Comedy and Musical: Directing & Writing 2015


Let us find my picks for the writers and directors of the comedies for this year.

My nominees are:

Best Director, Comedy and Musical 

 The Diary of a Teenage Girl

dir. Marielle Heller


dir. Paul Weitz

Inside Out

dir. Pete Docter, Ronnie del Carmen

     Runners Up:

Adam McKay (The Big Short)

Paul Feig (Spy)

David O Russell (Joy)

 The Martian

dir. Ridley Scott


dir. Sean Baker


Best Original Screenplay, Comedy and Musical 
 I’ll See You in My Dreams

Marc Basch,

Brett Haley


 Inside Out

Pete Docter,

Meg LeFauve,

Josh Cooley,

Ronnie Del Carmen


Paul Weitz


Leslye Headland

(Sleeping with Other People)

Sean Baker,

Chris Bergoch (Tangerine)

David O Russell, Annie Mumulo (Joy)


Paul Feig



Amy Schumer

Best Adapted Screenplay, Comedy and Musical 
 The Big Short

Charles Randoph, Adam McKay


The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Marielle Heller

 The Last Five Years

Richard LaGravenese

   Runners up:

Edgar Wright,

Joe Cornish,

Adam McKay, Paul Rudd (Ant-Man)

Chris Weitz (Cinderella)

Josh A Cagan (The DUFF)


 The Martian

Drew Goddard

Me & Earl & the Dying Girl

Jesse Andrews


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