Midlands Nominations Aplenty At This Year's IFTAs

The winners will be announced next month.

Two midlands stars have received nominations at this year's IFTAs.

Tullamore man Sam Keeley has been shortlisted for Lead Actor in a Drama for crime series Kin.

The gangland drama leads the way with 13 nominations, including Best Drama, Best Director, Best Script, and Actress and Actor in a Lead Role.

Mullingar's Niamh Algar is in the running for both Lead Actress in a Film and Lead Actress in a Drama for her performances in Censor and Deceit.

While animated short film Bardo - directed by Portlaoise native Aisling Conroy - is also among the nominees, as is Daingean-based production company Mixed Bag Media for short film Nothing to Declare.

Managing Director of Mixed Bag Media, Garret Daly, has been speaking to Will Faulkner about the nomination:

The 18th Irish Film and Television Academy awards ceremony will be held during a televised, virtual event on March 12th.


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