This year's nominees:
First nomination for Chevin.
4th nomination for Zaillian. Previously won for Schindler's List and nominated for Gangs of New York and Awakenings.
2nd nomination for Sorkin. Previously won for The Social Network.
First nomination for both.
3rd nomination for Payne for Screenplay. Previously won for Sideways and nominated for Election.
First nomination for Faxon and Rash.
2nd nomination for both Clooney and Heslov for Screenplay. Both previously nominated for Good Night and Good Luck.
First nomination for Willimon.
3rd nomination. Previously nominated for The Aviator and Gladiator.