Oscars 2021: Writers Come Into Focus as Final Draft Awards Tip Contenders

Oscars 2021: Writers Come Into Focus as Final Draft Awards Tip Contenders
Sometimes it’s a question of who shows up. Awards shows are the drum beat that builds to a crescendo at Oscar time. This year, with a long way to go until theaters reopen in major markets and Oscar nominations are announced on March 15, 2021, would-be contenders need every honor, tribute, and prize they can get.

On the campaign trail is Oscar-winner Aaron Sorkin (“The Social Network”), the writer-director of well-reviewed Netflix courtroom drama “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” about the 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention riots as well as the subsequent trial, who is participating in various virtual conversations and tributes from the safety of his home office, from my recent Writers Guild Foundation interview and recent awards in Mill Valley, Middleburg, and Montclair, to the upcoming Sffilm Awards Gala on December 9.

The Oscar races for Adapted and Original Screenplay are coming into focus as well. Sorkin is among several honorees
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