The 45th AWGIE Awards Announced! (Australian Writer’s Guild Awards)

Major Award
The Sapphires
Tony Briggs and Keith Thompson

Feature Film – Adaptation
The Sapphires
Tony Briggs and Keith Thompson

Feature Film – Original
Not Suitable For Children
Michael Lucas

Telemovie – Original
Mabo
Susan Smith

Television Mini Series – Original
The Straits
Blake Ayshford, Jaime Browne, Kristen Dunphy and Nicholas Parsons with Louis Nowra

Television Mini Series – Adaptation
The Slap
Emily Ballou, Alice Bell, Brendan Cowell and Kris Mrksa with Cate Shortland

Comedy – Sketch or Light Entertainment
Good News Week: The State of the Nation
Mat Blackwell, Dave Bloustien, Simon Dodd, Bruce Griffiths, Warwick Holt, Paul Livingston and Ian Simmons

Comedy – Situation or Narrative
Lowdown: One Fine Gay
Amanda Brotchie, Trudy Hellier and Adam Zwar.

Television – Serial
Home and Away: Episode 5391
Fiona Bozic

Television – Series
Offspring: Episode 206
Michael Lucas

Stage
Silent Disco
Lachlan Philpott

Community and Youth Theatre
The Sadness of Mister Saisson
Chris Thompson
Animation
Flea-Bitten! – Home Truths
Raymond Boseley

Interactive Media
SLiDE
Michelle Law, Anthony Mullins, Chris Somerville and Lucas Taylor

Short Film
Rarer Monsters
Shayne Armstrong and S. P. Krause

Children’s Television – P Classification
Guess How Much I Love You: Follow Me
David Evans

Children’s Television – C Classification
Dance Academy: The Second
Samantha Strauss
Children’s Theatre
Snow on Mars
Richard Tulloch with Kim Carpenter and Gale Edwards.

Radio – Original Broadcast
Random Red
Noëlle Janaczewska

Radio – Adaptation
Aurora’s Lament
Donna Abela

Documentary – Public Broadcast
The Curse of the Gothic Symphony
Anthony Mullins and Randall Wood

Documentary – Corporate and Training
Living The Values
Charles Hamlyn-Harris
2012 SPECIAL AWARDS

Australian Writers’ Guild
2012 RICHARD LANE AWARD
For Outstanding Service and Dedication to the Australian Writers’ Guild
Graeme Koetsveld

Australian Writers’ Guild
2012 DOROTHY CRAWFORD AWARD
For Outstanding Contribution to the Profession
Kim Williams AM

Australian Writers’ Guild
2012 FRED PARSONS AWARD
For Outstanding Contribution to Australian Comedy
Ian Simmons

Australian Writers’ Guild
2012 HECTOR CRAWFORD AWARD
Outstanding Contribution to the Craft in the Field of Script Editing
‘For an Outstanding Contribution to the Craft via a Body of Script Editing Work’
Graeme Koetsveld

Australian Writers’ Guild
2012 MONTE MILLER AWARD – LONG FORM
Ashes
Michael Jones

Australian Writers’ Guild
2012 MONTE MILLER AWARD – SHORT FORM
Love Hurts
Nigel Karikari