IFTA Film & Drama Awards

The IFTA Film & Drama Awards are awards given by the Irish Film & Television Academy for Irish television and film, the awards began in 1999.

IFTA Film & Drama Award
Current: 16th Irish Film & Television Awards
CountryIreland
Presented byIFTA
First awarded1999
Websitehttp://www.ifta.ie/

HistoryEdit

The first Irish Film & Television Awards Ceremony took place in Dublin in 1999. Following growth of the Irish film and television industries, the Academy in 2015 split the Awards into two ceremonies: the IFTA Film & Drama Awards and the IFTA Television Awards, which take place in April and October respectively. The ceremonies recognise Irish creative talent working in film, drama, and television. Winners receive a cast bronze statuette.

Previous ceremoniesEdit

 
James Nesbitt hosted the first, second and third event.
 
Ryan Tubridy hosted the fourth, fifth and sixth event.
 
Victoria Smurfit hosted the seventh event.
 
Laura Whitmore co-hosted the eleventh event.

The following is a listing of all Irish Film Television Awards Ceremonies since its inaugural event in 1999.

Ceremony Date Best Film winner Host(s) Venue
Irish Film & Television Awards 28 November 1999 The General (film) Marian Finucane RTÉ Studios Dublin[1]
Irish Film & Television Awards 6 December 2000 Angela's Ashes (film)[2] Marie Jones The Waterfront, Belfast[3]
1st Irish Film & Television Awards 1 November 2003 Intermission James Nesbitt Burlington Hotel
2nd Irish Film & Television Awards 30 October 2004 Omagh James Nesbitt Burlington Hotel
3rd Irish Film & Television Awards 5 November 2005 Pavee Lackeen James Nesbitt Royal Dublin Society
4th Irish Film & Television Awards 10 February 2007 The Wind That Shakes the Barley Ryan Tubridy Royal Dublin Society
5th Irish Film & Television Awards 17 February 2008 Garage Ryan Tubridy Gaiety Theatre
6th Irish Film & Television Awards 14 February 2009 Hunger Ryan Tubridy Burlington Hotel
7th Irish Film & Television Awards 20 February 2010 The Eclipse Victoria Smurfit Burlington Hotel
8th Irish Film & Television Awards 12 February 2011 As If I Am Not There Simon Delaney Convention Centre
9th Irish Film & Television Awards 11 February 2012 The Guard Simon Delaney Convention Centre
10th Irish Film & Television Awards 9 February 2013 What Richard Did Simon Delaney Convention Centre
11th Irish Film & Television Awards 5 April 2014 Calvary Simon Delaney
Laura Whitmore
DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin – Burlington Road
12th Irish Film & Television Awards 24 May 2015 Song of the Sea Caroline Morahan Mansion House
IFTA Gala Television Awards 2015 22 October 2015 N/A Amanda Byram DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin – Burlington Road
13th Irish Film & Television Awards 9 April 2016 Room Deirdre O'Kane Mansion House
14th Irish Film & Television Awards 8 April 2017 A Date for Mad Mary Deirdre O'Kane Mansion House
15th Irish Film & Television Awards 15 February 2018 Michael Inside Deirdre O'Kane Mansion House
16th Irish Film & Television Awards 18 October 2020 Ordinary Love and Black ’47 Deirdre O'Kane Virtual ceremony
17th Irish Film & Television Awards 4 July 2021 Wolfwalkers Gráinne Seoige[4] Virtual ceremony

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ DWYER, MICHAEL (27 November 1999). "Our very own BAFTAs". The Irish Times. Retrieved 19 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Irish Film and Television Awards 2000". IMDB. Retrieved 19 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Stars hit Belfast for the IFTA Awards". IFTN. 7 December 2000. Retrieved 19 October 2020.
  4. ^ Smith, Simone (19 June 2021). "Grainne Seoige 'honoured' to host this year's IFTA awards". EVOKE.ie. Retrieved 20 June 2021.

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