Spotlighting the creative collaboration between writers and other artists in the entertainment industry, a wide array of Hollywood talent is set to present honors at this year’s Writers Guild Awards L.A. show Saturday, February 5, at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel-Grand Ballroom. The West Coast WGA ceremony will feature writers, actors, and directors who’ve worked together to create memorable films, television shows, videogames, new media, and other written programs.
Awards presenter pairs include: author Mitch Albom and Emmy-winning actor Hank Azaria (Tuesdays with Morrie), Academy Award-winning screenwriter Mark Boal and Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker), WGA-winning writer-director Morgan Spurlock and WGA-nominated writer Jeremy Chilnick (The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special: In 3-D! On Ice!), Emmy-winning writer-executive producer Greg Daniels and Emmy-nominated actress Amy Poehler (Parks & Recreation), Emmy-winning actress Catherine O’Hara and Emmy-winning actor Martin Short (SCTV), actress Anna Torv and Emmy-winning writer-director-producer J.J. Abrams (Fringe), Emmy-winning writer-producer Al Jean and actor Dan Castellaneta (The Simpsons), actress Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory, Blossom) and Emmy-nominated writer-producer Don Reo (’Til Death), and Daytime Emmy-winning As the World Turns star Eileen Fulton, who appeared on the long-running daytime drama for over 50 years, and Daytime Emmy-winning ATWT director-executive producer Christopher Goutman.
The 2011 Writers Guild Awards will be held on Saturday, February 5, 2011, simultaneously at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel-Grand Ballroom in Los Angeles and the AXA Equitable Center in New York City. For more information about the 2011 Writers Guild Awards, please visit http://www.wga.org/ or http://www.wgaeast.org/.