Indigenous Screenwriters Award: Kate Challis (RAKA) Award 2014

By July 24, 2014 Entries

The Australian Centre is pleased to announce the Kate Challis RAKA Award is now open.

Made available through the generosity of Professor Emeritus Bernard Smith, eminent art and cultural historian, who  established the prize to honour the memory of his late wife, Kate Challis.

The approximately $20,000 award is offered in a five-year cycle with a different area of the arts – creative prose, drama, the visual arts, scriptwriting and poetry – being rewarded each year.

The 2014 award of $20,000 (approx) will be offered to the best script for film or television presented in the preceding five years by an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

Applications close:  Monday 29 August 2014

The winner will be announced at special screening event at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Melbourne on  Tuesday 11 November 2014.

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