The WGA Awards includes prizes for film, television and radio, and have been presented since 1949. Eligible documentaries for a Writers Guild Award in the screenplay category were screened theatrically in Los Angeles or New York for at least one week in 2017.
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 honors outstanding writing in film, television, new media, video games, news, radio, promotional, and graphic animation categories.
Winners will be honored at the 2018 Writers Guild Awards ceremony, which takes place on Feb. 11 at concurrent ceremonies in in New York at the Edison Ballroom and in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton.
Betting on Zero, Written by Theodore Braun; Gunpowder & Sky
Jane, Written by Brett Morgen; National Geographic
No Stone Unturned, Written by Alex Gibney; Abramorama