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Latest News

AWG member Tony McNamara wins Original Screenplay BAFTA

The Australian Writers' Guild congratulates long-standing AWG member Tony McNamara on taking home the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' Award for Original Screenplay yesterday evening for the critically acclaimed and wickedly funny historical satire The Favourite.


AWG and AWGACS Board welcomes and farewells

The Australian Writers’ Guild would like to welcome and introduce you to three new members of the National Executive Committee, elected in November 2018.


Internationally renowned showrunner Shane Brennan elected Australian Writers’ Guild President

Shane Brennan has been elected President by the Australian Writers’ Guild’s National Executive Committee, and will assume the office effective immediately.


Aussie screenwriter Tony McNamara picks up Oscar Best Screenplay nomination

The Australian Writers' Guild congratulates long-standing AWG member Tony McNamara on his Best Original Screenplay Academy Award nomination yesterday for surprise box-office smash, The Favourite.


Victorian Screenwriter Meegan May wins coveted RMIT’s McCraith House Writer’s Residency

The Australian Writers’ Guild in partnership with RMIT and Film Victoria are delighted to announce that screenwriter Meegan May and her project The Analyst have been selected as the winner of the two-week McCraith House residency and mentorship opportunity.


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