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Cris Jones, screenwriter of The Death and Life of Otto Bloom, posthumously awarded top sci-fi screenwriting prize

November 1, 2017

1 November 2017 Cris Jones, the screenwriter and director behind the celebrated sci-fi mockumentary The Death and Life of Otto Bloom, was posthumously honoured with the Australian Writers’ Guild’s $10,000 John Hinde Award for Excellence in Science-Fiction Writing last night in Brisbane. Jones, who passed away in September, entered his debut feature film in the […]


Make It Australian campaign takes its fight to Canberra

October 18, 2017

Today, AWG will join with some of the giants of Australian film and TV to descend upon Parliament House in Canberra to directly lobby politicians to support the industry’s future and the Make It Australian campaign. Representing AWG, writer Katherine Thomson and writer-actor-director Leah Purcell will join actors Bryan Brown, Sigrid Thornton and Matt Day, directors […]


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