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Here are the latest posts about Oscars on Writers Write:

  • Spotlight and The Big Short Win Screenplay Awards at the 2016 Oscars (2016-03-01): Spotlight and The Big Short won the screenplay awards at the 2016 Oscars. Spotlight won Best Original Screenplay and The Big Short won the Best Adapted Screenplay.

  • Wes Anderson and Dan Gilroy Nominated for Screenwriting Oscars (2015-01-15): Wes Anderson, Dan Gilroy, Alejandro Gonzalez inarritu and Jason Hall get Oscar nominations. Gillian Flynn snubbed for Gone Girl adaptation.

  • Spike Jonez Wins Oscar for Best Original Screenplay (2014-03-03): Spike Jonez won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for his script for the film, Her.

  • Screenplay Nominees for the 86th Oscars Announced (2014-01-16): The screenplay nominees for the 86th Oscars have been announced. The winners will be announced on March 2, 2014

  • Quentin Tarantino Wins Best Original Screenplay at 2013 Oscars (2013-02-25): Quentin Tarantino won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay at the 85th Academy Awards.

  • Descendants Screenwriters Pose Like Angelina Jolie When Accepting Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar (2012-02-27): One of the most spontaneous and funniest moments at the 84th Academy Awards last night came courtesy of two of the screenwriters for The Descendants.

  • Aaron Sorkin Wins Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay (2011-02-28): Aaron Sorkin won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for his script, The Social Network, at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards.

  • Avatar, Hurt Locker Lead Oscar Race (2010-02-02): The Oscar nominations were announced this morning by Anne Hathaway.

  • Oscar Winning Screenwriter Budd Schulberg is Dead at 95 (2009-08-06): Novelist, boxing journalist and Oscar-winning screenwriter Budd Schulberg has died.

  • Looney Tunes Creators Honored by the Academy (2008-03-17): Tex Avery and Michael Maltese, the Warner Bros.

  • Diablo Cody: From Exotic Dancer to Oscar Winner (2008-02-25): Former exotic dancer turned screenwriter Diablo Cody won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for Juno.

  • Writers Invited to Join Academy (2007-06-23): A select group of writers have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.

  • Martin Scorsese Wins Oscar For Best Director (2007-02-26): It was finally Martin Scorsese's time: last night he won the Oscar for Best Director for The Departed.

  • Little Miss Sunshine and The Departed Win Screenwriting Oscars (2007-02-26): Michael Arndt won Best Original Screenplay Oscar for Little Miss Sunshine and William Monahan picked up the Oscar for Best Adapated Screenplay for The Departed.

  • Academy Award Screenplay Nominations (2007-01-23): The Academy Award nominations for the Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay have been announced.

  • Oscars 2006 and Three 6 Mafia (2006-03-06): The Oscars clocked in at 3 1/2 hours, just what producer Gil Cates said they would.

  • Three 6 Mafia Cleans Up For the Oscars (2006-03-02): Whitney Matheson of USA Today wondered how hip hop group Three 6 Mafia is going to approach their performance at the Oscars of their nominated song from Hustle & Flow, "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp"? After all, the FCC is so freaked out about on-air profanity that they are airing the show on a tape delay.