Australian Writers’ Guild

Hacksaw Ridge, Hounds of Love and The Drover’s Wife among nominees for the 50th Annual AWGIE Awards

June 20, 2017

The Oscar and BAFTA winning Hacksaw Ridge is leading the impressive line-up of nominees for the 50th Annual AWGIE Awards, announced this morning by the Australian Writers’ Guild. Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017, this year’s AWGIE Awards will be presented across 19 individual categories including feature film, television, documentary, theatre, animation and interactive media […]

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Australian Writer’s Guild and Scripted Ink. receive Screen Australia Enterprise Funding for screenwriting development initiative

December 1, 2016

Making the announcement yesterday, both Australian Writer’s Guild (AWG) and Scripted Ink. will be receiving an enterprise funding from Screen Australia to put towards their screenwriting development initiative, The Writer’s Room Project. This initiative will give support for the new generation of experienced Australian showrunners, script producers and script editors. Up to 20 experienced and […]

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Screenwriter Craig Pearce wins 2016 Australian Writers’ Guild Lifetime Achievement Award

October 14, 2016

Australian Screenwriter Craig Pearce is taking home an Australian Writers’ Guild Lifetime Achievement Award today, in recognition of his thirty-year contribution to the Australian screen Industry. Known for his contribution to some of Australia’s most Iconic films, The writer has worked extensively with Australian director Baz Luhrmann. Pearce has worked on BAFTA Award winning screenplay Romeo + […]

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