Events - Final Draft Awards

Hosted by Thomas Lennon & Robert Ben Garant, the 12th Annual Final Draft Awards were held on February 23rd, 2017 at the Paramount Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. We were thrilled to induct screenwriting guru Robert McKee into our Hall of Fame, and nonor Issa Rae with the inaugural New Voice Award.

And finally, we introduced the writers of tomorrow who have won the Big Break Screenwriting Contest and are just at the beginning of promising careers. View the list of finalists and winners here.



  • Derby City┬áby Alexis Perkins
  • Socio-Pam by Rowan Wheeler