IFTA Film & Drama Awards

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

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

History[edit]

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 ceremonies[edit]

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 Virtual ceremony

References[edit]

  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.

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