'Moonlight' and 'Arrival' scribes win Writers Guild of America Awards
UPI News Service, 02/20/2017
The Writers Guild of America presented its Best Original Screenplay award for film to "Moonlight" scribe Barry Jenkins Sunday night.
Winning the prize for Best Adapted Screenplay for film was Eric Heisserer for "Arrival," while the Best Documentary Screenplay honor went to Robert Kenner and Eric Schlosser, who penned "Command and Control."
The WGA recognized excellence in television writing, as well.
The award for Best Drama Series was bestowed upon the writing team behind "The Americans," as the accolade for Best Comedy Series went to the writers of "Atlanta."
The men and women who scripted "Confirmation" and "The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" won the awards for Best Original Long Form Series and Best Adapted Long Form Series respectively.
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