Academy Awards for Best Writing

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YearMovieWriter(s)
1928- Original StoryBen Hecht
1928- AdaptationBenjamin Glazer
1929Hanns Kraly
1930Frances Marion
1931- Original StoryJohn Monk Saunders
1931- AdaptationHoward Estabrook
1932- Original StoryFrances Marion
1932- AdaptationEdwin J. Burke
1933- Original StoryRobert Lord
1933- AdaptationVictor Heerman; Sarah Y. Mason
1934- Original StoryArthur Caesar
1934- AdaptationRobert Riskin
1935- Original StoryBen Hecht; Charles MacArthur
1935- AdaptationDudley Nichols
1936- Original Story and ScreenplayPierre Collings; Sheridan Gibney
1937- Original StoryWilliam A. Wellman; Robert Carson
1937- ScreenplayHeinz Herald; Geza Herczeg; Norman Reilly Raine
1938- Original StoryEleanore Griffin; Dore Schary
1938- ScreenplayGeorge Bernard Shaw; Ian Dalrymple; Cecil Lewis; W.P. Lipscomb
1939- Original StoryLewis R. Foster
1939- ScreenplaySidney Howard
1940- Original ScreenplayPreston Sturges
1940- Original StoryBenjamin Glazer; Hans Szekely
1940- ScreenplayDonald Ogden Stewart
1941- Original ScreenplayOrson Welles; Herman J, Mankiewicz
1941- Original StoryHarry Segall
1941- ScreenplaySidney Buchman; Seton I. Miller
1942- Original ScreenplayMichael Kanin; Ring Lardner Jr.
1942- Original StoryEmeric Pressburger
1942- ScreenplayGeorge Froeschel; James Hilton; Claudine West; Arthur Wimperis
1943- Original ScreenplayNorman Krasna
1943- Original StoryWilliam Saroyan
1943- ScreenplayJulius J. Epstein; Philip G. Epstein; Howard Koch
1944- Original ScreenplayLamar Trotti
1944- Original StoryLeo McCarey
1944- ScreenplayFrank Butler; Frank Cavett
1945- Original ScreenplayRichard Schweizer
1945- Original StoryCharles G. Booth
1945- ScreenplayCharles Brackett; Billy Wilder
1946- Original ScreenplayMuriel Box; Sydney Box
1946- Original StoryClemence Dane
1946- ScreenplayRobert E. Sherwood
1947- Original ScreenplaySidney Sheldon
1947- Original StoryValentine Davies
1947- ScreenplayGeorge Seaton
1948- ScreenplayJohn Huston
1948- Motion Picture StoryRichard Schweizer; David Wechsler
1949- ScreenplayJoseph L. Mankiewicz
1949- Motion Picture StoryDouglas Morrow
1949- Story and ScreenplayRobert Pirosh
1950- ScreenplayJoseph L. Mankiewicz
1950- Motion Picture StoryEdna Anhalt; Edward Anhalt
1950- Story and ScreenplayCharles Brackett; Billy Wilder; D.M. Marshman Jr.
1951- ScreenplayMichael Wilson; Harry Brown
1951- Motion Picture StoryPaul Dehn; Tim Bernard
1951- Story and ScreenplayAlan Jay Lerner
1952- ScreenplayCharles Schnee
1952- Motion Picture StoryFredric M. Frank; Theodore St. John; Frank Cavett
1952- Story and ScreenplayT.E.B. Clarke
1953- ScreenplayDaniel Taradash
1953- Motion Picture StoryDalton Trumbo
YearMovieWriter(s)
1953- Story and ScreenplayCharles Brackett; Walter Reisch; Richard L. Breen
1954- ScreenplayGeorge Seaton
1954- Motion Picture StoryPhilip Yordan
1954- Story and ScreenplayBudd Schulberg
1955- ScreenplayPaddy Chayefsky
1955- Motion Picture StoryDaniel Fuchs
1955- Story and ScreenplayWilliam Ludwig; Sonya Levien
1956- Original ScreenplayAlbert Lamorisse
1956- Motion Picture StoryDalton Trumbo
1956- Adapted ScreenplayJames Poe; John Farrow; S.J. Perelman
1957- OriginalGeorge Wells
1957- AdaptedPierre Boulle; Carl Foreman; Michael Wilson
1958- OriginalNedrick Young; Harold Jacob Smith
1958- AdaptedAlan Jay Lerner
1959- OriginalRussell Rouse; Clarence Greene; Stanley Shapiro; Maurice Richlin
1959- AdaptedNeil Paterson
1960- OriginalBilly Wilder; I.A.L. Diamond
1960- AdaptedRichard Brooks
1961- OriginalWilliam Inge
1961- AdaptedAbby Mann
1962- OriginalEnnio De Concini; Alfredo Giannetti; Pietro Germi
1962- AdaptedHorton Foote
1963- OriginalJames R. Webb
1963- AdaptedJohn Osborne
1964- OriginalS.H. Barnett; Peter Stone; Frank Tarloff
1964- AdaptedEdward Anhalt
1965- OriginalFredric Raphael
1965- AdaptedRobert Bolt
1966- OriginalClaude Lelouch; Pierre Uytterhoeven
1966- AdaptedRobert Bolt
1967- OriginalWilliam Rose
1967- AdaptedStirling Silliphant
1968- OriginalMel Brooks
1968- AdaptedJames Goldman
1969- OriginalWilliam Goldman
1969- AdaptedWaldo Salt
1970- OriginalFrancis Ford Coppola; Edmund H. North
1970- AdaptedRing Lardner Jr.
