The Writers Guild of America handed out their annual awards during a ceremony that was held at the Beverly Hills Hilton and Edison Ballroom on Sunday. The WGA provided the first major surprise of the... For more, visit our blog !
From the rise of reality TV to the "death" of the baby writer, the 100-day battle between the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers had long-lasting effects.
The Writer's Guild of America handed out its annual prizes for the best in film and television writing this past weekend, with some buzzy titles taking the organization's top honors. On the film side, Oscar nominees "Get Out" (written...Show More Summary
Jordan Peele's "Get Out" and James Ivory's adaptation of the novel "Call Me By Your Name" have won the top honors from the Writers Guild of America.
We're close to wrapping up the awards season with almost all the statutes & prizes handed out, only a few more left - next up are the biggest screenplay awards. The Writers Guild of America has announced the winners of the 2018 WGA Awards. Show More Summary
It was another great night both for Jordan Peele and HBO as the awards season swung through the Writers Guild of America on Sunday night. Peele won for Original Screenplay for his first feature film, Get Out, while HBO played host to the writers for both Best Comedy Series, Veep, and best comedy/variety talk series, […]
Last night saw the Writers Guild of America hand out their awards for achievement in writing for film and television from 2017. This is one of the key preceding awards before the Academy Awards are handed out early next month, and on...Show More Summary
Jordan Peele took home the top prize Sunday evening at the Writers Guild Awards for his racially conscious film “Get Out.” He is the second consecutive black writer to win the prize for original screenplay. The win marks Peele’s latest award in a string of prizes, further cementing his place as...
The winners of the 2018 Writers Guild of America Awards have been announced! The ceremony was simultaneously held in both New York City and Los Angeles on Sunday (February 11), with Late Night With Seth Meyers writer Amber Ruffin hosting in NYC, while Patton Oswalt hosted in LA. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of [...]
On Sunday night The Writers Guild of America, East and the Writers Guild of America, West convened on both coasts (at L.A.’s Beverly Hills Hilton and NYC’s Edison Ballroom, respectively) to hand out this year’s best-of screenwriting prizes. Get Out and Call Me by Your Name earned the evening’s top screenplay ... More »
Logan's James Mangold took the stage at a Writers Guild of America even in Los Angeles last night and went off on Hollywood's current fixation with post-credits scenes.
The Writers Guild of America, West has established a new set of principles regarding sexual harassment in the workplace, emphasizing a zero-tolerance approach while also stressing the importance of due process for the accused. The Hollywood guild’s board and officers said in an email to members...
By Michael Winship Back in 2007, just a month and a half after I was first elected president of the Writers Guild of America East, we and our friends and colleagues at the Writers Guild West were plunged into a strike against the networks and studios. For me, it was one hell of an initiation. [...]Show More Summary
We may be in a Golden Age of television, but it wasn't always so shiny. Back in 2008, things were rough. The Writers Guild of America's strike had just ended, leading to a slough of bad series, reruns and reality TV. There were some decent shows, but it really wasn't until HBO debuted Game of Thrones that the tide began to turn. Show More Summary
Today the Writers' Guild of America have also announced their 2018 nominations for best Original, Adapted, and Documentary screenplays.
This year’s nominations from the Writers Guild of America, which were announced Thursday, only further spotlight how unusual an awards season this is shaping up to be, with no clear front-runners and an eclectic group of films competing against one another. The nominees for original screenplay...
Screenwriter and LGBTQ rights activist Dustin Lance Black (Milk, When We Rise) will receive the Writers Guild of America West's 2018 Valentine Davies Award in recognition for his civil and human rights efforts, which have positively impacted the LGBTQ community. Show More Summary
Brace yourselves, “Game of Thrones” fans.The HBO megahit won’t return until 2019, according to Sansa Stark herself. (Variety) The 2018 Writers Guild of America Awards nominees are out.Among the contenders are “GLOW,” “The Handmaid’s Tale,” and “Stranger Things.” Winners will be announced Feb. Show More Summary
Whither original short-form online comedy? The Writers Guild of America revealed today this year’s nominees, with winners named in simultaneous ceremonies Feb. 11, 2018, in New York City (hosted by Amber Ruffin) and Los Angeles (hosted by Patton Oswalt). The WGA Award nominations included great news for Netflix’s GLOW, honored as not only one of […]
The 2018 Writers Guild of America television nominations are in and streaming services are at the top of the pack. Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale has been nominated for both Best Drama Series and New Series, while Netflix's GLOW is also jointly nominated for New Series and Best Comedy Series. Show More Summary