Media releases

$1 million to support NSW visual arts

Career advancing opportunities will be offered to 17 artists and organisations through $1 million in funding from the NSW Government’s Visual Arts Commissioning Program. Share options

Published: 27 June 2022



NSW Government makes arts accessible for all

The 2022-23 NSW Budget makes the state’s arts, screen and culture offerings more accessible for all, with the NSW Government spending over $1.4 billion on arts and creative infrastructure. Share […]

Published: 23 June 2022



Revered composer Caitlin Yeo named 2022 Sydney UNESCO City of Film Award recipient

Acclaimed, multi-award-winning screen composer Caitlin Yeo is the recipient of the 2022 Sydney UNESCO City of Film Award, announced at the Closing Night of the 69th Sydney Film Festival. Share […]

Published: 20 June 2022



Karen Rodgers appointed Director of Arts at Create NSW

Experienced sector leader Karen Rodgers has been appointed as Director of Arts with Create NSW, a newly created role within the NSW Government’s agency responsible for arts, screen and culture. […]

Published: 16 June 2022



Blockbuster Art Gallery experience goes regional

Regional communities will be able to experience two major Art Gallery of NSW exhibitions thanks to funding provided through the NSW Government’s $40 million Blockbuster initiative. Share options

Published: 10 June 2022



Rolling out the red carpet for Sydney Film Festivals

Local and visiting filmgoers are set to be entertained with a range of exciting and diverse film screenings and events to be held across Sydney. Share options

Published: 9 June 2022



Local council arts and cultural program receive funding boost

Communities in 21 local councils across NSW are set to be inspired with exciting, ambitious, and innovative creative programs made possible through 2022/2023 Local Government Authorities (LGA) Arts and Cultural […]

Published: 31 May 2022



Multi-million dollar arts and culture boost

Audiences and visitors across NSW will soon experience even greater arts-related activities and events, made possible through Round 2 of the NSW Government’s Arts and Cultural Funding Program for 2021-22. […]

Published: 30 May 2022



Grants to support arts and culture flood recovery

Dozens of arts and cultural organisations, screen practitioners, individual artists and collaborative groups impacted by recent floods will have access to $500,000 in funding. Share options

Published: 24 May 2022



Heritage building to inspire creative talent in Macquarie Street East Precinct

One of Sydney’s best-loved public buildings is being given a new lease on life as a creative hub offering some of the state’s brightest arts, screen and creative talent an […]

Published: 20 May 2022



Baz Luhrmann’s Faraway Downs chooses NSW

The state’s world-class post-production and visual effects houses are bringing Film Director Baz Luhrmann’s exciting new project to life. Share options

Published: 11 May 2022



Kyas Hepworth appointed Head of Screen NSW

Respected screen and arts executive Kyas Hepworth has been appointed as Head of Screen NSW. Share options

Published: 10 May 2022



Western Sydney set to keep lights on for Culture Up Late

Sydneysiders and visitors are set for spectacular nights out, as eight Western Sydney arts and culture organisations keep their lights on – and the entertainment flowing with a series of […]

Published: 3 May 2022



Further funding for flood affected artists

An additional $40,000 will be provided to assist in the recovery of arts and cultural activity in Lismore and other flood affected areas in the Northern Rivers. Share options

Published: 21 April 2022



2022 Screenability films set for the big screen

Three emerging filmmakers living with a disability will see their projects come to life on the big screen, thanks to the NSW Government’s 2022 Screen NSW Screenability Filmmakers Fund. Share options

Published: 8 April 2022



Applications for $1M Film Festival Funding

Sydney film festivals and councils can now apply for a share in the NSW Government’s $1 million Film Festival Funding program. Share options

Published: 5 April 2022