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“Dirty Wars,” “Herblock,” “Stories We Tell” land WGA nods

The Writers Guild of America has nominated five documentaries, including Dirty Wars, Stories We Tell (pictured) and We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks, for its outstanding screenplay prize.
January 3, 2014

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) has nominated five documentaries, including Dirty Wars, Stories We Tell (pictured) and We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks, for its outstanding screenplay prize.

The films up for the documentary screenplay award are:

  • Dirty Wars – Written by Jeremy Scahill and David Riker; Sundance Selects
  • Herblock – The Black & The White – Written by Sara Lukinson and Michael Stevens; The Stevens Company
  • No Place on Earth – Written by Janet Tobias and 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

The docs that were eligible for the award had a theatrical run in LA or New York for one week in 2013, and featured an on-screen writing credit. They also were produced under the jurisdiction of the WGA or an affiliate Guild.

The winners will be named during the organization’s February 1 ceremonies, held simultaneously in Los Angeles and New York City.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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