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"Simpsons" and "Futurama" mastermind Matt Groening will be honored by the WGA. From the press release: "Iconic animation writer-producer Matt Groening, perhaps best known for creating the long-running, acclaimed animation series 'The Simpsons,' will receive the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus’ (Awc) 15th Annual Animation Writing Award, recognizing his outstanding contributions to the craft of animation writing, as well as his assistance in organizing primetime animation with the Wgaw. The Awc’s lifetime achievement award will be presented to Groening this Wednesday, November 28, at the Awc’s annual meeting, reception, and awards ceremony at Wgaw headquarters in Los Angeles. 'Futurama' co-developer David X. Cohen will present this year’s award to Groening, with Wgaw President Christopher Keyser set to introduce the evening." Examining how the changed Oscar schedule is affecting campaigns »


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