Writers Guild Of America Awards 2015: The Grand Budapest Hotel On A Winning Spree

awards-11Just a week ahead of the Oscars, The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Imitation Game walked away with top honours at the annual Writers Guild of America Awards 2015.

Director Wes Anderson accepted the trophy for Best Original Screenplay for his comedic caper about a concierge who befriends the lobby boy at The Grand Budapest Hotel in the fictitious Republic of Zubrowka.

Graham Moore took home the prize for Best Adapted Screenplay, for his work transforming the book Alan Turing: The Enigma into the The Imitation Game.

Best Documentary Screenplay went to Brian Knappenberger for The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz about a computer programming prodigy who commits suicide at the age of twenty six.

Meanwhile television shows True Detective and Louie won for Best Drama Series and Comedy Series respectively at the the annual Writers Guild of America Awards 2015.

Almodovar, who won an Academy Award for best writing for an original screenplay for his 2002 film “Talk to Her,” about two lonely men who take care of a woman in a coma, expressed his gratitude via video.

The writers guild also honoured two-time Oscar winner Ben Affleck for his humanitarian work in the Democratic Republic Of Congo.

Here is the full list of winners at the annual Writers Guild of America Awards 2015:

Film Winners
Best Original Screenplay
The Grand Budapest Hotel, Screenplay By Wes Anderson; Story By Wes Anderson And Hugo Guinness

Best Adapted Screenplay
The Imitation Game, Written By Graham Moore

Best Documentary Screenplay
The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story Of Aaron Swartz, Written By Brian Knappenberger

Television And New Media Winners
Drama Series
True Detective, Written By Nic Pizzolatto

Comedy Series
Louie, Written by Pamela Adlon, Louis C.K.

New Series
True Detective, Written By Nic Pizzolatto

Episodic Drama
The Last Call (The Good Wife), Written by Robert King And Michelle King

Episodic Comedy
So Did The Fat Lady (Louie), Written By Louis C.K

Long Form Original 
Deliverance Creek, Written by Melissa Carter

Long Form Adapted 
Olive Kitteridge, Teleplay by Jane Anderson, Based On The Novel By Elizabeth Strout

Short Form New Media – Original 
Episode 113: Rachel (High Maintenance), Written By Katja Blichfeld And Ben Sinclair

Animation
Brick Like Me (The Simpsons), Written By Brian Kelley

Comedy / Variety (Including Talk) – Series 
Last Week Tonight Eith John Oliver, Writers: Kevin Avery, Tim Carvell, Dan Gurewitch, Geoff Haggerty, Jeff Maurer, John Oliver, Scott Sherman, Will Tracy, Jill Twiss, Juli Weiner

Comedy / Variety – Music, Awards, Tributes – Specials 
71st Annual Golden Globe Awards, Written By Barry Adelman; Special Material by Alex Baze, Dave Boone, Robert Carlock, Tina Fey, Jon Macks, Sam Means, Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler, Mike Shoemaker

Quiz And Audience Participation 
Hollywood Game Night, Head Writer: Grant Taylor; Writers: Alex Chauvin, Ann Slichter

Daytime Drama 
General Hospital, Written By Ron Carlivati, Anna Theresa Cascio, Suzanne Flynn, Kate Hall, Elizabeth Korte, Daniel James O’Connor, Elizabeth Page, Katherine Schock, Scott Sickles, Chris Van Etten

Children’s Script – Episodic And Specials
Haunted Heartthrob (Haunted Hathaways), Written By Bob Smiley

Documentary Script – Current Events 
United States of Secrets: The Program (Part One) (Frontline); PBS; Written By Michael Kirk And Mike Wiser

Documentary Script –  Other Than Current Events 
League Of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis (Frontline), Written By Michael Kirk And Mike Wiser

Television News Script – Regular Scheduled, Bulletin Or Breaking Report
Nelson Mandela: A Man Who Changed the World (World News With Diane Sawyer), Written By Dave Bloch, Lisa Ferri, Diane Sawyer

Television News Script – Analysis, Feature Or Commentary 
Nowhere To Go, Written By Oriana Zill de Granados, Scott Pelley, Michael Rey

Radio Winners 
Radio Documentary 
Three Shots Rang Out: The JFK Assassination 50 Years Later, Written By Darren Reynolds

Radia New Script – Regular Schedule, Bulletin Or Breaking Report
World News This Week, Written By Andrew Evans

Radia New Script - Analysis, Feature Or Commentary 
Civil Rights at 50, Written By Jane Tillman Irving

Promotional Writing Winner 
On-Air Promotion (Television, New Media Or Radio)
How I Met Your Mother, Written by Dan Greenberger

Videogame Winner 
Outstanding Achievement In Videogame Writing 
The Last of Us: Left Behind, Written By Neil Druckmann

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Writers Guild Of America Awards 2015: The Grand Budapest Hotel On A Winning Spree admin Just a week ahead of the Oscars, The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Imitation Game walked away with top honours at the annual Writers Guild of America Awards 2015.

Just a week ahead of the Oscars, The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Imitation Game walked away with top honours at the annual Writers Guild of America A...

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