Here are today’s WGA noms:
Arrival, Screenplay by Eric Heisserer; Based on the Story “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang; Paramount Pictures
Deadpool, Written by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick; Based on the X-Men Comic Books; Twentieth Century Fox Film
Fences, Screenplay by August Wilson; Based on his Play; Paramount Pictures
Hidden Figures, Screenplay by Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi; Based on the Book by Margot Lee Shetterly; Twentieth Century Fox Film
Nocturnal Animals, Screenplay by Tom Ford; Based on the Novel Tony and Susan by Austin Wright; Focus Features
Hell or High Water, Written by Taylor Sheridan; CBS Films
La La Land, Written by Damien Chazelle; Lionsgate
Loving, Written by Jeff Nichols; Focus Features
Manchester by the Sea, Written by Kenneth Lonergan; Amazon Studios/Roadside Attractions
Moonlight, Written by Barry Jenkins, Story by Tarell McCraney; A24
Side note:The guild’s main office is just up the street from where I live here in Los Angeles, for those of you who live in the area the Writer’s Guild has a library which is open to the public. A inspiring place to read scripts from the greatest film and television writers.
Check out the website for a host of services from registering your script to offering screenings and writerly discussions of interest.
If you’re interested in writing for television or movies, this is a great place to start, reading scripts being about the best place to learn how to do it.
You can also find scripts online at the Internet Movie Script Database at www.imsdb.com