ABC writers BlackApple TV+ PachinkoOscar-winning Disney film Encanto and satire by Adam McKay Don’t look up are among the recipients of the 46th Annual Humanitas Awards. The awards were presented Friday afternoon at a ceremony at the Beverly Hilton.
The Humanitas Awards have been presented since 1973 to empower television and film writers whose work explores the human condition in a detailed and meaningful way. Authors in 10 categories receive cash prizes of $10,000.
Other winners include Nanfu Wang for her documentary. In one breathTed Harris for writing the script for Ted Melfi’s film. Starling starring Melissa McCarthy and Kevin Kline and Marissa Jo Serar for writing the ABC anthology series episode “Mother and Son”. Women of the Movement.
Also during the ceremony, hosted by Larry Wilmore, Humanitas presented Ukrainian filmmakers with the Kieser Award and Starz President and CEO Jeffrey Hirsch with the Voice for Change Award for the network’s #TakeTheLead initiative. There were also recipients of the Carol Mendelsohn College Award for Drama and the David and Lynn Angell College Award for Comedy, which honor college screenwriters.
Here is the complete list of winners:
Children’s TV show
El Deafo: Written by Ceci Bell and Will McRobb
Comedy feature film
Don’t Look Up: Screenplay by Adam McKay
Blackish: “If a Black Man Cries in the Woods…”: Screenplay by Robb Chavis
In the same breath: Nanfu Wang
Feature drama film
Starling: screenplay by Matt Harris
Pachinko: “Chapter One”: scripted by Soo Hye
Encanto: Written by Charise Castro Smith and Jared Bush
Limited series, TV movie or special
Women of the Movement: Mother and Son: Screenplay by Marissa Jo Serar
The Girls Are Strong Here: Screenplay by Scott Burkhardt
Disappointments: Written by Rich Burns
Carol Mendelsohn College of Drama Scholarship
David and Lynn Angell Comedy College Fellowship
Members of New Voices
Albert M. Chan, Devon Kerr, Maurizio Ledesma, Maira Aquino, and Shannon T.L. Kerns (2022)
Andrew Bluestone, Brian Stumpnitsky, Emma Soren, John Lowe and Catherine Ruppe (2021)
Kara Danielle Brown, Chris Gibbons, Eric Anthony Glover, Eugene Ramos and Lena Parodi (2020)