Archive for January 9th, 2009

IFTA ‘09 Shortlist

9th January 2009

The Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) announced the shortlist of nominees for the 6th Annual Irish Film and Television Awards, which will take place on Saturday 14th February at the Burlington Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin.

There are 37 award categories that range across film and television. A full list of all the nominees is available from the web site, but here are the two categories that should interest our members most:

Best Script Film

  • Lance Daly, Kisses – (Element Pictures Distribution)
  • Mark Doherty, A Film With Me In It – (Parallel Film Productions)
  • Martin McDonagh, In Bruges – (Universal Pictures International)
  • Enda Walsh, Hunger – (Blast! Films)

Best Script Television

  • Stuart Carolan & Barry Murphy, Little White Lie – Element Pictures (RTÉ)
  • Rob Heyland, Whistleblower – Saffron Pictures (RTÉ)
  • Graham Linehan, The I.T. Crowd – (Talkback Thames)
  • Peter McKenna, The Clinic – Parallel Film Productions (RTÉ)