2019 Media Access Awards

Hosts

Joe Mantegna and Shoshannah Stern

Recipients

Media Access Awards Visionary AwardThe Good Doctor: David Shore, David Renaud, Erin Gunn, Mark Rozeman, Coby Bird

SAG-AFTRA Disability Awareness Award – The Ruderman Family Foundation

SAG-AFTRA Harold Russell Award – Nyle DiMarco

Casting Society of America Award – David Caparelliotis and Lauren Port

Writers Guild of America, West Evan Somers Memorial Award – Katherine Beattie

Producers Guild of America George Sunga Award – The producers of The Peanut Butter Falcon: Albert Berger, Christopher Lemole, Lije Sarki, David Thies, Ron Yerxa, Tim Zajaros 

Christopher Reeve Acting Scholarship – Lolo Spencer

Special Appearance: Jimmy Kimmel and Norman Lear

Special Performance: Mandy Harvey

Press

Getty Images

The Hollywood Reporter: Media Access Awards to Honor ‘The Good Doctor,’ ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ and Nyle DiMarco

Variety: Media Access Awards Honors Individuals Increasing Representation for Disabilities

The Mighty: Media Access Awards Attendees on Why Disability Representation Matters

The Hollywood Reporter: Media Access Awards Releases Best Practices Guide for Hiring Writers With Disabilities

The Black List: 2019 Disability List Announced

The Hollywood Reporter: The Black List Disability List Spotlights 10 Screenplays That Advance the Portrayal of People With Disabilities

Video

Watch the 2019 ceremony Livestream

2019 Red Carpet Livestream

Photos

Sponsors

Easterseals Disability Services, Kevin Bright, CBS Entertainment Diversity & Inclusion, Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, CSA, Walt Disney Television, NBCUniversal, PGA, SAG-AFTRA, Starz, Bunim/Murray Productions, RespectAbility, The Pyott Foundation, WGAW, Sony Pictures Television, and The Hollywood Reporter