Special Achievement Awards 2014


ANIMATION WRITERS CAUCUS ANIMATION WRITING AWARD   PAUL SELVIN AWARD
Sam Simon

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  Alex Gibney

 
“Sam Simon had a distinguished career as a television writer…but when he turned to writing animation, he helped to give birth to something which changed the landscape of television and has given him a legacy that will live forever.” - AWC Chair Craig Miller.
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  “Alex Gibney is one of the foremost documentary filmmakers of this generation. His work has been a filmic conscience for our times... " - WGAW President Christopher Keyser
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Special Achievement Awards

The Animation Writers Caucus Animation Writing Award is given to that member of the Animation Writers Caucus and/or the Guild who, in the opinion of the Board of Directors, has advanced the literature of animation in film and/or television through the years and who has made outstanding contributions to the profession of the animation writer.
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The Paul Selvin Award is presented to that member whose script best embodies the spirit of the constitutional and civil rights and liberties which are indispensable to the survival of free writers everywhere and to those whose defense Paul Selvin committed his professional life.
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The Jean Renoir Award is given to “that international writer who has advanced the literature of motion pictures through the years and who has made outstanding contributions to the profession of screenwriter.”
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