Scripts for the film “The Lost Daughter” and the Hulu series “Dopesick” took top honors at the 34th annual USC Libraries Scripter Awards, which honors screen adaptations — and the original works on which they are based.

The awards ceremony, which pays tribute to the past year’s best film and television adaptations, has traditionally been held in the historic Edward L. Doheny Jr. Memorial Library on the USC campus. Saturday’s awards were presented during a virtual ceremony due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Filmmaker Barry Jenkins, who was nominated in the TV category this year for the episode “Indiana Winter,” from the Amazon Prime limited series “The Underground Railroad,” received the USC Libraries Literary Achievement Award “for his contributions to cinematic storytelling.”

Jenkins won the 2017 Scripter Award for the film “Moonlight’ and was a finalist in 2019 for the film “If Beale Street Could Talk.”

Finalists for the Scripter Awards were chosen from a field of 69 film and 42 television adaptations.

Among those serving on the committee — which is chaired by Howard Rodman, USC professor and past president of the Writers Guild of America West — were film critics Leonard Maltin, Anne Thompson and Kenneth Turan; authors Janet Fitch and Walter Mosley; screenwriters Mark Fergus and Erin Cressida Wilson; producers Mike Medavoy and Gail Mutrux; and USC deans Elizabeth Daley of the School of Cinematic Arts and Catherine Quinlan of the USC Libraries.

Here is a complete list of the winners:

Film adaptation:

— Maggie Gyllenhaal for “The Lost Daughter,” based on the novel by Elena Ferrante.

Television adaptation:

— Danny Strong, for the episode “The People vs. Purdue Pharma,” from “Dopesick,” based on the nonfiction book “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America,” by Beth Macy.

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