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Mystery Woman: Q&A with Vicki Madden (The Kettering Incident)


When: October 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: The Heritage Lounge, The Waterloo Hotel, Ann St & Commercial Rd, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006, Australia

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. Join Vicki as our Q&A uncovers her secrets to creating, pitching[…]

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Establishing and Sustaining a Screen &/or Stage Writing Career in Western Australia


When: October 20, 2017 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Fielder Street Creative Hub, Level 2/30 Fielder St, East Perth WA 6004, Australia

Join established Screenwriter, Tracey Defty-Rashid as she talks to a panel of WA Writers about the reality of establishing and sustaining a writing career in Western Australia. Panel Guests include: Ron Elliott: Established Screenwriter, Script[…]

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Fielder St Creative Hub Open Day


When: October 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Fielder St Creative Hub, Level 2/30 Fielder St, East Perth WA 6004, Australia

Fielder St Creative Hub is on Level 2 of the ABC studios in East Perth. The Hub is the home to many industry organisations such as: Screenwest, AWG, ADG, WTV & ABC. On Friday 20[…]

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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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Vale Moya Wood, a tribute by Peter Kinloch


October 9, 2017

On 5 October 2017, Moya Wood passed away at age 83 at the Wolper Hospital’s Palliative Unit in Woollahra, Sydney, after a brief, but intense struggle with cancer. Her impressive career as a writer/editor for film and television reaches back 60 years or more to the popular series Skippy where she soon rose to the […]

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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.

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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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