Writer/directors have dominated the feature film categories for this year's AWGIE Awards, which will be presented in Sydney next month.
In a David and Goliath battle, the screenplays for Ben Youngâ€™s debut feature Hounds of Love and Mel Gibsonâ€™s Hacksaw Ridge will compete for the original feature film prize at this yearâ€™s AWGIE Awards.
One of Australiaâ€™s most successful screenwriters, Craig Pearce, has bee presented the Australian Writers' Guild's 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Kim Mordaunt won the Australian Writers' Guild best original screenplay award for his debut film The Rocket and Cate Shortland and Robin Mukherjee got the feature film adaptation prize for Lore at the AWGIE awards held in Melbourne on Friday night.
The 45th annual Australian Writer's Guild AWGIE Awards were held at Doltone House in Sydney