Quentin Tarantino Honored with the Hall of Fame Award at the Paramount Theater January 21
On Tuesday evening January 21, 2020 the 15th Annual Final Drafts Awards honored Academy Award winning screenwriter Quentin Tarantino with the Hall of Fame Award for his bountiful contribution and artistry in screenwriting at the Paramount Theater, Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles.
Quentin Tarantino's latest film, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" acquired much praise and recognition with five Golden Globe nominations and the New York Film Critics Circle award for best screenplay, and has grossed over $372 million worldwide.
Quentin Tarantino gave a "Hot Tip' to all writers while on stage. He revealed that studio executives are desperately seeking "new original movie scripts". They want to read a dynamic script from someone that they have never heard of. This is a great opportunity in the marketplace now!
There was great excitement for writer/director Lulu Wang's New Voice Award for Film. Her film "The Farewell," received tremendous praise in receiving two Spirit Award nominations an two Golden Globe nominations.
Steven Canals, the executive producer of the popular FX original series Pose, was presented with the New Voice Award for Television
The Feature Grand Prize was presented to Steven Anthopoulos for "My summer in the Human Resistance" and the TV Grand Prize to Todd Goodlett for "The Arsonist's Handbook".
The 15th Annual Final Draft Awards was hosted by the playful and humorous Sklar brothers Randy and Jason personal studio notes on 1994's Pulp Fiction, made the audience explode with laughter.
There was a spectacular pre and post reception with tasteful food and a gracious open bar