Nominee 2022

Our Flag Means Death

HBO Max in association with Waititi, Human Animals and DIVE (HBO Max)

This is, indeed, a historical queer pirate rom-com. The series follows Stede Bonnet, a Barbadian aristocrat played by Rhys Darby, as he leaves his life behind to become a pirate, leads a crew, and falls in love with the notorious Blackbeard (Taika Waititi).


Creator/Showrunner: David Jenkins. Executive Producer: David Jenkins, Taika Waititi, Garrett Basch, Dan Halsted, Will Weiske, Adam Stein. Associative Producer/Producer: Alyssa Lane, Alex Sherman, Allen Marshall Palmer Todd King. Director: Taika Waititi, Bert & Bertie, Andrew DeYoung, Fernando Frais, Nacho Vigalondo. Writer: David Jenkins, Eliza Jiménez Cossio, Zayre Ferrer, Alyssa Lane, John Mahone, Simone Nathan, Alex Sherman, Adam Stein, Yvonne Zima. Editor: Hilda Rasula, ACE, Daniel Haworth, Christian Kinnard, Gina Sansom. Talent/Reporters/Correspondent: Rhys Darby, Taika Waititi, Ewen Bremner, Joey Fry, Samson Kayo, Nathan Foad, Vico Ortiz, Matthew Maher, Kristian Nairn, Rory Kinnear, Guz Khan, David Fane, Con O’Neill. Design and Technical Staff: Ra Vincent, Christine Wada. Cinematography: Mike Berlucchi, Cynthia Pusheck, ASC. Sound/Music: Mark Mothersbaugh.