Jessica Paine and Charlotte McConaghy have both been nominated for the Monte Miller Award for best unproduced screenplay by an unproduced writer for the TV pilots they developed as part of their course work. Jess is nominated for THE KNOT and Charlotte for FURY. This is the fourth year in a row my students have […]
I once again joined the National Screenwriters’ Conference, held for a second time on Victoria’s spectacular Mornington Peninsula, as a mentor in the micro-mentorship program. Run by the Australian Writers’ Guild, the conference provides an inspiring forum for emerging and established screenwriters to meet and discuss current trends in the industry. This year’s guest speakers […]
My second-year Graduate Diploma Screenwriting student, Claire Phillips, was beaten to the Monte Miller Award for best unproduced screenplay by an unproduced writer for the TV pilot she developed as part of her course work in year one, THE BOX, by none other than an AFTRS staff member (and a great colleague) Mike Jones. Awards […]
Congratulations Claire for becoming the third student in three consecutive years to be nominated for an AWGIE Award for Best Unproduced Screenplay for the TV pilot she developed as part of her course work. Your dedication to your craft and hard work has certainly paid off.
While sadly Laura Greaves went home empty-handed, it was still a sensational night with awards going to: Jonathan Teplitzky for Burning Man; Peter Gawler for Underbelly; and Chris Lilley for his outstanding contribution to Australian comedy, among others. I again presented the Monte Miller Award at this year’s awards. For the full list of winners, […]
My second-year Graduate Diploma Screenwriting student, Laura Greaves has been nominated for the Monte Miller Award for best unproduced screenplay by an unproduced writer for the TV pilot she developed as part of course work in year one. Good luck tonight, Laura.
As a proud member of the Australian Writers Guild, I took part in their biennial National Screenwriters Conference held on Victoria’s beautiful Mornington Peninsular as a mentor in their micro-mentorship program. The conference brings together writers from around the country and around the world to share ideas in a series of panel discussions, master-classes, micro-mentorships […]
Jonathan’s TV pilot, CHROME, has been nominated for an AWGIE award at the 43rd Annual Writers’ Guild Award to be handed out August 20, 2010 at The Peninsula Hotel in Melbourne. Jonathan developed the pilot as part of his course work in the Graduate Diploma Screenwriting at AFTRS. For the full list of winners click […]