Melburnian Catherine S. McMullen has won the 2016 Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award, awarded by the the International Emmys Foundation.

“The competition is designed to motivate non-American novice writers under the age of 30, and offer them the recognition and encouragement that might lead to a successful career in television scriptwriting,” said the Emmys Foundation in a statement. 

McMullen was recently included on the 2016 IF List as one of the local industry’s ‘Rising Talents,’ and was chosen as one of the inaugural recipients of Shane Brennan’s Scripted Ink funding, which will see her sitting in on the script department of Foxtel series Wentworth

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