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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 […]

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Vic: Talk to Us


When: April 11, 2018 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: The Dan O'Connell Hotel, 225 Canning St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia

This April we’re creating the opportunity for associate members to have a series of speed dating style meetings with their more experienced writers in ‘the biz’. What to know how to get an agent? Now[…]

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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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Big Screen Dreaming


When: April 3, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: The Old Woolstore Hotel, 1 Macquarie St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

A conversation about feature film development with producer Sue Maslin. Despite predictions to the contrary, the feature film format remains a powerful way to connect with audiences. Sue Maslin’s recent hit with The Dressmaker, directed[…]

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Meet the Investment Managers


When: March 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Come and hear first-hand from Screen Australia and Create NSW investment execs about what’s in store for 2018, how to navigate the world of development funding, insider tips and upcoming screen development funding opportunities –[…]

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