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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2000 Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
American Beauty (1999)

Golden Globes, USA

2000 Won
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
American Beauty (1999)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2010 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
True Blood (2008)
Shared with:
2006 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Six Feet Under (2001)
For episode "Everyone's Waiting".
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Six Feet Under (2001)
For episode "Everyone's Waiting".
2005 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Six Feet Under (2001)
Shared with:
2003 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Six Feet Under (2001)
Shared with:
2002 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Six Feet Under (2001)
For the pilot.
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Six Feet Under (2001)
Shared with:

BAFTA Awards

2010 Nominated
BAFTA TV Award
Best International
True Blood (2008)
Shared with:
2000 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Original
American Beauty (1999)

AFI Awards, USA

2010 Won
AFI Award
TV Program of the Year
True Blood (2008)
Shared with:

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TRUE BLOOD takes flight from the razor's edge between camp and classic. Creator Alan Ball's vampire drama is Southern Gothic gone wild, feeding on the popular obsession with the supernatural while creating its own rich world through a knowing, seductive concoction of sex, violence and soap opera. Michelle Forbes' brilliant performance as Maryann Forrester is the magnetic center of an audacious and orgiastic season that not only unleashes the ids in its audience, but also asks penetrating questions about what it is to be human - to desire, to discriminate and to dig deep into the delights of television.


Awards Circuit Community Awards

1999 Won
ACCA
Best Original Screenplay
American Beauty (1999)

Bram Stoker Awards

2012 Nominated
Bram Stoker Award
Screenplay
True Blood (2008)
For episode "Spellbound"

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2000 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Screenplay, Original
American Beauty (1999)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2000 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Screenplay
American Beauty (1999)

Chlotrudis Awards

2000 Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Screenplay
American Beauty (1999)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2000 Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Screenplay
American Beauty (1999)

Deauville Film Festival

2008 Nominated
Grand Special Prize
Nothing Is Private (2007)

Directors Guild of America, USA

2006 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Six Feet Under (2001)
For episode "Everyone's Waiting".
2004 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Six Feet Under (2001)
For episode "I'm Sorry I'm Lost".
2002 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Six Feet Under (2001)
Shared with:
For the pilot episode.

GLAAD Media Awards

2002 Won
Stephen F. Kolzak Award

Gold Derby Awards

2006 Nominated
Gold Derby TV Award
Drama Episode of the Year
Six Feet Under (2001)
for "Everyone's Waiting"
2005 Nominated
Gold Derby TV Award
Drama Episode of the Year
Six Feet Under (2001)
Shared with:
for "Untitled"

Jupiter Award

2011 Won
Jupiter Award
Best International TV Series
True Blood (2008)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2000 Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Screenplay, Original
American Beauty (1999)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2000 Won
ALFS Award
Screenwriter of the Year
American Beauty (1999)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1999 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
American Beauty (1999)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2000 3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
American Beauty (1999)

Online Film & Television Association

2002 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Direction in a Drama Series
Six Feet Under (2001)
Shared with:
Best Writing in a Drama Series
Six Feet Under (2001)
Shared with:
2000 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best First Screenplay
American Beauty (1999)
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
American Beauty (1999)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2000 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Original Screenplay
American Beauty (1999)

PGA Awards

2011 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
True Blood (2008)
Shared with:
2010 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
True Blood (2008)
Shared with:
2006 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
Six Feet Under (2001)
Shared with:
2005 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
Six Feet Under (2001)
Shared with:
2004 Won
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
Six Feet Under (2001)
Shared with:
2003 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
Six Feet Under (2001)
Shared with:

Satellite Awards

2000 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Original
American Beauty (1999)

ShoWest Convention, USA

2008 Won
ShoWest Award
Groundbreaking Filmmaker of the Year
2000 Won
ShoWest Award
Screenwriter of the Year

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2000 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
American Beauty (1999)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

1999 2nd place
TFCA Award
Best Screenplay
American Beauty (1999)

Writers Guild of America, USA

2009 Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
New Series
True Blood (2008)
Shared with:
2006 Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Dramatic Series
Six Feet Under (2001)
Shared with:
2000 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
American Beauty (1999)

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