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Screenwriter Peter Mattessi elected President of the Australian Writers' Guild

We are delighted to announce that screenwriter and executive producer Peter Mattessi has been elected AWG President by the Australian Writers’ Guild’s National Executive Council and has assumed his new office.

Applications open for The Creators program

Screen Australia and the Australian Writers' Guild (AWG) have announced applications are open for The Creators program. Now in its second year, The Creators is a career acceleration program for high-calibre, mid-career screenwriters to build toward the creation of their own shows.

Vale Alison Nisselle OAM, a tribute by Glen Dolman

Glen Dolman remembers screenwriter and producer Alison Nisselle.

Vale James Davern, OAM

A tribute by Judith Colquhoun.

Five minutes with...playwright Maxine Mellor

Maxine Mellor is an award-winning playwright and teaching artist. In 2022, she received the David Williamson Prize for Playwriting and the AWGIE Award for Best Original Stage Play for 'Horizon' with Playlab Theatre. Her work has been performed nationally and internationally and is published by Playlab Press and Australian Plays Transform.