J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Prods. has struck a deal with the estate of Rod Serling to develop an event series based on an unproduced screenplay by the renowned scribe and "Twilight Zone" host.
The Beijing Municipal Government has unveiled 15 winners in its inaugural international screenwriting contest for U.S.-based scribes of all nationalities. The feature winners are “The Panjiayuan…
In what the Writers Guild of America is calling the worst thing to happen to its members since Starbucks banned screenwriters from all of its locations worldwide, the soon-to-be released latest…
Opting for two tales of CIA heroics, showbiz scribes have selected "Argo" and "Zero Dark Thirty" for the key screenplay awards from the Writers Guild of America.
Three years ago, to much fanfare, the Academy expanded the best picture category from five noms to a possible 10. Few seemed to notice that the Academy has been nominating 10 films in screenwriting…
Slamdance and JuntoBox Films are launching a partnership for this year's screenplay competition with the largest pize in Slamdance history to the winning writer.
The Writers Guild of America has remained rigorous on qualifying screenplays for its awards with more than a dozen notable exclusions this year including Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" and…
The Writers Guild of America East and the Austin Film Festival have tapped Jack Davidson as the recipient of the fest's drama screenplay award for his "Clouds of Sorrow" script.
W Hotels is checking into its first screenplay competition, pairing up with Intel Corp. and Roman Coppola ("Moonrise Kingdom") to launch "Four Stories," which will produce three winning scripts.
State Street Pictures (the "Barbershop" franchise) has teamed up with BroBible/Five All in the Fifth Entertainment to develop and finance a screenplay based on the June 2011 Deadspin.com article…
With "The Descendants" and "Midnight in Paris" drawing WGA wins, awards season has entered the final stretch, with the Independent Spirit Awards this Saturday and the Oscars on Sunday.