Thursday, December 7, 2023

The 2017 USC Scripter Award Winner

By Matt Neglia

An important precurssor for the Best Adapted Screenplay category at the Oscars (The past 7 years, the winners have matched) the 2017 USC Scripter Award was handed out this evening.

Click below to see which film won.

Author AndrĂ© Aciman and screenwriter James Ivory for “Call Me by Your Name

With seven nominees, five of which are nominated for the Oscar for Adapted Screenplay, “Call Me By Your Name” still triumphed. It looks locked and loaded to win the rest of the season, including the WGA tomorrow, the BAFTA and then ultimately the Oscar. Good for James Ivory who is seriously overdue for this level of recognition at this point in his life. Does anyone seriously disagree at this point? Let us know in the comments below.

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Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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