Showing posts with label writing awards. Show all posts
Showing posts with label writing awards. Show all posts

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar Nominations Announced

In the next 6 weeks, The Oscars® buzz will rule the entertainment waves. Academy Award® nominations were announced today in all categories, including the two coveted screenwriting categories. If you want to become a screenwriter, read these screenplays and understand them.

Congratulations to these Oscar® nominated screenwriters. We're sure you are all on Cloud 9 right about now. Keep inspiring the world with your amazing stories.

The following screenwriters were nominated for an Academy Award® in their respective category.

Best Adapted Screenplay

The Big Short - Charles Randolph and Adam McKay
Brooklyn - Nick Hornby
Carol - Phyllis Nagy
The Martian - Drew Goddard
Room - Emma Donoghue

Best Original Screenplay

Bridge of Spies - Matt Charman, Ethan Coen, & Joel Coen
Ex Machina - Alex Garland
Inside Out - Peter Docter, Meg LeFauve, & Josh Cooley
Spotlight - Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy
Straight Outta Compton - Jonathan Herman & Andrea Berloff

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Oscar® Nominations for Writing - Adapted Screenplay and Writing - Original Screenplay

Writing - Adapted Screenplay

American Sniper
by Jason Hall

The Imitation Game
by Graham Moore

Inherent Vice
by Paul Thomas Anderson (for screen)

The Theory of Everything
by Anthony McCarten

by Damien Chazelle

Writing - Original Screenplay

Birdman (also known as The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. & Armando Bo

by Richard Linklater

by E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman

The Grand Budapest Hotel
by Wes AndersonWes Anderson and Hugo Guinness (story)

by Dan Gilroy