Saturn Award for Best Writing
|Saturn Award for Best Writing|
|Awarded for||Best writing of the year for a genre film|
|Presented by||Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films|
|Currently held by||Lawrence Kasdan, J. J. Abrams, and Michael Arndt for Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2016)|
The Saturn Award for Best Writing is a Saturn Award presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films.
Unlike most awards rewarding writing in films, it recognizes only the writer(s) of the screenplay, and not those of the story.
Winners and nomineesEdit
"†" indicates an Academy Award-winning movie on the same category.
"‡" indicates an Academy Award-nominated movie on the same category.
|William Peter Blatty||The Exorcist †|
|Ib Melchior (for his career)|
|Harlan Ellison (for his career)|
|Jimmy Sangster (for his career)|
|George Lucas||Star Wars ‡|
|Steven Spielberg||Close Encounters of the Third Kind|
|Laird Koenig||The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane|
|Larry Gelbart||Oh, God!|
|Michael Winner, Jeffrey Konvitz||The Sentinel|
|Elaine May, Warren Beatty||Heaven Can Wait ‡|
|Heywood Gould||The Boys from Brazil|
|Alfred Sole, Rosemary Ritvo||Alice, Sweet Alice (Communion)|
|Cliff Green||Picnic at Hanging Rock|
|Anthony Shaffer||The Wicker Man|
|Nicholas Meyer||Time After Time|
|Jeb Rosebrook, Gerry Day||The Black Hole|
|Robert Kaufman||Love at First Bite|
|Jerry Juhl, Jack Burns||The Muppet Movie|
- 4 wins
- Christopher Nolan
- 3 wins
- William Peter Blatty
- James Cameron