The Writers Guild of America got into the film season action on Friday with its screen nominations.
Several film-season favorites, including “12 Years a Slave,” were not eligible under the writers organization’s rules. Films must be written by guild members or for productions made under one of several guild agreements.
The film nominees are:
- “American Hustle”; written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell;
- “Blue Jasmine”; written by Woody Allen;
- “Dallas Buyers Club”; written by Craig Borten and Melisa Wallack;
- “Her”; written by Spike Jonze;
- “Nebraska”; written by Bob Nelson.
- “August: Osage County”; Screenplay by Tracy Letts;
- “Before Midnight”; written by Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke;
- “Captain Phillips”; screenplay by Billy Ray;
- “Lone Survivor”; written by Peter Berg;
- “The Wolf of Wall Street”; screenplay by Terence Winter.
- “Dirty Wars”; written by Jeremy Scahill and David Riker;
- “Herblock – The Black & The White”; written by Sara Lukinson & Michael Stevens;
- “No Place on Earth”; written by Janet Tobias and Paul Laikin;
- “Stories We Tell”; written by Sarah Polley;
- “We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks”; written by Alex Gibney.
TV nominations had been previously announced and include “Breaking Bad,” “30 Rock,” “Homeland,” “House of Cards,” “Ornage is the New Black” and “Modern Family.”
A complete list of TV nominees can be seen here:
The awards will be handed out Feb. 1.