Film co-written by Burns White client wins two Academy Awards

Mar 1, 2011 | News

Pittsburgh, March 1, 2011 – Congratulations to Burns White client Keith Dorrington, whose film “The Fighter” won Oscars for Best Supporting Actor (Christian Bale) and Best Supporting Actress (Melissa Leo) at the 83rd Academy Awards on Feb. 27.

Mr. Dorrington himself had received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay.

Inspired by the true story of brothers Micky Ward and Dicky Eklund, “The Fighter” received four additional nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress (Amy Adams was also nominated in this category) and Best Editing.

Congratulations again to Keith Dorrington and everyone associated with “The Fighter.”