On the evening of Saturday, January 31, Doheny Library hosts the 27th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award ceremony. Beginning at 7:30 p.m., you can follow along with a live webcast on the Scripter website. Join the conversation on Twitter—and if you're at the ceremony, share your photos on Instagram—with the hashtag #USCScripter.
The 27th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award ceremony takes place in Doheny Memorial Library on Saturday, January 31, 2014. Because of preparations for the event, some rooms will be closed in advance beginning Thursday, January 29, and the entire building will close early at noon on Saturday, January 31. Keep reading for more information about room closures and reduced hours.
Yesterday, the USC Libraries announced the finalists for the 27th-annual Scripter Award, which recognizes the year's best cinematic adaptation of the written word, honoring both the screenwriter and the author of the original work. The Los Angeles Times covered the announcement, as did several major entertainment news publications and websites, including the Hollywood Reporter, Variety, Deadline Hollywood, The Wrap, Hitfix, Thompson on Hollywood, and Awards Watch. The winners will be announced at a January 31 black-tie ceremony in USC's Doheny Library.
The USC Libraries have named the authors and screenwriters of Gone Girl, The Imitation Game, Inherent Vice, The Theory of Everything, and Wild as finalists for the 27th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award. Scripter honors the screenwriter or screenwriters of the year’s most accomplished cinematic adaptation as well as the author or authors of the written work upon which the screenplay is based. Click through to learn more about the award and this year's nominees.
Several major entertainment news publications covered the 26th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award, which honored author Solomon Northup and screenwriter John Ridley for their contributions to 12 Years a Slave. The event was featured in articles by the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, Deadline Hollywood, The Wrap, and Hitfix. The Hollywood Reporter's awards columnist Scott Feinberg later offered his analysis of 12 Years a Slave's win, and Jinny Choi also covered the Scripter ceremony for the Daily Trojan, noting that the event's proceeds benefit renovations to Leavey Library.
Screenwriter John Ridley joined family members of nineteenth-century author Solomon Northup to receive the 26th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award for “12 Years a Slave.” Selection committee co-chair Howard Rodman announced the winners at the black-tie event on Saturday, Feb. 8, at USC’s Doheny Memorial Library.
On Saturday, February 8, Doheny Library hosts the 26th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award ceremony. Beginning at 7:20 p.m., watch a live webcast on the Scripter website. Join in the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #USCScripter, and if you're at the ceremony, share your photos on Instagram with the hashtag #USCScripter.
Variety recently featured the USC Libraries Scripter Award, emphasizing the annual honor's emphasis on the art of adaptation. In her story, Maane Khatchatourian quotes USC Libraries Dean Catherine Quinlan and film critic Leonard Maltin, a longtime member of award's selection committee. The USC Libraries present the 26th-annual Scripter Award this Saturday, February 8 at a black-tie ceremony in Doheny Library. Keep reading to learn more about the Variety article.
The Friends of the USC Libraries have selected Academy Award-winning screenwriter Robert Towne as the 2014 USC Libraries Literary Achievement Award honoree. The USC Libraries will present the award to Towne at the 26th-annual Scripter Award ceremony on Saturday, February 8, 2014. Keep reading to learn more about Towne's honor.
Yesterday, the USC Libraries named the finalists for the 26th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award, which recognizes the best cinematic adaptation of the written word. The award, bestowed annually by the Friends of the USC Libraries, honors both the screenwriter and the author of the original written work. The Los Angeles Times, Variety, Hollywood Reporter, The Wrap, and Deadline Hollywood all covered the Scripter announcement. Keep reading to learn more about the coverage.