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Award-winning multilinear narrative experience Eleven Eleven takes home Australia’s richest sci-fi screenwriting prize

Lucas Taylor’s AWGIE Award-winning multilinear narrative Eleven Eleven has won the 2019 John Hinde Award for Excellence in Science-Fiction Writing, with Steve Mitchell’s Cowtown taking home the prize in the unproduced category.


Powerhouse screenwriting projects to be showcased at inaugural industry mixer

Five new Showcase projects have been announced as the shortlist for the 2019 John Hinde Award, to be presented at next week’s inaugural Powerhouse industry mixer in Sydney.


AWGACS Members re-elected to Screenrights Board

We are pleased to report that former AWG Vice President Kelly Lefever has been elected to the board of Screenrights and that former AWG president Geoffrey Atherden AM has been re-elected to serve alongside Kelly. Both will serve three year terms.


Scripted Ink injects $35k in script development funding into annual Monte Miller Awards

Scripted Ink will invest $35k of script development funding across the winning projects of the 2019 Monte Miller Awards, the premiere awards identifying the future of Australian screen and stage writing talent, open for entries today.


Screen creatives on both sides of camera call for action on local content

Leading Australian actors, directors, crew, writers and producers are in Canberra today and tomorrow in a united push to convince Parliament to introduce local content requirements for booming digital viewing platforms.


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