Friday, January 13, 2017

USC Scripter Nominations

Arrvial - Screenwriter Eric Heisserer adapted from the novella “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang

Fences - August Wilson for the play and screenplay

Hidden Figures Screenwriters Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi, based on the nonfiction book
by Margot Lee Shetterly

Lion Luke Davies for the screenplay, adapted from the nonfiction book A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley

Moonlight - Barry Jenkins, adapted from In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue, by Tarell Alvin McCraney

Game of ThronesScreenwriters David Benioff and D. B. Weiss for the episode “The Winds of Winter” adapted from the series “A Song of Ice and Fire” by George R. R. Martin

The Man in High Castle - Erik Oleson for the episode “Fallout”, based on the novel by Philip, K. Dick

The Night Manager David Farr for the miniseries, based on the novel by John le Carré

Orange is the New Black - Tara Herrmann and Jenji Kohan for the episode “Toast Can’t Never Be Bread Again”, based on the memoir by Piper Kerman, Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison

The People v. O.J. Simpson - Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski for the episode “Manna From Heaven”, based on the nonfiction book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson, by Jeffrey Toobin

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