ABC dramas The Newsreader, Fires, child’s sequence The Unusual Chores and documentary Ithaka have been amongst winners final evening on the fifty fifth AWGIE Awards, held on the Seymour Centre, Sydney.
Philip Dalkin was posthumously honoured with the Dorothy Crawford Award for Excellent Contribution to the Career and the Business; Jungle Leisure’s Phil Lloyd and Trent O’Donnell have been awarded the Fred Parsons Award for Excellent Contribution to Australian Comedy; Peter Gawler, was honoured with the Hector Crawford Award for Excellent Contribution to the Craft as a Script Producer, Editor or Dramaturg; longstanding Australian Writers’ Guild member Mac Gudgeon was made a Life Member.
WA filmmakers Frances Elliott and Samantha Marlowe’s trsansgender documentary Woman Like You gained the 2022 Main Award. Blaze taking house the AWGIE within the Function Movie- Authentic class.
In a return to an in-person occasion, the Guild additionally celebrated its sixtieth 12 months.
“I’d prefer to congratulate all of the winners, and notably the general winners in Frances Elliott and Samantha Marlowe for his or her shifting piece of storytelling. All our nominees have produced unimaginable work, and our judges this 12 months have had a really laborious job.
“We’ve seen Australian tales like The Stranger and Heartbreak Excessive explode abroad. It reveals that Australian tales are standard not simply right here however world wide,’ mentioned Australian Writers’ Guild Group CEO Claire Pullen.
“We’re already telling unimaginable Australian tales; the precise framework from authorities and business would speed up us right into a job-creating and exporting powerhouse.
“We all know there’s a actual starvation for Australian tales and there’s a lot alternative earlier than us to develop our business. Our winners present the depth of expertise to assist that development,” mentioned Pullen.
TV and associated classes (winners in daring):
Tv – Collection
Bump: Season 2, ‘AITA (Am I the A***gap)’ – Jessica Tuckwell
Firebite: Season 1, ‘I Wanna Go House’ – Kodie Bedford
Heartbreak Excessive: Season 1, Episode 1 – Hannah Carroll Chapman
The Newsreader: Season 1, ‘A Step Nearer to the Insanity’ – Niki Aken
The Newsreader: Season 1, ‘No Extra Lies’ – Kim Ho and Michael Lucas
Complete Management: Season 2, Episode 2 – Pip Karmel
Tv – Restricted Collection
Fires – Tony Ayres, Belinda Chayko, Anya Beyersdorf, Steven McGregor and Jacquelin Perske with Mirrah Foulkes
Lie With Me – Jason Herbison and Margaret Wilson with Anthony Ellis
Tv – Serial
House and Away: Episode 7742 – Louise Bowes
Neighbours: Episode 8654 – Jessica Paine
Neighbours: Episode 8801 – Emma J Steele
Comedy – State of affairs or Narrative
The right way to Keep Married: Season 3, ‘Keyboard Warriors’ – Nick Musgrove
Metro Sexual: Season 2, ‘Martha Bradbury’ – Henry Boffin with Nicholas Kraak
Spreadsheet: Season 1, ‘Chlamydia & Nits’ – Kala Ellis
Comedy – Sketch or Gentle Leisure
Gruen: Season 13, ‘Punts’ – Sophie Braham and James Colley with Cameron James, Bec Melrose and Mark Sutton
The Feed: ‘Comedy Sketches, 2021’ – Ben Jenkins, Alex Lee, Jenna Owen, Vidya Rajan and Vic Zerbst
Youngsters’s Tv – ‘P’ Classification (Preschool – Beneath 5 Years), Authentic or Tailored, Animated or Carried out
Beep and Mort: Season 1, ‘Beep’s House’ – Charlotte Rose Hamlyn
Little J & Massive Cuz: Season 3, ‘Levi Learns’ – Samuel Nuggin-Paynter
Little J & Massive Cuz: Season 3, ‘Serpent’s Eye’ – Dot West
Little J & Massive Cuz: Season 3, ‘Shelter’ – Adam Thompson
Youngsters’s Tv – ‘C’ Classification (Youngsters’s – 5–14 Years), Authentic or Tailored, Animated or Carried out
Rock Island Mysteries: Season 1, ‘A Younger Thriller’ – Marisa Nathar
The PM’s Daughter: Season 1, Episode 4 – Angela McDonald
The PM’s Daughter: Season 1, Episode 8 – Lou Sanz
The Unusual Chores: Season 2, ‘Stroll Wolfman’ – Luke Tierney
Documentary – Public Broadcast (Together with VOD) or Exhibition
Past The Reef – Georgia Harrison
Massive Deal – Craig Reucassel and Christiaan Van Vuuren
Woman Like You – Frances Elliott with Samantha Marlowe
Ithaka – Ben Lawrence
Peace Pilgrims – John Hughes
Internet Collection and different Non-Broadcast/Non-‘Subscription Video On Demand’ TV Quick Works
A Newbie’s Information to Grief: Section 1: Denial, ‘Stung By A Thousand Bees’ – Anna Lindner
All My Buddies Are Racist: Season 1, ‘Cancelled’ – Kodie Bedford and Enoch Mailangi
Iggy & Ace: Season 1, Episode 3 and Episode 4 – AB Morrison
It’s High quality, I’m High quality: Season 1, ‘Poo Boy’ – Jeanette Cronin
The Energy of the Dream: Season 1, ‘Swimming’ and ‘Weightlifting’ – Alexandra Keddie and Bobbie-Jean Henning