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Shane Brennan donates $1M for screenwriting initiative

DAVID KNOX, TV Tonight

Australian screenwriter Shane Brennan has donated $1m to a new initiative for Australian writers.

Scripted Ink was launched last night at The Unknown Union bar in Melbourne, announcing three Film & TV projects in development.

The NCIS showrunner has made one of the largest philanthropic contributions to Australian screenwriting. Scripted Ink is a non-profit organisation with board members including writers Jan Sardi, Tim Pye, Katherine Thomson, actress Sigrid Thornton, Australian Writers Guild exec director Jacqueline Elaine and former Foxtel / News Corp CEO Kim Williams. Read more.