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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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LAST CHANCE! Tickets for the 50th Annual AWGIE Awards close midnight Sunday! awg.com.au/awgies

Congratulations to @AWG_1 member Lisa Hoppe on her success with the 2017 ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Contest! Wha… https://t.co/RR8JNPbOau

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Screen Australia will support travel costs for up to 10 Australian content creators – producers and/or writers – to attend the International Drama Summit. Eligible Australian content creators may apply for a grant of up to $5,000 towards their travel and registration costs. Applicants must have a key creative credit on at least one drama, comedy or kids series, with priority given to applicants who have international co-production experience or recent international sales.

Applications open for International Drama Summit at Content London 2017. https://t.co/ejjPZafmzj via @ScreenAustralia

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Nothing is more exciting than seeing a Queensland writer emerging to become one of the most exciting new filmakers the country has seen in recent years. With her new feature film The Butterfly Tree (starring Melissa George and Ben Oxenbould) wowing audiences and critics alike, award-winning Brisbane-based writer-director Priscilla Cameron is poised for great things and ready to share her knowledge, wisdom and experience about screenwriting with AWG Queensland's members and guests. When: Tues 22 August 7.00pm – (come early, speaker begins at 7:30 sharp) Where: The Heritage Lounge, The Waterloo Hotel, Cnr Ann St and Commercial Road, Fortitude Valley Cost: AWG Members $5, Guests $10

Andrew Knight, probably Australia's best screenwriter, talking about the importance of sketch comedy. https://t.co/1PMzLAb4HQ

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Today we're stepping back to 1995 when Roy and HG hosted the AWGIE Awards and Chris Noonan and George Miller won the Major Award for their screenplay about a small pig with a big heart. Click below to watch the Movie Show wrap up of the 1995 AWGIE Awards, and make sure you book your tickets for this year's Awards - sales close midnight Sunday! https://awg.com.au/awgies

A big congratulations to AWG members Dan Giovanonni and Kylie Trounson! https://t.co/Lz7CYKmqP1

Screenwriting Wisdom from the Oscar-Nominated Taylor Sheridan - ScreenCraft https://t.co/wQLfLMIhA1

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Listen in to Andrew Knight's interview here

AWG honours Andrew Knight with lifetime achievement award https://t.co/ZjnnXuFNjA @insidefilm @AWG_1

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Great pic of the very talented Pathways writer Cathy Strickland working Charlie's at @australiansfilm . Thanks to… https://t.co/vYwr4yq5QW

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@AWG_1 So privileged to have worked with this man on @AlisWedding ... he is a school & taught me so much, on more t… https://t.co/ulZjq52jKk

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Andrew Knight: A Rake Among Screenwriters https://t.co/T39srZbScp

Primary6:32 - 11.8.2017

#LoveYourBookshopDay is tomorrow! The perfect excuse to browse your local store and join in the fun. https://t.co/jVZjyndHLY

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.@AWG_1 honours Andrew Knight with lifetime achievement award https://t.co/SGunW5dFSn https://t.co/5mG4pACA0D

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#AACTAs Longford Lyell Award recipient, Andrew Knight to recieve the @AWG_1 Lifetime Achievement Award via… https://t.co/h62dIu5gvf

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Andrew Knight announced as the recipient of the 2017 Australian Writers’ Guild’s Lifetime Achievement Award https://t.co/PbZhPpkvJU @AWG_1

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Andrew Knight to receive AWG Lifetime Achievement Award https://t.co/USl5gGjRFV via @tvtonightau

Congratulations to Pathways writer Ella Roby on being selected for this incredible opportunity! https://t.co/Rmmzby13NI

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Want to fine tune your pitching skills? Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to workshop your original series or feature film idea into a killer pitch! In this 90 minute session by screenwriter and pitching artist Holly Lyons, you’ll - practice speed pitching - improve your elevator pitch - learn how to create a dazzling one-sheet - discover the essentials you need to include in your two-page pitch document Just bring yourself, an original idea you’re willing to share, and your confidence!

It’s the final week of @AACTA’s #SocialShorts competition! Head to https://t.co/2ocGZxrsnW to watch & share your fa… https://t.co/bzUnO3NjOG

Get Out's Jason Blum: 'Australia has exported some of the great genre film-makers of our time' https://t.co/3yOWstRmha

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The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) #SocialShorts drama category is now live! Head to www.socialshorts.com.au and support our home-grown filmmakers by watching, voting and sharing your favourite short films.

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A big thanks to our 50th Annual AWGIE Awards sponsor South Australian Film Corporation! You can find out more about SAFC, including information on funding, support and filming in South Australia, on their website here: http://www.safilm.com.au

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Some Friday afternoon reading courtesy of Vince Gilligan and Series Mania.

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A big thanks to the team over at Matchbox Pictures for sponsoring the 50th Annual AWGIE Awards! You can find out more about Matchbox Pictures and their fantastic projects, including AWGIE nominated Seven Types of Ambiguity, The Family Law, Glitch and last year's AWGIE Award winning Barracuda and Ali's Wedding, over at their shiny new website: https://www.matchboxpictures.com

Primary4:21 - 27.7.2017

See some of Australia’s top short films with the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) (AACTA)’s #SocialShorts competition. The comedy category is now open, so head to www.socialshorts.com.au to watch, vote and share your favourite short films. PLUS just by voting you can also enter the draw to win a double pass to the 7th AACTA Awards presented by Foxtel (including flights and accommodation).

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A big congratulations to AWG members Leah Purcell and Kate Mulvany on their 2017 Helpmann Award wins! Leah Purcell and The Drover's Wife are also up for nomination for the 50th Annual AWGIE Awards.

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Don't miss your chance to be part of the magic as we celebrate 50 years of AWGIE Awards! #2017AWGIES Make sure you book your ticket on the AWG website - https://awg.com.au/view/event/the-50th-annual-awgie-awards/

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