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Monte Miller Awards Announced: $10k in script development for Australia's best unproduced scripts

Screenwriters James Cripps and Rhianna Malezer have been announced as the winners of the Australian Writers’ Guild’s Monte Miller Awards, the premier awards for unproduced scripts in Australia.

Six emerging screen creatives announced for 2022 Emerging Writers’ Incubator initiative

SBS has today announced the six screen writers selected for the 2022 SBS Emerging Writers’ Incubator, chosen from hundreds of submissions to join leading Australian production companies for a year of paid employment as they forge their careers in the sector.

Vale Peter Yeldham, a tribute by Roger Simpson with Angela Wales and Geoffrey Atherden

Peter Yeldham was a writer’s writer. A towering figure in radio, stage, film and television, he began writing 2GB radio scripts while still in his teens and completed his thirteenth novel at the age of 88. He should have gone on forever.

Writers of The Newsreader, Heartbreak High, Playing Beatie Bow, Fires, The Drover’s Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson, Ithaka, and Little J & Big Cuz among nominees for the 55th Annual AWGIE Awards

An outstanding field of Australian performance writers has been recognised today as nominees for the 55th Annual AWGIE Awards. After two years online, the Awards will return in person this November with a night dedicated to celebrating the creativity and talent of those at the heart of Australia’s screen and stage industries – the writers.

NCIS: Sydney S1 to welcome emerging screenwriters as part of new Screen Australia initiative

Screen Australia has today announced the NCIS: SYDNEY S1 Script Department Program, a collaboration with Endemol Shine Australia (A Banijay company) and Paramount+ to offer up to five early-mid career screenwriters the opportunity to be embedded in the script department for the highly anticipated local iteration of the global franchise NCIS: SYDNEY S1.