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Charlie Kaufman to be Recipient of WGA West’s Laurel Award

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.

Source: Deadline


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Written by Maxance Vincent

Maxance Vincent is a freelance film and TV critic, and a recent graduate of a BFA in Film Studies at the Université de Montréal. He is currently finishing a specialization in Video Game Studies, focusing on the psychological effects regarding the critical discourse on violent video games.

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