Simon Delaney to Host 9th Annual Irish Film & Television Awards (IFTAs)

Award season is coming!

Simon Delaney, star of Zonad and This Must Be The Place will host this years Irish Film & Television Awards. This is the Irish actors second successive year hosting the IFTAs which will broadcast from Dublin’s landmark Convention Centre on Saturday 11th of February.

Speaking about hosting the awards Simon commented “I am so proud to be hosting the IFTAs again this year.  There’s a lot to be proud of in the Irish film and television industry and what’s being achieved, and I think that’s what makes the IFTA night so special.   We are all working to promote our business internationally and the IFTAs are our international calling card, we can stand behind this event and say, ‘look at this room, look who we have here, this is our creative industry – this is Ireland!

“People are already asking me what have you got up your sleeve for this year?  We raised the bar last year with such a different show so expectations are now even higher for the IFTAs in February –  so, no pressure! All I can tell you is that IFTA 2012 will be something very special!”