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Five Minutes With....emerging screenwriter Zaity Salman

John Hinde shortlistee Zaity Salman wanted to be a writer since she was ten years old

Five Minutes With....multi-award-winning screenwriter Blake Ayshford

Blake Ayshford on inspiring Australian stories, understanding notes and the importance of a writing community.

The Creators 2024 Participants Announced

Screen Australia and the Australian Writers’ Guild have today announced the six participants selected for The Creators 2024, a dynamic career acceleration program for high-calibre Australian screenwriters.

Vale Michael Jenkins

Mike Jenkins died last week and our industry is diminished by his passing – but forever enhanced by his seminal contribution as writer, director, producer, executive producer. You can count on one hand – less than one hand – the people who have left a permanent mark on Australian film and television. Mike is one of them.

Entries open for AWG Emerging Writers' Awards

The 2024 Emerging Writers' Awards (previously the Monte Miller Awards) are officially open for entries! Dedicated to uncovering the hottest new scripts and writing talent across Australia, these awards are a purpose-built and industry-recognised opportunity for AWG Associate and Student members to have their work showcased directly to industry decision-makers.