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Writers Guild Initiative Sets Winner Of 2016 Collyer Fellowship In Screenwriting

The Writers Guild Initiative today named Bo Shim of New York University as recipient of its 2016 Michael Collyer Memorial Fellowship in Screenwriting. The fellowshipis awarded to a student who plans to pursue a career in screenwriting...Show More Summary

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....

Patton Oswalt Tapped To Host 2016 Writers Guild West Awards

Fresh from hosting Tuesday night’s VES Awards ceremony, actor/writer/comedian Patton Oswalt will be extending his awards season tour by hosting the 2016 Writers Guild Awards West Coast, the guild announced today. The ceremony happens...Show More Summary

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. […]

Carol Burnett Walks the SAG Awards Red Carpet in Bedroom Slippers

Iconic American actress, singer, producer and writer Carol Burnett took to the red carpet at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards in a bright emerald green blazer and matching floor-length skirt designed by Bob Mackie–complete with gray Ugg slippers–as she prepared to accept the SAG’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Show More Summary

The Americans Showrunners on How Keri Russell Was Cast

This year’s Writers Guild Awards’ television nominees include Inside Amy Schumer's Kim Caramele, Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields of The Americans, and Sam Esmail, whose show, Mr. Robot, became the breakout hit of 2015. The writers gathered at the New York Institute of Technology auditorium Wednesday night for an hour-plus... More »

Teen Amy Schumer Had A Walk to Remember Comedy Routine

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At the panel honoring the Writers Guild Awardstelevision nominees on Wednesday, Kim Caramele introduced herself as Amy Schumer’s sister, but the school psychologist turned comedy writer is a force in her own right. Caramele was an associate producer on this summer’s Trainwreck and a writer for Inside Amy Schumer, and she's spent the past... More »

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture won the British Writers' Guild's award for best video game writing

The British WritersGuild Awards is an annual event where the best of British writing across TV, film, radio, stage, and video games are acknowledged and celebrated. For those in the industry, it’s a fairly big deal. This year, the big award went to Russell T. Show More Summary

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

2016 Directors Guild Nominations Include George Miller, Adam McKay & More

The Golden Globes have come and gone, but we’re still in the full swing of awards season. Last week brought the nominations for the Writers Guild Awards, the BAFTAs across the pond, and the Producers Guild Awards. Now it’s the Directors...Show More Summary

The Witcher 3, Pillars of Eternity score Writers Guild Award nominations

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is an unstoppable, award winning machine. While it failed to take home the industry's top prize, the Destructoid Game of the Year Award, it has secured victories from other, lesser organizations such as The Game Awards, the Golden Joystick Awards and the Sex On Top Of Mythical Creatures Awards. Show More Summary

'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 […]

Newswire: Costume designers think Carol, Kingsman, Cinderella are looking good

Yesterday we heard from the members of the Producers, Cinematographers, and Writers Guilds about their favorite films of the year. Perhaps obviously, each group had different ideas about what constitutes excellence in filmmaking, and only two films, Sicario and Bridge Of Spies, were nominated for awards from all three trade groups. Show More Summary

2016 Writers Guild Nominations Announced: ‘The Martian’, ‘Straight Outta Compton’, Amy Schumer

The 2016 Writers Guild Award nominations are in, and it's a fittingly impressive lineup. We have box office hits such as The Martian, Straight Outta Compton, and Trainwreck, which scored a nod for writer Amy Schumer. We also have critical darlings that have swept awards season, such as Spotlight, Carol and Bridge of Spies.

2016 Writers Guild Awards Nominees Include 'Trainwreck' & 'Trumbo'

The next set of 2016 awards nominees have been revealed. The WGA Awards nominations were unveiled today, featuring a very diverse set of films from last year. Included among the nominees: Adam McKay's Wall Street underdog The Big Short,...Show More Summary

Amy Schumer Earned THREE Writers Guild Nominations — Check Out The Full List Of Nominees HERE!

That's a lot to write home about! It's no secret that we're MASSIVE fans of all things Amy Schumer. But just in case you ever questioned her writing abilities, the 34-year-old comedienne has now earned three nominations in three different categories from the Writers Guild of America! Related: Producers Guild Of America Nominations — Full List That means she [...]

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

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