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Humanitas Prize nominations list

FEATURE FILM ($25,000)

  • “Amazing Grace” written by Steven Knight (Samuel Goldwyn Films and Roadside Attractions)

  • “Freedom Writers” screenplay by Richard LaGravenese (Paramount Pictures)

  • “Venus” written by Hanif Kureishi (Miramax Films)

90-MINUTE TELEVISION ($25,000)

  • “Longford” written by Peter Morgan (HBO Films)

  • “Tsunami, the Aftermath – Part II” written by Abi Morgan (HBO Films)

  • “Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy” written by Nancey Silvers (Lifetime)

60-MINUTE TELEVISION ($15,000)

  • “ER: There Are No Angels Here” written by R. Scott Gemmill & David Zabel (NBC)

  • “House: House vs. God” written by Doris Egan (Fox)

  • “The West Wing: Election Day – Part II” written by Eli Attie & John Wells (NBC)

30-MINUTE TELEVISION ($10,000)

  • “The New Adventures of Old Christine: Oh God, Yes” written by Jennifer Crittenden (CBS)

  • “Scrubs: My Fallen Idol” written by Bill Callahan (NBC)

  • “The War at Home: Kenny Doesn’t Live Here Anymore” written by Rob Lotterstein (Fox)

CHILDREN’S ANIMATION ($25,000)

  • “Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks: The Gift” written by Sindy McKay, Dennis Haley & Marcy Brown (PBS)

  • “Maya & Miguel: Give Me a Little Sign” written by Evelina Fernandez (PBS)

  • “Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch Friends: The Prince, the Princess and the Bee” written by Nadine van der Velde (Nick Jr.)

CHILDREN’S LIVE ACTION ($25,000)

  • “Jump In!” written by Doreen Spicer and Regina Hicks & Karin Gist (Disney Channel)

  • “Molly: An American Girl on the Home Front” written by Anna Sandor (Disney Channel)

SUNDANCE FEATURE FILM ($10,000)

  • “Ezra” written by Newton I. Aduaka & Alain-Michel Blanc, story by Newton I. Aduaka

  • “Waitress” written by Adrienne Shelly (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

  • “Where God Left His Shoes” written by Salvatore Stabile

DAVID & LYNN ANGELL FELLOWSHIP IN COMEDY WRITING ($10,000)

  • Jonny Mais, U. of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts, for his spec script of “Weeds: Pot Chocolate”

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