The winners will be honored at the ninth Final Draft Awards to be held Jan. 7, at the Paramount Theater on the Paramount Studios lot, after online voting by Final Draft users. Writer-director and producer Nancy Meyers was announced as this year’s inductee into the group’s hall of fame and will be honored at the event.
The nominees for best adapted screenplay are John Ridley (“12 Years a Slave), Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke (“Before Midnight”), Billy Ray (“Captain Phillips”), Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope (“Philomena”) and Terrence Winter (“The Wolf of Wall Street”).
On the TV side, the comedy nominees are Mitchell Hurwitz (“Arrested Development”), Lena Dunham (“Girls”), Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd (“Modern Family”), Greg Daniels and Michael Schur (“Parks and Recreation”) and Armando Iannucci (“Veep”).
This year’s awards nominating committee includes Ted Griffin, Simon Kinberg, Larry Karasyewski, John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein, Stan Chervin, Brian Duffield, Dustin Lance Black, Amy Berg, Kirsten Smith, and David Wain.
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This year’s awards show will be hosted by Jay Chandrasekhar.