Thursday, January 16, 2014

Writers' Guild of South Africa Muse Awards nominations announced

The Writers’ Guild of South Africa (WGSA) has great pleasure in announcing the nominees for the inaugural WGSA Muse Awards 2013, which will be presented at a glamorous ceremony on March 15, 2013.  The awards, which will be an annual event, aim to recognise and celebrate the integral role played by performance writers in the South African film, television, radio, stage and new media industries. 

The WGSA received a substantial amount of entries for the initial 6 categories, and would like to thank all the entrants who submitted their scripts for consideration.

The nominees are as follows:

TV Comedy:
Anneke Villet:  Rugby Motors Season 1, Episode 10.
Anneke Villet:  Rugby Motors Season 1, Episode 4.
Fidel Namisi:  Tooth and Nails

TV Drama:
Joshua Rous:  Borderline - Episode 101 - Quiet Desperation.
Joshua Rous:  High Rollers – Episode 101 – The Prodigal
Minky Schlesinger:  4Play Sex Tips for Girls – Episode 4

Stage Play:
Gisele Turner:  eLimboland

Feature Film:
Shirley Johnston:  Felix
Philip Roberts:  One Last Look
Jahmil Qubeka:  Of Good Report

Spec Script:
Kelsey Egan:  The Chemist (Feature Film)
Sean Drummond:  Five Fingers for Marseilles (Feature Film)
Meg Rickards:  Common Purpose (Feature Film)

No nominations were made for Documentaries.

Thea Aboud
Writers’ Guild of South Africa

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