Awards & Winners

BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay

British Academy Film Awards

The BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay is the British Academy Film Award for the best script not based upon previously published material. It has been awarded since 1984, when the original category was split into two awards, the other being the BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Date Established : 1983

Check all the winners of BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay presented under British Academy Film Awards since 1984 .

Eric Singer, David O. Russell

Honored for : American Hustle

Nominations 2014 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Eric Singer American Hustle
David O. Russell American Hustle
Joel Coen Inside Llewyn Davis
Ethan Coen Inside Llewyn Davis
Alfonso Cuarón Gravity
Jonás Cuarón Gravity
Woody Allen Blue Jasmine
Bob Nelson Nebraska

Quentin Tarantino

Honored for : Django Unchained

Nominations 2013 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Michael Haneke Amour
Quentin Tarantino Django Unchained
Paul Thomas Anderson The Master
Roman Coppola Moonrise Kingdom
Wes Anderson Moonrise Kingdom
Mark Boal Zero Dark Thirty

Michel Hazanavicius

Honored for : The Artist

Nominations 2012 »

Nominee Nominated Work
John Michael McDonagh The Guard
Annie Mumolo Bridesmaids
Kristen Wiig Bridesmaids
Michel Hazanavicius The Artist
Abi Morgan The Iron Lady
Woody Allen Midnight in Paris

David Seidler

Honored for : The King's Speech

Nominations 2011 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Mark Heyman Black Swan
Andres Heinz Black Swan
John J. McLaughlin Black Swan
Scott Silver The Fighter
Eric Johnson The Fighter
Paul Tamasy The Fighter
Christopher Nolan Inception
Lisa Cholodenko The Kids Are All Right
Stuart Blumberg The Kids Are All Right
David Seidler The King's Speech

Mark Boal

Honored for : The Hurt Locker

Nominations 2010 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Jon Lucas The Hangover
Scott Moore The Hangover
Mark Boal The Hurt Locker
Quentin Tarantino Inglourious Basterds
Joel Coen A Serious Man
Ethan Coen A Serious Man
Pete Docter Up
Bob Peterson Up

Martin McDonagh

Honored for : In Bruges

Nominations 2009 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Martin McDonagh In Bruges
Joel Coen Burn After Reading
Ethan Coen Burn After Reading
J. Michael Straczynski Changeling
Philippe Claudel I've Loved You So Long
Dustin Lance Black Milk

Diablo Cody

Honored for : Juno

Nominations 2008 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Diablo Cody Juno
Steven Zaillian American Gangster
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck The Lives of Others
Tony Gilroy Michael Clayton
Shane Meadows This Is England

Michael Arndt

Honored for : Little Miss Sunshine

Nominations 2007 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Michael Arndt Little Miss Sunshine
Guillermo del Toro Pan's Labyrinth
Paul Greengrass United 93
Peter Morgan The Queen
Guillermo Arriaga Babel

Paul Haggis, Robert Moresco

Honored for : Crash

Nominations 2006 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Paul Haggis Crash
Robert Moresco Crash
Martin Sherman Mrs Henderson Presents
George Clooney Good Night, and Good Luck
Grant Heslov Good Night, and Good Luck
Keir Pearson Hotel Rwanda
Terry George Hotel Rwanda
Cliff Hollingsworth Cinderella Man
Akiva Goldsman Cinderella Man

Charlie Kaufman

Honored for : Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Nominations 2005 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Charlie Kaufman Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
John Logan The Aviator
Mike Leigh Vera Drake
Stuart Beattie Collateral
James L. White Ray

Thomas McCarthy

Honored for : The Station Agent

Nominations 2004 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Thomas McCarthy The Station Agent
Sofia Coppola Lost in Translation
Guillermo Arriaga 21 Grams
Andrew Stanton Finding Nemo
Bob Peterson Finding Nemo
David Reynolds Finding Nemo
Denys Arcand The Barbarian Invasions

Pedro Almodóvar

Honored for : Talk to Her

Nominations 2003 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Pedro Almodóvar Talk to Her
Peter Mullan The Magdalene Sisters
Steven Knight Dirty Pretty Things
Steven Zaillian Gangs of New York
Kenneth Lonergan Gangs of New York
Jay Cocks Gangs of New York
Carlos Cuarón Y Tu Mamá También
Alfonso Cuarón Y Tu Mamá También

Guillaume Laurant, Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Honored for : Amélie

Nominations 2002 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Guillaume Laurant Amélie
Jean-Pierre Jeunet Amélie
Alejandro Amenábar The Others
Wes Anderson The Royal Tenenbaums
Owen Wilson The Royal Tenenbaums
Baz Luhrmann Moulin Rouge!
Craig Pearce Moulin Rouge!
Julian Fellowes Gosford Park

Cameron Crowe

Honored for : Almost Famous

Nominations 2001 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Cameron Crowe Almost Famous
Lee Hall Billy Elliot
Susannah Grant Erin Brockovich
Ethan Coen O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Joel Coen O Brother, Where Art Thou?
David Franzoni Gladiator
John Logan Gladiator
William Nicholson Gladiator

