IRISH FILM & TELEVISION AWARD NOMINATIONS



With awards season in full gear, Hartswood Films’ highly acclaimed series Sherlock continues to rack up nominations. This time Andrew Scott’s portrayal of Sherlock’s nemesis Jim Moriarty has been nominated in the Best Actor in a Supporting Television Role category in the Irish Film & Television Awards.

Other nominees in the category include Peter Coonan for Love/Hate, Allen Leech for Downton Abbey and Chris O’Dowd for Moone Boy.

This is not the first time Dublin-born Scott has been recognized for the role, as he was awarded with a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actor in 2012.

The Irish Film & Television Awards celebrate outstanding Irish creativity, talent and achievement in the film and television industries, in both Ireland and internationally. The winners will be announced on Saturday 9th February



FILM

Death of a Superhero (Michael Garland, Astrid Kahmke, Bavaria Pictures, Grand Pictures)
Good Vibrations (Chris Martin, Andrew Eaton, Canderblinks Films)
Grabbers (David Collins, Martina Niland, Forward Films, High Treason Productions, Samson Films)
Shadow Dancer (Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, Element Pictures)
What Richard Did (Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, Element Pictures)



DIRECTOR FILM

Lenny Abrahamson, What Richard Did (Element Pictures)
Pat Collins, Silence (South Wind Blows and Harvest Films)
Ian Fitzgibbon, Death of a Superhero (Bavaria Pictures, Grand Pictures)
Martin McDonagh, Seven Psychopaths (Momentum Pictures)



SCRIPT FILM

Malcolm Campbell, What Richard Did (Element Pictures)
Kevin Lehane, Grabbers (Forward Films, High Treason Productions, Samson Films)
Martin McDonagh, Seven Psychopaths (MomentumPictures)
Kieron J Walsh, Jump (Hotshot Films)



ACTOR FILM

Richard Dormer, Good Vibrations (Canderblinks Films)
Colin Farrell, Seven Psychopaths (MomentumPictures)
Martin McCann, Jump (Hotshot Films)
Jack Reynor, What Richard Did (Element Pictures)



ACTRESS FILM

Ruth Bradley, Grabbers (Forward Films, High Treason Productions, Samson Films)
Anne Marie Duff, Sanctuary (Venom Films, Wajda Studio)
Roisin Murphy, What Richard Did (Element Pictures)
Seana Kerslake, Dollhouse (The Factory)



SUPPORTING ACTOR FILM

Domhnall Gleeson, Anna Karenina (Universal Pictures)
Ciaran Hinds, The Woman in Black (Momentum Pictures)
Michael McElhatton, Death of a Superhero (Bavaria Pictures, Grand Pictures)
David Wilmot, Shadow Dancer (Element Pictures)



SUPPORTING ACTRESS FILM

Bríd Brennan, Shadow Dancer (Element Pictures)
Bronagh Gallagher, Grabbers (Forward Films, High Treason Productions, Samson Films)
Charlene McKenna, Jump (Hotshot Films)
Gabrielle Reidy, What Richard Did (Element Pictures)



SPECIAL IRISH LANGUAGE

Bernard Dunne's Bród Club (Production Team, Independent Pictures)
Congo 1961 (Akajava Films)
Lón sa Spéir – Men at Lunch (Sean & Eamonn Ó'Cualáin, Sónta)
Rásaí na Gaillimhe (Great Western Films)


TELEVISION DRAMA
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The Borgias (Neil Jordan, James Flynn, Octagon Films)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Love/Hate (Suzanne McAuley, Steve Matthews, Octagon Films)
Titanic: Blood and Steel (Paul Myler, Roberto Minni, Ciaran Donnelly, Epos Films)



DIRECTOR TV DRAMA

David Caffrey, Love Hate (Octagon Films)
Ciaran Donnelly, Titanic: Blood and Steel (Epos Films)
Declan Lowney, Moone Boy (Grand Pictures, Baby Cow Productions, Hot Cod Productions and Sprout Pictures for Sky 1)
Aisling Walsh, Loving Miss Hatto (Left Bank Pictures)



SCRIPT DRAMA

Stuart Carolan, Love/Hate (Octagon Films)
Colin Heber-Percy & Lyall Watson, Saving the Titanic (Tile Films)
Neil Jordan, The Borgias (Octagon Films)
Chris O’Dowd & Nick Vincent Murphy, Moone Boy (Grand Pictures, Baby Cow Productions, Hot Cod Productions and Sprout Pictures for Sky 1)



Actor TV

Gabriel Byrne, Secret State (Company Pictures)
Colm Meaney, Hell on Wheels (Endemol)
Robert Sheehan, Love/Hate (Octagon Films)
Tom Vaughan Lawlor, Love/Hate (Octagon Films)



Actress TV

Orla Brady, Sinbad (Possible Pictures)
Carrie Crowley, Rasai na Gaillimhe (Great Western Films)
Amy Huberman, Threesome (Big Talk Productions)
Charlie Murphy, Love/Hate (Octagon Films)



Supporting Actor TV

Peter Coonan, Love/Hate (Octagon Films)
Allen Leech, Downton Abbey (Carnival Films)
Chris O’Dowd, Moone Boy (Grand Pictures, Baby Cow Productions, Hot Cod Productions and Sprout Pictures for Sky 1)
Andrew Scott, Sherlock (Hartswood Films)



Supporting Actress TV

Cathy Belton, Roy (Jam Media)
Susan Loughnane, Love/Hate (Octagon Films)
Ruth Negga, Secret State (Channel 4)
Deirdre O’Kane, Moone Boy (Grand Pictures, Baby Cow Productions, Hot Cod Productions and Sprout Pictures for Sky 1)

The rest of the nominations/categories can be found @ SOURCE IFTA WEBSITE





SOURCE IFTA WEBSITE
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I'm really sorry, Andrew Scott. I love you any everything, but Chris O'Dowd for all the awards. Also, I always feel awkward labelling Irish posts with the "British" tag when an "Irish" tag doesn't also exist :/