Alan Ball Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

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

Golden Globes, USA

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

Primetime Emmy Awards

2017 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Television Movie
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017)
Shared with:
2010 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
True Blood (2008)
Shared with:
2006 Nominee
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 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Six Feet Under (2001)
Shared with:
2003 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Six Feet Under (2001)
Shared with:
2002 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Six Feet Under (2001)
For the pilot.
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Six Feet Under (2001)
Shared with:

BAFTA Awards

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

Awards Circuit Community Awards

1999 Winner
ACCA
Best Original Screenplay
American Beauty (1999)

Black Reel Awards for Television

2017 Nominee
Black Reel
Outstanding TV Movie/Limited Series
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017)
Shared with:

Bram Stoker Awards

2011 Nominee
Bram Stoker Award
Screenplay
True Blood (2008)
Episode: "True Blood: Spellbound (2011)"

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

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

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2000 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Screenplay
American Beauty (1999)

Chlotrudis Awards

2000 Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Screenplay
American Beauty (1999)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2000 Winner
DFWFCA Award
Best Screenplay
American Beauty (1999)

Deauville Film Festival

2008 Nominee
Grand Special Prize
Nothing Is Private (2007)

Directors Guild of America, USA

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

GLAAD Media Awards

2002 Winner
Stephen F. Kolzak Award

Gold Derby Awards

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

Jupiter Award

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

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

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

London Critics Circle Film Awards

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

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1999 Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
American Beauty (1999)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2000 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
American Beauty (1999)

Online Film & Television Association

2002 Nominee
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 Winner
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 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Original Screenplay
American Beauty (1999)

PGA Awards

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

Satellite Awards

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

ShoWest Convention, USA

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

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

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

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

1999 Nominee
TFCA Award
Best Screenplay
American Beauty (1999)

Writers Guild of America, USA

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

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