BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay
|BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay|
|Awarded for||Best Original Screenplay|
|Presented by||British Academy of Film and Television Arts|
|Currently held by||Kenneth Lonergan for Manchester by the Sea (2016)|
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Original Screenplay has been presented to its winners since 1984, when the original category (BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay) was split into two awards, the other being the BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.