The Irish Film & TV Academy (IFTA) has announced the nominees for this year̵7;s Screen Ireland – IFTA Rising Star Awards.
Five Nominees Aoife McArdle (Director – Separation), Danielle Galligan (Actor – lakelands), Daryl McCormack (Actor – bad sistersgood luck to you, leo grande), Anna Hardwick (Actor – lakelands), and Catherine Ferguson (Director – nothing compares,
Past winners of the IFTA Rising Star Award include Saoirse Ronan, Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleeson, John Michael McDonagh, Sarah Greene, Gerard Barrett and Jamie Dornan.
Announcing the nominees, the Irish Academy said this year’s group of Rising Stars represented a new “vanguard of the next wave of Irish screen talent”.
“Ireland has recently enjoyed a record-breaking year for film and television production. Last year Irish directors, writers, producers, cast and crew created world-class stories that captivated audiences around the world.
Selected by a special jury, the winner will be announced at the 20th IFTA Awards ceremony in Dublin on 7 May. Apple’s Comedy Series bad sisters and Martin McDonagh’s latest feature, Banshee of InishrinTake the lead in this year’s nominations.
bad sisters led film and TV with 12 nominations, including Best Drama, Lead Actress (Sharon Horgan), Director (Dearbella Walsh), and four nominations each in Supporting Actress for Anne-Marie Duff, Eva Birthistle, Eve Hewson and Sarah Greene.
Banshee of Inishrin It received 11 nominations, including Best Picture as well as Best Director and Screenplay for Martin McDonagh. Colin Farrell, Barry Keoghan, Brendan Gleeson and Kerry Condon also pop up in the acting categories.
Latest photo of Irish filmmaker Frank Berry Ayesha trails bad sisters And banshees With ten nominations. The film follows a young Nigerian woman, played by Letitia Wright, who struggles to navigate the asylum system in Ireland.
Paul Mescal also received two nominations: the first in the Best Actor category for his leading role in Charlotte Wells’ film debut, and the second for Best Supporting Actor. creatures of godwhere he works with Emily Watson.
See full list of nominations Here,