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Irish Film Awards: 'Garage,' Mel Gibson

2007 Irish Film Award nominations: February 1, 2008

2007 Irish Film Award winners: Gaiety Theatre in Dublin on February 17, 2008


Best Film
Becoming Jane - (Ecosse Films/Octagon)
Closing the Ring - (The Works UK Distribution)
* Garage - (Element Pictures Distribution)
Kings - (Newgrange Pictures)
Shrooms - (Treasure Entertainment)

Best International Film
Atonement (Universal)
The Bourne Ultimatum (Universal)
La Vie en Rose (Eclipse Pictures)
* The Lives of Others (Lionsgate)

Best Director
* Lenny Abrahamson – Garage (Element Pictures Distribution)
Paddy Breathnach – Shrooms (Treasure Entertainment)
Tom Collins – Kings (Newgrange Pictures)
John Crowley – Boy A (Cuba Pictures)
Robert Quinn – CrÉ na Cille (ROSG)

Best Actor in a Lead Role
Gabriel Byrne – Jindabyne (Revolver Entertainment)
Colm Meaney – Kings (Newgrange Pictures)
Cillian Murphy – Sunshine (Twentieth Century Fox)
Hugh O'Conor – Speed Dating (System 48)
* Pat Shortt – Garage (Element Pictures Distribution)

Best Actress in a Lead Role
See television categories

Best International Actor
George ClooneyMichael Clayton
* Daniel Day Lewis – There Will Be Blood
James McAvoyAtonement
Ulrich Mühe – The Lives of Others

Best International Actress
See "Other" categories

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
* Brendan Conroy – Kings (Newgrange Pictures)
Donal O'Kelly – Kings (Newgrange Pictures)
Conor J Ryan – Garage (Element Pictures Distribution)
Don Wycherley – Speed Dating (System 48)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Elaine Cassidy – And When Did You Last See Your Father (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures Ireland)
Anne Marie Duff – Garage (Element Pictures Distribution)
Gail Fitzpatrick – Strength and Honour (Maron Pictures)
* Saoirse RonanAtonement (Universal)

Best Screenplay
Tom Collins – Kings (Newgrange Pictures)
* Mark O'Halloran – Garage (Element Pictures Distribution)
Mark O'Rowe – Boy A (Cuba Pictures)
Stuart Townsend – Battle in Seattle (Insight Film Studios)



Best Single Drama / Drama Serial
Damage (Subotica Entertainment)
My Boy Jack (Ecosse Films/Octagon Films)
Prosperity (Element Pictures)
* The Running Mate (Rubicon Films)

Best Drama Series / Soap
The Clinic (Parallel Film Productions)
Ros na Rún (EO Teilifís/LÉirithe Thír Eoghain)
Single-Handed (Touchpaper)
* The Tudors (World 2000)

Best Director
* Lenny Abrahamson – Prosperity (Element Pictures)
Brian Kirk – The Tudors (World 2000)
Paul Mercier – Aifric (Telegael Media Group)
Declan Recks – The Running Mate (Rubicon Films)

Best Actor in a Lead Role
Denis Conway – The Running Mate (Rubicon Films)
Michael Gambon – Celebration (Parallel Film Productions)
* Jonathan Rhys MeyersThe Tudors (World 2000)
Don Wycherley – The Running Mate (Rubicon Films)

Best Actress in a Lead Role Film/Television
Clíona Ní Chiosáin – Aifric (Telegael Media Group)
Fionnula Flanagan – Brotherhood (Channel 6)
Brid Ní Neachtain – CrÉ na Cille (ROSG)
* Aisling O'Sullivan – The Clinic (Parallel Film Productions)
Siobhan Shanahan – Prosperity (Element Pictures)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
* Nick Dunning – The Tudors (World 2000)
Leroy Harris – Prosperity (Element Pictures)
Eamonn Hunt – The Running Mate (Rubicon Films)
Gary Lydon – The Clinic (Parallel Film Productions)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Dawn Bradfield – The Clinic (Parallel Film Productions)
* Maria Doyle Kennedy – The Tudors (World 2000)
Fionnula Flanagan – Paddywhackery (Dough Productions)
Amy Huberman – The Clinic (Parallel Film Productions)

Best Screenplay
Marcus Fleming – The Running Mate (Rubicon Films)
* Mark O'Halloran – Prosperity (Element Pictures)
Daniel O'Hara, Paddy C.Courtney – Paddywhackery (Dough Productions)
Aisling Walsh – Damage (Subotica Entertainment)



Best Director of Photography
PJ Dillon – Kings (Newgrange Pictures)
* Seamus McGarvey – Atonement (Universal)
Peter Robertson – Garage (Element Pictures Distribution)
Ciaran Tanham – Northanger Abbey (Octagon Films)

Best Editing
* Dermot Diskin – Kings (Newgrange Pictures)
Stephen O'Connell – Damage (Subotica Entertainment)
Isobel Stephenson – Garage (Element Pictures Distribution)
Gareth Young – The Running Mate (Rubicon Films)

Best Original Score
* Pol Brennan – Kings (Newgrange Pictures)
Jim Lockhart – CrÉ na Cille (ROSG)
Stephen McKeon – The Running Mate (Rubicon Films)
Stephen Rennicks – Garage (Element Pictures Distribution)

