Element Pictures and Element Distribution have received an impressive 30 nominations in the upcoming Irish Film and Television Awards. 

Paddy Breathnach’s ROSIE has been nominated for 9 awards, including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress in a Lead Role and Script.  Nick Rowland’s critically acclaimed CALM WITH HORSES received 5 nominations; with a nomination for Best Film, Barry Keoghan nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Niamh Algar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.

Element Pictures’ directors Andrew Lowe and Ed Guiney commented “we are delighted with the announcement of 30 nominations for our films and television production. We are also incredibly proud of the nominations for the titles we have acquired through Element Distribution. It has been a fantastic couple of years for Irish film and television, and we are thrilled that these titles are getting a chance to be celebrated. We wish everyone the best of luck at this year’s ceremony!”

Other IFTA nominations for Element Distribution include Dave Tynan’s DUBLIN OLDSCHOOL, receiving 2 nominations with Seána Kerslake and Ian Lloyd Anderson receiving nominations for Actress and Actor in Supporting roles; Shelly Love’s A BUMP ALONG THE WAY which was nominated for 2 awards- Best Film and Bronagh Gallagher for the category for Best Actress in a Lead Role. Andy and Ryan Tohill’s THE DIG received 4 nominations, including Best Film and Moe Dunford receiving a nomination for Best Actor. Maurice Sweeney’s I, DOLOURS received a nomination for the George Morrison Feature Documentary award.

Element Pictures also received 4 nominations in IFTA’s Drama categories for their television production DUBLIN MURDERS, including Sarah Greene receiving a nomination for Best Actress in a Lead Role. Other Element productions that received IFTA nominations are THE LITTLE STRANGER for Sound and Original Music & THE FAVOURITE for VFX.