1971- OriginalPaddy Chayefsky
1971- AdaptedErnest Tidyman
1972- OriginalJeremy Larner
1972- AdaptedFrancis Ford Coppola; Mario Puzo
1973- OriginalDavid S. Ward
1973- AdaptedWilliam Peter Blatty
1974- OriginalRobert Towne
1974- AdaptedFrancis Ford Coppola; Mario Puzo
1975- OriginalFrank Pierson
1975- AdaptedLaurence Hauben; Bo Goldman
1976- OriginalPaddy Chavefsky
1976- AdaptedWilliam Goldman
1977- OriginalWoody Allen; Marshall Brickman
1977- AdaptedAlvin Sargent
1978- OriginalNancy Dowd; Waldo Salt; Robert C. Jones
1978- AdaptedOliver Stone
1979- OriginalSteve Tesich
1979- AdaptedRobert Benton
1980- OriginalBo Goldman
1980- AdaptedAlvin Sargent
1981- OriginalColin Welland
1981- AdaptedErnest Thompson
1982- OriginalJohn Briley
YearMovieWriter(s)
1982- AdaptedCosta-Gavras; Donald Stewart
1983- OriginalHorton Foote
1983- AdaptedJames L. Brooks
1984- OriginalRobert Benton
1984- AdaptedPeter Shaffer
1985- OriginalEarl W. Wallace; William Kelley; Pamela Wallace
1985- AdaptedKurt Luedtke
1986- OriginalWoody Allen
1986- AdaptedRuth Prawer Jhabvala
1987- OriginalJohn Patrick Shanley
1987- AdaptedMark Peploe; Bernardo Bertolucci
1988- OriginalRonald Bass; Barry Morrow
1988- AdaptedChristopher Hampton
1989- OriginalTom Schulman
1989- AdaptedAlfred Uhry
1990- OriginalBruce Joel Rubin
1990- AdaptedMichael Blake
1991- OriginalCallie Khouri
1991- AdaptedTed Tally
1992- OriginalNeil Jordan
1992- AdaptedRuth Prawer Jhabvala
1993- OriginalJane Campion
1993- AdaptedSteven Zaillian
1994- OriginalQuentin Tarantino; Roger Avary
1994- AdaptedEric Roth
1995- OriginalChristopher McQuarrie
1995- AdaptedEmma Thompson
1996- OriginalEthan Coen; Joel Coen
1996- AdaptedBilly Bob Thornton
1997- OriginalMatt Damon; Ben Affleck
1997- AdaptedBrian Helgeland; Curtis Hanson
1998- OriginalMarc Norman; Tom Stoppard
1998- AdaptedBill Condon
1999- OriginalAlan Ball
1999- AdaptedJohn Irving
2000- OriginalCameron Crowe
2000- AdaptedStephen Gaghan
2001- OriginalJulian Fellowes
2001- AdaptedAkiva Goldsman
2002- OriginalPedro Almodovar
2002- AdaptedRonald Harwood
2003- OriginalSofia Coppola
2003- AdaptedFrank Walsh; Philippa Boyens; Peter Jackson
2004- OriginalCharlie Kaufman; Michel Gondry; Pierre Bismuth
2004- AdaptedAlexander Payne; Jim Taylor
2005- OriginalPaul Haggis; Robert Moresco
2005- AdaptedLarry McMurtry; Diana Ossana
2006- OriginalMichael Arndt
2006- AdaptedWilliam Monahan
2007- OriginalDiablo Cody
2007- AdaptedEthan Coen; Joel Coen
2008- OriginalDustin Lance Black
2008- AdaptedSimon Beaufoy
2009- OriginalMark Boal
2009- AdaptedGeoffrey Fletcher
2010- OriginalDavid Seidler
2010- AdaptedAaron Sorkin
2011- OriginalWoody Allen
2011- AdaptedAlexander Payne; Nat Faxon; Jim Rash

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