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2020 ZeBBie Awards Nominations Announced

6th October 2020 by admin

We are delighted to announce the nominations in all six categories for the 2020 ZeBBie Awards.

Warmest congratulations to all of the nominated writers.

The 2020 ZeBBie Awards will take place online on Thursday, 26th November at 8pm and will be hosted by Senator David Norris.

The full list of nominations:

THEATRE

The Alternative by Michael Patrick & Oisín Kearney

Removed by Fionnuala Kennedy

A Queer Céilí at the Marty Forsythe by Dominic Montague

RADIO

Facing the Music by Karl O’Neill

You’d Better Sit Down by Nyree Yergainharsian

Mr Sun by Gillian Grattan

FEATURE FILM

A Bump Along the Way by Tess McGowan

Ordinary Love by Owen McCafferty

Extra Ordinary by Mike Ahern, Enda Loughman, Maeve Higgins, Demian Fox

SHORT FILM

In Orbit by Katie McNeice

Sister This by Tracy Martin

Ciúnas (Silence) by Tristan Heanue

TELEVISION

Derry Girls S2 Ep 6 by Lisa McGee

This Way Up S1 Ep 6 by Aisling Bea

Catastrophe S4 Ep 6 by Sharon Horgan (co-writer Rob Delaney)

CONTINUING DRAMA

Fair City S(30) Ep. 195 by Thomas McLaughlin

Ros na Rún S(24) Ep. 35 by Sinéad Ní Neachtain

Red Rock (Cycle 55) Ep. 190 by Ciarán Hayden

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Enjoy the video highlights from the 2019 ZeBBie Awards Ceremony from Writers Guild of Ireland on Vimeo.

2020 ZeBBie Awards Postponed

20th March 2020 by admin

The Guild have taken the decision to postpone the 2020 ZeBBie Awards until autumn.

We very much look forward to seeing you all there and will include ZeBBie-related news in the newsletter a little later in the year.

The 2019 Writers Guild of Ireland ZeBBie Awards

15th August 2019 by admin

The 2019 Writers Guild of Ireland ZeBBie Awards took place on Wednesday, 19th June at The Sugar Club in Dublin and was hosted by Senator David Norris.

The ZeBBie Awards are annual awards created by the WGI — named in honour of O. Z. Whitehead — to acknowledge the best script(s) written by Irish writers for film, theatre, radio and television during the previous year.

Video by Garreth Caulfield

The 2019 winners are:

BEST THEATRE SCRIPT
Furniture
Sonya Kelly

BEST RADIO SCRIPT
Ma
Elaine Murphy

BEST FEATURE FILM SCRIPT
Float Like A Butterfly
Carmel Winters

BEST SHORT FILM SCRIPT
Five Letters to the Stranger Who Will Dissect My Brain
Oonagh Kearney

BEST TELEVISION SCRIPT
Derry Girls Ep.6
Lisa McGee

BEST ANIMATION SCRIPT
Space Chickens in Space – Blibli-sitting
Shane Perez

BEST CONTINUING DRAMA SCRIPT
Red Rock Ep.187
Paul Walker

Keep an eye on our Facebook page for pictures from the night.

ZEBBIE AWARDS 2019 NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

8th May 2019 by admin

The writers who have been nominated in all seven categories of the 2019 ZeBBie Awards have now been announced. Warmest congratulations to all of the Nominated writers.

This year we have two new awards: Animation and Continuing Drama.

Members will read the nominated scripts and cast their votes.

The 2019 ZeBBie Awards will take place on Wednesday 19th June in Dublin and will be hosted by Senator David Norris.

The full list of nominations:

THEATRE

Northern Lights

Stephen Jones

Furniture

Sonya Kelly

The Man Who Fell to Pieces

Patrick J. O’Reilly

RADIO

Good Night Irene

Jennifer Johnston

Wild West

Emmet Kirwan

Ma

Elaine Murphy

FEATURE FILM

The Dig

Stuart Drennan

The Ranger (produced as Black ’47)

PJ Dillon, Pierce Ryan, Eugene O’Brien

Float Like A Butterfly

Carmel Winters

SHORT FILM

Five Letters to the Stranger Who Will Dissect My Brain

Oonagh Kearney

I Didn’t..I Wasn’t..I Amn’t

Laoisa Sexton

Boy Saint

Tom Speers

TELEVISION

Young Offenders Ep.6

Peter Foott

Women on the Verge Ep.1

Sharon Horgan (& Lorna Martin)

Derry Girls Ep.6

Lisa McGee

ANIMATION

Peek Zoo – Cheeky Monkeys

Emma Hogan

Claude – Twinkle Toes Terry

Maria O’Loughlin

Space Chickens in Space – Blibli-sitting

Shane Perez

CONTINUING DRAMA

Ros na Rún S.22 Ep.54

Gemma Breathnach

Fair City S.29 Ep.59

Clare Dowling

Red Rock Ep.187

Paul Walker

Video Highlights of 2018 ZeBBie Awards Ceremony

16th August 2018 by Maura McHugh

Enjoy the video highlights from the 2018 ZeBBie Awards Ceremony from Writers Guild of Ireland on Vimeo.

Thanks to Garreth Caulfield, who shot and edited the film.