Quentin Tarantino Wins BAFTA for Best Original Screenplay for Django Unchained

Posted on February 10, 2013

Django Unchained


Quentin Tarantino won the BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay for Django Unchained. Deadline reports that backstage Tarantino talked about writing screenplays saying, "About 90% of my lines come out of the material. I get the characters talking to each other and suddenly someone says something clever. Every once in a while there'll be a cool line that I'm holding onto for decades. But it doesn't happen that often."

In his thank you speech, he said winning the award is "really really nice, really cool." He also gave a shout out to his cast saying, "I want to thank my actors for doing a bang up job with my dialogue."

Photo: Weinstein Company

More from Writers Write


  • Frederick Douglass Statue Unveiled at Hillsdale College


  • Trump's Supreme Court Pick Neil Gorsuch Faces Plagiarism Accusations


  • White House Bans CNN, LA Times, NY Times and Politico From Press Conference




  • Salman Rushdie is Writing Novel With Trump-Like Villain


  • Javaka Steptoe Wins 2017 Caldecott Medal for Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat