WGSA Muse Awards 2016 winners


The third Writers’ Guild of South Africa (WGSA) Muse Awards took place on Saturday night, 2 April 2016, at the Soweto Theatre in Jabulani, Soweto. It was attended by leading figures and industry insiders in the South African film and television industry, as well as representatives from headline sponsors, MNET, gold sponsors SABC and NFVF, and the Gauteng Film Commission.

The winners in the various categories are:

Animation/Web Series
Julia Smuts Louw – The Case of the Disappearing Daddy

Feature Film
Trish Malone – Ayanda

Radio Drama
Matthew Kalil – In the Line of Duty

TV Comedy/Sitcom
Both Worlds Writing Team: Karen Jeynes, Chris McEvoy, Angel Campey, Nkuli Sibeko, Thierry Cassuto, and Gilli Apter – Puppet Nation ZA

TV Drama
Paul Ian Johnson – JAB

Stage Play
Richard Harry Nosworthy and Megan Reeks – Number One

Short Film
Eduard Frauenstein – Get a Life

Spec Script
Peter Goldsmid – Love Songs of Nathan J Swirsky

GFC’S Top Gauteng Writer
Ty Skosana – Touched

A special service award went to the WGSA Muse Awards creator Harriet Meier in acknowledgement of her outstanding service to the WGSA.


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