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Phyllis Nagy


Directors: Film & Television, Writer/Directors, Writers: Film & Television, Writers: Playwrights

Phyllis Nagy is a celebrated writer and director.
Phyllis won the New York and Seattle Film Critics Circle awards and received Academy Award, BAFTA, and WGA nominations for her screenplay of 2016’s celebrated arthouse box office hit, CAROL, in addition to numerous other awards and nominations.  
She previously wrote and directed MRS HARRIS, for HBO Films, which starred Annette Bening and Ben Kingsley. It was a Gala Presentation at the Toronto International Film Festival and 12 Emmy nominations including Outstanding Film Made for Television, as well as writing and directing nominations for Nagy. She won a PEN Literary Award for its script, A Gracie Allen Award for its direction, and the film garnered multiple Golden Globe, SAG, Satellite and guild nominations. 

She is currently at work on two new film adaptations — THE TRAP, a novel by Melanie Raabe, for TriStar, and THE LUNEBURG VARIATION, a novel by Paolo Maurensig, for Colin Firth’s production company Raindog. Nagy is also writing an original screenplay, SO MUCH LOVE, about a week in the life of Dusty Springfield for Number 9 Films and Studio Canal.

Phyllis’ theatre work includes: WELDON RISING (Royal Court Theatre); BUTTERFLY KISS, (Almeida Theatre); THE STRIP (Royal Court Theatre); and NEVER LAND (Royal Court Theatre). Her play DISAPPEARED was joint winner of the 1992 Mobil International Playwriting Prize (Haymarket Theatre, Leicester / Royal Court Theatre / UK Tour). Adaptations for theatre include Patricia Highsmith’s THE TALENTED MR RIPLEY (Palace Theatre, Watford); Chekhov’s THE SEAGULL (Chichester Festival Theatre) and Nathaniel Hawthorne’s THE SCARLET LETTER (Denver Center Theater, Classic Stage Company, New York and Chichester Festival Theatre). Phyllis’ work for radio includes DELORES, a contemporary version of Euripides’ ANDROMACHE (BBC Radio 3).