The Writers Guild announced their winners tonight. Midnight in Paris won Original Screenplay while The Descendants won the Adapted Screenplay award. The Artist, the front runner for the Oscars was not nominated because the screenplay was not written under WGA guidelines.
- Original Screenplay: Midnight in Paris, Written by Woody Allen; Sony Pictures Classics
- Adapted Screenplay: The Descendants, Screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash; Based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings; Fox Searchlight
- Documentary Screenplay: Better This World, Written by Katie Galloway & Kelly Duane de la Vega; Loteria Films