5th Irish Film & Television Awards

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5th Irish Film & Television Awards
Date17 February 2008
SiteGaiety Theatre, Dublin
Hosted byRyan Tubridy
Best FilmGarage
Best ActorPat Shortt
Best ActressAisling O'Sullivan
The Clinic
Most awardsKings (5)
Most nominationsKings (14)

The 5th Annual Irish Film & Television Awards took place on 17 February 2008 at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin, honouring Irish film and television released in 2007.[1][2][3]



International Film

Director Film

Script Film

Actor in a Lead Role Film

Actor in a Supporting Role Film

Actress in a Supporting Role Film

International Actor


Single Drama / Drama Serial

Drama Series / Soap

Director Television

Script Television

Actor in a Lead Role Television

Actor in a Supporting Role Television

Actress in a Lead Role Film/Television

Actress in a Supporting Role Television


Costume Design

Director of Photography


Hair & Makeup

Original Score

Production Design


  • Ken Galvin, Ronan Hill, Dominic Weaver – Kings
    • Becoming Jane – Nick Adams, Tom Johnson, Mervyn Moore
    • Garage – Niall Brady, John Fitzgerald, Robert Flanagan
    • My Boy Jack – Brendan Deasy, Ken Galvin, Nikki Moss

Other television[edit]

Children's / Youth Programme

Current Affairs Programme

Documentary Series

  • The Hospice
    • Imeacht Na N'Iarlaí /Flight of The Earls
    • Mobs Mheirceá
    • Scannal
    • Surgeons

Single Documentary


Factual Entertainment

  • Diarmuid's Pony Kids
    • Families in Trouble
    • Hector – Mo Rogha San Oz
    • No Experience Required

News Programme


  • Tall, Dark & Ó hAilpín

Other awards[edit]

Special Irish Language Award

Irish Film Board Rising Star 2008


Short Film

Pantene People's Choice Award for Best International Actress

Sony Bravia TV Personality of the Year

Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema


  1. ^ "Rhys Myers drama dominates IFTAs". Irish Examiner. 17 February 2008.
  2. ^ "Russo for the IFTAs - Movie News • Movies.ie - Irish Cinema Site". 11 February 2008.
  3. ^ "Kings, Garage rule IFTAs". Cineuropa - the best of european cinema.
  4. ^ "Dublin prepares for IFTA's". Breaking News. 17 February 2008.