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Reminder: Australian Writers’ Guild Annual General Meeting


May 27, 2010

A reminder to financial members that the AWG Annual General Meeting will take place this evening in Sydney. When: Thursday 27 May 2010 at 6.30pm Where:  Essen Restaurant & Beer Cafe (upstairs), 133-135 Broadway, Ultimo NSW 2007 All financial members of the Australian Writers’ Guild are welcome to attend. Please note that only Full members […]

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2010 FOXTEL Fellowship – Nominate Your Industry Peers


May 20, 2010

CLOSES THIS FRIDAY 21 MAY! Nominate a screenwriter you believe has made an outstanding contribution to Australia's cultural landscape. The Australian Writers' Foundation encourages you to nominate your industry peers for the 2010 FOXTEL Fellowship. This prestigious $25, 000 fellowship will be presented to a screenwriter who has created a body of work that is […]

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Kit Denton Fellowship Shortlist Announced


May 7, 2010

    WRITERS OF COURAGE SHINE IN THE 2010 KIT DENTON FELLOWSHIP The Australian Writers' Foundation is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2010 Kit Denton Fellowship for courage and excellence in performance writing, named in memory of writer Kit Denton, the father of Andrew Denton. This year’s finalists tackle some big issues including […]

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2010 RomCom Script Competition Winner Announced


May 6, 2010

The Australian Writers’ Guild and Inscription are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2010 RomCom Script Competition is AWG Associate member Graeme Charles Simsion. Graeme’s romantic comedy The Rosie Project was selected from an overwhelming number of entries and he now has the once in a lifetime opportunity to develop his project with […]

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AWGACS & AWG AGM Notices


May 5, 2010

Notices have been distributed for AWGACS and AWG AGMs to be held on 27 May.  If you have not received your notification please contact Lindy Crozier 02 9319 0339 or lindy@awg.com.au

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Find the projects you're looking for at Pathways, the new 'go-to' for world class projects from Australia's premier screenwriters. REGISTER NOW!

Find the projects you're looking for at @awgpathways, the new 'go-to' for world class projects from Australia's pre… https://t.co/BJlvAywOpa

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Stream the @AFTRS Re: Frame event live on their Facebook page today from 3pm AEDT https://t.co/99u6vwKrQP

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Australian Writers' Guild announces new online portal to showcase projects to producers https://t.co/skbw6lAeE0 @AWG_1

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Primary1:31 - 20.11.2017

Australian Film Television and Radio School launches Re: Frame training focused on innovation & building your business. Catch the live stream tomorrow with speakers Russel Howcroft, Richard Harris, Chloe Rickard, Kate Montague and Mike Jones. From 3pm Tuesday below:

Learn how to plot out your story, develop characters and write your first draft in a 3 week short film intensive co… https://t.co/9OMeiOBD2r

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Primary2:08 - 17.11.2017

WA: Got an idea for a short film? In this short intensive course – 3 sessions over 3 weeks – you will work with a group of writers to take your story concept from seed to script. You will learn how to plot out your story, develop characters and write your first draft. Find out more below and book at awg.com.au

Talking @awgpathways at the top of #SCREENFOREVER All our fabulous writers here are featured on Pathways Prime - An… https://t.co/DjkeSHaFJw

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Australian Writers’ Guild @AWG_1 launches new online portal for producers https://t.co/bD56NUneUj via @ArtsHub

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Primary22:18 - 15.11.2017

The Australian Writers’ Guild has announced the launch of a new online portal, Pathways Showcase – the new ‘go-to’ for producers looking for Australia’s hottest new scripts and premier screenwriters. Launched yesterday at SPA’s Screen Forever conference, the portal is already showcasing over 80 original projects and dozens of Australia’s best screenwriters.

