Wednesday, January 5, 2011

USC Libraries Scripter Award Finalists

Always an interesting group of nominees as they honor both the original authors and the screenwriters. A nice choice in The Ghost Writer, who may surprise and sneak in come Oscar morning

“The Ghost Writer”
Roman Polanski, screenwriter
Robert Harris, author (novel, “The Ghost”)

“127 Hours”
Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy, screenwriters
Aron Ralston, author (novel, “Between a Rock and a Hard Place”)

“The Social Network”
Aaron Sorkin, screenwriter
Ben Mezrich, author (book, “The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, A Tale of Sex,Money, Genius and Betrayal”)

“True Grit”
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, screenwriters
Charles Portis, author (novel, “True Grit”)

“Winter’s Bone”
Debra Granik, Anne Rosellini, screenwriters
Daniel Woodrell, author (novel, “Winter’s Bone”)

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