IFTA Nominations Announced for the IFTA Film and Drama Awards 2020

23rd July 2020 by admin

The Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) has announced the 2020 IFTA Nominations for the Irish Academy Awards across 25 categories in Film and Drama.

Below is a list of members nominated for their work.

Please note that the Best Film Nominees this year have been split into two categories  – Film 2019 and Film 2020, while other categories have been expanded from 4 to 6 nominees to reflect the work from over the last two years.

Pierce Ryan

Black 47 was nominated for Best Film 2019 at the IFTA Film and Drama Awards 2020. Pierce Ryan wrote the script with PJ Dillon and Eugene O’Brien.

Carmel Winters

Float Like a Butterfly was nominated for Best Film 2019 at the IFTA Film and Drama Awards 2020. Carmel Winters wrote the script as well as directing this ZeBBie-winning drama.

Carmel was also nominated for Best Script Film for Float Like a Butterfly.

Roddy Doyle

Rosie was nominated for Best Film 2019 at the IFTA Film and Drama Awards 2020. Roddy Doyle wrote the script for Rosie, which was directed by Paddy Breathnach.

Roddy was also nominated for Best Script Film for Rosie.

Stuart Drennan

The Dig was nominated for Best Film 2019 at the IFTA Film and Drama Awards 2020. Stuart Drennan wrote the script for The Dig, which was directed by Andy Tohill and Ryan Tohill.

Lee Cronin

The Hole in the Ground was nominated for Best Film 2019 at the IFTA Film and Drama Awards 2020. Lee Cronin and Stephen Shields wrote the script forThe Hole in the Ground, which was directed by Lee Cronin.

Mark O’Halloran

Rialto was nominated for Best Script Film at the IFTA Film and Drama Awards 2020. Mark O’Halloran wrote the script, which was directed by Peter Mackie Burns.

Tristan Heanue

Ciúnas (Silence) was nominated for Best Short Film at the IFTA Film and Drama Awards 2020. Tristan Heanue wrote the script and directed the film.

Ronan Blaney

Here’s Looking at you Kid! was nominated for Best Short Film at the IFTA Film and Drama Awards 2020. Ronan Blaney wrote the script, which was directed by Michael Lennox.

Tracy Martin

Sister This was nominated for Best Short Film at the IFTA Film and Drama Awards 2020. Tracy Martin wrote the script, which was directed by Claire Byrne.

Paul Webster

The Vasectomy Doctor was nominated for Best Short Film at the IFTA Film and Drama Awards 2020. Paul Webster wrote the script and directed the film.

Hugh O’Conor

The Overcoat was nominated for Best Animated Short at the IFTA Film and Drama Awards 2020. Hugh O’Conor wrote the script, which was directed by Sean Mullen.

View the full list of nominations here.

The Academy is currently finalising plans for a bespoke virtual 2020 Awards Ceremony scheduled for September with full details to be announced shortly.

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