The WGAW and the WGAE tonight announced the winners of the 2017 Writers Guild Awards.
A top talent line-up is scheduled to present honors at the 2017 Writers Guild Awards West Coast ceremony to be hosted on Sunday, February 19, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.
The following is a joint statement from Michael Winship, President, WGAE, and Howard A. Rodman, President, WGAW.
Screenwriter-director Richard Curtis (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Love Actually, Bridget Jones’s Diary) has been named the recipient of the WGAW’s 2017 Valentine Davies Award.
Iranian Filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami to Receive WGAW’s 2017 Jean Renoir Award for International Screenwriting Achievement
Iranian screenwriter-director Abbas Kiarostami, whose acclaimed films include Taste of Cherry, The Wind Will Carry Us, Close-Up, and his Koker trilogy, has been named the recipient of the WGAW’s 2017 Jean Renoir Award for International Screenwriting Achievement.
Screenwriter Susannah Grant has been named the recipient of the WGAW’s 2017 Paul Selvin Award in recognition of her script for HBO’s telefilm, Confirmation.
The WGAW and the WGAE have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in videogame writing during 2016.
Veteran TV writer and former WGAW Board member Dan Wilcox has been named the recipient of the 2017 Morgan Cox Award in recognition of his exemplary service to the Guild.
The WGAW and the WGAE have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in screenwriting during 2016.