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February 13 2016 Writers Guild Awards Winners Announced
The WGAW and the WGAE tonight announced the winners of the 2016 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, videogames, news, radio, promotional, and graphic animation categories...more»

February 9 Presenters Talent Line-Up Announced for 2016 Writers Guild Awards West Coast Ceremony
An exciting talent line-up is slated to present honors at the 2016 Writers Guild Awards West Coast ceremony to be hosted this Saturday, February 13, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles...more»

February 4 Actor-Writer-Comic Patton Oswalt to Host 2016 Writers Guild Awards West Coast Ceremony
Writers Guild Award and Grammy-nominated actor/writer/comedian Patton Oswalt has been tapped to host the 2016 Writers Guild Awards West Coast ceremony...more»

January 27 WGAW Statement on Diversity in the Entertainment Industry
WGAW President Howard A. Rodman released the following statement today on the issue of diversity in the entertainment industry...more»

January 27 WGAW Supports FCC Action on TV Set-Top Box Competition
The WGAW issued the following statement today in support of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s proposal to increase television set-top box competition...more»

January 26 Screenwriter John McNamara to Receive WGAW’s 2016 Paul Selvin Award for Trumbo
The WGAW has named screenwriter John McNamara the recipient of the 2016 Paul Selvin Award for his screenplay Trumbo...more»

January 19 Elaine May to Receive WGAW’S 2016 Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement
Acclaimed comedy screenwriter-director-actress Elaine May (Heaven Can Wait, Primary Colors) is set to receive the Writers Guild of America, West’s 2016 Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement...more»

January 13 Marta Kauffman & David Crane to Receive WGAW’s 2016 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award For TV Writing
Friends co-creators Marta Kauffman & David Crane have been named recipients of the Writers Guild of America, West’s 2016 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement...more»

January 11 2016 Writers Guild Awards Videogame Writing Nominations Announced
The WGAW and the WGAE have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for videogames during 2015...more»

January 7 John August to Receive 2016 Valentine Davies Award
Screenwriter John August (Big Fish, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) has been named the recipient of the WGAW’s 2016 Valentine Davies Award...more»

January 6 2016 Writers Guild Awards Screenplay Nominations Announced
The WGAW and the WGAE have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in screenwriting during 2015...more»