'Munich' scribe bestowed with Achievement Award

Scribe Eric Roth (“Forrest Gump,” “Munich”) will be presented with the Distinguished Achievement in Screenwriting Award at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Screenwriters Showcase on June 9.

Kudos will be presented by fellow UCLA alumnus and screenwriter Mike Werb at the Writers Guild of America.

The annual showcase is a screenplay contest celebrating the work of students in the university’s graduate screenwriting program.

Seven categorical works were recognized by a panel of Hollywood professionals, with a newly added category for TV pilot scripts.

Showcase allows student writers the opportunity to exhibit their work to the entertainment industry.

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