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Breakfast Roundtable with head of See Pictures, Jamie Hilton


When: August 1, 2016 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Where: WA AWG Office, 266 William St, Perth WA 6000, Australia

Please join us for breakfast and a round table conversation with Jamie Hilton, head of See pictures about the company’s work in supporting Australian Screenwriters. Jaimie has just completed the screen adaptation of Tim Winton’s BREATH directed[…]

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SA: SHOW ME THE MONEY!


When: August 5, 2016 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: SAFC Boardroom, Fullarton Rd, Glenside SA 5065, Australia

You know your script or screenplay has value – so how do YOU get what it’s worth? Too many screenwriters go into contract negotiations without enough knowledge about the rights they have created.  As a result, some[…]

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The Art of the Fart – Writing for Kids’ TV


When: August 16, 2016 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Harlequin Hotel, 152 Harris St, Pyrmont NSW 2009, Australia

Get ready to 10x your fart jokes and hone your LOL factor! Kids’ TV is changing, its voice is cracking and it’s starting to grow hairs in strange new places… like Netflix. Fear not, Write Night is[…]

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SHOW ME THE MONEY!


When: July 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: AFTRS, 130/116 Lang Rd, Moore Park NSW 2021, Australia

  You know your script or screenplay has value – so how do YOU get what it’s worth? Too many screenwriters go into contract negotiations without enough knowledge about the rights they have created.  As[…]

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New $40,000 award celebrates female screenwriters


July 14, 2016

The State Library of NSW has announced the launch of the inaugural Mona Brand Award for outstanding Women Stage and Screen Writers. The award has been made possible by the generous bequest of the late Mona Alexis Fox nee Brand (1915–2007) and the State Library of NSW Foundation. With a major prize of $30,000 and an additional […]

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Time is running out! Only 4 weeks left to enter the John Hinde Award for Science Fiction! https://t.co/Q8yyHWJ5yW https://t.co/L3UiYTDYon



Primary23:00 - 21.7.2016

Time is running out! Only four weeks left to enter the John Hinde Award for Science Fiction. The awards offer $10,000 for the best produced script and professional support for the best unproduced script. You can enter & pay online.

Catch @AWG_1 member Janet Merewether's 'Reindeer In My Saami Heart' this week & next in Sydney & Melb. @ScandiFFAu https://t.co/HieO3tYnXZ

We're losing our comedy virginity !!! And it's over sold... #comedy #abc #jungle #funny #tvhttps://t.co/bMAYqIGBA3

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You know your script or screenplay has value – so how do YOU get what it’s worth? Come to our Show me the Money event and find out! July 27 in Sydney, other states to follow!

Primary8:41 - 14.7.2016

Will any members of the Guild be flying to the London Screenwriters Festival next month. If so would like to meet up and chat. David Moore

Primary8:39 - 12.7.2016

Any AWG members in New York next week or have friends there? My play, 'Ellen and Troy and Eloise', a relationship comedy set in Melbourne, plays at the Midtown International Theatre Festival.

NSW: #WriteNight is back & talking comedy w/ Jason Burrows, Rick Kalowski & Amanda Bishop. Don't miss out! https://t.co/8eDEl4O3BP

Produced or unproduced the @AWG_1 is looking for exceptional Sci-Fi! Entries now open for the 2016 John Hinde Award https://t.co/Q8yyHWJ5yW

Primary8:13 - 7.7.2016

Good evening! I was wondering if there was any more information or gossip on Shane Brennan's scripted Inc launch?

WA: Next week come raise a glass to our homegrown WA writers at @Rev_Film_Fest at the AWG Members Sundowner https://t.co/I9O3Nk02RZ #RevFest

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SF3 2016 Deadline approaching!

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4 weeks left to submit your film into SF3 2016. Remember they must be shot on s smartphone or tablet and be a max of 6.5 minutes, the rest is up to you! With prizes worth $9000 enter by August 1st at

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SCI-FI THRILLER 'RESTORATION' TO PREMIERE ON NINE NETWORK AND STAN

VIC: Join us for July's Member event as we look inside the projects and opportunities on ABC's Comedy Showroom. https://t.co/olxEynmaUx

Entries for the 2016 John Hinde Award for Science Fiction are now open! Enter & pay online https://t.co/Q8yyHWJ5yW https://t.co/DK5jfvP3tZ



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This innovative documentary by award-winning local director and AWG member Janet Merewether presents the life of a woman who is passionate about preserving her language and culture for future generations. It premiers at Palace Cinemas this July. Don't miss it!

Primary8:41 - 30.6.2016

SA - last chance to score an earlybird ticket to participate in a 2 day masterclass with acclaimed writer Katherine Thomson. Only a few spots left!

NSW: July's #WriteNight Event has been announced and we're talking comedy! Don't miss out - https://t.co/cP81FWDkr6 #comedy #Screenwriters

QLD: Tonight's the night! Join @EvanRandalGreen as his discusses getting your 1st feature credit - https://t.co/LMSkXYdHww #Screenwriters

Primary5:23 - 29.6.2016

2016 John Hinde Award for Science Fiction announced. You can now enter / pay online!

WA: Do you have your ticket yet for Nathaniel Moncrieff's Q&A on his latest work, A Perfect Specimen? Don't miss out https://t.co/eBMfSIZFJ6

Primary1:30 - 29.6.2016

The next Write Night will be on Comedy! This July! don't miss out!

Entries have opened for 2016 John Hinde Award for Excellence in Science Fiction screenwriting! Find out more: https://t.co/Q8yyHWJ5yW #scifi

Laura Jones giving the writers some good oil - with Tommy Murphy #writer #awg #featurefilm #filmhttps://t.co/TUHOdjsCEc

Primary1:34 - 28.6.2016

The NSW Committee of the AWG have established two AWG Membership Bursaries. This year we are working with CuriousWorks to connect and select writers from Western Sydney and we would like to welcome Shane McDonald and Guido Gonzalez to the Australian Writers’ Guild. We would like to thank the NSW AWG community, without whose generosity and support these bursaries wouldn’t be possible. Please like our Write Night Facebook page for updates. #awg #newmember #westernsydney #community #writer

Primary0:05 - 28.6.2016

#AFTRSOpen: Screenwriting for Film: Starts 8 July, 10 weeks, online

Leading Australian #screenwriter Laura Jones, talking with Tommy Murphy. TONIGHT. Don't miss out! #WriteNight #film https://t.co/FgbHqjonC7

Primary1:38 - 27.6.2016

The Australian Writers' Guild is hosting a Q&A with 'A Perfect Specimen' playwright Nathaniel Moncrieff! Details below:

Last chance to get your ticket to see acclaimed #screenwriter Laura Jones in conversation at NSW #WriteNight! https://t.co/FgbHqjonC7 #film

Primary1:06 - 24.6.2016

Another great night for our VIC members - don't miss out! #awg #abccomedy #comedyshowroom #vicscreenwriters

Primary4:55 - 23.6.2016

“Vicki wasn’t afraid to really just change the tact of the show very, very abruptly,” Le Nevez says #awg #theketteringincident #tv

Acclaimed Aussie screenwriter Laura Jones is in conversation with Tommy Murphy at @AWG_1's Write Night next week: https://t.co/ML6lq1EQjw

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Don't miss out on the special Q&A screenings of @realworldmovie around Sydney this week! https://t.co/VAw1Nhn76y https://t.co/nVMpyxrWdQ

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WA Members: Meet Nathaniel Moncrieff plus special offer to see the preview of his latest play at Black Swan State Theatre Company

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