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 contender. When we envision the screenplay we envision the movie. We don’t look at them...
The USC Scripter nominees are:
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Life of Pi
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 title:
Joshuah Bearman, author of the article “The Great Escape,” Antonio J. Mendez,...
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. Their nominations will be announced tomorrow morning at 5am.
The Scripter acknowledges...
The Descendants wins the Scripter!
CAS Awards thanks to @soundworksvideo
Outstanding Sound in a Motion Picture: Hugo
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Television Movies and Mini-Series: TOO BIG TO FAIL
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for TV Movies & Mini-Series.. – Into the Wild
Technical Achievement Award for Post Production: AVID Pro Tools...
This weekend, the Eddie, the Scripter and the WGA awards will all go down. In many respects, adapted screenplay is still up for grabs. If most think Original will go The Artist’s way, the rest are mostly figuring on The Descendants winning in adapted. Probably it’s going to have to win the WGA first, I’m guessing, and maybe the Scripter too.
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.
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 are always those screenplays that don’t qualify for them, it can help in terms of sussing...
The USC Scripter Awards will be live webcast tonight, Friday, according to their website, so make sure to tune in for all of the fun. It essentially comes down to True Grit vs. The Social Network vs. Winter’s Bone for the Scripter.
Last year, Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner won the Scripter. The year before it was Slumdog Millionaire, and the year before that...
The 2011 finalists for the USC Scripter awards:
Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy for 127 Hours, adapted from mountain climber Aron Ralston’s autobiography Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Roman Polanski for The Ghost Writer, adapted from journalist Robert Harris’ novel The Ghost
Aaron Sorkin for The Social Network, adapted from Ben Mezrich’s The Accidental...
Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner, and Walter Kirn have won the USC Scripter award.
The USC Scripter Awards will be held tonight in Los Angeles. They will be live on their website