Theatre, Film and TV  |  Sep 11, 2018

Will Bridges & Toby Haynes win Emmy Awards for 'Black Mirror - U.S.S. Callister'

Will Bridges and Toby Haynes have both won an International Emmy Award for their work on 'U.S.S. Callister'. The episode was co-written by Will Bridges with Charlie Brooker, and was directed by Toby Haynes.

The first episode of Season 5 of the acclaimed sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror, 'U.S.S. Callister' is about a young woman who finds herself stuck within a Star Trek-esque computer game at the mercy of one of her colleagues. It stars Osy Ikhile as Nate Packer opposite Jesse Plemons and Michaela Coel.

Will Bridges won 'best writing for a limited series, movie or dramatic special', fending off competition from Patrick Melrose, American Vandal and Twin Peaks. 

Will and Toby's work also won the Emmy Award for 'outstanding television movie'.