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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
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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