The Writers Guild of Ireland has announced the nominees for their 8th annual 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.

The ones that we are particularly interested in are the Best Feature Film Script, which sees Brendan Heery & Niall Heery’s Gold go up against John Michael McDonagh for Calvary and Terry MacMahon for Patrick’s Day; and Best Short Film Script, which features strong contender (and Oscar nominee) Ronan Blaney for Boogaloo and Graham compete with James Fitzgerald for Skunky Dog and John Kennedy & Ruairí O’Brien for Cutting Grass.

The 8th annual ZeBBie Awards Ceremony, which is hosted by Senator David Norris, takes place from 8pm on Wednesday, May 20th at the Sugar Club on Leeson St in Dublin.

2015 ZeBBie Awards Short-list

Best Television Script
Colin Bateman for Scúp – Series 2, Episode 1
Oliver Callan & James Cotter for Callan Kicks the Year
Stuart Carolan for Love/Hate – Series 5, Episode 4
Best Radio Script
Shay Healy & Austin Kenny for Quarks, Quavers and a Pea in the Gods
Louise Lewis & Simon Manahan for The Churching of Happy Cullen
Daithí McMahon & Fred O’Connor for William Melville: The Queen’s Detective
Best Theatre Script
Mark O’Rowe for Our Few And Evil Days
Noni Stapleton for Charolais
Michael West for Conservatory
Best Feature Film Script
Brendan Heery & Niall Heery for Gold
John Michael McDonagh for Calvary
Terry McMahon for Patrick’s Day
Best Short Film Script
Ronan Blaney for Boogaloo and Graham
James Fitzgerald for Skunky Dog
John Kennedy & Ruairí O’Brien for Cutting Grass
Best Game Script
Kevin Beimers for Schrödinger’s Cat And The Raiders Of The Lost Quark
Eoghan Dalton & Stephen Kelly for Ship Antics
Llaura McGee for Curtain

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