Writers Guild of America (WGA), East (WGAE) and West (WGAW) Mortion Picture Screen Awards
The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and West (WGAW) announced the winners of the 2009 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for screen, television, radio, news, promotional, and videogames, in simultaneous ceremonies at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City and the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles last night, 20 February. Here are the motion picture screenwriting nominees with winners in red.
(500) DAYS OF SUMMER, Written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber;
AVATAR, Written by James Cameron;
THE HANGOVER, Written by Scott Moore;
THE HURT LOCKER, Written by Mark Boal;
A SERIOUS MAN, Written by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen.
CRAZY HEART, screenplay by Scott Cooper. based on the novel by Thomas Cobb;
JULIE & JULIA, screenplay by Nora Ephron, based on the books Julie & Julia by Julie Powell and My Life in France by Julia Child with Alex Prud’homme;
PECIOUS: Based on the novel Push by Sapphire, screenplay by Geoffrey Fletcher, based on the novel Push by Sapphire;
STAR TREK, written by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, based upon TV show Star Trek, created by Gene Roddenberry;
UP in the AIR, screenplay by Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner, based on the novel by Walter Kirn.
AGAINST the TIDE, screenplay by Richard Trank, based on original material written by Richard Trank and Rabbi Marvin Hier;
CAPITALISM: A Love Story, written by Michael Moore;
THE COVE, written by Mark Monroe;
EARTH DAYS, written by Robert Stone;
GOOD HAIR, written by Chris Rock, Jeff Stilson, Lance Crouther and Chuck Sklar;
SOUNDTRAK for a REVOLUTION, written by Bill Guttentag and Dan Sturman.
For all nominees and winners, in all the categories, click the title of this post.