Winners included Rake, A Moody Christmas, Please Like Me, Dance Academy, Figaro Pho and Guess How Much I Love You.
Underground: The Julian Assange Story and Underbelly: Badness were also awarded while the Good News Week writing team received a ninth AWGIE for their final season.
The $25,000 Foxtel Fellowship awarded in recognition of body of work in Television went to Jacquelin Perske (The Secret Life of Us, Love My Way, Spirited and Little Fish).
In other awards Kim Mordaunt picked up best Feature Film: Screenplay Original for The Rocket, and Feature Film: Adaptation went to Cate Shortland with Robin Mukherjee for Lore. Playwright Alana Valentine won the Major AWGIE Award for Most Outstanding Script of 2013 and the inaugural David Williamson Prize. Director Neil Armfield won The Dorothy Crawford Award for outstanding contribution the profession.
The AWGIEs are the only awards judged on the basis of the script – the writer’s own vision.
Underground: The Julian Assange Story – Robert Connolly
TELEVISION: MINI-SERIES ORIGINAL
Underbelly: Badness – Niki Aken, Peter Gawler, Felicity Packard and Jeffrey Truman
Rake 2: R v. Floyd – Andrew Knight
Home & Away 5714 – Gary Sewell
COMEDY: SKETCH OR LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT
Good News Week: The Second Going – Mat Blackwell, George Dodd, Simon Dodd, Warwick Holt, Paul Livingston and Ian Simmons
COMEDY: SITUATION OR NARRATIVE (JOINT WINNERS)
A Moody Christmas: Separate Seats – Phil Lloyd and Trent O’Donnell
Please Like Me: Portuguese Custard Tarts – Josh Thomas with Liz Doran and Thomas Ward
The Adventures Of Figaro Pho: Fear Of Unfamiliar Toilets – Bruce Griffiths
DOCUMENTARY: PUBLIC BROADCAST
Red Obsession – David Roach with Warwick Ross
CHILDREN’S TELEVISION: P CLASSIFICATION
Guess How Much I Love You: I Promise – David Evans
CHILDREN’S TELEVISION: C CLASSIFICATION
Dance Academy: A Perfect Storm – Samantha Strauss