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Writers Guild Awards
Sunday, Mar. 21, 2021
Sacha Baron Cohen's "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" was partly improvised and scripted by nine writers, but it still walked away Sunday night with one of the Writers Guild Awards' top honors, best adapted screenplay.
At the guild's virtual, pre-recorded 73rd annual awards, the biggest...
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021
Nominations for the Writers Guild Awards were unveiled today (2/16) spanning original feature screenplay, adapted screenplay and documentary screenplay. Winners will be honored at a joint (WGA West and East) 2021 Writers Guild Awards virtual ceremony on Sunday, March 21.
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021
Better Call Saul and The Simpsons each landed four nominations for Writers Guild Awards across the TV competition while new shows like Ted Lasso and The Great both earned nods in the Best Comedy, New Series and Episodic Comedy categories.
Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020
“Parasite” has continued its march through Hollywood’s awards season by winning the best original screenplay honor at Saturday’s Writers Guild Awards.
The Nazi satire “Jojo Rabbit” took home the best adapted screenplay honor.
The Writers Guild Awards were roughly a week before the...
Monday, Jan. 6, 2020
"A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood," "1917," "Marriage Story," "Parasite" Among Writers Guild Award Nominees
Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) have unveiled nominations for outstanding achievement in feature screenwriting during 2019. Winners will be honored at the 2020 Writers Guild Awards on Saturday, February 1, at concurrent ceremonies in New York City...
Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019
Writers Guild TV Drama Series Nominees: "The Crown," "Handmaid’s Tale," "Mindhunter," "Succession," "Watchmen"
Nominations for the 72nd Annual Writers Guild Awards have been revealed across television categories with drama series contenders being The Crown (Netflix), The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu), Mindhunter (Netflix), Succession (HBO) and Watchmen (HBO).
Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019
Eighth Grade (A24) and Can You Ever Forgive Me? (Fox Searchlight) won the marquee feature honors--for Best Original and Adapted Screenplay, respectively, at the 2019 Writers Guild Awards. Concurrent ceremonies at The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles and the Edison Ballroom in New...
Monday, Jan. 7, 2019
The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in feature screenwriting and videogame writing during 2018. Winners will be honored at the 2019 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 17, at concurrent...
Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017
WGA Award TV Drama Nominees: "The Americans," "Better Call Saul," "Game of Thrones," "Handmaid’s Tale," "Stranger Things"
The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional writing during 2017. Winners will be honored at the 2018 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday,...
Monday, Feb. 20, 2017
Barry Jenkins won the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay on the strength of Moonlight (A24), a film he also directed, while Eric Heisserer took the Adapted Screenplay honor for Arrival (Paramount Pictures) based on Ted Chiang’s story titled “Story of...