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    Why Paul Schrader May Not Open His Oscar Ballot This Year

    Paul Schrader: "I find this escalating media chatter regarding film society awards, Oscar handicapping and promotional gimmicks increasingly tiresome. This year I declined to submit a selection to Film Comment's year's best list. I stopped voting for DGA and WGA awards last year and for the first ti...

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    Writers Guild Awards Change Guidelines, Netflix's 'House of Cards' Now Eligible for 2014 TV Awards

    With the just-announced revisions to the Writers Guild Awards guidelines, Netflix's "House of Cards" has become eligible for the 2014 TV awards, to be held on February 1. The guidelines now include series that have been produced for initial exhibition in new media, permitting them to compete with TV...

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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.

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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.

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    The 2013 Writers Guild Awards

    At the annual Writers Guild Award’s, women writers did well this year -- in television. Film, not so much. Lena Dunham’s Girls won best new series, one of Mad Men’s best (and controversial) episodes of last season ‘The Other Woman’ co-written by Semi Chellas picked up ...

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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...

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    WGA Awards to Hold Tribute to Nora Ephron

    On Sunday, February 17, the Writer’s Guild of America, East will hold their annual awards ceremony. They’ve just announced that included in the ceremony will be a tribute to Nora Ephron, the beloved writer and director who died last June after a battle with leukemia.

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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.

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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...

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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.

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