Friday, 21 March 2008

Hugo Nominations

Doctor Who has received two nominations and Torchwood one nomination for the prestigious Hugo awards.

The Hugo Awards are given every year by members of Worldcon, the World Science Fiction Convention, and have been presented since 1953.

The full list of nominations in the Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form category are.
  • Doctor Who - Human Nature/Family of Blood, written by Paul Cornell and directed by Charles Palmer
  • Doctor Who - Blink, written by Steven Moffat and directed by Hettie Macdonald
  • Torchwood - Captain Jack Harkness, written by Catherine Tregenna and directed by Ashley Way
  • Battlestar Galactica - Razor, written by Michael Taylor and directed by Félix Enríquez Alcalá and Wayne Rose
  • Star Trek New Voyages - World Enough and Time written by Michael Reaves & Marc Scott Zicree and directed by Marc Scott Zicree

This is the third year running that Steven Moffat has been nominated for the award, having won in 2006 for The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances and in 2007 for The Girl in the Fireplace. Paul Cornell was previously nominated in 2006 for Father's Day.

The Winners will be announced at Denvention 3 in Denver, Colorado in August.

Thanks to Jason Snell