Writers Guild Members Win Oscars & Independent Spirit Awards

Congratulations to Geoffrey Fletcher for winning the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar for Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire. Fletcher also won Best First Screenplay from the Independent Spirit Awards. Mark Boal won the Best Original Screenplay Oscar for The Hurt Locker. Scott Neustader and Michael H. Weber took home Best Screenplay for (500) Days of Summer in the Independent Spirit Awards.

These wins were predicted by the Writers Guild Awards in February. There The Hurt Locker won for Best Original Screenplay. Both Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire and (500) Days of Summer were nominees in their categories.