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Margaret Nagle

Margaret Nagle is an award-winning film and television writer and producer. Nagle’s very first script, HBO’s Warm Springs, received a record-breaking 16 Emmy nominations and won five Emmys in 2005, including Best Television Movie.  The film is about FDR and his journey from paraplegic to President. Nagle won the 2006 Writers Guild of America Award for Long Form Original Screenplay and was nominated for the Humanitas, PEN and Emmy Award. Nagle received a 2011 Writer’s Guild Award for her work on HBO’s Boardwalk Empire and the 2011 Golden Globe Award for Best TV series as well as being Emmy nominated. Nagle’s screenplay for the 2014 film The Good Lie, a film about the Lost Boys and Girls of Sudan, received the 2015 Paul Selvin Award from the Writer’s Guild of America. Nagle’s strong commitment to human rights and the recognition of the rights of children is evident in all the projects she pursues. She is a proud board member of United Cerebral Palsy of Southern California, and has also been raising money for humanitarian aid and awareness about the worldwide refugee crisis.