Posted by Alan C. Baird
Taylor C. Baker Taylor C. Baker

For the past year, long time Stage 32 member and screenwriter Alan C. Baird has been providing his fellow Stage 32 members award-nominated screenplays to read and learn from. In case you missed it, check out the 2021 Golden Globes-nominated screenplays and the 2021 Writers Guild Award-nominated screenplays Alan shared with us. 

Now, Alan has collected the 2021 British Academy Film Awards-nominated original screenplays and adapted screenplays!

What are the similarities in the nominations from previous nominations this year? The differences? What are your favorite scripts? Be sure to comment below!

The 74th British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, will be held on Sunday April 11th at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The nominations for Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay were announced on Tuesday March 9th.

 

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Another Round

Written by Thomas Vinterberg & Tobias Lindholm

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Mank

Written by Jack Fincher

Promising Young Woman

Written by Emerald Fennell

Rocks

Written by Theresa Ikoko & Claire Wilson
Story by Theresa Ikoko

The Trial of the Chicago 7

Written by Aaron Sorkin

 

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

The Dig

Screenplay by Moira Buffini
Based on the novel by John Preston

Transcript Only

The Father

Screenplay by Florian Zeller and Christopher Hampton
Based on the play by Christopher Hampton

The Mauritanian

Screenplay by M.B. Traven and Rory Haines & Sohrab Noshirvani
Story by M.B. Traven
Based on 'GUANTANAMO DIARY' by Mohamedou Ould Slahi

Nomadland

Screenplay by Chloé Zhao
Based on the book by Jessica Bruder

The White Tiger

Screenplay by Ramin Bahrani
Based on the novel by Aravind Adiga

 

 

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