Aaron Sorkin, Radha Blank, Sofia Coppola Honored at 2021 Final Draft Awards

Aaron Sorkin, Radha Blank, Sofia Coppola Honored at 2021 Final Draft Awards
The 16th annual Final Draft Awards took place on Tuesday, March 2, during an online ceremony. Hosted by Final Draft president Shelly Mellot, the first female appointed in the 30-year history, many awards contenders in the writing categories were honored in both film and television.

While accepting the award, Sorkin said, “the Zeitgeist crashed into us” and that he had no idea how much about today “The Trial of the Chicago 7” would end up being. This was an added boost to his awards campaign after winning the Golden Globe last Sunday for best screenplay.

Also, Final Draft announced the 2020 Big Break® Screenwriting Contest winners, which received over 10,000 submissions from writers worldwide, a record number for the organization.

The 2020 Big Break® TV award was presented to Mira Z. Barnum for “Beirut,” and the Big Break® Film award was presented to Stacie Gancayco-Adlao for “Clementine.” Winners of the Big Break® Screenwriting Contest receive $10,000 cash,
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