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‘Banshees of Inisherin,’ ‘Bad Sisters’ ‘Aftersun’ Win 2023 IFTAs – The Hollywood Reporter



Martin McDonagh’s nine-fold Oscar nominee The Banshees of Inisherin, snubbed at this 12 months’s Academy Awards, was an enormous winner on the 2023 Irish Movie and TV Awards (IFTAs), profitable three trophies, together with for greatest movie, greatest supporting actor for Brendan Gleeson and greatest supporting actress for Kerry Condon.

Aftersun star Paul Mescal, one other snubbed 2023 Oscar nominee, additionally gained over the house crowd, profitable his first IFTA award as greatest actor for his flip in Charlotte Wells’ acclaimed debut.

Austin Butler’s flip as Elvis in Baz Luhrmann’s musical biopic, one other Oscar-nominated efficiency that didn’t win over the U.S. Academy, wowed IFTA voters, who gave the younger American the award for the very best worldwide actor. Similarily, Cate Blanchett’s Oscar-nominated greatest actress flip in Tár was IFTA’s decide for its greatest worldwide actress honor.

However IFTA voters agreed with the American Academy on Oscar winner All Quiet on the Western Entrance, handing Edward Berger’s WWI drama their greatest worldwide movie honor.

The IFTAs acknowledge and honor excellence in Irish movie and tv, celebrating the excellent achievements of filmmakers, actors, administrators and different professionals within the trade.

Frank Berry picked up two IFTAs — greatest director and greatest screenplay — for his refugee drama Aisha, starring Letitia Wright.

On the TV entrance, AppleTV+ collection Dangerous Sisters was the large winner, taking dwelling 4 awards, together with greatest drama, greatest actress honors for star (and creator) Sharon Horgan, greatest director for Dearbhla Walsh, and greatest supporting actress for Anne-Marie Duff.

Veteran costume designer Joan Bergin (Vikings, The Tudors) was offered with the Irish Academy’s trade lifetime achievement award by multi-Oscar nominee Jim Sheridan (Within the Title of the Father, My Left Foot) for her contribution to the Irish and worldwide display screen trade, throughout each movie and tv. The George Morrison Function Documentary Award went to Kathryn Ferguson’s Nothing Compares on the life and profession of Irish pop star Sinéad O’Connor.

Full checklist of 2023 IFTA winners

Greatest Movie: The Banshees of Inisherin

Director — Movie: Frank Berry – Aisha

Actor in a Lead Function – Movie: Paul MescalAftersun

Actress in a Lead Function – Movie: Bríd Ní Neachtain – Róise & Frank

Actress in a Supporting Function – Movie: Kerry Condon – The Banshees of Inisherin

Actor in a Supporting Function – Movie: Brendan Gleeson – The Banshees of Inisherin

George Morrison Function Documentary: Nothing Compares

Greatest Screenplay — Movie: Frank Berry – Aisha

Greatest Worldwide Movie: All Quiet on the Western Entrance

Greatest Worldwide Actor: Austin Butler – Elvis

Greatest Worldwide Actress: Cate Blanchett – Tár

Greatest TV Drama: Dangerous Sisters

Director TV Drama: Dearbhla Walsh – Dangerous Sisters

Actor in a Lead Function – TV Drama: Stephen Rea – The English

Actress in a Lead Function – TV Drama: Sharon Horgan – Dangerous Sisters

Actor in a Supporting Function – TV Drama: Ciarán Hinds – The Dry

Actress in a Supporting Function – TV Drama: Ann Marie Duff – Dangerous Sisters

Greatest Screenplay – TV Drama: Lisa McGee – Derry Women

Greatest Hair & Make-Up: Joe Whelan, Tom McInerney – Vikings: Valhalla

Greatest Cinematography: Piers McGrail – It Is In Us All

Greatest Enhancing: Jonathan Redmond, Matt Villa – Elvis

Greatest Manufacturing Design: Tamara Conboy – Aisha

Greatest Sound: Aza Hand, Alan Scully, Adrian Conway – The Sparrow

Greatest Unique Rating: Sarah Lynch – The Dry

Greatest Costume Design: Consolata Boyle – Enola Holmes 2

Greatest VFX: Donal Nolan – The Girls King

Greatest Dwell Motion Quick: An Irish Goodbye

Greatest Animated Quick: Tender Tissue

Display Eire Rising Star – 2023: Director Aoife McArdle

The Irish Academy’s Business Lifetime Achievement Award: Costume Designer Joan Bergin

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