Two days after the Writers Guild of America was able to secure protections against the use of artificial intelligence in scripting film and television content, the Australian Writers' Guild made its own stand against the technology.
Amid the ongoing US Writers’ Strike, Australian Writers’ Guild executive director Claire Pullen reflects on the landscape for writers locally.
The Mercury, formerly Mercury CX, is set to run weekly writing consultations for filmmakers who have draft scripts and story ideas.
NSW arts and disability program Accessible Arts will hold three Screen Access and Inclusion masterclasses across April and May for screen practitioners with disability or who are d/Deaf.
Screen Australia and the Australian Writers' Guild have selected Jane Allen, Kodie Bedford, Judi McCrossin, Sam Meikle, Suzie Miller and Tommy Murphy to participate in The Creators, an accelerator program for experienced screenwriters to further develop a slate of premium television.
Six screenwriters have been chosen to take part in the 'NCIS: Sydney' S1 Script Department Program, with Rachael Alford, Ella Cook, James Cripps, Siobhan Domingo, Josh Sambono and Clare Sladden to work within the script department for the upcoming drama.
Up to six mid-career screenwriters will have the opportunity to travel to Los Angeles to undergo specialised training and participate in industry events as part of a new initiative from the Australian Writers' Guild and Screen Australia.
There’s more money in games than there has ever been, and the market is looking for more narrative game content. How do writers take advantage of that? That's a key question on the mind of Australian Writers' Guild (AWG) executive director Claire Pullen, as the guild ups its work with narrative designers and games writers.