Sorkin will receive the Final Draft zeitgeist award, honoring a writer whose work speaks powerfully to the culture and what’s going on in the world right now. His film “The Trial of the Chicago 7” is currently streaming on Netflix. Sorkin won an Academy Award for adapted screenplay for “The Social Network” script, and was nominated for his “Moneyball” and “Molly’s Game” screenplays.
Steve McQueen, whose latest project, “Small Axe,” debuts on Amazon Prime Video on Nov. 20, will get the storyteller award for TV. Academy Award winner Sofia Coppola will get the storyteller award for film for her latest feature, “On the Rocks” –currently streaming on Apple TV Plus.
The new voice award for TV will go to Youssef