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2017 ZeBBie Award Winners

28th June 2017 by Maura McHugh

The Writers Guild of Ireland have announced the winners of the 2017 ZeBBie Awards at their Awards Ceremony at The Sugar Club in Dublin this evening:

Best Television Script

  • Sharon Horgan for Divorce (Pilot ep.)

Best Radio Script

  • Kate Gilmore for The Wickedness of Oz

Best Theatre Script

  • Margaret McAuliffe for The Humours of Bandon

Best Feature Film Script

  • Colin Thornton & Darren Thornton for A Date for Mad Mary

Best Short Film Script

  • Natasha Waugh for Terminal

Best Game Script

  • Christopher Conlan for The Little Acre

Congratulations to the winners!

Best wishes to all the nominees on being acknowledged for their hard work in the industry. We appreciate the help of all the theatre companies, production companies, producers, agents, and helpful admin who have aided us in bringing the event together.

Our thanks to Senator David Norris for his ebullient hosting of the event, and to the presenters for their contribution to the ceremony.

Plus, a big cheer to our staff and volunteers for all their hard effort!

About the ZeBBie Awards

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 playwrights and screenwriters during the previous year.

2017 ZeBBie Awards Nominees

5th May 2017 by Maura McHugh

The Writers Guild of Ireland is delighted to announce the nominees for the 2017 ZeBBie Awards:

Best Television Script

  • Sharon Horgan for Divorce (Pilot ep.)
  • Graham Linehan & Sharon Horgan for Motherland (Pilot ep.)
  • Stefanie Preissner for Can’t Cope Won’t Cope (Ep. 4)

Best Radio Script

  • Lucy Caldwell for Dear Baby Mine (Ep. 1)
  • Rory Duffy for Paulo in the Underworld
  • Kate Gilmore for The Wickedness of Oz

Best Theatre Script

  • David Ireland for Cyprus Avenue
  • Margaret McAuliffe for The Humours of Bandon
  • Laurence McKeown for Green & Blue

Best Feature Film Script

  • Emma Donoghue for Room
  • Peter Foott for The Young Offenders
  • Darren Thornton & Colin Thornton for A Date for Mad Mary

Best Short Film Script

  • Graham Cantwell for Lily
  • Emmet Kirwan for Heartbreak
  • Natasha Waugh for Terminal

Best Game Script

  • Kevin Beimers for Wailing Heights
  • Christopher Conlan for The Little Acre
  • Barry Keating for Steep

Congratulations to all the nominees!

ZeBBie Awards Ceremony

The 2017 ZeBBie Awards Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, 28 June 2017 in The Sugar Club, 8 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2, and it will be hosted by Senator David Norris.

Doors open at 7.30 pm, and the ceremonies begin at 8.00 pm.

The ceremony is free to fully paid up members of the Guild.

Dress Code: writer chic.

Voting

Voting is now open and Guild members should have received an email with details on how to vote.

Voting closes at 3pm on Monday, 22 May 2017.

About the ZeBBie Awards

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 playwrights and screenwriters during the previous year.

August Lucky Dozen

2nd August 2016 by Maura McHugh


The next WGI Lucky Dozen talk will be by Hugh Travers, and will take place at 7 pm on Thursday, 18 August 2016, at the Guild’s office, 3rd Floor, Arthouse, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2.

A dozen seats will be allocated to members on a first-come, first-served basis.

Hugh Travers, the writer of the acclaimed three-part drama Trial of the Century which was broadcast on TV3 earlier this year, will give a talk to members of the Guild on his experience of writing the series. In particular, he’ll focus on the specific challenges which can arise when writing a historical or factually-based script. As well as ‘Trial of the Century’, Hugh has written live action drama, comedy, theatre, animation and documentary, including Lambo (which won the PPI Drama Award for Best Radio Play);Green Is The Colour, a hugely successful 4 × 1 hour documentary series for Treasure Entertainment and RTE and Red Rock. He has also written and developed comedy shows for the BBC Worldwide, Channel 4 and Sky and some of his award-winning short films include CrosswordAn CoscSpecial EdThe Big Girl.

2016 ZeBBie Award Winners

25th May 2016 by Maura McHugh

At the ZeBBie Awards Ceremony tonight at The Sugar Club in Dublin, hosted by Senator David Norris, the Writers Guild of Ireland announced the winners of the 2016 ZeBBie Awards:

Best Television Script

Best Radio Script

Best Theatre Script

Best Feature Film Script

Best Short Film Script

Best Game Script

Congratulations to all the winners!

We’d like to thank our hard-working staff, our helpers, all the nominees and their agents/producers, as well as the presenters of the awards.

As usual our thanks to Senator David Norris for his memorable hosting skills, and to The Sugar Club Dublin for the fabulous venue.

2016 ZeBBie Awards Nominees

8th April 2016 by Maura McHugh

The Writers Guild of Ireland is delighted to announce the nominees for the 2016 ZeBBie Awards:

Best Television Script

  • Marcus Fleming for An Klondike, episode 4
  • Billy Roche for Clean Break, episode 4
  • Colin Teevan for Charlie, episode 2

Best Radio Script

  • Ronan Bennett for Our Sea
  • Bernard Farrell for Greta at the Gresham
  • Elizabeth O’Neill for Ghostbike

Best Theatre Script

  • Stacey Gregg for Scorch
  • Barry McStay for Our Island
  • Abbie Spallen for Lally the Scut

Best Feature Film Script

  • Will Collins for Song of the Sea
  • Simon Fitzmaurice for My Name is Emily
  • Mark Noonan for You’re Ugly Too

Best Short Film Script

  • Ben Conway for Looks Like Rain
  • Matthew Roche for Blight
  • Brian Rossney for Trench (In the Valley of the Moon)

Best Game Script

  • Oli Garland, Steve Gregan, Colm Larkin, and Fred Mangan for Guild of Dungeoneering
  • Dave McCabe for The Darkside Detective
  • John O’Kane for Grandpa Pip’s Birthday

Congratulations to all the nominees!

ZeBBie Awards Ceremony

The 2016 ZeBBie Awards Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 in The Sugar Club, 8 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2, and it will be hosted by Senator David Norris.

Doors open at 7.30pm, and the ceremonies begin at 8.00pm.

The ceremony is free to fully paid up members of the Guild.

Dress Code: writer chic.

Voting

Voting is now open and Guild members should have received an email with details on how to vote.

Voting closes at 3pm on Friday, 22 April 2016.