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Breaking down barriers from the outset: AWG launches Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee to address inequity in industry


Some of Australia’s most exciting and in-demand screen and stage writers have come together to form the newly appointed Australian Writers’ Guild Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee (DIAC), with their program of events, partnerships and opportunities championing greater inclusion and equal opportunity for screenwriters already attracting the praise of some of the leading figures in the industry.

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Participants selected for Australia's first Diversity Showcase


The performers, writers and directors who will participate in Australia’s first Diversity Showcase have been selected by industry judging panels from an impressive field of applicants.

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AWG Members Take ‘Make it Australian’ to Parliament House


The Australian Writers’ Guild visited Canberra last week to urge federal politicians from all parties to support the Make it Australian campaign. The delegation was the latest effort as part of the larger campaign being prosecuted by the Australian Screen Industry Group (ASIG), a joint initiative he...
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Seeking endless possibilities: $10,000 on offer for writer of top sci-fi script


Funded by a bequest from the late Australian film critic John Hinde, the the John Hinde Award for Excellence in Science-Fiction Writing is the richest science-fiction screenwriting award in Australia, offering $10,000 for the best produced script and professional support for the best unproduced script.

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AWGIE Award nominees showcase diversity of voices currently soaring in industry


Thursday 28 June 2018 An outstanding field of Australian film, television and theatre is set to shine at the 51st Annual AWGIE Awards, showcasing a wealth of unique Australian voices at a time when our stories have never been more important.A quick glance at the nominee list reveals a class that in...
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