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Shortlist for sci-fi screenwriting award pushes exciting genre boundaries

From post-apocalyptic and dystopian futures to thrilling dissections of the future of medical science and ethics, the 2018 John Hinde Award shortlist for unproduced scripts is an impressive examination of science-fiction writing at its very best.


Australia's premier awards for unproduced scripts open for entries

It's time to polish off those final drafts and put your best script forward as entries have opened for the 2018 Monte Miller Awards, the premier awards for unproduced scripts in Australia.


Vale Ian Jones

When you met Ian, the first thing to strike you would be his boundless energy and enthusiasm for whatever project he was working on at the moment. The second would be his obsession with Ned Kelly.


More than words: dialogue-free animated short film Lost & Found takes home AWG’s Major Award for writing

In a shining example that in film, the best storytelling is about much more than words, a dialogue-free animated short film about a knitted toy dinosaur who must completely unravel himself to save the love of his life has taken out the highest honour of the Australian Writers’ Guild’s annual AWGIE Awards, the 2018 Major Award.


‘Making the ordinary extraordinary’: Australian screenwriter Sue Smith honoured with top industry Award

​Saving Mr. Banks, Mabo and Brides of Christ screenwriter Sue Smith has been announced as the recipient of the 2018 Australian Writers’ Guild’s Lifetime Achievement Award, one of the most prestigious honours in the industry, in recognition of the enduring mark her work has made on the Australian cultural landscape.


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