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16th Annual Final Draft® Awards to Honor Aaron Sorkin, Steve McQueen, Sofia Coppola, Ramy Youseff and Radha Blank for Screenwriting Achievements

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18 – Final Draft, a Cast & Crew Company, now in its 30th year as the industry standard for screenwriting software, today announced the honorees for the 16th Annual Final Draft Awards. The awards, which recognize outstanding and elev...

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Quentin Tarantino, Lulu Wang and Steven Canals Honored at 15th Annual Final Draft Awards

Photo: Temma Hankin     LOS ANGELES, January 22, 2020 -- The 15th Annual Final Draft Awards wrapped with a wonderful event last night at Paramount Studios in the Paramount Theater.  Quentin Tarantino (writer/director of “Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood...

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15th Annual Final Draft® Awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 2nd - Final Draft, a Cast & Crew Company, now in its 29th year as the industry standard for screenwriting software, today announced the honorees for the 15th Annual Final Draft Awards. Academy Award® winning screenwriter Quentin Tar...

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All the Write Moves: Green Book

In critical circles, certain words have toxic connotations. “Conventional.” “Old-fashioned.” “Sentimental.” There are good reasons why these words have gained dubious reputations; the history of cinema is full of condescending movies that subject aud...

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Write On with our 2018 Hall of Fame Award winner, Howard A. Rodman

Howard A. Rodman, past President of the Writers Guild, West comes from a family of writers and entertainers; his father was a screenwriter, his mother a script coordinator and his step-mother a soap actress. 

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The Final Draft/New York Film Academy Fellowship

What happens after you win a screenwriting contest? For far too many writers, not a whole lot. Winners and finalists of the Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest have a very good track record for success, but the company wanted to do more to em...

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