FRONTLINE Nominated for 7 Writers Guild Awards

December 7, 2012
by Jason M. Breslow Digital Editor

Seven Frontline documentaries have been nominated for the 2013 Writers Guild of America Awards, including six films in the category of current events documentary. The winners will be announced on February 17.

Until then, you can watch each of the nominees below:

Documentary — Current Events

The Anthrax Files: FRONTLINE, ProPublica and McClatchy investigate the country’s most notorious act of bioterrorism. Written and directed by Michael Kirk. (Credits)


A Perfect Terrorist: FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the mysterious circumstances behind David Headley’s rise from heroin dealer and U.S. government informant to plotter of the 2008 attack on Mumbai. Written, produced and directed by Thomas Jennings. (Credits)


Lost in Detention: FRONTLINE and the Investigative Reporting Workshop examine the Obama administration’s controversial get-tough immigration policy. Written and directed by Rick Young. (Credits)


Money, Power & Wall Street (Episode 1): Inside the epic rise of a new financial order — and the trouble that followed. Written and produced by Martin Smith and Marcela Gaviria. (Credits)


Money, Power & Wall Street (Episode 3): How President Obama inherited a financial crisis that would define his first term. Written by Michael Kirk and Mike Wiser. (Credits)


Money, Power & Wall Street (Episode 4): FRONTLINE probes a Wall Street Culture that remains focused on risky trades. Written and produced by Marcela Gaviria and Martin Smith. (Credits)

News — Analysis, Feature, or Commentary

The Regime Responds: Eighteen months into the rebellion in Syria, FRONTLINE examines how Bashar al-Assad is holding onto power. Written and produced by Marcela Gaviria. (Credits)

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