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Prime Time Television Screenwriting Competition

Prime Time is a new competition for writers who have an original script or idea for a commercially viable television series or miniseries suitable for prime time viewing.

Prime Time offers a cash prize, as well as the chance to be considered for AWG’s acclaimed Pathways Program and be in the running to have the development of your work funded by Scripted Ink. Read the Prime Time winners announcement here.

 

New Writers' Script Competition - It's not who you know, it's who knows you!

The Australian Writers’ Guild, in partnership with screen development organisation Open Channel, presents a special opportunity for talented new Victorian screenwriters with exciting new scripts.

The winner’s receive a cash prize, and all finalists receive a one-year associate membership with the AWG and entry into AWG’s acclaimed Pathways Program. Read the New Writers’ Script Competition winners announcement here.

 

The 2016 John Hinde Award for Science Fiction - looking for exceptional Sci-Fi

The John Hinde Award for Science Fiction was established to encourage, reward and foster creativity in the development and showcasing of science fiction writing for feature film, short film, television, radio and interactive media.

Funded by a bequest from the late Australian film critic John Hinde, the award offers $10,000 for the best produced script and professional support for the best unproduced script submitted each year. Read the 2016 winners announcement here.

The 2015 John Hinde Award for Science Fiction - looking for exceptional Sci-Fi

The John Hinde Award for Science Fiction was established to encourage, reward and foster creativity in the development and showcasing of science fiction writing for feature film, short film, television, radio and interactive media.

Funded by a bequest from the late Australian film critic John Hinde, the award offers $10,000 for the best produced script and professional support for the best unproduced script submitted each year. Read the 2015 winners announcement here.

Think Inside The Box - Seeking the next great Australian TV drama scripts

Think Inside the Box ran in 2015, seeking the next great Australian television drama to follow recent successes such as Deadline Gallipoli, The Secret River, The Broken Shore and Glitch.

The winners had their original work read by the development team at leading independent production company Essential Media and Entertainment, the producers of such critically acclaimed series as Rake, Jack Irish and the upcoming The Principal. Read the Think Inside the Box winners announcement here.

 

Past Competitions

Prime Time Television Screenwriting Competition

Prime Time is a new competition for writers who have an original script or idea for a commercially viable television series or miniseries suitable for prime time viewing.

Prime Time offers a cash prize, as well as the chance to be considered for AWG’s acclaimed Pathways Program and be in the running to have the development of your work funded by Scripted Ink. Read the Prime Time winners announcement here.

 

New Writers' Script Competition - It's not who you know, it's who knows you!

The Australian Writers’ Guild, in partnership with screen development organisation Open Channel, presents a special opportunity for talented new Victorian screenwriters with exciting new scripts.

The winner’s receive a cash prize, and all finalists receive a one-year associate membership with the AWG and entry into AWG’s acclaimed Pathways Program. Read the New Writers’ Script Competition winners announcement here.

 

The 2016 John Hinde Award for Science Fiction - looking for exceptional Sci-Fi

The John Hinde Award for Science Fiction was established to encourage, reward and foster creativity in the development and showcasing of science fiction writing for feature film, short film, television, radio and interactive media.

Funded by a bequest from the late Australian film critic John Hinde, the award offers $10,000 for the best produced script and professional support for the best unproduced script submitted each year. Read the 2016 winners announcement here.

The 2015 John Hinde Award for Science Fiction - looking for exceptional Sci-Fi

The John Hinde Award for Science Fiction was established to encourage, reward and foster creativity in the development and showcasing of science fiction writing for feature film, short film, television, radio and interactive media.

Funded by a bequest from the late Australian film critic John Hinde, the award offers $10,000 for the best produced script and professional support for the best unproduced script submitted each year. Read the 2015 winners announcement here.

Think Inside The Box - Seeking the next great Australian TV drama scripts

Think Inside the Box ran in 2015, seeking the next great Australian television drama to follow recent successes such as Deadline Gallipoli, The Secret River, The Broken Shore and Glitch.

The winners had their original work read by the development team at leading independent production company Essential Media and Entertainment, the producers of such critically acclaimed series as Rake, Jack Irish and the upcoming The Principal. Read the Think Inside the Box winners announcement here.

 

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