Australia’s most reluctant Hollywood triumph Hannah Gadsby has capped off a meteoric 18 month ride, securing the Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special for Netflix Original production, Nanette.
The Creative Arts Emmy Awards celebrate artistic and technical achievements in television and were held over the weekend at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. The Primetime Emmy Awards will be held on September 21.
Gadsby’s critically lauded and globally embraced Nanette debuted on Netflix in June 2018 and has transformed her career and opportunities at a global level.
“I wrote Nanette as a way to tell my little story to my little corner of the world. I wrote it in the hope it would provide catharsis to myself and to those who existed in the same margins I did. Instead, my story has been pushed into every corner of the world – including places where stories like