The nominees for the 2018 IFTA Film & Drama Awards have been revealed and we are thrilled to announce that Angela's Christmas has received a nomination!
Angela's Christmas has been nominated in the Animated Short Film category along with An Beal Bocht, Departure and Late Afternoon.
Set in Ireland in the 1910s, 'Angela's Christmas' is a funny, heart-warming and poignant story about the power of family and the innocent desire of a child to ensure everyone is safe, warm and loved at Christmas time.
The film stars Oscar nominated Ruth Negga (Loving, Preacher) in the role of Angela’s mother, and Lucy O’Connell (Oscar nominated Song of the Sea) as Angela. The film is written by Will Collins (Song of the Sea, Wolfwalkers) and Damien O’Connor (Anya, Doc McStuffins), and directed by Damien O’Connor. Ellen McCourt, Frank’s widow, serves as an Executive Producer on the project and Malachy McCourt (Brewster’s Millions, The January Man, One Life to Live), Frank McCourt’s brother, and Irish-American actor, writer and politician, provides the narration.
The 2018 IFTA Film & Drama Awards Ceremony takes place on 15th February 2018. The Irish Academy Awards celebrate and honours the very best in Film, Television Drama, Feature Documentary, Live Action Short and Animation.
Congratulations to all the nominees! You can see the full list here.