Awards for 1999

WGA Award (Screen)

Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

WINNER

NOMINEES

Bulworth: Warren Beatty (screenplay/story), Jeremy Pikser



Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

WINNER

NOMINEES




WGA Award (TV)

Comedy/Variety - Music, Awards, Tributes - Specials - Any Length

WINNER

NOMINEE

Documentary - Current Events

WINNER

Frontline: Michael Kirk, Peter J. Boyer
For episode "Once Upon a Time in Arkansas (#15.14)".
(Screened within Frontline).

NOMINEES

Frontline: Elena Mannes
For episode "Busted: America's War on Marijuana (#16.7)".

Primetime: Lori A. Bores
For episode "The McCaughey Seven: A Homecoming".

Documentary - Other Than Current Events

WINNER

American Experience: David Grubin
For episode "Truman".

NOMINEES


American Experience: Chana Gazit
For episode "Surviving the Dust Bowl".

American Experience: Adriana Bosch
For episode "Reagan: Part I (#10.11)".


Lusitania: Kelly McPherson, Melissa Jo Peltier
For episode "Murder on the Atlantic".

Sea Tales: Christopher Meindl, Melissa Jo Peltier
For episode "The Doomed Voyage of the St. Louis".

Original Long Form

WINNER

NOMINEES



Children's Script

WINNER

Sesame Street: Christine Ferraro
For episode "Telly As Jack".

NOMINEES

The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo: Susan Kim
For episode "The Case of the MacBeth Mystery".

The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss: Jay Martel
For episode "The Cat In The Hat's First First-Day".


Cinderella: Robert L. Friedman


Adapted Long Form

WINNER

NOMINEES


News - Regularly Scheduled, Bulletin or Breaking Report

WINNER

News - Analysis, Feature or Commentary

WINNER

Good Morning America: Edmund Levin
For episode "Theodore Kaczynski's Brother".

NOMINEE

Good Morning America: Margaret Traub-Aguirre
For episode "Amy Biel Story".

Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) - Series

WINNER

NOMINEE

Daytime Serials

WINNER

NOMINEES



Episodic Drama

WINNER

NOMINEES







Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Couples: Cy Chermak (teleplay/story), Francine Carroll (teleplay/story), Malka Drucker (story)
For "The Marie Taquet Story".

Episodic Comedy

WINNER

NOMINEES



Animation Writers Caucus Animation Award

WINNER

Laurel Award for Screen Writing Achievement

WINNER

Laurel Award for TV Writing Achievement

WINNER

Valentine Davies Award

WINNER

Morgan Cox Award

WINNER

Paul Selvin Honorary Award

WINNER

Edmund J. North Award

WINNER

Meltzer Award

WINNER

Paul Jarrico
In recognition of his tireless work to restore blacklisted writers' credits to the films on which they worked.
Posthumously, accepted by his widow, Lia Benedetti.

Honorary Award

WINNERS


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