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  Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent film awards in the United States.
It is awarded each year to the writer of a screenplay adapted from another source (usually a novel, play, or short story).
See also the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay, a similar award for screenplays that are not adapted from elsewhere.
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 Academy Award
The Awards are granted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, a professional honorary organization which as of 2002 had over 6000 members.
Academy Awards are nicknamed "Oscars", which is also the nickname of the statuette (the name is said to have been born when Margaret Herrick[?] saw the statuette on a table and said: "It looks just like my uncle Oscar!").
The awards were first given at a banquet in the Blossom Room of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on May 16, 1929 but there was little suspense since the winners of the awards had already been announced three months earlier on February 18.
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 Academy Award
The Awards are granted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, a professional honorary organization which as of 2003 had a voting membership of 5816, with actors, with a membership of 1311, making up the largest voting block.
Academy Awards are nicknamed "Oscars", which is also the nickname of the statuette (the name is said to have been born when Academy librarian Margaret Herrick saw the statuette on a table and said: "It looks just like my uncle Oscar!").
Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay - 1940 to present
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay
Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent film awards in the United States and most watched awards ceremony in the world.
The Academy Award for Best Story was the Academy Award that was the predecessor to the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay which was introduced in 1940.
Cries and Whispers (original title Viskningar och rop) is a 1973 Swedish film which tells the story of two sisters who watch over their third sisters deathbed, both afraid she might die, but hoping she does.
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 As Good As It Gets: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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The academy award for film editing was first given for films issued in 1934....
The academy award for writing original screenplay is the academy award for the best script not based upon previously published material....
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay
It is awarded each year to the writer of a screenplay adapted from another source (usually a novel or video game).
Academy Awards The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent film awards in the United States and most watched awards ceremony in the world.
A screenplay or script is a blueprint for producing a motion picture.
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 Academy Awards® Oscars Winners
Oscar® and Academy Awards® and Oscar® design mark are the trademarks and service marks and the Oscar© statuette the copyrighted property, of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The establishment of the Academy (and its awards system) has had a major effect and influence upon the film industry, due to the enormous boost a nomination or award (for a film or actor) creates, by giving prestige and bottom-line profits to a studio or performer.
A full and complete history and commentary on the Academy Awards from its early beginnings to the present is available, by decade and by individual year.
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 Facts about screenplay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It can be adapted from a previous work or an original work in and of itself; every year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hands out Oscarss in both Original Screenplay and Adapted Screenplay categories.
Screenplays for feature films are generally about 90-120 pages long, with the general guideline being that each page is about one minute of screentime.
American screenplays are printed on three-hole-punched paper, and held together with an industry standard of not three but two brass brads.
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 Articles - United States Marine Corps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Originally organized in 1775 for ship-to-ship fighting, shipboard security and to assist in landing forces, by the early 20th Century, the Marine Corps had grown both institutionally and organizationally into the major advocate for amphibious warfare as well as its key component.
The Marine Corps, originally created as the "Continental Marines" during the American Revolutionary War, was formed by a resolution of the Continental Congress on November 10, 1775, and first recruited at Tun Tavern in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Samuel Nicholas.
Director Sam Peckinpah was nominated for the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay for ´´The Wild Bunch´´.
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 The Champ
The movie stars Wallace Beery (boxer) and Jackie Cooper (TJ), and tells the story of a washed up alcoholic boxer who tries to put his life together for the sake of his young son TJ.
Beery won the Oscar for Best Actor, and Marion for Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay.
The movie was remade in 1952 as The Clown, and in 1979 with its original title.
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 Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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Contains useful information for faculty and students alike, from writing assignments and W-course guidelines to assistance with writing an essay or submitting a paper for a writing award.
Since the 1948 inaugural of the Academy Award for Costume Design with an award presented to one color and one fl and white film, a complete list of winners and nominees that includes links to certain film synopses, cast biographies, and crew credits.
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 Robert Benton: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Directors guild of america (dga) is the labor union which represents the interests of film and television directortelevision directors in the united states...
The toronto international film festival (tiff) is generally considered to be one of the five top film festivals in the world....
Places in the heart is a 1984 film which tells the story of a southern widow who tries to keep her farm together with the help of a blind man and an african-american...
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 Screenplay.com
Since 1990, over 80% of the Academy Award® nominations and 95% of the Emmy® awards went to productions that used software developed by Write Brothers*—the only creative team ever to receive an Academy Technical Achievement Award for screenwriting software.
Write Brothers is the home of the most innovative and easy-to-use tools for film, television, and all creative writing.
Coverage is a tool used in the industry as a way to weed out the hundreds of screenplays that pass over an agent or executive’s desk on any given day.
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 Writing A Screenplay
She writes daily and is working toward becoming a successful screenwriter.
you are new to screenwriting, planning to write a screenplay or script of any kind, the good news is that writing in screenplay format is easier and more...
The Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent...
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 Big - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The movie was written by Gary Ross and Anne Spielberg, and directed by Penny Marshall.
It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Tom Hanks) and Best Writing, Original Screenplay.
It was nominated for five Tony awards (Best Book, Best Original Score, Best Choreography, Best Actress in a musical (Crista Moore), and Best Featured Actor in a musical (Brett Tabiesel).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Big   (249 words)

