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Writers Guild of America Awards Nominations


UCLA TFT alumni have received seven Writers Guild of America Awards nominations including three for alumnus Alex Gibney (a documentary screenplay nom for Totally Under Control and two documentary script noms for Agents of Chaos). WGA members cast their ballots online Feb. 19-March 5, and the WGA Awards ceremony, which will be virtual this year, takes place on Sunday, March 21.


FILM


DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY
Alex Gibney
Totally Under Control, Neon


TV


DRAMA SERIES
Rebecca Sonnenshine (BA ’93)
The Boys, Amazon Studios

NEW SERIES
Yamara Taylor (BA ’02)
Dave, FX Networks

ADAPTED LONGFORM
Erika L. Johnson (BA ’02)
The Good Lord Bird, Showtime

QUIZ AND AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION
Scott Saltzberg (BA ’87)
Weakest Link, NBC

DOCUMENTARY SCRIPT — CURRENT EVENTS
Alex Gibney (with Michael J. Palmer)
Agents of Chaos, Part 1, HBO Documentary Films

Alex Gibney (with Michael J. Palmer)

Agents of Chaos, Part 2, HBO Documentary Films

Top: Scott Saltzberg (BA ’87) is nominated for his work on NBC's Weakest Link, starring Jane Lynch, pictured. Credit: Chris Haston/NBC

Posted: February 19, 2021