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Writers Guild Awards Set For February 1, 2014

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood March 28, 2013 at 1:39PM

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.
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Mark Boal at the 2013 Writers Guild Awards
Mark Boal at the 2013 Writers Guild Awards

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.

The WGAW ceremony will once again be held at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE, while the WGAE ceremony will be held at the Edison Ballroom.

The awards honor outstanding writing in film, television, new media, videogames, news, radio and promotional writing and graphic animation.

Last year's winners included Mark Boal (original, "Zero Dark Thirty") and eventual Oscar-winners Chris Terrio ("Argo"), and Malik Bendjelloul ("Searching for Sugar Man"). 


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.