IFTA GALA TELEVISION Award Nominations announced October 2, 2015

The High Hopes Choir

The nominations for the 2015 IFTA (Irish Film and Television Academy) Gala Television Awards were announced this morning and we’re pumped to report that a number of Screen Scene posted projects have received the nod at this years event.

My Fathers War has been nominated for Best Sound:

Written and directed by Ruán Magan for Tyrone Productions, ‘My Father’s War’ underwent Full Picture and Audio Post Production here at Screen Scene, where the impossibly cheekboned and adorably petite Emma Butt handled the Sound Edit and Sound Mix. Massive congratulations to her on her impeccable hairstlings and the well deserved nomination!


Geronimo Productions  Nelly and Nora has been nominated for Best Animation – Children / Young Peoples:

Created and produced by Gerard O’Rourke. Directed by Jamie Teehan and developed by Emma Hogan, Nelly and Nora completed post production here at Screen Scene, where Emma Butt handled all the Sound Post, Simon Thornton onlined, and Elish Sheridan supervised.


Close to Evil has been nominated for best Documentary Single:

Directed and Produced by Gerry Gregg (Praxis Pictures) for RTÉ and the Irish Film Board, Aine Casey co-ordinated the full picture and sound post for ‘Close to Evil’ here at Screen Scene, where it was Edited by the supremely talented Juangus Dinsmore. Simon Thornton provided the online for the film, with Mark Fitzpatrick handling the audio mix.


Lords and Ladles is up for best FACTUAL TV show:

Written and Directed by Maurice Linnane for Mind the Gap films, the RTE series completed full picture and sound post here at Screen Scene where it was edited by Juangus Dinsmore with the lovely Martha Meyler cutting ep one. Warren Dowling was the finishing editor, Donal O’Kane was the Colourist, while Emma Butt handled the Sound and John O’Riordan provided the graphics.

Irish Pictorial Weekly is up for Best Comedy:


Produced by Hugh Ormond and Directed by Maurice Linnane, full post production on Irish Pictorial Weekly took place here at Screen Scene, where it was edited by elfin featured lady of the forest, Martha Meyler. The hilarious Barry Murphy has also been nominated for Best Writer -Soap and Comedy for his incredible work on the show.

And The High Hopes Choir received the well deserved nod for best Documentary Series:

Directed by Paul Golding for Tyrone Productions, Juangus Dinsmore edited the moving series here at Screen Scene, where Mark Fitzpatrick handled the sound mix, John O’Riordan supplied the graphics and Warren Dowling onlined. Elish Sheridan Supervised post production.

Massive congrats to all involved on the nominations! 

The 2015 IFTA Gala Television Awards will place at the Double Tree Hotel on Thursday, 22nd October 2015. with TV3 broadcasting a highlights show on October 25. For a full list of of the nominees click here.