Glasgow writer up for Oscar
A SCREENWRITER from Glasgow has been nominated for an Oscar.
Krysty WilsonCairns is up for an Academy Award for best Original Screenplay for 1917, which she co-wrote with director Sam Mendes.
Krysty has also been nominated for Original Screenplay at the Writers Guild Awards and 1917 is up for nine BAFTAs including Best Film.
She is a graduate of the city’s Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, which congratulated her on the accolade.
Professor Jeffrey Sharkey, Principal of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, said: “Krysty shows that there’s a path from Glasgow to Hollywood for talented storytellers.”