The FOXTEL Screenwriter’s Address is a breakthrough in recognising the role the writer plays in shaping our society and culture. Each year an esteemed Australian screenwriter is invited to speak on contemporary issues, their craft and its place in the world. The event is attended by a who’s who of the Australian film and television industry keen to discover the inner workings of its most influential members.
Previous addresses have been given by Geoffrey Atherden AM (Mother and Son, Grass Roots, BabaKiueria) John Doyle (Club Buggery, Changi, Marking Time), Katherine Thomson (Darwin’s Brave New World, Answered By Fire).
In 2011 the Address was given by John Collee (Master and Commander, Happy Feet, Creation). Read a transcript of his address here.