Gender And Race, But No Politics, Play Out On Panel Of WGA Awards Nominees

The Oscars aren’t so white this season, but they’re still “so male,” as was pointed out tonight by Andrea Berloff, moderator of a panel discussion with ten of this year’s WGA Award nominated screenwriters – only one of whom is female.
Allison Schroeder, Oscar and WGA nominated for Hidden Figures, said that having once worked at NASA, she was “born to write this film” about a team of black female mathematicians who help launch John Glenn into space in 1962. After…

The Oscars aren't so white this season, but they're still "so male," as was pointed out tonight by Andrea Berloff, moderator of a panel discussion with ten of this year's WGA Award nominated screenwriters – only one of whom is female. Allison Schroeder, Oscar and WGA nominated for Hidden Figures, said that having once worked at NASA, she was "born to write this film" about a team of black female mathematicians who help launch John Glenn into space in 1962. After…