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Before I write a word, I interview my characters, #Offspring creator @DebraOswald1 tells @AWG_1 dialogue on dialogue event

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And we're underway. Great cast of presenters at this @AWG_1 Write Night https://t.co/VBwUMr8ukN

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Getting ready for the next @AWG_1 Write Night. Dialogue on dialogue feat @DebraOswald1 Shane Krause, Rebecca Sommi-Fisher and Karel Segers

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Primary23:25 - 21.3.2017

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:

Dance Academy scribe Sam Strauss preps story of royal mistress Sheila @insidefilm https://t.co/vvzd3Mnibi @WernerFilmProd

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Primary2:23 - 21.3.2017

Acclaimed screenwriter @johncollee shares his top ten writing tips. https://t.co/W1FbOh4M4K https://t.co/YU9qEAbM2Y

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"Novelists write nuance, screenwriters leave room for nuance" - Andrew Knight. @AWG_1 #awgpathways #BigDayIn

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That's a wrap guys from The Big Day In! Fantastic day! Thanks to all our speakers, attendees and helpers! #bigdayinhttps://t.co/DcNS2qRa1b

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Informative and entertaining session with Tim Pye, Alison Bell, Kelly Lefever, Carly Heaton,Mac Gudgeon. 'Script No… https://t.co/xuTYob5uFT

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Andrew Knight speaking to our very lucky Pathways writers. #bigdayin #awgpathways https://t.co/Mekz8IO7XW

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"Good writing is at the heart of high quality film and television" 🙌🏽 @AWG_1 #bigdayin #awgpathways https://t.co/tolcSeej92

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Hearing from @ABCTV fiction producer Brett Sleigh now at @AWG_1's #bigdayin and fangirling hard. Refreshing to hear… https://t.co/UYwHfbqJB0

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Brett Sleigh from @ABCTV delivering some great advice to our Pathways writers #AWGpathways #bigdayin https://t.co/hjJqpCyuta

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"For us it's all about supporting the writer" - loved hearing from Anna McLeish of Carver Films. #awgpathwayshttps://t.co/uVDyS1tJPG

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Anna McLeish from Carver Films talking sourcing and developing material with writers! Great session. #awgpathwayshttps://t.co/kDtM7NA2Xg

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"Your pitch needs to be based on a solid grounding of prep work so that it answers all client Qs before they ask them" - SL #bigdayin @AWG_1

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"You don't want your pitch to be all tip and no iceberg" - Stephen Luby from Ruby Entertainment on pitching at @AWG_1 #bigdayin #awgpathways

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Stephen Luby from Ruby Entertainment sharing the secrets of pitching with our VIC Pathways writers. @AWG_1https://t.co/Yf3mxLctqX

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Protecting and Promoting Writers’ Rights – on Screen, on Stage, on Air Like that. @AWG_1 #WritersRights #AustralianWritersGuild

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Our Pathways writers hearing from Tim Pye, Head of Development for Scripted Ink. #awgpathways https://t.co/Sa4ZJBTYuE

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Primary1:25 - 15.3.2017

Primary3:24 - 14.3.2017

Primary4:00 - 6.3.2017

ONLY TWO DAYS LEFT TO GET YOUR AWGIE AWARD ENTRIES IN! Categories include: Children's Television, Interactive Media, Radio, Documentary, Theatre for Young Audiences, Serials, Miniseries and Telemovies, Feature Films and more! So if your work was performed, made available or finished principal photography or production in 2016, check out the guidelines for entry to see if you're eligible to enter.

Primary21:30 - 5.3.2017

SA: Join us tonight in conversation with award winning screenwriter and playwright Andrew Bovell and AACTA Award nominated Actress Ningali Lawford-Wolf about their processes of working between the various mediums of Stage and Screen. WHEN: Tonight, 6 March, arrive at 6.30 pm for a 7 pm start. Buy your drinks from downstairs and meet us upstairs for the event – limited seating available so BOOK NOW! WHERE: The Crown & Sceptre Hotel, 308 King William Street, Adelaide. For more information and tickets:

Primary5:30 - 2.3.2017

VIC: War stories from the writing trenches – Andrew Knight in conversation with Jan Sardi Two of Australia’s most experienced and successful screenwriters share their passion for storytelling, the differences in writing for television and film, collaboration with other writers, directors and producers, and much more. WHEN: Wednesday 8 March 7 pm–8.30 pm WHERE: The function room, The Dan O’Connell Hotel, 225 Canning Street, Carlton 3503 (NB full disability access available) For more information and tickets:

Primary1:24 - 1.3.2017

SA: Join us for an evening in conversation with award winning screenwriter and playwright Andrew Bovell and AACTA Award nominated Actress Ningali Lawford-Wolf about their processes of working between the various mediums of Stage and Screen. WHEN: Monday 6 March, arrive at 6.30 pm for a 7 pm start. Buy your drinks from downstairs and meet us upstairs for the event – limited seating available so BOOK NOW! WHERE: The Crown & Sceptre Hotel, 308 King William Street, Adelaide. For more information and tickets:

Primary3:59 - 28.2.2017

Bidding now open for a chance to discuss your unproduced script, play or treatment Alana Valentine over coffee! #WriteNight

Primary3:58 - 28.2.2017

Primary2:04 - 28.2.2017

At last night's Write Night Networking Trivia!

Primary1:57 - 28.2.2017

International Awards season may be drawing to a close but AWGIE Awards season is just getting started. Make sure you don't miss out on entering the 50th Annual AWGIE Awards! Awards are presented across a diverse range of stage and screen writing categories, including film, television, documentary, theatre, radio and interactive media. Entries close Wednesday March 8!

Primary23:49 - 26.2.2017

#Oscars day has arrived! Good luck to all the Australians up for Awards today, especially screenwriter Luke Davies up for Best Adapted Screenplay for Lion!

Primary23:03 - 21.2.2017

Big congrats to Stephen Carleton on his Matilda Awards win the other night!

Primary1:37 - 17.2.2017

And with a screenplay from an Australian writer, the film was able to keep that homegrown element. “I love that the film industry is an international collection of talent,” Davies says. “This year’s diverse selection of nominees speaks to the beautiful stories being told and the world’s appetite for meaningful cinema.”

Primary1:29 - 17.2.2017

Primary0:56 - 10.2.2017

REMINDER! Australian Directors' Guild Awards submissions close tomorrow, 11 February! Find out more here:

Primary23:19 - 9.2.2017

Matt Ford, frontman of 90s rock band Machine Gun Fellatio and an AFI-nominated screenwriter, has won the Australian Writers’ Guild’s Prime Time Television Screenwriting Competition. Ford was awarded the top prize for his television project Shining Light, a drama about a newly ordained Catholic Priest who is no longer sure he believes in God. Prime Time comes with a $10,000 prize donated by Scripted Ink. and an invitation for Ford and the shortlist to join AWG’s prestigious Pathways Program, where their projects will be showcased to industry professionals and be in consideration for Scripted Ink. development funding.

Primary1:26 - 7.2.2017

Hurry - a few days left to enter the scholarship You will learn tools and processes used for writing and making games, including an introduction to Twine, the open-source program for creating interactive stories..

Primary6:14 - 2.2.2017

The 50th Annual AWGIE Awards are now open for entries!

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