Saturday, 19 April 2014

Hugo Award Nominations for "Doctor Who"

The 2014 Hugo Award Nominations were announced at Loncon 3 today and "Doctor Who" has practically taken over the Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form Category.  The nominees in this category are:

  • An Adventure in Space and Time, written by Mark Gatiss, directed by Terry McDonough (BBC Television)
  • Doctor Who: “The Day of the Doctor”, written by Steven Moffat, directed by Nick Hurran (BBC Television)
  • Doctor Who: “The Name of the Doctor”, written by Steven Moffat, directed by Saul Metzstein (BBC Televison)
  • The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot, written & directed by Peter Davison (BBC Television)
  • Game of Thrones: “The Rains of Castamere”, written by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, directed by David Nutter (HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; Television 360; Startling Television and Generator Productions)
  • Orphan Black: “Variations under Domestication” written by Will Pascoe, directed by John Fawcett (Temple Street Productions; Space/BBC America)
Other Doctor Who related nominations are "Queers Dig Time Lords" in "Best Related Work" and "The Girl Who Loved Doctor Who" by Paul Cornell in "Best Graphic Story".

Winners will be announced in August 2014.

Congratulations to the Moff, Mark Gatiss and Peter Davison.