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AWARDS Ireland

Calvary, The Stag lead IFTA nominations

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Calvary, The Stag lead IFTA nominations
Calvary by John Michael McDonagh

The Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) has announced the shortlist of nominees for the 11th annual Irish Film and Television Awards. John Michael McDonagh’s Calvary [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
interview: John Michael McDonagh
film profile
]
is nominated in the best Film, Director, Script (McDonagh), Actor (Brendon Gleeson), Supporting Actress (Orla O’Rourke) and Original Score (Patrick Cassidy) categories. John Butler’s The Stag [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
is another strong contender, with nominations for best Film, Director, Script (Butler and Peter McDonald), Actor (Andrew Scott), Supporting Actor (Peter McDonald) and Supporting Actress (Amy Huberman).

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12 Years a Slave [+see also:
trailer
making of
interview: Michael Fassbender
film profile
]
, Gravity [+see also:
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making of
film profile
]
, Philomena [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Stephen Frears
film profile
]
and The Wolf of Wall Street will compete in the International Film category. The awards will be presented on April 5 in Dublin.

IFTA CEO Aine Moriarty said, “This year’s nominations showcase to the world what Ireland’s small but excellent film and television community has to offer.  Their hard work over the last 12 months has delivered world-class standards with some of the most diverse and engaging Irish films, dramas and documentaries along with great entertainment and factual programmes. We look forward to acknowledging and celebrating the great work of the home industry on the ceremony night ahead.”

Nominations:

Film
Byzantium [+see also:
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Calvary 
Run & Jump [+see also:
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]

The Sea [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
 
The Stag

Director Film
John Butler - The Stag 
Neil Jordan - Byzantium 
John Michael McDonagh - Calvary 
Ruairi Robinson - Last Days on Mars [+see also:
film review
trailer
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]

Script Film
John Banville -The Sea 
Ailbhe Keogan - Run & Jump 
John Michael McDonagh - Calvary 
John Butler and Peter McDonald - The Stag

Actor in a Lead Role Film
Brendan Gleeson - Calvary 
Domhnall Gleeson - About Time [+see also:
trailer
making of
film profile
]

Ciarán Hinds - The Sea 
Andrew Scott - The Stag

Actress in a Leading Role Film
Antonia Campbell-Hughes - 3096 Days 
Jane McGrath - Black Ice 
Saoirse Ronan - Byzantium 
Kelly Thornton - Life's A Breeze [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]

Actor in a Supporting Role Film
Colin Farrell - Saving Mr. Banks [+see also:
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making of
film profile
]
 
Michael Fassbender - 12 Years A Slave 
Edward MacLiam - Run & Jump 
Peter McDonald - The Stag

Actress in a Supporting Role Film
Sinead Cusack - The Sea 
Fionnula Flanagan - Life's A Breeze 
Amy Huberman - The Stag 
Orla O’Rourke - Calvary

International Film
12 Years a Slave
Gravity
Philomena
The Wolf of Wall Street

International Actor
Leonardo DiCaprio - The Wolf of Wall Street
Michael Douglas - Behind the Candelabra
Chiwetel Ejiofor - 12 Years a Slave
Matthew McConaughey - Dallas Buyers Club

International Actress
Amy Adams - American Hustle
Cate Blanchett - Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock - Gravity
Judi Dench - Philomena

Craft /Technical Categories (film/television)

Costume
Joan Bergin - Vikings
Consolata Boyle - Philomena
Lorna Marie Mugan - Ripper Street
Leonie Prendergast - Moone Boy

Director of Photography
PJ Dillon - Ripper Street
Kate McCullough - Here Was Cuba
Ruairi O’Brien - The Fall
Robbe Ryan - Philomena

Editing
Nick Emerson - Starred Up [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: David Mackenzie
film profile
]

Una Ni Dhonghaile - Ripper Street
Nathan Nugent - Run & Jump
Emer Reynolds - Here Was Cuba

Makeup & Hair
Byzantium
The Fall
Ripper Street
Vikings

Production Design
Tom Conroy - Vikings
Mark Geraghty - Ripper Street
Ton McCullough - The Fall
Donal Woods - Downton Abbey

Original Score
Liam Bates - Earthbound
Patrick Cassidy - Calvary
David Holmes - The Fall
Nick Seymour  - The Summit

Sound
Game of Thrones
Here Was Cuba
Last Days on Mars
Ripper Street

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