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2017 Writers Guild Awards Nominations Announced

The Writers Guild of America has announced the nominees for the 2017 screenwriting awards. Once again, Oscar hopefuls like "La La Land", "Manchester by the Sea",... For more, visit our blog !

Writers Guild Screenplay Nominations (All Three Of Them) Are Out

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"The Writers Guild of America hands out only three movie awards - a paltry number compared to the guild's 26 TV categories - but this year's list of nominees is complete with an interesting split from the Academy."

The Writer's Guild of America Nominates 'Deadpool' for Best Screenplay

Deadpool. Mercenary. Superhero. Weapon X survivor. And Writer’s Guild of America nominee for Best Adapted freaking Screenplay. Continue reading…

The Writers Guild of America Announces Screenplay Nominees, Including La La Land, Moonlight, and Deadpool

The Writers Guild of America has announced its screenplay nominations, and there is one pleasant curiosity to be found right off the bat: Deadpool, fresh off its Golden Globe nod for Best Picture (Comedy/Musical), received yet another...Show More Summary

2017 WGA Awards Nominations Announced: 'La La Land,' 'Deadpool' Score Nods

The Oscars race continues to heat up, with the Writers Guild of America announcing its nominees for best screenplays of the year. As expected, frontrunners "La La Land," "Manchester By the Sea," and "Moonlight" all scored nods in the original screenplay category. Show More Summary

WGA Awards nominated the usual suspects ... and 'Deadpool'?

The Writers Guild of America announced its nominations Wednesday for original and adapted screenplay, again affirming its abiding belief that comic book movies deserve awards-season love too. The five nominees for original screenplay are “Hell or High Water,” “La La Land,” “Loving,” “Manchester...

Moonlight, Deadpool, La La Land Earn Writers Guild Nominations

The Writers Guild of America hands out only three movie awards — a paltry number compared to the guild's 26 TV categories — but this year's list of nominees is complete with an interesting split from the Academy. Moonlight's script, written by director Barry Jenkins, is nominated as an original ... More »

Oliver Stone to receive Writers Guild of America, West 2017 Laurel Award

The Writers Guild of America, West announced Thursday that Oliver Stone will receive the 2017 Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement as part of the guild’s award show  Feb. 19. Known as a politically-minded provocateur, Stone’s work as writer and director includes “Snowden,” released earlier...

Oliver Stone Will Receive The 2017 WGAW Laurel Award

Writer-Director Oliver Stone has been selected to receive the 2017 Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement by the Writers Guild of America West. He’ll be honored during the 2017 guild awards held February 19th at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly…

John Waters To Be Lauded At WGA East Gala In February

Hairspray and Pink Flamingos auteur John Waters will be honored February 19 with the Writers Guild of America, East's Ian McLellan Hunter Award at the 2017 WGA Awards gala. The award was established in 1992 in memory of the longtimeShow More Summary

Aaron Sorkin To Receive WGA West’s Paddy Chayefsky Award

The West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin will be honored with the Writers Guild of America, West's 2017 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement. Sorkin will receive the award, given in recognition of his career andShow More Summary

Writers Guild of America to picket 'Pawn Stars' production company in Los Angeles in dispute over pay and hours

Members of the Writers Guild of America, East plan to expand their protest of the New York producing company behind the reality TV series “Pawn Stars” by setting up a picket line in Los Angeles on Thursday, intensifying an already heated dispute with one of the industry’s most prominent producers...

Atlanta, Stranger Things, and Transparent Among the 2016 Writers Guild of America TV Nominees

The Writers Guild of America has released its nominations for the top television, new media, news, and radio achievements of 2016, and many of the power players from 2015 remain on top. Four of the five nominees for outstanding comedy series are back in the running, with newcomer Atlanta taking ... More »

2017 Writers Guild Award TV Nominations: 'Westworld' and 'Stranger Things' Break In

The 2017 awards season is in full swing and the Writers Guild of America has now revealed its nominations for the best television of the year. The WGA stuck with the usual list of awards favorites (Better Call Saul, Veep, etc) while embracing several new hits like Westworld, Stranger Things, This Is Us and Atlanta.

Fusion Staff Votes Overwhelmingly To Unionize

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The editorial staff of Fusion voted to unionize with the Writers Guild of America, East, the union announced Friday. More than 90 percent of the 70 eligible Fusion staff members voted in favor of unionization in a two-day election, according to the Writers Guild. Show More Summary

Univision-owned Fusion votes to unionize

The editorial staff at Fusion.net, a digital site owned by Univision, voted Friday to join the Writers Guild of America, East. The Guild, a New York City-based labor union representing writers in... To view the full story, click the title link.

Nonfiction writer-producers at NBCU win right to unionize

Writers Guild of America, East announced Sept. 22 that nonfiction writer-producers at Peacock Productions have finally won the right to join the union. The announcement followed an Aug. 26 decision... To view the full story, click the title link.

Submissions Are Now Open For The 2017 Writers Guild Awards

6 months agoWeb / Web Videos : Tubefilter

An awards show with a category dedicated entirely to new media recently set the date for its next ceremony. Submissions are now open for the 2017 Writers Guild of America (WGA) Awards, which will be presented on February 19, 2017. The WGA Awards honor exemplary scripts across film, TV, new media, video games, and several other media. Show More Summary

'Nantucket Grand,' A Conversation with Steven Axelrod

Photo: Steven Axelrod Steven Axelrod lives on the island of Nantucket where he writes mystery novels and paints houses. He holds an MFA in writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts and is a member of the Writer's Guild of America. Nantucket Grand is the third mystery featuring Nantucket's poetry-writing Police Chief, Henry Kennis. Show More Summary

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