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Writers Guild of America Awards 2005

58th WGA Awards

February 4, 2006

Best Adapted Screenplay:
Brokeback Mountain

Best Original Screenplay:

The 58th Writers Guild of America Awards, given on February 4, 2006, honored the best film and television writers of 2005.


  • Winners and nominees 1
    • Film 1.1
      • Adapted Screenplay 1.1.1
      • Original Screenplay 1.1.2
      • Documentary Screenplay 1.1.3
    • Television 1.2
      • Dramatic Series 1.2.1
      • Comedy Series 1.2.2
      • New Series 1.2.3
      • Episodic Drama 1.2.4
      • Episodic Comedy 1.2.5
      • Long Form – Adapted 1.2.6
      • Long Form – Original 1.2.7
      • Daytime Serials 1.2.8

Winners and nominees


Adapted Screenplay

Brokeback Mountain – Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana

Original Screenplay

Crash – Paul Haggis and Bobby Moresco

Documentary Screenplay

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room – Alex Gibney


Dramatic Series

Lost  – J. J. Abrams, Kim Clements, Carlton Cuse, Leonard Dick, Paul Dini, Brent Fletcher, David Fury, Drew Goddard, Javier Grillo-Marxuach, Adam Horowitz, Jennifer Johnson, Christina M. Kim, Edward Kitsis, Jeffrey Lieber, Damon Lindelof, Lynne E. Litt, Monica Macer, Steven Maeda, Elizabeth Sarnoff, Janet Tamaro, Christian Taylor, Craig Wright

Comedy Series

Curb Your Enthusiasm  – Larry David

New Series

Grey's Anatomy  – Zoanne Clack, Ann Lewis Hamilton, Kip Koenig, Stacy McKee, James D. Parriott, Tony Phelan, Joan Rater, Shonda Rhimes, Mimi Schmir, Gabrielle G. Stanton, Krista Vernoff, Harry Werksman and Mark Wilding

Episodic Drama

"Autopsy" – House – Lawrence Kaplow

Episodic Comedy

"You Can't Miss The Bear (Pilot)" – Weeds – Jenji Kohan

Long Form – Adapted

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers  – Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely

Long Form – Original

Warm Springs  – Margaret Nagle

Daytime Serials

The Young and the Restless  – Kay Alden, John F. Smith, Trent Jones, Jim Houghton, Sandra Weintraub, Chris Abbott, Joshua S. McCaffrey, Sara A. Bibel, Janice Ferri Esser, Natalie Minardi Slater, Eric Freiwald, Sally Sussman Morina

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