‘The Slap’ and ‘The Straits’ win at the Australian Writers’ Guild (AWGIE) Awards

31 August 2012

Two of our top drama produced by Matchbox Pictures for ABC Australia have won awards at the 45th Australian Writers’ Guild AWGIE Awards held in Sydney.

The Slap has won Best Television Mini Series – Adaptation. The 8 part acclaimed drama series has sold around the world and received awards and nominations from major festivals in the world including BAFTA, AACTA, Logies, Monte Carlo Festival.

The Straits,  the 10 part humorous crime drama series starring Brian Cox, has won Best Television Mini Series – Original.