Les Zig

Les Zig

Screenwriter and Author

Melbourne, Australia

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About Les

Les Zig is a novelist, screenwriter, and speaker.

He has three published novels: Just Another Week in Suburbia (Pantera Press 2017), explores the questions of trust, fidelity, and how well you can ever truly know another person; while August Falling (Pantera Press 2018) is a story about unconditional acceptance, reclaiming the past, and finding a way forward.

As ‘Lazaros Zigomanis’, he wrote the YA novel Song of the Curlew (Pinion Press 2019), a story about dreams, coming of age, community, love, and racism. It has been described by best-selling Young Adult author George Ivanoff as ‘an extraordinary book.’

Les is also the writer and director behind the half-hour satire mockumentary Little Diva Rising, which has met with great success on the independent festival circuit; the web series The Abnorms, a preternatural take on life in lockdown during the pandemic; and the award-winning action short, The Other Side of Paradise.

He's an optioned screenwriter and has had a raft of unproduced screenplays place in over one hundred competitions. His stories and articles have also been published extensively.

A lifetime writer, Les has a love of storytelling, and has always wanted to tell stories.


  • The Leak

    The Leak (2021)
    (Comedy) Writer An incisive and satirical look at the events making news as each week regular hosts are joined by a team of roving correspondents and special guests.

  • Live from St. Kilda with Ben Murphy!

    Live from St. Kilda with Ben Murphy! (2021)
    (Talk-Show) Writer An evening variety show packed with interviews, sketches, fun segments, and quizzes.

  • Ripples

    Ripples (2021)
    Film Writer

  • Little Diva Rising

    Little Diva Rising (2020)
    TV Series (Comedy) Writer/Director A documentary team charting childhood stardom follow 9-year-old actress Ellie Angelos. Alternating between straight narrative and interviews, Little Diva Rising is a mockumentary about success, family, and the darker desires in life.

  • The Abnorms

    The Abnorms (2020)
    TV Series (Sci-Fi) Writer/Director Six individuals from all around the world share their own unique insights into the current global plight.


  • Couch Film Festival 30:01 to 60.00 Minutes Best Writer (Spring Edition)

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