Irish eyes are definitely smiling this afternoon as Irish films, filmmakers and actors picked up 9 Academy Award nominations.
Irish actors Saoirse Ronan and Michael Fassbender have been nominated for the 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay have also been nominated for their performances in Irish co-production Room.
The British Independent Film Awards announced their nominees this morning and Irish talent will be well-represented at the awards on December 4th.
Brooklyn, Room, The Lobster, Ronan, Fassbender, Donoghue, and Fingleton nominated for BAFTA awards.
Kerry native Michael Fassbender is in talks to star as serial killer Jack Unterweger in Entering Hades, based on the book by John Leake.
Room, Emma Donoghue, Saoirse Ronan, and Michael Fassbender nominated for Golden Globes