Monday, December 12, 2005

Coming soon: 101 Greatest Screenplays

The Writers Guild of America, East and the Writers Guild of America, west are pleased to announce a partnership with Premiere magazine to unveil the 101 Greatest Screenplays this spring, spotlighting the best of screenwriting in the history of film.

The guilds' 101 Greatest Screenplays will honor the greatest scripts ever - and the talented writers who wrote them - by compiling the ultimate ranking of best-written films as voted upon by guild members. The Writers Guilds' first-ever best-of-list is slated to be announced April 2006, with gala events scheduled on both coasts to fete influential writers and unforgettable screenwriting.

Premiere will feature the 101 Greatest Screenplays in a special editorial section in the May 2006 issue of the magazine, hitting newsstands April 2006. The WGAw, the WGAE, and Premiere will partner on several levels, collaborating on special events, radio/online promotion, and other projects, to bring the results and analysis of the guild's prestigious member poll to the public.

“For those of you tired of all those '100 Best' rankings, here's a list that goes one better. And what's more, it glorifies the very foundation of any great film - its screenplay,” said WGAw President Patric M. Verrone.
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