He will be honored at the 2018 Writers Guild Awards West Coast ceremony on Feb. 11 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.
“James L. Brooks looms large for writers in our business,” said WGA West president David A.. Goodman. “His movie scripts walk a razor’s edge; they are comedies that are tinged with tragedy, they have moments of absurdity mixed with sharply observed truths. The beauty of his work is that you never hear the writer behind it, his characters talk like real people and his scripts feel like life. We at the Wgaw Board of Directors consider it our honor to give him this award.”
Brooks is a three-time Academy Award winner, an 18-time Emmy Award winner, and four-time Writers Guild Award winner. He created “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and its trio of