2014 Writers Guild Awards Screen Nominations Announced

wga-awards-2014Awards season continues with the latest announcement of nominated screenplays for the 2014 Writers Guild Awards. Congratulations to all nominees!

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen during 2013.  Winners will be honored at the 2014 Writers Guild Awards on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York City.

 
ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
 
·         American Hustle, Written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell; Columbia Pictures
 
·         Blue Jasmine, Written by Woody Allen; Sony Pictures Classics
 
·         Dallas Buyers Club, Written by Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack; Focus Features
 
·         Her, Written by Spike Jonze; Warner Bros.
 
·         Nebraska, Written by Bob Nelson; Paramount Pictures
 
ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
 
·         August: Osage County, Screenplay by Tracy Letts; Based on his play; The Weinstein Company
 
·         Before Midnight, Written by Richard Linklater & Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke; Based on characters created by Richard Linklater & Kim Krizan; Sony Pictures Classics
 
·         Captain Phillips, Screenplay by Billy Ray; Based on the book A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea by Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty; Columbia Pictures
 
·         Lone Survivor, Written by Peter Berg; Based on the book by Marcus Lutrell with Patrick Robinson; Universal Pictures
 
·         The Wolf of Wall Street, Screenplay by Terence Winter; Based on the book by Jordan Belfort; Paramount Pictures
 
DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY
 
·         Dirty Wars, Written by Jeremy Scahill & David Riker; Sundance Selects
 
·         Herblock – The Black & The White, Written by Sara Lukinson & Michael Stevens; The Stevens Company
 
·         No Place on Earth, Written by Janet Tobias & Paul Laikin; Magnolia Pictures
 
·         Stories We Tell, Written by Sarah Polley; Roadside Attractions
 
·         We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks, Written by Alex Gibney; Focus Features

 

For more information about the 2014 Writers Guild Awards, please visit www.wga.org or www.wgaeast.org.

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) are labor unions representing writers in motion pictures, television, cable, digital media, and broadcast news. The Guilds negotiate and administer contracts that protect the creative and economic rights of their members; conduct programs, seminars, and events on issues of interest to writers; and present writers’ views to various bodies of government. For more information on the Writers Guild of America, West, visit www.wga.org. For more information on the Writers Guild of America, East, visit www.wgaeast.org.

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