For the second year in a row, the Writers Guild of America, West and the Writers Guild of America, East will celebrate new media writing at their annual awards ceremony, recognizing pioneers in the frontier of web video writing.
Below, we’ve linked to all the nominees in the Original New Media and Derivative New Media categories (including the Jack in the Box episode embedded above). Just click on the individual episode links to watch and explore this new kind of writing.
The winners will all be revealed on February 19, 2012 at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York. Here’s more about the awards: “For WGA awards purposes, a new media platform is defined as the Internet via a major video sharing site or unique URL, mobile devices such as cell phones or PDAs, or any other established new media platform.”
Outstanding Achievement in Writing Original New Media
Aim High (Only available on Facebook) “Episode 1,” “Episode 2,” “Episode 4,” “Episode 5,” “Episode 6,” written by Heath Corson & Richie Keen.
Outstanding Achievement in Writing Derivative New Media
Sons of Anarchy (“appisodes” not available online) “Pay Phone,” “Jax Meets His Second Son,” “Tara & Piney,” “Mexican Basketball” written by Kurt Sutter & Gladys Rodriguez.