United Artists’ Girls Speaking and Apple TV+’s Sluggish Horses received the highest honors on the 2023 USC Libraries Scripter Awards on Saturday evening.
The thirty fifth annual Scripter Awards have been held at USC’s Edward L. Doheny, Jr. Memorial Library — a return to an in-person ceremony after two digital celebrations through the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Scripter Awards honor the most effective diversifications of printed works for the display, with screenwriters and the authors of the tailored materials sharing the prize. Subsequently, Girls Speaking‘s writer-director Sarah Polley and Miriam Towes, who wrote the novel on which the movie relies, shared the award. Equally, Sluggish Horses author Will Smith — who wrote the Scripter-winning episode of the Apple TV+ collection, “Failure’s Contagious” — shared the prize with novelist Mick Herron.
Girls Speaking bested fellow movie nominees in Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, Residing, She Stated and Prime Gun: Maverick, whereas Sluggish Horses beat The Crown, Fleishman Is in Hassle, Tokyo Vice and Below the Banner of Heaven within the tv class.
The Scripter win was the second prize for Sarah Polley’s Girls Speaking on Saturday. The movie — which is nominated for greatest image and greatest tailored screenplay Oscars — additionally acquired the Robert Altman Award on the Movie Impartial Spirit Awards earlier that day, which honored Polley, the movie’s casting director and its ensemble forged.
The Scripter and the Oscar for greatest tailored screenplay have gone to the identical movie 14 occasions over the past 34 years, excluding the final 5 years. Earlier Scripter and Oscar winners embrace Schindler’s Listing, Sense and Sensibility, L.A. Confidential, A Lovely Thoughts, No Nation for Outdated Males, Slumdog Millionaire, The Social Community, The Descendants, Argo, 12 Years a Slave, The Imitation Recreation, The Large Brief, Moonlight and Name Me by Your Identify.