'Foal' nominated for an AWGIE

Jul 24 2015

The Australian Writers’ Guild (AWG) announced the nominees for the 48th Annual AWGIE Awards this week and the 2014 AFTRS student film Foal directed and written by Vanessa Gazy (MSA) is up for Best Short.

Along side Foal in the list of nominees are 14 alumni nominated across a wide range of categories. The winners will be announced on Friday, September 11 in Sydney.


FEATURE FILM ORIGINAL

  • Robert Connolly (Producing) & Steve Worland (Scriptwriting) for Paper Planes
  • Tony McNamara (Scriptwriting) for Asby


TELEMOVIE - ORIGINAL

  • Steven McGregor (Directing) for Redfern Now: Promise Me


TELEVISION: MINI-SERIES - ORIGINAL

  • Alice Addison (Scriptwriting) for The Principal
  • Cate Shortland (Directing) for The Kettering Incident
  • Jacquelin Perske (Scriptwriting) & Cate Shortland (Directing) for Deadline Gallipoli


TELEVISION - SERIES

  • Michael Lucas (Screenwriting) for Offspring Episode 511


SHORT FILM

  • Director/writer Vanessa Gazy (MSA) for 2014 AFTRS student film Foal


DOCUMENTARY - PUBLIC BROADCAST

  • Director/writer Fiona Tuomy (Producing) for Monkey Grip


DRAMA OR COMEDY, OTHER FORM

  • Jon Dalgaard (Screenwriting) and Claire Phillips (Screenwriting) with Tom Keele (Screenwriting), Reece Jones (Sceenwriting) and Ben Mathews (Directing) for BedHead Episode 1 and 4


MONTE MILLER AWARD - LONG FORM

  • Andrew Slattery (Screenwriting)  for The Spy



Visit AWG's website for a full list of nominees >



Image attribution: Still from AFTRS student filmFoal


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