12th Irish Film & Television Awards

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12th IFTA Film & Drama Awards
Date 24 May 2015 (2015-05-24)
Site Mansion House, Dublin (Film Awards)
Hosted by Caroline Morahan (Film Awards)
Highlights
Best Film Song of the Sea
Best Direction Lenny Abrahamson
Frank
Best Actor Moe Dunford
Patrick's Day
Best Actress Deirdre O'Kane
Noble
Most awards Frank (3), Patrick's Day (3), Love/Hate (3)
Most nominations Frank (9), Patrick's Day (9)
Television coverage
Channel TV3 (highlights of the film awards 1 June)

The IFTA Film & Drama Awards took place at the Mansion House on May 24, 2015 in Dublin

Jim Sheridan received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Awards Ceremony which was presented by Sean Bean.[1][2][3][4] Caroline Morahan hosted the film awards ceremony on 24 May.[5][6][7] The new format for the Film & Drama Awards proved a huge success and a night of great enjoyment and networking for the industry.[8]

Film Awards[edit]

The nominations for the IFTA Film & Drama Awards were announced on 29 April 2015.

Awards were presented in 27 categories.[9][10]

Film categories[edit]

Film
Director in Film
Script Film
Actor in a Lead Role in a Feature Film
Actress in a Lead Role in a Feature Film
Actor in a Supporting Role in a Feature Film
Actress in a Supporting Role in a Feature Film
Irish Film Board Rising Star
George Morrison Feature Documentary
  • Blood Fruit - Ferndale Films
  • In A House That Ceased To Be - Atlantic Film Alliance
  • One Million Dubliners - Underground Films
  • Road - DoubleBand Films
  • Unbreakable - Ross Whitaker
Short Film
Animation
  • An Ode to Love- Matthew Darragh
  • Fresh Cut Grass- Boulder Media
  • Somewhere Down the Line- Julien Regnard
  • The Ledge End of Phil (from accounting) - Paul Morris

International categories[edit]

International Film sponsored by American Airlines
International Actor
International Actress

Television Drama categories[edit]

Best Drama – In Association with the BAI
Director Drama
Script Drama
Actor in a Lead Role in Drama
Actress in a Lead Role Drama
Actor in a Supporting Role in Drama
Actress in a Supporting Role in Drama

Craft/Technical categories (Film/TV Drama)[edit]

Costume Design
Production Design
Editing
Cinematography
Make-up & Hair Sponsored by M·A·C
Original Score
Sound

Television Awards[edit]

The nominations for the Television Awards were announced on 2 October 2015.[11][12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jim Sheridan To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 12th IFTA Awards". IFTA. 25 May 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "IFTA: Frank, Patrick's Day and Love/Hate the big winners". Irish Times. 25 May 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "IFTA ANNOUNCES WINNERS 2015". IFTA. 25 May 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "IFTA Award Winners". Irish Mirror. 25 May 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "Caroline Morahan will host the IFTAs 2015". Irish Examiner. 12 May 2015. Retrieved 19 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "Caroline Morahan to Host IFTA Film & Drama Awards". IFTA. 12 May 2015. Retrieved 19 May 2015. 
  7. ^ "Live updates from the 2015 Irish Film and Television Awards". Irish Examiner. 25 May 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2015. 
  8. ^ "Take A Bow IFTA Awards". Irish Examiner. 25 May 2015. Retrieved 25 May 2015. 
  9. ^ "IFTA Awards 2015 winners - Love/Hate Frank and Jim Sheridan". Irish Examiner. 25 May 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2015. 
  10. ^ "Animated Film 'Song of the Sea' Wins Top Prize at Irish Film and Television Awards". Variety. 25 May 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2015. 
  11. ^ "IFTA Television Awards 2015 nominations revealed - new TV3 soap Red Rock leads with 7 noms". Irish Independent. 2 October 2015. Retrieved 7 October 2015. 
  12. ^ "IFTA Television Awards 2015: Nominees". IFTA.ie. 7 October 2015. Retrieved 7 October 2015. 

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