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2014 Writers Guild Awards Announce Timeline for Submissions and Voting

The 66th annual Writers Guild Awards, to be presented in simultaneous West and East Coast ceremonies on February 1, 2014, have announced their timeline for submissions and voting. Check it out below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • July 18, 2013 1:47 PM
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Writers Guild Awards Set For February 1, 2014

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced the date for the 2014 Writers Guild Awards' simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York: Saturday, February 1, 2014.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • March 28, 2013 1:39 PM
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Writers Guild Awards Go to 'Argo,' 'Zero Dark Thirty,' and 'Searching for Sugar Man'

The East Coast WGA Awards show got under way at New York's BB Kings a good hour before the pokey West Coast, and attendees tweeted up a storm. Soon the trades ran with the news that the key film awards had gone to the adapted screenplay for "Argo" and original script for "Zero Dark Thirty." WGA West was still running clips from nominated screenplays like "Silver Linings Playbook" after the winners had been announced ("Argo"'s clip was the WGA joke, natch.)
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • February 18, 2013 3:06 AM
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Writers Guild East Awards Ceremony to Tribute Nora Ephron; Watch Live Broadcast of WGA West

The Writers Guild East has announced a tribute to writer-director Nora Ephron (1941-2012), to be presented at the guild's East Coast awards ceremony on February 17. The nominees are here.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • February 13, 2013 2:16 PM
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Writers Guild Awards Bring Class and Comedy with Presenters Jessica Chastain, Amy Poehler, Adam Scott and More

The first wave of presenters for the 2013 Writers Guild Awards have been announced. Included in the lineup are Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain, Golden Globes host Amy Poehler and her "Parks and Recreation" co-star Adam Scott, and the hilarious "Key and Peele" stars Keegan Michael Key and Jordan Peele.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • February 5, 2013 1:08 PM
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Screenwriter David Koepp Honored with Writers Guild's Career Achievement Award

The Writers Guild of America, East announces screenwriter and director David Koepp will receive the Ian McClellan Hunter Award for Career Achievement. The award, established in 1992, honors a WGA member for his or her body of work.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • January 29, 2013 2:49 PM
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