Sunday
February 17, 2019

2019 Laurel Awards

SCREEN LAUREL AWARD

Lowell Ganz
Babaloo Mandel
Lowell Ganz & Babaloo Mandel

“The imprint Ganz and Mandell have left on movies is profound. Their scripts are always a balancing act; funny and moving, edgy but never offensive.” – WGAW President David A. Goodman

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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.

PADDY CHAYEFSKY LAUREL AWARD FOR TELEVISION

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Jenji Kohan

“Jenji Kohan's work is what all good writers aspire to – touching on the harsh but also comedic realities of life through characters that don't sound written, that talk like real people.” – WGAW President David A. Goodman

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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.