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Writers of The Favourite, Hotel Mumbai, The Cry, Rosehaven and The Harp in the South among nominees for 52nd Annual AWGIE Awards

An outstanding field of Australian screen and stage writers have been nominated for the 52nd Annual AWGIE Awards in a year that will see some of our most beloved and iconic stories celebrated alongside exciting and bold new works, a testament to how Australian-told stories continue to resonate with audiences both here and abroad.


Entries open for Australia’s richest sci-fi screenwriting award

The 2019 John Hinde Award for Excellence in Science-Fiction Writing launches today, seeking those who dare to look beyond the world as it is and ask questions, and who foster the creation of great science-fiction stories.


NCIS Showrunner Shane Brennan’s screen development company Scripted Ink set up Hollywood base and launch screenwriter platform Showcase

Australia’s best screenwriters are in LA as part of the US launch of Showcase on Monday 24 June 2019 at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood; bringing the best of Australian screenwriting to the US film and television industry.


Make It Australian welcomes Labor on the way forward

The Make it Australian campaign – made up of Screen Producers Australia (SPA), Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA), the Australian Writers’ Guild (AWG), and the Australian Directors Guild (ADG) - has welcomed Labor’s announcement that, if elected, a Shorten Labor Government will modernise the policy and regulatory settings that support Australian and children’s screen content in the converged media environment.


Talent Camp opens for submissions

AWG is excited to announce that Talent Camp is now open for submissions.


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