Charlie Kaufman

Honored for : Being John Malkovich

Nominations 2000 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Charlie Kaufman Being John Malkovich
M. Night Shyamalan The Sixth Sense
Alan Ball American Beauty
Pedro Almodóvar All About My Mother
Mike Leigh Topsy Turvy

Andrew Niccol

Honored for : The Truman Show

Nominations 1999 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Andrew Niccol The Truman Show
Marc Norman Shakespeare in Love
Tom Stoppard Shakespeare in Love
Michael Hirst Elizabeth
Vincenzo Cerami Life Is Beautiful
Roberto Benigni Life Is Beautiful

Gary Oldman

Honored for : Nil by Mouth

Nominations 1998 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Gary Oldman Nil by Mouth
Simon Beaufoy The Full Monty
Jeremy Brock Mrs. Brown
Paul Thomas Anderson Boogie Nights

Mike Leigh

Honored for : Secrets & Lies

Nominations 1997 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Mark Herman Brassed Off
Mike Leigh Secrets & Lies
Ethan Coen Fargo
Joel Coen Fargo
John Sayles Lone Star
Jan Sardi Shine

Christopher McQuarrie

Honored for : The Usual Suspects

Nominations 1996 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Woody Allen Bullets Over Broadway
Douglas McGrath Bullets Over Broadway
P. J. Hogan Muriel's Wedding
Andrew Kevin Walker Seven
Christopher McQuarrie The Usual Suspects

Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary

Honored for : Pulp Fiction

Nominations 1995 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Krzysztof Kie?lowski Three Colors: Red
Krzysztof Piesiewicz Three Colors: Red
Quentin Tarantino Pulp Fiction
Roger Avary Pulp Fiction
Ron Nyswaner Philadelphia
Stephan Elliott The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
Richard Curtis Four Weddings and a Funeral

Danny Rubin, Harold Ramis

Honored for : Groundhog Day

Nominations 1994 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Danny Rubin Groundhog Day
Harold Ramis Groundhog Day
Jeff Maguire In the Line of Fire
Jane Campion The Piano
Nora Ephron Sleepless in Seattle
David S. Ward Sleepless in Seattle
Jeff Arch Sleepless in Seattle

Woody Allen

Honored for : Husbands and Wives

Nominations 1993 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Woody Allen Husbands and Wives
Neil Jordan The Crying Game
Peter Chelsom Hear My Song
Adrian Dunbar Hear My Song
David Peoples Unforgiven

Anthony Minghella

Honored for : Truly, Madly, Deeply

Nominations 1992 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Anthony Minghella Truly, Madly, Deeply
Callie Khouri Thelma & Louise
Peter Weir Green Card
Richard LaGravenese The Fisher King

Giuseppe Tornatore

Honored for : Cinema Paradiso

Nominations 1991 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Giuseppe Tornatore Cinema Paradiso
Woody Allen Crimes and Misdemeanors
Bruce Joel Rubin Ghost
J. F. Lawton Pretty Woman

Nora Ephron

Honored for : When Harry Met Sally...

Nominations 1990 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Nora Ephron When Harry Met Sally...
Steven Soderbergh Sex, Lies, and Videotape
Ronald Bass Rain Man
Barry Morrow Rain Man
Tom Schulman Dead Poets Society

Shawn Slovo

Honored for : A World Apart

Nominations 1989 »

Nominee Nominated Work
John Cleese A Fish Called Wanda
Louis Malle Au revoir, les enfants
John Patrick Shanley Moonstruck
Shawn Slovo A World Apart

David Leland

Honored for : Wish You Were Here

Nominations 1988 »

Nominee Nominated Work
John Boorman Hope and Glory
David Leland Personal Services
Woody Allen Radio Days
David Leland Wish You Were Here

Woody Allen

Honored for : Hannah and Her Sisters

Nominations 1987 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Paul Hogan \"Crocodile\" Dundee
Ken Shadie \"Crocodile\" Dundee
John Cornell \"Crocodile\" Dundee
Woody Allen Hannah and Her Sisters
Robert Bolt The Mission
Neil Jordan Mona Lisa
David Leland Mona Lisa

Woody Allen

Honored for : The Purple Rose of Cairo

Nominations 1986 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Robert Zemeckis Back to the Future
Bob Gale Back to the Future
Hanif Kureishi My Beautiful Laundrette
Woody Allen The Purple Rose of Cairo
Earl W. Wallace Witness
William Kelley Witness

Woody Allen

Honored for : Broadway Danny Rose

Nominations 1985 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Lawrence Kasdan The Big Chill
Barbara Benedek The Big Chill
Woody Allen Broadway Danny Rose
Bill Forsyth Comfort and Joy
Alan Bennett A Private Function

Paul D. Zimmerman

Honored for : The King of Comedy

Nominations 1984 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Paul D. Zimmerman The King of Comedy
Bill Forsyth Local Hero
Timothy Harris Trading Places
Herschel Weingrod Trading Places
Woody Allen Zelig