January 5, 2010

The USC Scripter Nominations come out!

Behold the nominees:

Crazy Heart – Fox Searchlight Pictures
Scott Cooper, screenwriter
Thomas Cobb, author

District 9 – Tri-Star Pictures
Neill Blomkamp, screenwriter and author
Terri Tatchell, screenwriter

An Education – Sony Pictures Classics
Nick Hornby, screenwriter
Lynn Barber, author

Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire – Lionsgate
Geoffrey Fletcher, screenwriter
Sapphire, author

Up in the Air – Paramount Pictures
Jason Reitman, screenwriter
Sheldon Turner, screenwriter
Walter Kirn, author

-Thoughts on how these will do in the Oscar race?


  1. Credit to Jackson for catching this first. These are the nominees with full details.

  2. And these are for original screenplays?

  3. Good Lord Joey! If I had bothered to read closely - Precious even has in its title that it's based on a novel! I think I'll go back to bed for the rest of this week! lol