Applause: latest funding and awards announced

Tony McNamara wins BAFTA Original Screenplay, MTC's 2019 Women in Theatre Program participants announced, AIDC announces finalists for The FACTory International Pitching Forum, and more.
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Australian writer and director Tony McNamara has taken home the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ Award (BAFTA) for Original Screenplay for the historical satire The Favourite

Co-written by Deborah Davis, the film has garnered substantial international success, including a series of Golden Globe nominations, a win for Best Screenplay at the 8th AACTA International Awards, and dominating 10 nominations for the upcoming Academy Awards, including an Original Screenplay nomination for McNamara and Davis. 

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