Film Nominees for Writers Guild Awards Announced


Wilson WebbThe Writers Guild of America, East and West, announced their nominations for outstanding achievement in screenwriting during 2019 on Tuesday.

The nominees for original screenplay are, in alphabetical order, 1917, Booksmart, Knives Out, Marriage Story and Parasite.

In the adapted screenplay category, the contenders are A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, The Irishman, Jojo Rabbit, Joker and Little Women.

The nominees in the television categories were released last month.  You can review them at

The 2020 Writers Guild Awards will be presented February 1 during concurrent galas in Los Angeles and New York.

Here are the film nominees:

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY1917BooksmartKnives OutMarriage StoryParasite

ADAPTED SCREENPLAYA Beautiful Day in the NeighborhoodThe IrishmanJojo RabbitJokerLittle Women

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAYCitizen KFosterThe Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon ValleyJoseph Pulitzer: Voice of the PeopleThe Kingmaker

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