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Screenwriter of acclaimed Indigenous superhero series Cleverman wins 2016 John Hinde Award for Science Fiction


Michael Miller, screenwriter of the ABC’s acclaimed Indigenous superhero series, Cleverman, has won the $10,000 Australian Writers’ Guild’s 2016 John Hinde Award for Science Fiction. Miller took home Australia’s richest sci-fi sceenwriting prize for episode five of the series, which aired on ABC TV ...
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Internationally acclaimed comedian Barry Humphries wins Fred Parsons Award for Outstanding Contribution to Australian Comedy at 49th Annual AWGIE Awards


Barry Humphries, one of Australia’s most well-known writers, comedians, actors and satirists, has been presented with the 2016 Fred Parsons Award for Outstanding Contribution to Australian Comedy at the Australian Writers’ Guild 49th Annual AWGIE Awards in Sydney.Humphries, best known for his outrag...
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Angus Cerini wins $60,000 Award for Excellence in Writing for Australian Theatre at the 49th Annual AWGIE Awards for The Bleeding Tree


The Bleeding Tree, a play by Angus Cerini, has won the $60,000 David Williamson Prize for excellence in writing for Australian theatre at this year’s Australian Writers’ Guild 49th Annual AWGIE Awards.The Bleeding Tree, which was first produced by Griffin Theatre in 2015, has also just been announce...
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Writers of The Code, Ali’s Wedding, Jasper Jones, Barracuda and Please Like Me among winners at the 49th Annual AWGIE Awards


Friday 14 October 2016Shelley Birse, one of Australia’s leading screenwriters, has won this year’s top writing award at the Australian Writers’ Guild’s 49th Annual AWGIE Awards, for the second season of the ABC’s cyber-thriller, The Code.The Code also received the AWGIE Award for the Television: Mi...
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Internationally famous screenwriter Craig Pearce wins Lifetime Achievement Award at 49th Annual AWGIE Awards


Friday 14 October 2016Craig Pearce, one of Australia’s most successful screenwriters, has been presented with the 2016 Australian Writers’ Guild’s Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his major contribution to the Australian screen industry over more than 30 years.Pearce, who has worked exte...
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