Michael Fassbender Best Supporting Film Actor for 12 Years a Slave
President Michael D. Higgins also received a standing ovation and spoke warmly, praising Ireland’s creative industries, as he accepted the Honorary IFTA Award for Outstanding Contribution. The Award was presented by actors Colin Farrell and Amy Huberman, while video links from Mel Gibson, Neil Jordan and Jim Sheridan were shown, paying tribute to the President’s huge role in developing Ireland’s film & television industry over the last 30 years. (courtesy of IFTA)
The moment when The Fall’s Jamie Dornan won his first award of the night for Best Lead Actor TV, while Guest Presenter Fionnula Flanagan looks on!