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Screen Australia and Australians in Film launch Talent Gateway and Global Producers Exchange

Screen Australia and Australians in Film (AiF) today announced Talent Gateway and the Global Producers Exchange, two joint initiatives for established Australian creatives to expand on their skills and connect with key US decision makers, as well as help position Australian projects for success in an increasingly global market.


Monte Miller Award winners announced: Exceptional craft on display

Screenwriters Justin Olstein and Campbell Banks have been announced as the winners of the 2020 Monte Miller Awards, the premier awards for unproduced scripts in Australia.


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Collectively, we can make a difference and fight for a better future for Australian stories on screen. Please email your local MP – copy provided below.


Win! Producer offset for feature film is retained

The Australian Writers’ Guild celebrates Communications Minister Paul Fletcher’s announcement that the feature film producer offset will be retained at 40%. Last September, the Morrison Government indicated that it would be reduced to 30% and harmonised with the TV offset, which will increase from 20%. This is a win for the industry and for our writer-producer members.


AWG at Parliament House

Last week, Australian Writers’ Guild President Shane Brennan and former President Jan Sardi AO campaigned at Parliament House, Canberra, for the protection of Australian feature film production and the overdue regulation of streaming services. They lobbied alongside industry leaders and representatives from SPA, MEAA and ADG, under the banner of Make It Australian.


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