2021 nominations

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.

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To Be A Machine Mark O'Connell, Bush Moukarzel, Ben Kidd
What I (don't) Know About Autism Jody O'Neill
Embargo Deirdre Kinahan


Leaba an Bháis Darach Mac Con Iomaire
The Seven Pomegranate Seeds Colin Teevan
Stuck Sharon Mannion

Feature Film

Wolfwalkers Will Collins
The Bright Side Jean Pasley and Ruth Meehan
Herself Clare Dunne and Malcolm Campbell

Short Film

Ballast Jesse Gilbert
Changing Dates Femi Falana
4 x 4 Ayla Amano


Normal People (Ep 3) Sally Rooney (and Alice Birch)
Malory Towers 'The Dress' (Ep 110) Richie Conroy and Mark Hodkinson
The Deceived (Ep 4) Lisa McGee and Tobias Beer

Continuing Drama

Ros na Rún (S25 Ep 26) Eimear Ní Choisdealbha
Red Rock (C59 Ep 196) Paul Walker
Fair City (S31 Ep 22) Senta Rich


Angela's Christmas Wish Damien O'Connor
Ollie (Ep 141) Kristina Yee
Boy Girl Dog Cat Mouse Cheese (Ep 150) Emma Hogan