AWG launches new online portal for producers | ScreenHub Australia https://t.co/ZXwvwd215h

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Introducing PATHWAYS PRIME AND PATHWAYS SHOWCASE, the new 'go-to' for world-class projects from Australia's premier screenwriters, launched today at #ScreenForever. Industry professionals are invited to REGISTER NOW: awgpathways.com.au

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Find the projects you're looking for at @awgpathways, the new 'go-to' for world class projects from Australia's pre… https://t.co/nedaKWvT3d

Find the projects you’re looking for at https://t.co/TZHjmkvAn5 The new industry go-to for world-class projects fro… https://t.co/sJE80uCdwV

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Heads up established playwrights! Applications for the 2018 LYSICRATES PRIZE are now open!! Find out more:… https://t.co/cZN1oztmJK

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Yay! After a year hiatus the National Play Festival will be back in 2018! Dates 21-24 March 2018 in Sydney. Be ther… https://t.co/g7geJcUr0A

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Primary0:44 - 8.11.2017

Join us tonight as we chat to Gregory Erdstein and Alice Foulcher, the creative team behind the indie hit That’s Not Me, which premiered at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in February 2017 and played at Melbourne International Film Festival earlier this year.

Melbourne! We're chatting w/ @AWG_1 at Dan O'Connell 7PM Wed which gives us exactly 24 hours to read & memorise Rob… https://t.co/FS6z0xmjTs

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Primary5:28 - 7.11.2017

Join us as we chat to Gregory Erdstein and Alice Foulcher, the husband and wife creative team behind the indie hit That’s Not Me, which premiered at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in February 2017 and played at Melbourne International Film Festival earlier this year.

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#Melbourne, want to learn more about what it takes to create a hit indie film in Australia? Join us tomorrow night as we chat to Gregory Erdstein and Alice Foulcher, the creators of That's Not Me, which premiered at Santa Barbara International Film Festival in February and played at Melbourne International Film Festival earlier this year to rave reviews! When: Wednesday 8 November 2017, from 6.45 pm Where: The Dan O'Connell Hotel, 225 Canning Street Carlton Tickets: $5 for members, $10 for non-members. RSVP online or pay at the door!

#Melbourne, join us tomorrow as we chat to the creators behind the indie hit @ThatsNotMeFilm https://t.co/K8oAmYTwHa

Help us fight for Australian stories & voices on screen - email your Federal MP in support of #MakeItAustralianhttps://t.co/uyicbAlB7n

Battle for Australian content jobs about to get nasty | The New Daily https://t.co/TPUyawt3Ju

#Playwrights this is your opportunity! @PlaywritingAus Max Afford Playwrights' Award closes for submissions 19 Nov… https://t.co/pFw76kpbGZ

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From Louise Lovely to Nicole Kidman: 100 years of Australian film – in pictures https://t.co/K10M7lTSyZ @GuardianAus @NFSAonline

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The 2017 John Hinde Award for Excellence in Science-Fiction Writing was presented on Tuesday 31 October at Brisbane Powerhouse to C.S. McMullen for Awake (Unproduced category) and Cris Jones for The Death and Life of Otto Bloom (Produced category). Photos by Veronica Kopinski.

Primary0:04 - 1.11.2017

A society where sleep is optional and the rich work and play on a 24-hour cycle is the thrilling setting of the winning unproduced script in the 2017 John Hinde Award for Excellence in Science-Fiction Writing, presented last night in Brisbane to C.S. McMullen for her pilot script Awake. ‘As a writer whose first love has always been science-fiction, this award has incredible significance for me, and I am prouder of this than perhaps anything else I’ve won,’ said McMullen, currently in Los Angeles. ‘Thank you so much to the AWG, and the estate of the late John Hinde for this bequest. This is part of a golden age for Australian science-fiction, and I am thrilled to be a part of it.’

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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 John Hinde Award produced category in July, almost a year after the film made its premiere and opened the 65th Melbourne International Film Festival to great applause. Read more:

Primary2:36 - 25.10.2017

Help us keep the Make It Australian campaign on the agenda by sending a short email to your federal MP and Senators. Simply type in your postcode to find your MP, add your details and hit send! Click below to ask your local MP for their support for Australian stories on Australian screens #MakeItAustralian

Primary23:51 - 19.10.2017

Screen Australia are doing a YouTube Live series as part of their Outreach initiative, RSVP now for public live stream #2: all about markets. From travel support FAQs, to which events are up next. No rego required but email your Qs in advance.

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'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'

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