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Vic Member Night: How am I supposed to say this sh%t?


When: May 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: The Dan O’Connel Hotel, 225 Canning St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia

Actors Nicholas Bell (North by Northwest MTC, I, Frankenstein) and Kat Stewart (Offspring, Underbelly) discuss what makes a script sing to actors. Come along to the Dan O’Connell to hear Nicholas and Kat discuss what[…]

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Foxtel Presents… The One with Alexa Junge hosted by Benjamin Law – Melbourne


When: June 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Beckett Theatre , The Coopers Malthouse, 113 Sturt St, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia

Foxtel Presents… The One with Alexa Junge hosted by Benjamin Law Grab your friends and join us for a night of laughs and insights as Benjamin Law chats with Alexa Junge, the showrunner and screenwriter[…]

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Foxtel Presents… The One with Alexa Junge hosted by Benjamin Law – Sydney


When: June 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: NSW State Library – The Gallery Room, Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

This event has now sold out.  Foxtel Presents… The One with Alexa Junge hosted by Benjamin Law Grab your friends and join us for a night of laughs and insights as Benjamin Law chats with[…]

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AWG Improv Your Writing Workshop


When: May 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Knox Street Bar, 21 Shepherd St, Chippendale NSW 2008, Australia

Beat creative blocks and ‘Yes, And’ yourself with the AWG IMPROV YOUR WRITING WORKSHOP. Join other AWG Members at this fun and friendly event which will give you the tools and skills to come up[…]

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Vale Mary Wright, a tribute by Carolyn Gould


April 24, 2018

Mrs Hazel Mary Wright, known as Mary, passed away on Wednesday 18 April 2018 at the age of 96. Mary Wright was a Life Member of the Australian Writers’ Guild. In the early days of the Guild, Mary volunteered in the administration area. In 1968 she won the Ragus Plaque award for the winning Associate’s […]

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Is Your Script Gender-Balanced? Try This Test https://t.co/tW1FgkKqAh

Listen back to brilliant writer and director Jada Alberts as she talks about storytelling, grief and #BrothersWreckhttps://t.co/yjmCFnUOYS

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Applications open for 2018 Natalie Miller Fellowship https://t.co/TVINITKh8o

2018 Patrick White Playwrights' Awards won by Kim Ho and Sue Smith https://t.co/JME0D6dww2 via @ABCNews

Entries across all Television and Online categories for the 8th @AACTA Awards are NOW OPEN! Visit… https://t.co/7M5djKbzIl

'When theatre works it’s so utterly, overwhelmingly surprising, and mostly because it’s in the flesh … It’s a livin… https://t.co/FyheJ74JYT

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Congratulations to Australian filmmaker Charles Williams on receiving the Short Film Palme D'Or for ALL THESE CREAT… https://t.co/GIRhqOXrQv

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Book a night of laughs and insights as @mrbenjaminlaw chats with TV screenwriter/producer Alexa Junge (Friends/Grac… https://t.co/wFl4XeRai4

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TV NERDS! Join me as I chat with TV screenwriter/producer Alexa Junge (Friends/Grace & Frankie/The West Wing/Big L… https://t.co/nRyDTeDuue

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Equity Foundation Diversity Showcase entries close midnight tonight https://t.co/ng6yVes7iO https://t.co/S3iKANTGog

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Griffith grad scripts Picnic at Hanging Rock remake https://t.co/1qkEIDbJ2x

Final deadline for Diversity Showcase is almost here! It's writers who need to apply by 18 May. For more:… https://t.co/7uTTpR4bFy

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Calling all writers, directors and performers! Applications for the Equity Foundation Diversity Showcase close Fr… https://t.co/Uy7vHoldqK

New episode out now! I sat down with the talented @brakes4unicorns to talk about writing, her career and of course… https://t.co/SjJTDUgwHB

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Do you work or have previously worked in the screen industry? We want to hear from you! https://t.co/XRO3aJicArhttps://t.co/lzyHsm5VaU

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Sydney Film Festival 2018 program on sale now! www.sff.org.au

With UK talking about Suicide in an episode on the soap @itvcorrie - it's important scriptwriters understand risks… https://t.co/mMogHSuM6N

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'The industry will be gutted': why Australian film and TV is fighting for its life

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Applications are now open for Australia’s first Diversity Showcase. What’s it all about? Watch this video and find out! To apply, visit www.equityfoundation.org.au

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Tell kids our stories, in our voice

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Calling all writers, directors and performers! Your voice. Your stories. Join us for Australia’s first Diversity Showcase and help shape Australia’s future on screen. AWG and Scripted Ink are partnering with the Equity Foundation and the Equity Diversity Committee, with support from Screen Australia and our colleagues at Australian Directors' Guild, to run Australia’s first Diversity Showcase. Open to members AND non-members. Find out more about how to apply here:

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Congratulations to Jacklyn Bassanelli, winner of the 2017 Laugh Out Loud Comedy Writing Competition with her script Preconception! Bassanelli wins the chance to pitch her new comedy script to ABC’s Head of Comedy, Rick Kalowski, and will also receive $5000 in funding from Scripted Ink. Described by the industry judging panel as ‘highly sophisticated and well executed’, Preconception follows a late-thirties jobbing actor with a weakness for booze and musicians who decides to look into her own fertility after being cast on screen with a teenage daughter.

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A great interview with Scott Hicks last night, discussing the #MakeItAustralian campaign and Australia's rich and unique film and television industry. www.makeitaustralian.com

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Tonight's the night! Join Briony Kidd and Sue Maslin at The Old Woolstore Hotel in Hobart from 5.30pm as they discuss feature film development and much more! Tickets available on AWG website.

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What would Australian #TV look like without local content quotas? We want Australian stories told on Australian screens by us, to us, about us. More than 200 leading actors, directors, screenwriters, producers, editors, cinematographers and other screen workers have penned an open letter to federal parliamentarians calling for action to protect the industry. Will you join us? https://makeitaustralian.com/take-action/ #MakeItAustralian

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'More than 200 screen industry figures have written an open letter to federal MPs warning that Australian story telling is at risk of being drowned out by overseas content. The latest initiative from the Make It Australian campaign is a direct response to fears the Turnbull government plans to slash the local content quotas for TV drama and children’s television, as advocated by the commercial free-to-air broadcasters.'

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Tune in now to hear Tony Ayres discussing the #MakeItAustralian campaign and today's open letter to the government http://www.abc.net.au/radio/sydney/

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'More than 250 high-profile film and television figures have signed an open letter pleading with the federal government to strengthen local content rules on the small screen and to increase tax breaks to attract overseas movie producers. "Our voices [are] in danger of being drowned out by a deluge of overseas content," it says. "And if our nation's stories aren't told, they die. And when they die, future generations won't know who we are and what makes us us."'

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