2017

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 Award Winners

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


2017 ZeBBie Awards Short-list

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
Colin Thornton & Darren 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

Enjoy the video highlights from the 2017 ZeBBie Awards Ceremony from Writers Guild of Ireland on Vimeo.