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Apple TV+ series, movies pick up new awards from the PGA, WGA, CAS, ASC

Apple has launched a limited time collection of movies to stream for free as part of an Apple TV+ subscription.

Apple TV+ series and movies are still on an award-winning role. Apple Original Film “CODA,” and series “Ted Lasso,” “Mythic Quest,” “For All Mankind” and “Carpool Karaoke: The Series” earned top honors at the 2022 Producers Guild of America (PGA) Awards, 2022 Writers Guild of America (WGA) Awards, Cinema Audio Society (CAS) Awards and the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards.

On Saturday, March 19, the PGA Awards announced that Apple has been honored with two PGA Awards across two original series and films, including the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures for the award-winning and history-making film “CODA.” On the television side, global hit comedy sensation “Ted Lasso” was awarded the Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television – Comedy. The winners were announced at the 2022 PGA Awards ceremony at the Fairmont Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.

At the 2022 WGA Awards on Sunday, March 20, “CODA” writer/director Siân Heder was recognized with her first-ever WGA Award, landing the honor for Adapted Screenplay for “CODA,” based on the original motion picture “La Famille Belier.” The WGA Awards honor outstanding writing in film, television, new media, news, radio and promotional categories.

To date, Apple Original Films’ three-time Academy Award-nominated film “CODA” has received multiple significant and historic wins and nominations this awards season, and the film’s PGA win tonight marks the continuation of its successful run. The film made history with its Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award win for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. Supporting actor Troy Kotsur has also become the first Deaf actor to earn a BAFTA, SAG, Critics Choice and Independent Spirit Award for his role in the film.

The second season of “Ted Lasso” was also lauded by the Cinema Audio Society this past weekend, earning its first-ever CAS Award for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Television Series – Half Hour for its episode “Rainbow.”

Lastly, at the 36th annual ASC Awards ceremony on Sunday evening in Hollywood, the acclaimed hit Apple Original comedy series “Mythic Quest” took home the ASC Award for Episode of a Half-Hour Television Series for its episode “Backstory!”

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.