Room, Sing Street and My Name Is Emily lead the IFTA nominations

Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay in Room
Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay in Room

My Name Is Emily, Room and Sing Street lead the way in the film nominations at this year's IFTAs, with Brooklyn not far behind.

The first three films all garnered eight nominations across the film catagories announced today, while Brooklyn was just behind with seven.

Those four movies are all up for best film, along with The Survivalist and Viva.

Five of the Best Films have also received nominations for Best Director; Lenny Abrahamson for Room; John Carney for Sing Street, John Crowley for Brooklyn, Paddy Breathnach for Viva and Stephen Fingleton for The Survivalist.

Television drama nominations were also announced today and An Klondike, shown on TG4, leads the way with nine nominations.

RTE's 1916 show Rebellion managed eight nominations while Vikings picked up five.

The annual Awards Ceremony will take place at the Round Room of the Mansion House on Saturday April 9.  

The event will be broadcast on TV3.

Liam Neeson will be there to celebrate his Outstanding Contribution to Cinema award and Roma Downey will receive the Inaugural Irish Diaspora Award.

Full list of nominations;

Best Film
My Name is Emily
Sing Street
The Survivalist
Director Film
Lenny Abrahamson - Room
Paddy Breathnach - Viva
John Carney – Sing Street
John Crowley – Brooklyn
Stephen Fingleton – The Survivalist
Script Film
John Carney – Sing Street
Emma Donoghue - Room
Simon Fitzmaurice – My Name is Emily
Mark O’Halloran – Viva
Johnny O’Reilly – Moscow Never Sleeps
Actor in a Lead Role in Film
Colin Farrell – The Lobster
Domhnall Gleeson – Ex Machina
Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs
Barry Keoghan - Mammal
Martin McCann – The Survivalist
Actress in a Lead Role in Film
Eva Birthistle - Swansong
Ruth Bradley - Pursuit
Orla Brady – The Price of Desire
Evanna Lynch – My Name is Emily
Saoirse Ronan - Brooklyn
Actor in a Supporting Role in Film
Domhnall Gleeson - Brooklyn
Michael Smiley – My Name is Emily
Owen Roe - Pursuit
Jack Reynor – Sing Street
Sean T O Meallaigh – The Callback Queen
Actress in a Supporting Role in Film
Jane Brennan – Brooklyn
Gemma-Leah Devereux – Get Up and Go
Olwen Fouere – The Survivalist
Siobhan O’Kelly – An Klondike
Ger Ryan – The Callback Queen
George Morrison Feature Documentary
A Doctor’s Sword
The Land of the Enlightened
Mom & Me
Older than Ireland
The Queen of Ireland
Animation Short
A Coat Made Dark
Tea with the Dead
Short Film
Change in the Weather
Ernestine and Kit
The Great Wide Open
How Was Your Day?
Love is a Sting
An Klondike
Game Of Thrones
Penny Dreadful
Director Drama
Anthony Byrne – Ripper Street
Neasa Hardiman – Happy Valley
Dathai Keane – An Klondike
Brian Kirk – Penny Dreadful
Aisling Walsh – An Inspector Calls
Script Drama
Marcus Fleming – An Klondike
Lisa McGee – Indian Summers
Billy Roche – Clean Break
Colin Teevan – Rebellion
Actor in a Lead Role in Drama
Colin Farrell – True Detective
Aidan Turner – Poldark
Dara Devaney – An Klondike
Stephen Rea – Dickensian
Barry Ward – Rebellion
Actress in a Lead Role Drama
Caitriona Balfe - Outlander
Ruth Bradley – Rebellion
Sarah Greene – Rebellion
Elaine Cassidy – No Offence
Catherine Walker - Critical
Actor in a Supporting Role in Drama
Liam Cunningham – Game of Thrones
Ned Dennehy – Dickensian
Moe Dunford – Vikings
Stephen Rea – War and Peace
Robert O’Mahoney – An Klondike
Actress in a Supporting Role in Drama
Michelle Fairley – Rebellion
Sarah Greene – Penny Dreadful
Paula Malcomson – Ray Donovan
Ruth Negga – Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Victoria Smurfit – Once Upon a Time
Director Of Photography
Seamus Deasy – My Name is Emily
PJ Dillon -Vikings
Robbie Ryan – Slow West
Cathal Watters – Viva
Costume Design
Alison Byrne – Rebellion
Joan Bergin – Vikings
Tiziana Corvisieri – Sing Street
Triona Lillis – An Klondike
Mick Mahon – The Queen of Ireland
Nathan Nugent – Room
Stephen O’Connell – Viva
Emer Reynolds – My Name is Emily
Make-Up & Hair Sponsored By M.A.C
An Klondike
Sing Street
Original Music
Gary Clark & John Carney – Sing Street
Stephen McKeon – My Name is Emily
Stephen Rennicks – Room
Stephen Rennicks – Viva
Production Design
Tom Conroy – Legend
Padraig O’Neill - An Klondike
Paki Smith – Viva
Derek Wallace - Rebellion
The Hallow
My Name is Emily
Sing Street
Brooklyn (Windmill Lane)
The Frankenstein Chronicles (Screen Scene)
Ghosthunters – On Icy Trails (Egg)
Ripper Street (Screen Scene)
International Film
The Revenant
Mad Max Fury Road
Ex Machina
International Actor
Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant
Matt Damon – The Martian
Jacob Tremberly – Room
Bryan Cranston – Trumbo
International Actress
Cate Blanchett - Carol
Rachel Griffith - Mammal
Brie Larson - Room
Charlotte Rampling – 45 Years