The winner of the Scripter Award often goes on to other honors, including the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay.
The two action adventures each scored a lucky seven nods from the Visual Effects Society.
Anne Thompson weighs the pros and cons of the 2018 Oscar frontrunners, and comes down on the side of Amphibian Man.
As the ballots are being counted, we assess where the Best Picture race is heading.
Santa Barbara has become a must-attend on the road to the Oscars.