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Laughs aplenty in sophisticated script from next-big-thing screenwriter

April 5, 2018

Thursday 5 April 2018  A comedy about a hard-partying actor facing up to her fast-declining fertility has won the Australian Writers’ Guild’s Laugh Out Loud Comedy Writing Competition, with screenwriter Jacklyn Bassanelli awarded the top prize for her script Preconception.   ‘I’m thrilled to win and still in shock,’said Bassanelli, whose slate of work includes […]


Big names call for action to protect Australia’s screen culture

March 27, 2018

Tuesday 27 March 2018 Dozens of Australia’s best-known and most successful actors, directors, screenwriters, producers and production crew – including 15 Oscar winners – have penned an open letter calling on the nation’s parliamentarians to protect the local screen industry and to act now to ensure it thrives into the future. Actors Cate Blanchett, Sam […]


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