Bashir Takes WGA’s Doc Honor

Ari Folman’s screenplay to the animated film Waltz with Bashir won the WGA Award for best documentary screenplay, adding to the film’s awards season honor roll.

The film, distributed by Sony Pictures Classics, has won a DGA honor for Folman and is nominated in the best foreign language category at the Oscars.

Other animated winners at the event included The Simpsons episode ‘Apocalypse Cow,’ which won the TV animation category with a script from Jeff Westbrook. Joey Mazzarino won the award for children’s episodic and specials fro Elmo’s Christmas Countdown.

And winning the guild’s first honor for videogame writing was Haden Blackman, Shawn Pitman, John Stafford and Cameron Suey for Star War: The Force Unleashed.