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2009 NSW Mentorships Announced


January 27, 2010

The Australian Writers’ Guild is pleased to announce the five recipients of the 2009 New South Wales Mentorship Program are Blake Ayshford, Raen Fraser, Andrew Kelly, Simon Luckhurst and Sam Meikle. The program will provide these NSW based performance writers with a significant opportunity to receive critical support and guidance from professional colleagues to develop […]

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43rd Annual AWGIE Awards – Call for Entries


November 26, 2009

The Australian Writers’ Guild 43rd Annual AWGIE Awards are now open for entries. The AWGIE Awards are the Australian Writers' Guild annual awards for excellence in screen, stage, radio and new media writing. The AWGIEs are the only peer assessed awards for performance writers with judging based on the written script – the writer's intention […]

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Some News


October 15, 2008

If you are serious about becoming a writer it is essential that you join the Australian Writers' Guild – to increase your bargaining power and to give you access to industry information as well as a wide range of services. Put simply, membership of the AWG is the best investment you can make in your […]

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Solidarity March


May 27, 2008

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National Screenwriters Conference 2007


May 27, 2008

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If you have an unproduced Feature Film script you'd like to enter into our INSITE Award, hurry! Entries close soon! https://t.co/8QbnDEqxCu

May 1st, join Nicole Stark & others for our Interactive Writing panel! @DisparityGames will be there. Details here: https://t.co/Z7ABYaz3w5

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We hear there are still a couple of spots left for the screenwriting weekend with our NSW Committee co-chair Holly Lyons. Holly is an excellent lecturer and if you were thinking of signing up, you definitely should! Another good news is that AFTRS Open offers 10% discount to AWG Members. You won't regret it.

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Congratulations Robyn Butler & Wayne Hope!

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Bravo Josh Thomas!

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Congratulations to our member Vicki Madden!

#NSWWriteNight: Navigating Interactive Writing. Join our panel of #games and #interactive writers 1 May!… https://t.co/sTxQoFPFD8

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Here are the 2017 Women In Games Awards finalists!

Come along to our Interactive Writing panel May 1. Narrative designer, Anna Irwin-Schutze will also be on our panel! https://t.co/Z7ABYaz3w5

Writing for interactive media and games isn't your usual screenwriting. Get along to this Write Night and find out… https://t.co/fc1qW9vF3E

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NSW: WIN TICKETS TO TONIGHT'S ADVANCED SCREENING - email olga@awg.com.au The Zookeeper’s Wife is an upcoming drama based on the real-life story and wartime diaries of Antonina Żabińska (portrayed by Jessica Chastain), a Polish woman and working mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II. The film is directed by Niki Caro and adapted from the book ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ by Diane Ackerman, and is due for release in Australian cinemas on the 4th of May.

Join writer, director & creative producer, Teresa Crea, May 1 for our exciting Interactive Writing panel! Details: https://t.co/Z7ABYaz3w5

Thanks to @AWG_1 Victoria for a great night out with a fantastic panel of women talking about how to break into TV writing #amwriting

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Great talk tonight with the @AWG_1 about how to get a job in TV! So good to see a panel of such awesome ladies… https://t.co/zwTYWnaNOH

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VIC: Tonight! How to get your first job in TV with @nikiaken, Lauren Merolli and Leisl Egan. Don't miss out! https://t.co/jkUphGNTRc

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We are hiring!

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Congratulation Penelope Chai and Philip Tarl Denson !

#NSWWriteNight Navigating Interactive Writing. Join our panel of games and interactive writers May 1.… https://t.co/CT9EWjyjKK

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NSW: Navigating Interactive Writing Writing for interactivity can present many challenges to the newcomer, and involves shedding a lot of what we’ve always been taught about storytelling. Are beginning, middle, and end, really essential? Do we need to move in straight lines anymore? Is conflict really essential? Join our panel of games and interactive writers as they lead you through the basics of changing your mindset to level up your writing by including interactivity and reader agency into your stories! Where: 107 Projects, 107 Redfern st, Redfern, NSW When: Monday 1 May 6.30 pm for 7 pm start, the venue bar will be open especially for us!

Adelaide Film Festival & @AWG_1 entries open for unproduced screenplays! Check the link below: https://t.co/6NEKkU2sHm

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VIC: Join us this Wednesday for How to Get Your First Job in TV with @nikiaken, Lauren Merolli and Leisl Egan https://t.co/jkUphGwisC

In Sydney on May 1st? Interested in interactive storytelling? I’ll be on a panel for the Australian Writers Guild: https://t.co/Rm9fbrJJ2O

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Congratulations to all nominated for the 2017 Directors' Guild Awards! https://t.co/wunKA8VUUb

Australian Writers’ Guild & Adelaide Film Festival Launch ‘Insite Award’ https://t.co/4dl6oTcvSg https://t.co/Uqlfc2WeiL

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Grab the last spots in John Collee's 1-day WRITING FOR HOLLYWOOD with AFTRS Open in which the veteran screenwriter (Happy Feet, Master & Commdander) shares his 20 years of experience. (30 April 2017) Details:

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Adelaide Film Festival and the Australian Writers' Guild have launched the prestigious Australian screenwriting development initiative, the INSITE Award. Established to unearth feature film screenwriting talent, the INSITE Award is presented to the writer of a screenplay which has not yet secured a producer or funding. The call is now open for AWG members to submit a synopsis and writing sample of an unproduced screenplay to INSITE. Entries for the 2017 INSITE Award are open until Wednesday 3 May 2017 and the winner will be announced during the Adelaide Film Festival, 5–15 October 2017. https://awg.com.au/view/australian-writers-guild-and-adelaide-film-festival-launch-insite-award/

The @sydfilmfest 2017 Preview Program has landed! Explore the first 28 films now. Book a Flexipass + save.… https://t.co/FS9FC74Vk4

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The Sydney Film Festival 2017 preview program has landed! Explore the first 28 films from their 2017 Festival today. They’ve got an epic lineup of international festival hits, investigative documentaries, Australian indies and retrospective classics. In the meantime, book your Flexipasses and Subscriptions and mark your diaries! Find out more: http://bit.ly/2ow4dQc

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#Dubbo: There are still a few spots left in this great screenwriting workshop with AFTRS lecturer Holly Lyons! You will learn the basic tools and fundamentals of screenwriting from an industry professional who currently lectures at a leading Sydney Film School. This course will focus on screenwriting for short films, but you will will receive skills and tools that can also be used for feature length films. When: April 8-9 2017, 9.30 am to 5.30 pm Where: Dubbo College South Campus, Boundary Road, Dubbo Lunch included For more information and tickets:

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Get ready for Sydney Film Festival 2017! The Festival will run from 7–18 June but you don’t have to wait that long to experience some of the program. See a sneak peak of the first 25 films from their 2017 Program next Wednesday. Book a Festival subscription or Flexipass to experience the best of the festival and save. www.sff.org.au

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DUBBO: Two Day Screenwriting Workshop with AFTRS lecturer, Holly Lyons You will learn the basic tools and fundamentals of screenwriting from an industry professional who currently lectures at a leading Sydney Film School. This course will focus on screenwriting for short films, but you will will receive skills and tools that can also be used for feature length films. When: April 8-9 2017, 9.30 am to 5.30 pm Where: Dubbo College South Campus, Boundary Road, Dubbo Lunch included For more information and tickets:

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