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Charlie Kaufman to Receive WGA West’s 2023 Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement

Charlie Kaufman, who penned the Writers Guild Award and Academy Award-winning Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, will receive the Writers Guild of America West’s 2023 Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement, the WGAW announced on Wednesday. This lifetime achievement award is presented to members who have “advanced the literature of motion pictures and made outstanding […]

Nantucket Film Festival Plans Hybrid Event, Online Screenwriting Series (Exclusive)

The partnering Screenwriters Colony unveiled a new online series for emerging film scribes featuring Charlie Kaufman, Nancy Meyers, Stella Meghie and Leslie Dixon.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Charlie Kaufman (‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’)

The eccentric described by Roger Ebert as "the most creative screenwriter of his generation" reflects on abandoning acting for filmmaking, his creative process and why 12 years elapsed between his first and second live-action directing gigs.

‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’ Trailer: Charlie Kaufman Explores Uncomfortable Trip to Meet the Parents

Inspired by Iain Reid's bestselling novel, the horror-thriller stars 'Chernobyl' actress Jessie Buckley, Jesse Plemons, Toni Collette and David Thewlis and comes to Netflix Sept. 4.

Charlie Kaufman Set to Direct ‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’ for Netflix

Kaufman will also pen the thriller, which is based on a novel by Iain Reid.

Charlie Kaufman: “It Has Gotten Considerably Harder for Me” to Get Projects Made

"I need to earn a salary. I am doing what I can to make a living, but hoping to do what I would like to do," the writer and director says.

How ‘Anomalisa’ Directors Mastered the Art of Puppetry

"We didn’t want the characters to look cartoony," says Charlie Kaufman of his dark comedy that put a twist on stop-motion animation.

Animation Roundtable: 6 Toon Creators on Fears, Methods and Which 2D Characters They Secretly Wish They Were

Hollywood's top animators — Pete Docter ('Inside Out'), Charlie Kaufman ('Anomalisa'), Peter Sohn ('The Good Dinosaur'), Steve Martino ('The Peanuts Movie'), Roger Allers ('Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet') and Richard Starzak ('Shaun the Sheep Movie') — discuss which emotion was cut from Pixar's Oscar frontrunner and how to approach the ratings board (when an animated film lands an R-rating).

‘Hateful Eight’ Star Jennifer Jason Leigh Grilled on Politics, Tinseltown and Tarantino: “The Most Un-Misogynistic Person I’ve Ever Met”

The 53-year-old 'Anomalisa' star, who chooses Adele over Taylor Swift, also weighed in on the 2016 presidential candidates: "Trump is hilarious and a lot of fun to watch. I really hope he becomes the Republican nominee."

‘Ben-Hur’ Pushed to Summer 2016, ‘Anomalisa’ Gets Holiday Release

The remake of the Hollywood classic will star Jack Huston as the eponymous protagonist.

TIFF: Paramount Nabs Charlie Kaufman’s ‘Anomalisa’

The film is Kaufman's first forray into stop-motion animation.