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WGA noms for “Jane,” “Oklahoma City”

Brett Morgen‘s Jane and Barak Goodman‘s Oklahoma City (pictured) are among the four films nominated for best documentary screenplay from the Writers Guild of America (WGA). The WGA Awards includes prizes for ...
January 4, 2018

Brett Morgen‘s Jane and Barak Goodman‘s Oklahoma City (pictured) are among the four films nominated for best documentary screenplay from the Writers Guild of America (WGA).

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.

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY

Betting on Zero, Written by Theodore Braun; Gunpowder & Sky

Jane, Written by Brett Morgen; National Geographic

No Stone Unturned, Written by Alex Gibney; Abramorama

Oklahoma City (I), Written by Barak Goodman; American Experience Films

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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