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WGA-West Event Is Beyond Words

You know it’s going to be an entertaining evening when a “fight” breaks out among acclaimed screenwriters of some of the most honored films this awards season. That’s what happened at the Writers Guild of America West’s Beyond Words Feb....

The Gawker Lunchtime Walkout

So, we’ve heard from a few people that the Gawker editorial union, represented by the Writers Guild of America, East, is planning to walk out next week—apparently on Wednesday for two hours, between noon and 2PM, or approximately the length of a long lunch—over a breakdown in negotiations for annual cost of living salary increases. […]

Four Nominees Named For Writer's Guild Of America Achievement Award

Four games have been nominated for the Writer's Guild of America Achievement Award in the category of outstanding achievement in writing for video games for the year of 2015. The four games are The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Assassin's Creed Syndicate, Rise of the Tomb Raider and Pillars of Eternity. The awards will take place on February 13th.Click To Continue Reading

'Tomb Raider' and 'Witcher 3' snag Writers Guild nominations

The Writers Guild of America has nominated Assassin's Creed Syndicate, Pillars of Eternity, Rise of the Tomb Raider and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in its Outstanding Achievement in Videogame Writing category for 2015. (Yes, the Writers Guild still spells "video game" as one word). Show More Summary

The Witcher 3 among Writers Guild Award video game nominees

2015 was a great year for narrative-driven video games. The Writers Guild of America has announced nominees for the outstanding achievement in video game writing category of its annual awards. Ubisoft Quebec’s Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Obsidian Entertainment’s Pillars of Eternity, Crystal Dynamic’s Rise of the Tomb Raider and CD Projekt RED’s The Witcher 3: Wild […]

2016 WGA Awards Nominations: ‘Spotlight’, ‘Straight Outta Compton’, and ‘The Big Short’ Are Going Strong

The long, exhausting journey through awards season continues today, as the Writers Guild of America announce their nominations for their 2016 honors. As it turns out, they like a lot of the same things the Producers Guild and the Screen...Show More Summary

Newswire: Producers, writers, and cinematographers agree on Sicario, Bridge Of Spies

Although we all know that the only awards that count are those that are voted on by celebrities, Hollywood still allows the humble tradesfolk in the Producer’s Guild of America, Writer’s Guild of America, and American Society of Cinematographers...Show More Summary

Amy Schumer Is Nominated by the Writers Guild of America for Trainwreck. Could She Get an Oscar Nod?

The Writers Guild of America announced its screenplay nominations today, and one name in particular stands out among the rest: Amy Schumer. The comedian was nominated for Original Screenplay for Trainwreck, which up until now has been pretty much absent from pre-Oscars awards buzz. Show More Summary

WGA Awards: Congratulations ... but don't get too comfortable

last monthHealth : Booster Shots

The Writers Guild of America announced its nominations today for original and adapted screenplay. It's a strong and varied list of titles, including an actual comedy (Amy Schumer's "Trainwreck," yes!) and a movie that, at least for Golden Globes purposes, is said to be a comedy ("The Martian")....

2016 Writers Guild Awards Nominations Announced

2016 Writers Guild Awards nominations announced Following yesterday’s Producer Guild Award nominations, the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and […] The post 2016 Writers Guild Awards Nominations Announced appeared first on

'Trainwreck,' 'Spotlight' Nab 2016 Writers Guild Award Nominations

Amy Schumer's very good year just got even better. The actress/writer/producer already has an Emmy and Peabody on her shelf, and she's up for a Golden Globe. Now, she's also vying for a Writers Guild of America award. The guild announced...Show More Summary

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Deleted Scenes from Script [Spoilers!]

Some unanswered questions are starting to come to light. Thanks to Disney releasing the screenplay to members of the Writers Guild of America for awards consideration—it revealed some lines improvisation and deleted scenes from the film. Show More Summary

The Official Force Awakens Screenplay Clarifies a Lot of the Movie’s Ambiguities

last monthHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Disney has sent out The Force Awakens screenplay to Writers Guild of America members for awards consideration, and /Film had the smart idea of breaking down the many moments of ambiguity from the movie that are clarified by reading through the script. Spoilers incoming; you've been warned.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Ending Details And More Revealed In Official Screenplay

Disney has sent out the Star Wars: The Force Awakens screenplay to members of the Writers Guild of America for award consideration. The screenplay pretty much reflects the final film including lines improvised or changed during the filming, and excludes any form of deleted scenes that were most definitely in the shooting script. Show More Summary

Watch: J.J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan 32 Minute DGA Discussion on ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Earlier this week, director/writer J.J. Abrams and his co-writer Lawrence Kasdan appeared at the Director’s Guild Of America for a screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Some of the quotes from JJ and Kasdan talking have come out of the 32 minute question and answer session that followed this screening. Show More Summary

J.J. Abrams Confirms That Obi-Wan and Yoda are secretly in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Entertainment Weekly posted an interview with director J.J. Abrams and screenwriters Lawrence Kasdan and Michael Arndt after a "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" screening at the Writers Guild of America. One of the hot topics of the interview was which actors from the previous trilogies made their way into the new film. Show More Summary

WGA TV Nominations: Mr. Robot, Better Call Saul and Kimmy Schmidt Lead the Race

The Writers Guild of America announced the nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news radio and promotional writing Thursday. Freshmen series Better Call Saul, Mr. Robot and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt eachShow More Summary

Mr. Robot, Game of Thrones; Broad City Among Writers Guild of America TV Nominations

Writers Guild of America members have cast their ballots for their nominees for the best scriptwriting on television this year, and it's a good list! Freshman dramas like Mr. Robot and Better Call Saul join The Americans and Game of Thrones. On the comedy side, your faves are there: Broad... More »

Writers Guild Awards Nominees Include ‘The Americans,’ ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ and ‘Transparent’

The Writers Guild of America’s east and west branches have announced the 2015 nominees for best writing in categories of television (drama and comedy), new media, news, radio, and promotional writing.  …Read More

Writers Guild of America Announces Nominees for 2016 WGA Awards!

The Writers Guild of America has announced its nominees for the best in television in 2015. Better Call Saul and Mr. Robot earned noms in both Best New Series and Best Drama Series, while Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt earned noms for Best New Series and Best Comedy Series. Show More Summary

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