Run and Jump, Life’s a Breeze, and The Summit nominated for Irish Film and Television Awards

Posted February 27, 2014 by Suzanne Murray in News
Run & Jump
Run & Jump

Wildcard Distribution would like to congratulate all the cast and crew involved in Irish filmmaking receiving Irish Film and Television Award nominations today. The 11th annual Irish Film and Television Awards will take place on Saturday 5th April at the Double Tree Hilton in Dublin, and will be broadcast live on RTE. Wildcard Distribution film releases have been widely recognised by the IFTA Academy.

Run and Jump, directed by Steph Green, written by Ailbhe Keogan, and produced by Tamara Anghie, and Samson Film’s David Collins, and Martina Niland has been nominated for four IFTAs, including Best Film. A Best Script nomination goes to Ailbhe Keogan, while Edward MacLiam receives a nod for Actor in a Supporting Role, and Nathan Nugent for Best Editing, in the combined Film/Drama category. Run and Jump will be coming to Irish cinemas in May.

Newcomer Kelly Thornton, who won the Bingham Ray New Talent Award at last year’s Galway Film Fleadh, receives a Best Actress nomination for her role as Emma in Lance Daly’s Life’s a Breeze. Fionnula Flanagan also receives a nomination, in the Best Supporting Actress category for her role in the film. Life’s a Breeze is currently available to buy on DVD in stores and on Amazon, as well as iTunes and other digital platforms.

Crowded House musician Nick Seymour has been nominated for Best Original score for his work on Nick Ryan’s Sundance winning feature documentary The Summit, which will be released by Wildcard in April on DVD and Video on Demand platforms.