2017 Laurel Awards

SCREEN LAUREL AWARD

Oliver Stone

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PADDY CHAYEFSKY LAUREL AWARD FOR TELEVISION

Aaron Sorkin

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“Oliver Stone may be our most committed screenwriter, using an unparalleled sense of conflict and drama to define the past half century.” - WGAW President Howard A. Rodman.
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“Starting with Sports Night, through The West Wing, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, The Newsroom and beyond, Aaron Sorkin has changed the language of television.” – WGAW President Howard A. Rodman
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THE LAUREL AWARDS

The Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement is given to that member of the Guild who, in the opinion of the current Board of Directors, has advanced the literature of the motion picture through the years, and who has made outstanding contributions to the profession of the screen writer.

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The Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement is given to that member of the Guild who, in the opinion of the current Board of Directors, has advanced the literature of television through the years, and who has made outstanding contributions to the profession of the television writer.

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