The Australian Writers’ Guild (AWG) is inviting entries for the prestigious annual AWGIE Awards, which will be presented in Sydney on Friday 11 September 2015.
Now in its 48th year, the AWGIES honour exceptional Australian performance writers and celebrate the talent in their storytelling. There are 27 categories including film, television, theatre, radio, interactive media, animation and documentary. As the only Australian awards judged exclusively on the script, the AWGIE Awards allow the writer’s vision to shine and their craftsmanship to inspire.
The Monte Miller Awards provide the platform through which the AWGIES commends exciting new writing of merit. The popular and competitive categories for Monte Miller award outstanding unproduced scripts.
Winners and nominees for the Monte Miller Awards will also have the chance to link their talent with opportunity, by qualifying for the AWG’s Pathways Initiative.
In 2014 the Major Award went to Blake Ayshford, Shelley Birse and Justin Monjo for The Code. Other recipients included: Matthew Cormack for 52 Tuesdays, Sally McKenzie for A Woman’s Journey Into Sex, Christy Dena for Authentic In All Caps, Andrew Bovell for The Secret River and Noëlle Janaczewska for My Life in Cookbooks.
Entries for the Monte Miller and AWGIE Awards are now open.
Entries for the Monte Miller Categories close at 5pm on Monday 30 March.
Entries for all other categories close at 5pm on Tuesday 7 April.
For more information on the 48th Annual AWGIE Awards including the Award Entry Form and the latest Award Condition of Entry Guidelines, please visit the AWG website, or call the National Office on 1300 552 228.
*Please be aware that there will be no extension to the deadline for submissions in 2015.
**Award entry is open to Full and Associate financial members of the AWG. New members joining as part of the AWGIE Awards will have their joining fees waived and must only pay the annual fee. To join the AWG please call the National Office call 1300 552 228.