Awards & Press


Local writers shine at the annual Writers Guild of SA Muse Awards

Young South African directors need your help to shed light on GBV crisis in new short film

“We’re not building alone”: writer-director Stephen Nagel on new film Protégé, passion and persistence in filmmaking

Good Hope FM Interview with Protégé Producer Nicola Duddy

Stephen Nagel, South African guerrilla-style, filmmaker drops formidable short, ‘Day Zero’

Interview With Director Stephen Nagel from Breathe Easy

Day Zero: How to shoot a film on a cell phone and get away with it

Short Film Review: Day Zero


Finalist, Best Produced Short Film for “Protégé” – WGSA Muse Awards 2022

Winner, Best Unproduced Drama TV Screenplay for “World Without End” – WGSA Muse Awards 2019

Finalist, Best Comedy/ Sitcom Screenplay for “Fresh Face Society” – WGSA Muse Awards 2019

Finalist, Best Emerging Screenwriter – WGSA Muse Awards 2019

Quarterfinalist, Feature Screenplay for “MIA&I” – Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest 2020

Finalist, Best Unproduced TV Screenplay (Sitcom) for “Arthouse” – WGSA Muse Awards 2020

Finalist, Best Unproduced Short Film Screenplay for “Watching Over You” – WGSA Muse Awards 2020