A WGA, az írók céhe is átadta a díjait. Pirossal a győztes a vetélytársai között.
Eredeti forgatókönyv:Hell or High Water, Written by Taylor Sheridan; CBS Films La La Land, Written by Damien Chazelle; Lionsgate Loving, Written by Jeff Nichols; Focus Features Manchester by the Sea, Written by Kenneth Lonergan; Amazon Studios/Roadside Attractions Moonlight, Written by Barry Jenkins, Story by Tarell McCraney; A24
Adaptált forgatókönyv:Arrival, Screenplay by Eric Heisserer; Based on the Story ?Story of Your Life? by Ted Chiang; Paramount Pictures Deadpool, Written by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick; Based on the X-Men Comic Books; Twentieth Century Fox Film Fences, Screenplay by August Wilson; Based on his Play; Paramount Pictures Hidden Figures, Screenplay by Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi; Based on the Book by Margot Lee Shetterly; Twentieth Century Fox Film Nocturnal Animals, Screenplay by Tom Ford; Based on the Novel Tony and Susan by Austin Wright; Focus Features
Dokumentumfilm forgatókönyv:Author: The JT LeRoy Story, Written by Jeff Feuerzeig; Amazon Studios Command and Control, Telescript by Robert Kenner and Eric Schlosser, Story by Brian Pearle and Kim Roberts; Based on the book Command and Control by Eric Schlosser; American Experience Films Zero Days, Written by Alex Gibney; Magnolia Pictures