2022 Oscars Best Predictions from Original Screenplay

Variety's Awards Circuit is home to the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars and Emmys ceremonies from film awards editor Clayton Davis. Following history, buzz, news, reviews and sources, the Oscar and Emmy predictions are updated regularly with the current year's list of contenders in all categories. Variety's Awards Circuit Prediction schedule consists of four phases, running all year long: Draft, Pre-Season, Regular Season and Post Season. The eligibility calendar and dates of awards will determine how long each phase lasts and is subject to change.

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UPDATED: Sept 9, 2021


Voting for Oscar nominations begins Thursday, January 27, 2022 and ends on Tuesday, February 1, 2022. Official Oscar nominations will be announced on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, with the ceremony taking place on Sunday, March 27, 2022.

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AWARDS CATEGORY HISTORY (Best Original Screenplay)

The Oscars, better known as Oscars, is Hollywood’s most prestigious artistic award in the film industry. The most awarded films in Oscar history are “Ben-Hur”, “Titanic” and “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” with 11 statuettes. The most nominated films in Academy history are “All About Eve”, “Titanic” and “La La Land” at age 14. “La La Land” is the only film of the three to lose Best Picture. The biggest Oscar “losers”, that is, the most nominated and walked away with zero awards, are “The Turning Point” of 1977 and “The Color Purple” of 1985 at 11 each. Woody Allen has the most wins in the original screenplay with three and nominations at 16. Charles Brackett, Paddy Chayefsky, Quentin Tarantino and Billy Wilder have all won twice. Federico Fellini is the second most nominated writer with six nominations. The most recent recipient is Emerald Fennell for “Promising Young Woman“.

Oscars 2022 predictions

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About the Oscars

The Oscars, better known as the Oscars, is Hollywood’s most prestigious artistic award in the film industry. Since 1927, the nominees and laureates have been selected by members of the Academy of Cinema Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). 17 branches are represented among nearly 10,000 members. The branches are Actors, Partners, Casting Directors, Cinematographers, Costume Designers, Directors, Documentaries, Executives, Film Editors, Makeup Artists and Hairdressers, Marketing and Relations audiences, members in general, members in general (artist representatives), music, producers, production design, short and animated feature films, sound, visual effects and writers.

  • The date of the 94th Oscars will be on Sunday March 27, 2022

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