  
 Sidney Sheldon
After a stint in the military during World War II, Sheldon returned to civilian life and began writing musicals for the Broadway stage while continuing to write screenplays for both MGM Studios and Paramount Pictures.
Over the years, Sheldon has written for television, film, and stage, winning an Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay (1947), a Tony Award (1959) for his musical Redhead, and earned Emmy nominations for his work on I Dream of Jeannie.
His next novel, The Other Side of Midnight, went to #1 on the New York Times bestseller list as did several ensuing novels, a number of which were also made into motion pictures or TV miniseries.
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 Woody Allen Biography,info
He started writing prose and plays, and in 1960, started a new career as a stand-up comedian and also began writing for the popular Candid Camera television show, even appearing in some episodes.
In 2002, Allen made a surprise appearance at the Academy Awards telecast, even though he was not nominated for any awards.
Woody Allen has more Academy Award nominations (14) for best screenplay (original or adapted) than any other writer and is tied for fifth all-time in the directing category.
www.danceage.com /biography/Woody_Allen.html   (2784 words)

  
 Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay Life history @ JobsInArt.com (Jobs in Art)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay Life history @ JobsInArt.com (Jobs in Art)
Academy Award for Best Short Film - Live Action - 2 Reels
Other Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay Categories:
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At the Tony Awards in June, when Guettel was asked about his next project, he said "I don’t think I can legally say, but it’s an adventure and there’s a lot of swordfighting." Now, we know what he was referring to.
In addition to The Light in the Piazza, Guettel wrote the music and lyrics for the musical, Floyd Collins, originally produced at Playwrights Horizons and for Saturn Returns: A Concert, which was originally produced at the Public Theater and recorded by Nonesuch Records under the title Myths and Hymns.
In addition, the Florence-set musical was awarded 4 other Tonys--Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical for Vicky Clark, Best Lighting Design of a Musical for Christopher Akerlind, Best Costume Design of a Musical for Catherine Zuber and Best Scenic Design of a Musical for Michael Yeargan.
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 Author Biography: Music Theatre International - MTI - Musical Theatre Broadway Shows Available for Licensing
He had published five novels and had three plays produced on Broadway before going to Hollywood to write screenplays, including several based on his novels.
Goldman claims S. Morgenstern is the original Florinese author of "The Princess Bride" and credits himself merely as an abridger who is bringing the classic to an American audience.
Goldman has won two Academy Awards: an Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay for “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and an Academy Award for writing adapted screenplay for “All the President's Men”.
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 Books Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sidney had always wanted to write and even when working as a busboy in a Chicago hotel managed to write for the local newspaper.
Amazingly, between training and flying, the indefatigable Sheldon started writing librettos for New York musical theatre, starting with an updated version of The Merry Widow (Balanchine was the choreographer), meeting stars like Kirk Douglas at the beginning of their careers, finding as many flops as successes.
This is the amazing story of how Sidney Sheldon turned to writing television series and finally the books for which we all know him.
www.ndtv.com /ent/booksreview.asp?id=1777&bookname=The+Other+Side+of+Me   (508 words)

  
 Share and Discover USMC Bio, Pictures, News at BlinkBits.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Marines are less generous with awards and unit identification; the rationale behind this being that as a member of an elite force, it is enough to be identified simply as a Marine.
The US Naval Academy trains Marine Corps officers, and in return, US Navy officers are trained by Marine Corps NCOs as Drill Instructors in addition to their Navy Recruit Division Commander.
Academy Awards have been nominated to four former Marines for the Academy Award for Best Actor: Lee Marvin (won for Cat Ballou), Steve McQueen (nominated for The Sand Pebbles), George C. Scott (won for Patton but returned the statue), and Gene Hackman (won for The French Connection).
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 William Goldman @ Filmbug
He was born in Highland Park, Illinois and obtained a BA degree at Oberlin College, 1952 and an MA degree at Columbia University, 1956.
Goldman claims S. Morgenstern is the original Florinese author of The Princess Bride while he credits himself as the abridger who's bringing the classic to an American audience.
He has won two Academy Awards: an Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and an Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay for All the President's Men.
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 Crocodile Dundee -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Most of the humour is drawn from his attempts to adapt to the unfamiliar features of this society, such as crowds, crime and bidets.
Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay – Paul Hogan, Ken Shadie, John Cornell
BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay – Paul Hogan, Ken Shadie, John Cornell
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 Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best script not based previously published material.
For 1940 it and award in this article were separated into awards.
Beginning with the Oscars for 1957 the two categories were combined to only the screenplay.
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 The Ladykillers -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
American William Rose wrote the screenplay, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay and won the Bafta Award for Best British Screenplay.
In sharp contrast to the original, the remake was largely a critical flop.
The Alec Guinness role was originally written for Alastair Sim.
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 OSCAR.com - 78th Annual Academy Awards - Original Screenplay
This is the twenty-first Academy Award nomination (including three wins) for Woody Allen.
ACADEMY AWARD(S)®, OSCAR(S)®, OSCAR NIGHT® and OSCAR® statuette design mark are the registered trademarks and service marks, and the OSCAR® statuette the copyrighted property, of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The Official Academy Awards web site is produced by ABC.com in partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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