winners//2015 WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA AWARDS

AWARDS COVERAGE



It was a big night for The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Imitation Game as the two earned prized in the motion picture categories of the 2015 Writers Guild of America Awards. These important awards set the stage for Oscar's big winners in the original and adapted screenplay categories.

On the television side, it was True Detective that pulled out all of the stops.

Best Original Motion Picture Screenplay

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL
Screenplay by Wes Anderson; Story by Wes Anderson and Hugo Guinness
(Fox Searchlight)

Best Adapted Motion Picture Screenplay

THE IMITATION GAME
Written by Graham Moore; Based on the book Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges
(The Weinstein Company)

Best Documentary Screenplay

THE INTERNET'S OWN BOY: THE STORY OF AARON SWARTZ
Written by Brian Knappenberger
(FilmBuff)

Best Drama Television Series Screenplay

TRUE DETECTIVE
Written by Nic Pizzolatto
(HBO)

Best Comedy Television Series Screenplay

LOUIE
Written by Pamela Adlon, Louis C.K.
(FX)

Best New Television Series

TRUE DETECTIVE
Written by Nic Pizzolatto
(HBO)

Best Longform Television Original Screenplay

DELIVERANCE CREEK
Written by Melissa Carter
(Lifetime)

Best Longform Television Adapted Screenplay

OLIVE KITTERIDGE
Teleplay by Jane Anderson; Based on the novel by Elizabeth Strout
(HBO)

Best Short Form New Media Original Screenplay

"EPISODE 113: RACHEL" (HIGH MAINTENANCE)
Written by Katja Blichfield and Ben Sinclair
(helpingyoumaintain.com)

Best Animated Television Screenplay

"BRICK LIKE ME" (THE SIMPSONS)
Written by Brian Kelley
(Fox)

Best Episodic Drama Television Screenplay

"THE LAST CALL" (THE GOOD WIFE)
Written by Robert King and Michelle King
(NBC)

Best Episodic Comedy Television Screenplay

"SO DID THE FAT LADY" (LOUIE)
Written by Louis C.K.
(FX)

Best Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) Television Screenplay

LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER
Writers: Kevin Avery, Tim Carvell, Dan Gurewitch, Geoff Haggerty, Jeff Maurer, John Oliver, Scott Sherman, Will Tracy, Jill Twiss, Juli Weiner
(HBO)

Best Comedy/Variety - Music, Award, Tributes Television Screenplay

71ST ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS
Written by Barry Adelman; Special Material by Alex Baze, Dave Boone, Robert Carlock, Tina Fey, Jon Macks, Sam Means, Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler, Mike Shoemaker
(NBC)

Best Quiz/Audience Participation Television Screenplay

HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT
Head Writer: Grant Taylor; Writers: Alex Chauvin, Ann Slichter
(NBC)

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