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2018-2019 Guild-Industry-Televised Awards: Where We Stand

We now have the Golden Globes and the Critics’ Choice winners with PGA, DGA, SAG and BAFTA to come. Here is where the Best Picture, Director and acting races look in terms of nominations and wins. A Star Is Born still leads in terms of nominations (with a perfect track record) but ROMA and Alfonso Cuarón are pulling out ahead …

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Writers Guild of America (WGA) nominations

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) has revealed its nominations for Adapted and Original Screenplay for films of 2018. Included in Adapted were BlacKkKlansman, Black Panther, Can You Ever Forgive Me? If Beale Street Could Talkand A Star Is Born. Because of strict guild rules, screenplays like The Sisters Brothers and Leave No Trace were ineligible. On the Original side we have Eighth Grade, …

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2019 Writers Guild Awards: ‘Barry’ lead television nods; ‘Succession,’ ‘Sharp Objects’ nominated

HBO’s Barry grabbed three nominations from the Writers Guild of America 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 2018. The Americans, Better Call Saul, The Crown, The Handmaid’s Tale (last year’s champ) and newcomer Succession are …

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WGA Awards: ‘Call Me By Your Name,’ ‘Get Out,’ ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Topline Guild Wins

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) have chosen Call Me By Your Name (Sony Pictures Classics) and Get Out (Universal) as the best screenplays of 2017. They each also earned the most screenplay wins during critics’ season in their respective categories – Adapted and Original. They enter the Oscars as favorites but Original Screenplay is a much tougher category this year and …

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LAFCA Screenplay winner ‘The Lobster’ not Writers Guild (WGA) eligible plus Lion, Elle, Toni Erdmann

As first reported (exclusively) by Variety, several high-profile Oscar contenders will not find a boost from the Writers Guild of America as they have been deemed ineligible for its awards. The Lobster, which just won the Los Angeles Film Critics Association‘s screenplay award and major Oscar contenders like Florence Foster Jenkins and Lion won’t be getting any love from the …

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