Tuesday, February 2, 2016

AFT Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay

This is the sixth category of the 9th Annual AFT Film Awards to be announced. The AFT Awards are my own personal choices for the best in film of each year and the best in television of each season. The AFT Film Awards include the traditional Oscar categories and a number of additional specific honors. Nominees are pictured in the order I’ve ranked them. Click here to see previous years of this category.

Honorable mentions (in alphabetical order):
Carol, Creed, The Danish Girl, The Walk, Woman in Gold, Z for Zachariah

The Martian
Beasts of No Nation
Black Mass

The winner:
Steve Jobs (Aaron Sorkin) tackled a life as complicated and unique as its protagonists’ with a visionary approach, boiling down all his most important relationships to three crucial events in his technological career.

Other nominees:
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (Jesse Andrews)
Room (Emma Donoghue)
The Big Short (Charles Randolph and Adam McKay)
The Lady in the Van (Alan Bennett)

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