IFTA Winners Announced


This year’s IFTA Award winners were announced on 8th May.

The Best Script Film was awarded to Frank Berry for Aisha. And the Best Script – Drama to Lisa McGee for Derry Girls.

Full list of IFTA Award Winners 2023:

Best Film
The Banshees of Inisherin

Best Drama
Bad Sisters

Best International Film
All Quiet on the Western Front

George Morrison Feature Documentary
Nothing Compares

Actor in a Lead Role – Film – 2023
Paul Mescal – Aftersun

Actress in a Lead Role – Film
Bríd Ní Neachtain – Róise & Frank

Actress in a Supporting Role – Film
Kerry Condon – The Banshees of Inisherin

Actor in a Supporting Role – Film – 2023
Brendan Gleeson – The Banshees of Inisherin

Director Film
Frank Berry – Aisha

Actor in a Lead Role – Drama
Stephen Rea – The English 

Actress in a Lead Role – Drama
Sharon Horgan – Bad Sisters
Actor in a Supporting Role – Drama
Ciarán Hinds – The Dry

Actress in a Supporting Role – Drama
Ann Marie Duff – Bad Sisters

Best Script Film
Frank Berry – Aisha

The Irish Academy’s Industry Lifetime Achievement Award
Costume Designer Joan Bergin  

Director Drama
Dearbhla Walsh – Bad Sisters

Best Script – Drama
Lisa McGee – Derry Girls

International Actor
Austin Butler – Elvis

International Actress
Cate Blanchett – Tár

Screen Ireland Rising Star – 2023
Aoife McArdle – Director

Best Live Action Short
An Irish Goodbye

Best Animated Short
Soft Tissue

Best Hair & Make-Up
Joe Whelan, Tom McInerney – Vikings: Valhalla

Best Cinematography
Piers McGrail – It Is In Us All

Best Editing
Jonathan Redmond, Matt Villa – Elvis

Best Production Design
Tamara Conboy – Aisha

Best Sound
Aza Hand, Alan Scully, Adrian Conway – The Sparrow

Best Original Score
Sarah Lynch – The Dry

Best Costume Design

Consolata Boyle – Enola Holmes 2

Best VFX

Donal Nolan – The Women King

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