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Animated series Space Nova wins prestigious $10,000 prize for Australian sci-fi screenwriting


AWGIE Award-winning screenwriter Thomas Duncan-Watt has taken home the 2021 John Hinde Award for Excellence in Science-Fiction writing with Episode 11 of the animated series Space Nova.

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Australian Writers’ Guild criticises Government delay, lack of vision in its submission to the Streaming Services Reporting and Investment Scheme Discussion Paper


The Australian Writers’ Guild has today submitted its response to the Streaming Services Reporting and Investment Scheme Discussion Paper, arguing that the minor reforms proposed by the Government in the Scheme are insufficient to lay the foundation for the robust, sustainable and internationally-competitive screen industry that the Government claims to support.

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Members of the Australian Screen Industry Group Submission to the Streaming Services Reporting and Investment Scheme Discussion Paper


The Australian Writers' Guild, along with 13 other preeminent screen industry guilds and associations representing the interests of thousands of Australian screen industry practitioners in front of and behind the camera, has responded to the Government's Streaming Services Reporting and Investment Scheme​​ in a joint submission to the discussion paper.

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AWG announces First Break NSW Participants


Successful applicants have been announced in the AWG’s First Break NSW program. From over 225 entries, the panel has selected 12 writers who will participate in the program, starting in June 2022.

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Update on the Streaming Services Reporting and Investment Scheme discussion paper


​Submissions to the ‘Streaming Services Reporting and Investment Scheme’ Discussion Paper were due on 24 April 2022. Many of the issues that the AWG has raised in its submission have been addressed at length in our past submissions including, most recently, to the ‘Modernising television regulation in Australia – Media Reform Green Paper’.

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