Best Production Design
* Tom Conroy – The Tudors (World 2000)
David Craig – Kings (Newgrange Pictures)
Tom Mc Cullagh – Closing the Ring (The Works UK Distribution)
Padraig O'Neill – Garage (Element Pictures Distribution)

Best Costume Design
* Joan Bergin – The Tudors (World 2000)
Maggie Donnelly – Kings (Newgrange Pictures)
Lorna Marie Mugan – My Boy Jack (Ecosse Films/Octagon Films)
Eimer Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh – Becoming Jane (Ecosse Films/Octagon)

Best Sound
Becoming Jane – Nick Adams, Tom Johnson, Mervyn Moore (Ecosse Films/Octagon)
Garage – Niall Brady, John Fitzgerald, Robert Flanagan (Element Pictures Distribution)
* Kings – Ken Galvin, Ronan Hill, Dominic Weaver (Newgrange Pictures)
My Boy Jack – Brendan Deasy, Ken Galvin, Nikki Moss (Ecosse Films/Octagon Films)

Best Hair & Makeup
Muriel Bell, Pamela Smyth – Kings (Newgrange Pictures)
Morna Ferguson, Lorraine Glynn – My Boy Jack (Ecosse Films/Octagon Films)
Tom McInerney, Sandra Kelly – Prosperity (Element Pictures)
* Jennifer Hegarty, Dee Corcoran – The Tudors (World 2000)



Best Children's / Youth Programme
* Aifric (Telegael Media Group)
The CafÉ (RTÉ)
Cúla Cairde (Tobar Productions)
Skunk Fu! (Cartoon Saloon)

Best Current Affairs Programme
Election 2007 – Results Coverage (RTÉ)
Prime Time Investigates – Buyer Beware (RTÉ)
* Prime Time Investigates – Not Seen, Not Heard (RTÉ)
Spotlight: The Pitbull Sting - (BBC Northern Ireland)

Best Documentary Series
* The Hospice (Yellow Asylum Films)
Imeacht Na N'Iarlaí /Flight of The Earls (BBC NI)
Mobs Mheirceá (Abú Media)
Scannal (RTÉ)
Surgeons (Mint Productions)

Best Single Documentary
Arts Lives: The Undertaking (Littlebird)
* At Home with the Clearys (Tern Television)
Bloody Sunday – A Derry Diary (Besom Productions)
Get Collins (Mint Productions)
Ireland's Nazis (Tile Films)
Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten (Parallel Films)

Best Entertainment
Dan & Becs (Accomplice Television)
Killinaskully (Shortt Comedy Theatre Company)
Naked Camera (Scratch Films)
* The Podge & Rodge Show (RTÉ)

Best Factual Entertainment
* Diarmuid's Pony Kids (Vision Independent Pictures)
Families in Trouble (Stopwatch Television)
Hector – Mo Rogha San Oz (Good Company Productions)
No Experience Required (Liberty Films)

Best News Programme
* BBC Newsline – BBC Northern Ireland
Nuacht RTÉ/TG4 – RTÉ/TG4
RTÉ News – RTÉ
TV3 News @ 5.30 – TV3

Best Sports Program
20 Moments That Shook Irish Sport (Liberty Films)
Red Mist (Wildfire Films/Setanta Sports)
Rugby World Cup 2007 (TV3/Hot Air Productions)
Six Nations: Ireland's v England (RTÉ)
* Tall, Dark & Ó'hAilpín (Telegael Media Group)



Best Special Irish Language Award
Aifric (Telegael Media Group)
CrÉ na Cille (ROSG)
* Kings (Newgrange Pictures)
Paddywhackery (Dough Productions)

People's Choice Award for Best International Actress
Cate BlanchettElizabeth: The Golden Age
Jodie FosterThe Brave One
Keira KnightleyAtonement
* Hilary SwankPS I Love You

Best Rising Star Award (Sponsored by the Irish Film Board)
Cecilia Ahern – Writer
Mark Mahon – Producer
Martin McCann – Actor
Marian Quinn – Director
* Saoirse Ronan – Actress

Best Animation
Ding Dong Denny O'Reilly's History of Ireland (Brown Bag Films)
* Skunk Fu! (Cartoon Saloon)
The Ugly Duckling and Me (Magma Films)
Wobblyland (Brown Bag Films)

Best Short
Deep Breaths (PJ Dillon & Alex Jones)
Hesitation (Virginia Gilbert & Julien Berlan / Michelle Eastwood / Antonin Dedet)
* New Boy (Steph Green /Tamara Anghie)
No Regrets (Colm Quinn)
The Wednesdays (Conor Ferguson & AnneMarie Naughton)

Sony Bravia TV Personality of the Year
Stephen Nolan - BBC Northern Ireland
Michelle Doherty - Channel 6
Kathy Hoffman - City Channel
* Kathryn Thomas - RTÉ
Paul Dempsey – Setanta Sports
Síle Ní Bhraonáin - TG4
Lorraine Keane - TV3
Julian Simmons – UTV

Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema: Mel Gibson

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