Satellite award for best original screenplay

The Satellite Award for Best Original Screenplay is an annual award given by the International Press Academy.

Winners and nominees


Year Winners and nominees Screenwriter(s)
1996 (tie) Lone Star John Sayles
(tie) The People vs. Larry Flynt Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski
Fargo Joel and Ethan Coen
Shine Jan Sardi and Scott Hicks
Sling Blade Billy Bob Thornton
1997 Good Will Hunting Ben Affleck and Matt Damon
Boogie Nights Paul Thomas Anderson
The Full Monty Simon Beaufoy
Mrs. Brown Jeremy Brock
Titanic James Cameron
1998 Pleasantville Gary Ross
American History X David McKenna
Central Station (Central do Brasil) Walter Salles, João Emanuel Carneiro, and Marcos Bernstein
Saving Private Ryan Robert Rodat
Shakespeare in Love Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard
1999 The Sixth Sense M. Night Shyamalan
American Beauty Alan Ball
Being John Malkovich Charlie Kaufman
Magnolia Paul Thomas Anderson
Three Kings David O. Russell and John Ridley
A Walk on the Moon Pamela Gray


Year Winners and nominees Screenwriter(s)
2000 You Can Count on Me Kenneth Lonergan
Almost Famous Cameron Crowe
Billy Elliot Lee Hall
Erin Brockovich Susannah Grant
State and Main David Mamet
2001 Monster's Ball Milo Addica and Will Rokos
Memento Christopher Nolan
Moulin Rouge! Baz Luhrmann & Craig Pearce
The Others Alejandro Amenábar
Sexy Beast Louis Mellis & David Scinto
2002 Talk to Her (Hable con ella) Pedro Almodóvar
All or Nothing Mike Leigh
Far from Heaven Todd Haynes
The Good Girl Mike White
Igby Goes Down Burr Steers
Lovely & Amazing Nicole Holofcener
2003 Lost in Translation Sofia Coppola
21 Grams Guillermo Arriaga
The Cooler Frank Hannah & Wayne Kramer
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman
The Station Agent Thomas McCarthy
Thirteen Catherine Hardwicke & Nikki Reed
2004 Ray James L. White
The Aviator John Logan
Hotel Rwanda Keir Pearson & Terry George
Kinsey Bill Condon
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Wes Anderson & Noah Baumbach
2005 Good Night, and Good Luck George Clooney and Grant Heslov
Crash Paul Haggis and Bobby Moresco
Happy Endings Don Roos
Nine Lives Rodrigo García
The Squid and the Whale Noah Baumbach
The War Within Joseph Castelo, Tom Glynn & Ayad Akhtar
2006 The Queen Peter Morgan
Babel Guillermo Arriaga
Changing Times (Les temps qui changent) Andre Téchiné, Pascal Bonitzer & Laurent Guyot
The House of Sand (Casa de areia) Elena Soarez
Volver Pedro Almodóvar
The Wind That Shakes the Barley Paul Laverty
2007 Juno Diablo Cody
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Kelly Masterson
Eastern Promises Steven Knight
Lars and the Real Girl Nancy Oliver
The Lookout Scott Frank
Michael Clayton Tony Gilroy
2008 The Visitor Thomas McCarthy
Australia Baz Luhrmann
Frozen River Courtney Hunt
Milk Dustin Lance Black
Seven Pounds Grant Nieporte
2009 (500) Days of Summer Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber
Bright Star Jane Campion
The Hurt Locker Mark Boal
A Serious Man Ethan and Joel Coen
Up Pete Docter and Bob Peterson


Year Winners and nominees Screenwriter(s)
2010 The King's Speech David Seidler
Biutiful Alejandro González Iñárritu, Armando Bo and Nicolás Giacobone
The Eclipse Conor McPherson
Get Low Chris Provenzano and C. Gaby Mitchell
Inception Christopher Nolan
Toy Story 3 Michael Arndt, John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich
2011 The Tree of Life Terrence Malick
The Artist Michel Hazanavicius
The Guard John Michael McDonagh
Mozart's Sister René Féret
Shame Abi Morgan and Steve McQueen
Tyrannosaur Paddy Considine
2012 Zero Dark Thirty Mark Boal
Flight John Gatins
The Intouchables Eric Toledano & Olivier Nakache
The Master Paul Thomas Anderson
Moonrise Kingdom Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola
Pietà Kim Ki-duk

External links

  • International Press Academy's website

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