Australian Writers’ Guild appoints Claire Pullen as executive director

The AWG points to Australia's industrial heritage as it is drawn into global issues.
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The name Claire Pullen will not resonate with the screen community because she belongs to the Trade Union movement, with experience in several different flashpoints.

Shane Brennan, the AWG President and the activist who brought the Guild into directing supporting the careers of writers and encourages them to target Hollywood, is strongly in support of the move. According to the release he says,

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.

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