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Senate inquiry prompted by concerns Fifield could dump quotas, bypassing parliament https://t.co/HKxd7PJ6Gt
Lobbying in Canberra yesterday w/ industry guilds AWG, ADG MEAA, SPAA n variuos others. https://t.co/COCZJjzTWwRetweeted by Aus Writers' Guild
'The Australian screen industry can brace itself for yet another Canberra-led inquiry, this time from the Senate Standing Committee on Environment and Communications. Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young today announced the committee will conduct an inquiry into the Economic and Cultural Value of Australian Content on Broadcast, Radio and Streaming Services'
Spend an eerily illuminating night with our very special interstate guest and co-creator/co-producer/writer of the internatiionally acclaimed mystery series The Kettering Incident, Vicki Madden. Don’t miss this chance to meet and get invaluable advice from one of Australia’s most exciting and acclaimed writers and showrunners.
Making sure our creative screen sector is our pathway to the world sharing our stories and deserves support https://t.co/FAmYp46qP9Retweeted by Aus Writers' Guild
❤️this guy! Wonderful to hear Bryan Brown speak tonight about the importance of keeping Australian stories on scree… https://t.co/kVQfvslQceRetweeted by Aus Writers' Guild
Accelerate your Screenwriting career. Applications extended to Monday 23 October for AFTRS Masters and Graduate Certificates in multiple disciplines including Screenwriting.
Writer Elise McCredie on ‘Sunshine’ and upcoming projects with Claudia Karvan, Cate Blanchett https://t.co/yprQ4SmoxE
We’re in Tassie!
New study sheds light on what youth audiences really want in cinemas https://t.co/pcvTJZVP62
Award-winning playwright Kate Mulvany discusses her adaptation of Ruth Park’s classic trilogy. Read the Q&A https://t.co/FMoUJyT3LiRetweeted by Aus Writers' Guild
Want to fast-track your Screenwriting career? Reminder it’s your last chance to apply for AFTRS MASTERS & GRADUATE CERTIFICATES as applications close this coming Monday 16 October. Australian Film Television and Radio School Graduate Certificates and Masters programs are designed to nurture the next generation of visionary screen and broadcast storytellers who can work at the highest level of the Australian screen and broadcast industries.
A beautiful tribute to AWG Life Member Moya Wood.
Screenwriters and playwrights - submissions for the 2018 NSW Premier's Literary Awards close this Friday - get in quick! $30,000 on offer for both the Betty Roland Prize for Scriptwriting and the Nick Enright Prize for Playwriting. Entries and details below:
The winner of the 2017 Adelaide Film Festival and Australian Writers’ Guild’s INSITE Award has been announced today as screenwriter Bec Peniston-Bird, with the opportunity coming at ‘just the right moment’ for her Cold War-era feature film script, Petrova. ‘I am so grateful to the AWG and Adelaide Film Festival for this unexpected honour,’ Peniston-Bird said. ‘Petrova is inspired by a thrilling chapter in Cold War history and is a project very close to my heart. This opportunity comes at just the right moment and I feel it will help me to take my project to the next stage.’ Read more:
Adelaide! - if you were hoping to catch F*!#ing Adelaide tonight, you are in luck! The Adelaide Film Festival has just released additional tickets to tonight's premiere. Don't miss it! Written by the talented Matthew Cormack, Sophie Hyde and Matt Vesely #adlff
Bus Stop Films and Write Night (AWG) are hosting "Broadening the Horizons", this Thursday 28 September 6.00pm to 8.30pm at Australian Film Television and Radio School. The free event is aimed at helping screenwriters craft authentic characters with a disability, confidently. To have a diverse film and TV landscape we need to give writers the tools and confidence to write diverse and authentic stories. The keynote address will be delivered by The Guardian's film critic, Luke Buckmaster on the representation of disability in Australian Cinema, followed by a panel discussion with esteemed filmmakers Daniel Monks, Emily Dash, disability arts veteran Alison Richardson and Creative Director of Robot Army Ryan Chamley. Hosted by Genevieve Clay-Smith. Book your free ticket through AWG's website.
Australian Film Television and Radio School is currently advertising a Senior Lecturer, BA position. Applications close 9 October 2017. For more information and to apply head to:
The 2017 Monte Miller Awards are now open for entries! 🎉 Open to scripts of all genres and formats, the Monte Miller Awards are dedicated to finding the best new scripts from AWG's Association Members. Head to the website for more information:
It’s time to polish off those final drafts and put your best script forward as the Australian Writers’ Guild’s 2017 Monte Miller Awards are officially open for entries. Dedicated to uncovering the best new scripts and talents among AWG’s Associate Membership, the 2017 Monte Miller Awards are your opportunity to put your work in the spotlight and showcase your talent to the industry. Find out more at: www.awg.com.au/2017-monte-miller-awards/
'All over Australia, all over the industry, all over the age groups, sexes, aspirations and wider politics, the industry is on a campaigning roll' #MakeItAustralian
Joining us tonight at the launch of the #MakeItAustralian campaign? Make sure you're up to date with the latest times and venues around the country: SYDNEY: 6pm, Event Cinemas George Street MELBOURNE: 3pm, ACMI PERTH: 4pm, Luna Cinemas, Oxford Street, Leederville ADELAIDE: 5pm, Media Resource Centre BRISBANE: 6pm, William Galloway Auditorium, QCU HOBART: 5.30pm, Fullers Bookshop