The Nominations are in.

The long-awaited list of Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) nominations dropped this morning and there are more than a few Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival features on the ballot. Here is a comprehensive list of the IFTA nominees at this year's festival:

GEORGE MORRISON FEATURE DOCUMENTARY AWARD

Young Plato is nominated for the George Morrison Feature Documentary Award "which charts the dream of a Headmaster his dedicated, visionary team illustrating how critical thinking and pastoral care can empower & encourage children to see beyond the limitations of their own community."

Young Plato is Lord Mayor's Gala pick for this year's festival. Find out more here.

BEST FILM NOMINEES 2022

The following Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival features are up for nominations in the Best Film 2022 Category:

  1. An Cailín Ciúin
  2. You Are Not My Mother
  3. Deadly Cuts (Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2021 entry)

LEAD ACTING CATEGORIES

The following Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival features are up for nominations in the Leading Acting Category:

  1. Catherine Clinch in her breakout debut role as the titular ‘Quiet Girl’ in An Cailín Ciúin
  2. Hazel Doupe as the young girl Char whose missing mother returns drastically changed in the terrifying You Are Not My Mother 
  3. Moe Dunford whose performance in Nightride saw him deliver a powerful performance in a single 90-minute take while driving in Stephen Fingleton’s one-take crime thriller
  4. Angeline Ball for her role as the matriarch to Deadly Cuts’ vigilante hair-stylists (Virgin Media Dublin International Film 2021 entry)

SUPPORTING ACTING CATEGORIES

The following Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival features are up for nominations in the Supporting Acting Category:

Carrie Crowley who plays Eibhlín Cinnsealach, foster-parent to Catherine Clinch’s Cáit in An Cailín Ciúin

SCRIPT FILM

Kate Dolan - You Are Not My Mother

COSTUME DESIGN

Louise Stanton - An Cailín Ciúin

SHORT FILM

  1. Harvest - Part of our Shorts Programme 1
  2. Nothing to Declare - Part of our Shorts Programme 3
  3. The Colour Between - Part of our Shorts Programme 3
  4. The Passion - Part of our Shorts Programme 3

SOUND

Steve Fanagan, John "Bob" Brennan, & Brendan Rehill - An Cailín Ciúin

CINEMATOGRAPHY

  1. Kate McCullough - An Cailín Ciúin
  2. Narayan Van Maele - You Are Not My Mother

ORIGINAL MUSIC

  1. Die Hexen - You Are Not My Mother
  2. Stephen Rennicks - An Cailín Ciúin

EDITING

John Murphy - An Cailín Ciúin

PRODUCTION DESIGN

  1. Emma Lowney - An Cailín Ciúin
  2. Joe Fallover - Wolf
  3. Tamara Conboy - Deadly Cuts

Ticket information:

Harvest is part of our Shorts Programme 1

Wolf tickets here.

You Are Not My Mother (online) here.

Nightride tickets here.

An Cailín Ciúin (sold out)