Scripter Preview

by Sasha Stone and Ryan Adams The USC Scripter will be held tomorrow night. You can watch the Scripter on the live feed.   It’s rare that I come across writing that turns my head, especially in the Oscar race because the screenplay is inextricably tied to the Best Picture...
Posted On 08 Feb 2013

USC Scripter nominees announced!

The USC Scripter nominees are: Argo Beasts of the Southern Wild Life of Pi Lincoln Perks of Being a Wallflower Silver Linings Playbook –A tie resulted in six sets of finalists for the 2013 honor, rather than the typical five. The finalists are, in alphabetical order by film...
Posted On 15 Jan 2013

Honoring Adapted Screenplay – USC Scripter Preview

The USC Scripter is an award that is handed out for both the source material and the screenplay.  It is judged upon by industry professionals, scholars, journalists and critics (names after the jump) and has a decent track record with Oscar and the WGA in the adapted categories...
Posted On 14 Jan 2013

A Note About the Scripter Awards

I mistakenly thought they were announcing today.  They are actually announcing January 12th. They honor both the source material and the adapted screenplay. More about them here.
Posted On 05 Jan 2012

The WGA and Scripter Preview

The Writers Guild will announce their nominees this Thursday, along with the USC Scripter awards. The screenplay categories are a lynchpin to see which handful of films the guilds will begin to support.  While the WGA isn’t really a make or break, particularly since there...
Posted On 03 Jan 2012