The Writers Guild of America Awards 2014

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing during 2013. Winners will be announced at the 2014 Writers Guild Awards on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York City. The WGA Awards are presented for outstanding achievements in writing for film, television, and radio and have been presented annually by the Writers Guild of America, East and Writers Guild of America, West since 1949. Winners are identified in bold.

The nominees for Best Original Screenplay

American Hustle
Written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell; Columbia Pictures

Blue Jasmine
Written by Woody Allen; Sony Pictures Classics

Dallas Buyers Club
Written by Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack; Focus Features

Her
Written by Spike Jonze; Warner Bros.

Nebraska
Written by Bob Nelson; Paramount Pictures

The nominees for Best Adapted Screenplay

August: Osage County
Screenplay by Tracy Letts; Based on his play; The Weinstein Company

Before Midnight
Written by Richard Linklater & Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke; Based on characters created by Richard Linklater & Kim Krizan; Sony Classics

Captain Phillips
Screenplay by Billy Ray; Based on the book A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea by Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty; Columbia Pictures

Lone Survivor
Written by Peter Berg; Based on the book by Marcus Lutrell with Patrick Robinson; Universal Pictures

The Wolf of Wall Street
Screenplay by Terence Winter; Based on the book by Jordan Belfort; Paramount Pictures

The nominees for Best Documentary Screenplay

Dirty Wars
Written by Jeremy Scahill & David Riker; Sundance Selects

Herblock – The Black & The White
Written by Sara Lukinson & Michael Stevens; The Stevens Company

No Place on Earth
Written by Janet Tobias & Paul Laikin; Magnolia Pictures

Stories We Tell
Written by Sarah Polley; Roadside Attractions

We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks
Written by Alex Gibney; Focus Features

The nominees for Best Television Drama Series

Breaking Bad
Written by Sam Catlin, Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, Gennifer Hutchison, George Mastras, Thomas Schnauz, Moira Walley- Beckett; AMC

The Good Wife
Written by Meredith Averill, Leonard Dick, Keith Eisner, Jacqueline Hoyt, Ted Humphrey, Michelle King, Robert King, Erica Shelton Kodish, Matthew Montoya, J.C. Nolan, Luke Schelhaas, Nichelle Tramble Spellman, Craig Turk, Julia Wolfe; CBS

Homeland
Written by Henry Bromell, William E. Bromell, Alexander Cary, Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon, Barbara Hall, Patrick Harbinson, Chip Johannessen, Meredith Stiehm, Charlotte Stoudt, James Yoshimura; Showtime

House of Cards
Written by Kate Barnow, Rick Cleveland, Sam Forman, Gina Gionfriddo, Keith Huff, Sarah Treem, Beau Willimon; Netflix

Mad Men
Written by Lisa Albert, Semi Chellas, Jason Grote, Jonathan Igla, Andre Jacquemetton, Maria Jacquemetton, Janet Leahy, Erin Levy, Michael Saltzman, Tom Smuts, Matthew Weiner, Carly Wray; AMC

The nominees for Best Television Comedy Series

30 Rock
Written by Jack Burditt, Robert Carlock, Tom Ceraulo, Luke Del Tredici, Tina Fey, Lang Fisher, Matt Hubbard, Colleen McGuinness, Sam Means, Dylan Morgan, Nina Pedrad, Josh Siegal, Tracey Wigfield; NBC

Modern Family
Written by Paul Corrigan, Bianca Douglas, Megan Ganz, Abraham Higginbotham, Ben Karlin, Elaine Ko, Steven Levitan, Christopher Lloyd, Becky Mann, Dan O’Shannon, Jeffrey Richman, Audra Sielaff, Emily Spivey, Brad Walsh, Bill Wrubel, Danny Zuker; ABC

Orange Is the New Black
Written by Liz Friedman, Sian Heder, Tara Herrmann, Sara Hess, Nick Jones, Jenji Kohan, Gary Lennon, Lauren Morelli, Marco Ramirez; Netflix

Parks and Recreation
Written by Megan Amram, Donick Cary, Greg Daniels, Nate DiMeo, Emma Fletcher, Rachna Fruchbom, Daniel J. Goor, Norm Hiscock, Matt Hubbard, Dave King, Greg Levine, Joe Mande, Sam Means, Aisha Muharrar, Matt Murray, Amy Poehler, Alexandra Rushfield, Michael Schur, Jen Statsky, Harris Wittels, Alan Yang; NBC

Veep
Written by Simon Blackwell, Roger Drew, Sean Gray, Armando Iannucci, Ian Martin, Georgia Pritchett, David Quantick, Tony Roche, Will Smith; HBO

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