Precursor History: Writers Guild of America (Documentary)

Category Details

Category Active: 1948 – Present

Note

The comparisons to Oscar below are based on the WGA’s correlation to Best Documentary Feature.

Key

Precursor Winner
[O] – Oscar Nominee
[O] – Oscar Winner

Decade Shortcuts

2010s | 2000s

2010s

2013

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY

Dirty Wars [O]
Herblock: The Black & the White
No Place on Earth
Stories We Tell
We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks

2012

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY

The Central Park Five
The Invisible War
Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God
Searching for Sugar Man [O]
We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists
West of Memphis

2011

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY

Better This World
If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front [O]
Nostalgia for the Light
Pina [O]
Position Among the Stars
Senna

2010

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY

Enemies of the People
Freedom Riders
GasLand [O]
Inside Job [O]
The Two Escobars
Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin’ About Him?)

2000s

2009

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY

Against the Tide
Capitalism: A Love Story
The Cove [O]
Earth Days
Good Hair
Soundtrack for a Revolution

2008

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY

Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story
Chicago 10
Fuel
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
Waltz with Bashir

2007

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY

The Camden 28
Nanking
No End in Sight [O]
The Rape of Europa
Sicko [O]
Taxi to the Dark Side [O]

2006

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY

Deliver Us from Evil [O]
The Heart of the Game
Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos
Who Killed the Electric Car?
Why We Fight

2005

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY

Cowboy del Amor
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room [O]
The Fall of Fujimori
March of the Penguins [O]
Street Fight [O]

2004

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY

Bright Leaves
Control Room
Home of the Brave
The Hunting of the President
In the Realms of the Unreal
Super Size Me [O]

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