It’s Award Season! Last week, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced this year’s Oscar nominations. Here are the Best Original and Adapted Screenplay nominees:
Best Original Screenplay
Another Year – Screenplay by Mike Leigh
The Fighter – Screenplay by Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson; story by Keith Dorrington & Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson
Inception – Screenplay by Christopher Nolan
The Kids are All Right – Screenplay by Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg
The King’s Speech – Screenplay by David Seidler
Best Adapted Screenplay
127 Hours – Screenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy
The Social Network – Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin
Toy Story 3 – Screenplay by Michael Arndt; story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich
True Grit – Written for the screen by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
Winter’s Bone – Adapted for the screen by Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini
What was your Favorite Screenplay from last year? Why? Write it up, 200 to 400 words, and enter the February Challenge!
Thanks to Michael Wiese Productions, we will have 4 winners. Each will choose one of the following books from MWP as their prize:
Submit your 200- to 400-word essay about your Favorite Screenplay in the body of an email to Debra@WriteOnOnline.com by Monday, February 28. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, March 8, on Write On! Online, and in the March Write On! Newsletter.
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