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Tracy Letts AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Screenplay Among WGA Nominations; Full List Announced





The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen during 2013. Winners will be honored at the 2014 Writers Guild Awards on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York City.



ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY



American Hustle, Written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell; Columbia Pictures



Blue Jasmine, Written by Woody Allen; Sony Pictures Classics



Dallas Buyers Club, Written by Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack; Focus Features



Her, Written by Spike Jonze; Warner Bros.



Nebraska, Written by Bob Nelson; Paramount Pictures



ADAPTED SCREENPLAY



August: Osage County, Screenplay by Tracy Letts; Based on his play; The Weinstein Company



Before Midnight, Written by Richard Linklater & Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke; Based on characters created by Richard Linklater & Kim Krizan; Sony Classics



Captain Phillips, Screenplay by Billy Ray; Based on the book A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea by Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty; Columbia Pictures



Lone Survivor, Written by Peter Berg; Based on the book by Marcus Lutrell with PatRick Robinson; Universal Pictures



The Wolf of Wall Street, Screenplay by Terence Winter; Based on the book by Jordan Belfort; Paramount Pictures



DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY



Dirty Wars, Written by Jeremy Scahill & David Riker; Sundance Selects



Herblock - The Black & The White, Written by Sara Lukinson & Michael Stevens; The Stevens Company



No Place on Earth, Written by Janet Tobias & Paul Laikin; Magnolia Pictures



Stories We Tell, Written by Sarah Polley; Roadside Attractions



We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks; Written by Alex Gibney; Focus Features



Feature films eligible for a Writers Guild Award were exhibited theatrically for at least one week in Los Angeles Tracy Letts AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Screenplay Among WGA Nominations; Full List Announcedduring 2013 and were written under the WGA's Minimum Basic Agreement (MBA) or under a bona fide collective bargaining agreement of the Writers Guild of Canada, Writers Guild of Great Britain, Irish Playwrights & Screenwriters Guild, or the New Zealand Writers Guild. Theatrical screenplays produced under the jurisdiction of the WGA or an affiliate Guild must have been submitted for WGA awards consideration.



Documentaries eligible for a Writers Guild Award featured an onscreen writing credit and were exhibited theatrically in Los Angeles or New York for one week during 2013. Theatrical documentaries must have been produced under the jurisdiction of the WGA or an affiliate Guild to be eligible for awards consideration.



The Writers Guild Awards honor outstanding writing in film, television, new media, videogames, news, radio, promotional, and graphic animation categories. The awards will be presented jointly at simultaneous ceremonies on Saturday, February 1, 2014, in Los Angeles at the JW Marriott L.A. LIVE and in New York City at the Edison Ballroom. For more information about the 2014 Writers Guild Awards, please visit www.wga.org or www.wgaeast.org.


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