders
Darren Thornton & Colin Thornton - A Date for Mad Mary
Juanita Wilson - Tomato Red

Actor in a Leading Role
Jamie Dornan - The Siege of Jadotville
Michael Fassbender - The Light Between Oceans [+see also:
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Colm Meaney - The Journey [+see also:
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Alex Murphy - The Young Offenders
Mark O’Halloran - History’s Future [+see also:
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film focus
interview: Fiona Tan
film profile
]


Actress in a Leading Role
Caoilfhionn Dunne - In View [+see also:
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Seana Kerslake - A Date For Mad Mary
Aisling Loftus - Property of the State [+see also:
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Ruth Negga - Loving [+see also:
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]

Catherine Walker - A Dark Song [+see also:
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]

Actor in a Supporting Role
Colin Farrell - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them [+see also:
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]

Brendan Gleeson - Trespass Against Us [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Adam Smith
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]

Ciaran Hinds - Bleed for This
Jason O’Mara - The Siege of Jadotville
Chris Walley - The Young Offenders

Actress in a Supporting Role
Charleigh Bailey - A Date for Mad Mary
Susan Lynch - Bad Day for the Cut [+see also:
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Simone Kirby - Notes on Blindness [+see also:
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interview: James Spinney, Peter Middle…
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]

Hilary Rose - The Young Offenders
Fiona Shaw - Out of Innocence [+see also:
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]

George Morrison Feature Documentary
Atlantic - Risteard O Domhnaill
Bobby Sands 66 Days - Trevor Byrne
In Loco Parentis [+see also:
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]
- Neasa Ní Chianáin & David Rane
It’s Not Yet Dark [+see also:
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- Lesley McKimm & Kathryn Kathleen Kennedy
Mattress Men - David Clark & Ciarán Deeney

Animated Short Film
Define Intervention - Sean Cunningham
Don’t Forget the Bread - Gary Gill
The Lost Letter - Kealan O' Rourke
Second to None - Vincent Gallagher

Short Film – Live Action
Animal - Niall Owens
Baring Arms - Colm Quinn
Gridlock - Ian Hunt Duffy
Heartbreak - DaveTyan
Lily - Graham Cantwell
Terminal - Natasha Waugh

Cinematography
Seamus McGarvey - Nocturnal Animals [+see also:
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Piers McGrail - Tomato Red
Robbie Ryan - American Honey [+see also:
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trailer
film focus
Q&A: Andrea Arnold
film profile
]

Cathal Watters - An Klondike 2

Costume Design
Joan Bergin - The Secret Scripture
Consolata Boyle - Florence Foster Jenkins [+see also:
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making of
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]

Triona Lillis - An Klondike 2 (television)
Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh - Love & Friendship

Editing
Colin Campbell - The Young Offenders
Dermot Diskin - The Secret Scripture
Nick Emerson - I Am Not A Serial Killer [+see also:
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]

Una Ni Dhonghaile - The Crown (digital) 

Makeup and Hair
Ailbhe Fitzpatrick & Bernie McBride - An Klondike 2 (television)
Eileen Buggy & Lynn Johnson - Love & Friendship
Dee Corcoran & Tom McInerney - Vikings (television)
Patsy Giles - Wrecking the Rising (television)

Original Score
David Holmes - The Fall (television)
Steve Lynch - An Klondike 2 (television)
Patrick Cassidy - Smalltown (television)
Brian Byrne - The Secret Scripture

Production Design
Mark Geraghty - Vikings (television)
Mark Kelly - An Klondike 2 (television)
Anna Rackard - Love and Friendship
Derek Wallace - The Secret Scripture

Sound
Game of Thrones (television)
The Siege of Jadotville
Tomato Red
Without Name [+see also:
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Vfx
Black Sails (television)
Game of Thrones (television)
Ripper Street (television)
The Siege of Jadotville

International Film
Hacksaw Ridge - Mel Gibson
La La Land - Damien Chazelle
Manchester by the Sea - Kenneth Lonergan
Moonlight - Barry Jenkins

International Actor
Casey Affleck - Manchester by the Sea
Andrew Garfield - Hacksaw Ridge
Ryan Gosling - La La Land
Denzel Washington - Fences

International Actress
Amy Adams - Arrival
Viola Davis - Fences
Natalie Portman - Jackie [+see also:
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]

Emma Stone - La La Land

Lifetime Achievement Award
Michael Gambon

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