Wednesday, February 27, 2019

AFT Awards: Best Original Screenplay

This is the fifth category of the 12th 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):
Colette, Eighth Grade, Flower, In a Relationship, Night Comes On

Duck Butter
Never Goin' Back
The Insult
Green Book

The winner:
American Animals (Bart Layton) made the best case possible for the documentary-narrative hybrid, smartly weaving in interviews and actual people with the actors playing them in a thrilling script.

Other nominees:
The Favourite (Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara)
All About Nina (Eva Vives)
Jonathan (Gregory Davis, Peter Nickowitz and Bill Oliver)
First Match (Olivia Newman)

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