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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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Vale Hugh Stuckey, a tribute by Patrick Edgeworth


by Patrick Edgeworth Vale Hugh Stuckey 1928 – 2018 Everyone loved renaissance man Hugh Stuckey; even his two ex-wives. He led a life unburdened by religion, finding joy in such passions as baseball and opera. Baseball he played from childhood until he was in his fifties, after which he watched ev...
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Politicians hold the key to the survival of Australian screen stories


Leading lights of Australia’s film and TV industry from in front of and behind the camera will today urge federal politicians from all parties to act to ensure Australian stories continue to be told on Australian screens. A group of actors, directors, producers, writers and crew will be in Parliamen...
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Vale Tony Morphett, a tribute by Stephen Measday


VALE TONY MORPHETT (1938-2018) Screenwriter, novelist, playwright, arts commentator, dedicated AWG member. By Stephen Measday When I first met Tony Morphett he was standing alongside David Williamson, and honestly, I thought I had entered the 'Land of the Giants'. Standing at a towering 197 centi...
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