The Writers Guild Awards will award screenwriter Charlie Kaufman the Laurel Award during the 75th annual ceremony on March 5th in recognition of screenwriters who have “advanced the literature of motion pictures and made outstanding contributions to the profession of the screenwriter.”
In a statement, the guild described Kaufman as “A true visionary” whose “legacy is undeniable.”
Kaufman’s career has been filled with screenwriting success, including Being John Malkovich, Adaptation, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. He also directed Synecdoche, New York, Anomalisa, and I’m Thinking of Ending Things. His upcoming short film, Jackals & Fireflies, is set to release in 2023.