Writers Guild Awards 2018

Writers Guild Awards 2018

February 11, 2018
February 11, 2018
New York City and Beverly Hills
New York City and Beverly Hills


The 70th Writers Guild of America Awards honored the best in film, television, radio and video-game writing of 2017. Winners were announced on February 11, 2018 at Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, California.[1] The nominations for Television, New Media, Radio, News and Promotional Writing were announced on December 7, 2017,[2] while, the Theatrical and Documentary Screenplay nominees were announced on January 4, 2018[3] and the Videogame Writing nominees were announced on January 11, 2018.[4]

The show was hosted by Patton Oswalt.[5]

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Get Out
Get Out is a 2017 American horror film written and directed by Jordan Peele.
Call Me by Your Name
Call Me by Your Name is a 2017 romantic coming-of-age drama film directed by Luca Guadagnino.
The Handmaid's Tale
The Handmaid's Tale is an American television series created by Bruce Miller based on the 1985 novel of the same name by Canadian writer Margaret Atwood.
Veep is an American political satire comedy television series, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, that premiered on HBO on April 22, 2012.

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Patton Peter Oswalt (born January 27, 1969) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor and writer, known for roles such as Spencer Olchin in the sitcom The King of Queens (1998–2007), voicing Remy in the film Ratatouille (2007), playing multiple identical brothers, the Koenigs, on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2014–17), and male Jesse in both seasons of Minecraft Story Mode. Oswalt has won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special and a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for his Netflix stand-up special Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping (2016).

Winning Films and Shows21

Winning Writers34

Best Original Screenplay Nominees5

Best Adapted Screenplay Nominees5

Best Documentary Screenplay Nominees2

Drama Series Nominees5

Comedy Series Nominees4

New Series Nominees4

Long Form Original Series Nominees5

Long Form Adapted Series Nominees4

Animation Nominees3

Episodic Drama Nominees5

Episodic Comedy Nominees5

Comedy/Variety Talk Series Nominees8

Comedy/Variety Sketch Series Nominees5

Comedy/Variety Specials Nominees5

Quiz and Audience Participation Nominees2

Daytime Drama Nominees2

Videogame Writing Nominees4

The Beverly Hilton
The Beverly Hilton is a hotel located on an 8.9-acre (3.6 ha) property at the intersection of Wilshire and Santa Monica boulevards in Beverly Hills, California. The Beverly Hilton has hosted many awards shows, charity benefits and entertainment and motion picture industry events, and is perhaps best known as the home of the annual Golden Globe Awards and the Daytime Emmy Awards.

Notable Attendees112


News Articles10

'Call Me By Your Name' & 'Get Out' Top Winners at 2018 WGA Awards
  –  February 13, 2018
The Writers Guild of America has announced the winners of the 2018 WGA Awards. Last year, the big WGA winners were ... What have fellow writers determined to be the best scripts of 2017? The winners are Get Out (Original), written by Jordan Peele, plus ...
10 Years Ago, Screenwriters Went On Strike And Changed Television Forever
  –  February 12, 2018
Thomas and Bays were two of roughly 12,000 TV and film and television writers who were striking on behalf of the East and West unions of the Writers Guild of America ... who’s been nominated for four Emmy awards, believes breaking into the business ...
2018 WGA Award Winners Keep the Love Going for ‘Get Out’ and ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’
  –  February 12, 2018
Last night saw the Writers Guild of America hand out their awards for achievement in writing for film and television from 2017. This is one of the key preceding awards before the Academy Awards are handed out early next month, and on the feature film side ...
‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 2: Aunt Lydia May ‘Go To Her Dying Breath’ For The Handmaids, Says Ann Dowd
  –  February 12, 2018
The tender side of the seemingly cruel instructor is teased out masterfully by actress Ann Dowd (also a regular on HBO's The Leftovers) and earned her the 2017 Emmy for ... on the red carpet at 2018 Writers Guild of America Awards on Sunday night, where ...
Writers Guild of America Fast Facts
  –  February 12, 2018
1948 - The first annual awards are presented at the Hotel Bel ... media outlet by recognizing its employees' union, the Writers Guild of America, East. The first contract is ratified January 30, 2017, "in a near unanimous vote," according to the guild.
‘Get Out’ and ‘Call Me by Your Name’ Win 2018 Writers Guild Awards
  –  February 11, 2018
Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” has been named the best original screenplay of 2017 by the the Writers Guild of America, West and the Writers Guild of America, East, which handed out the 2018 Writers Guild Awards at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles ...
Writer’s Guild Of America Announces Nominees For Best Writing In Games
  –  January 14, 2018
2017 was an amazing year for video games ... so here’s who could win: The winners of the Writers Guild of America awards are expected to be announced on Sunday, February 11 th, and at that time, we’ll see who walks away. I’m personally pulling ...
Logan, Get Out, The Big Sick, The Disaster Artist among films nominated for 2018 Writers Guild Awards
  –  January 5, 2018
Los Angeles: Hugh Jackman's Logan, Emily V Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani's The Big Sick and James Franco's The Disaster Artist are among the films nominated for the Writers Guild of America Awards 2018. The nominations were announced on Thursday. Logan ...
‘Vietman War’ Writer Geoffrey C. Ward Honored by Writers Guild of America East
  –  December 18, 2017
Ward has been selected by the Writers Guild of America East as the recipient of its Ian McLellan Hunter award for career achievement. The award will be presented at the 70th annual Writers Guild Awards, which will be held at New York’s Edison Ballroom on ...
'GLOW' Series Nominated For Screen Actors Guild Awards, Former WWE Talent Comments
  –  December 13, 2017
Due to the rave reviews and success of the show, GLOW was picked up for another 10 episodes as of August of 2017. CNN reported that GLOW ... "GLOW has been nominated for 4 Critics' Choice Awards, 2 Writers Guild of America Awards, and additional SAG ...


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