The Writers Guild Of America(WGA) unveiled its nominations for the 2001 WGA awards this week just daysafter it was revealed that two of the year's most acclaimed screenplays-from the independent breakthrough hits Memento and In The Bedroom - had been deemed ineligible.

The original screenplaynominees are Julian Fellowes for Gosford Park, Joel & Ethan Coen for The Man WhoWasn't There, Milo Addica andWill Rokos for Monster's Ball,Baz Luhrmann and Craig Pearce for Moulin Rouge and Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson for The RoyalTenenbaums.

The adapted screenplaynominees are Akiva Goldsman for A Beautiful Mind, Ken Nolan for Black Hawk Down, Helen Fielding and Andrew Davies and Richard Curtisfor Bridget Jones's Diary,Daniel Clowes and Terry Zwigoff for Ghost World and Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens and Peter Jacksonfor The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring.

Memento, written by director Christopher Nolan, and InThe Bedroom adapted by RobertFestinger and director Todd Field from the short story Killings by Andre Dubus, were both written when the writersweren't members of the WGA and the productions were not WGA signatories.