Media releases

Second year of support for immersive VR & AR arts development from Create NSW

Applications are now open for the second year of Create NSW’s support for artists to develop immersive virtual reality (VR) and now also augmented reality (AR) art experiences, with $120,000 […]

Published: 16 November 2018



Create NSW and ABC to support further VR adventures

Create NSW and the ABC have teamed to offer virtual reality (VR) practitioners a third year of development funding, with a continued commitment from both to support up to six […]

Published: 16 November 2018



EO Gill awarded emerging NSW Visual Art Fellowship

Tempe-based artist EO Gill has been announced as this year’s Create NSW & Artspace NSW Visual Arts Fellow, the latest emerging artist to be supported by the prestigious century-old award. […]

Published: 16 November 2018



New MAAS CEO leads search for iconic Powerhouse design

A new Chief Executive who will guide the future of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) has been introduced on the banks of the Parramatta River today. Lisa […]

Published: 9 November 2018



20 NSW creatives awarded 2018/19 Arts & Culture Fellowships

Twenty NSW-based artists and creatives have been selected to receive prestigious 2018/19 Create NSW Fellowships, sharing over $375,000 in funding to undertake self-directed professional development programs and career advancement across […]

Published: 6 November 2018



$674k boost brings regional tours to over 50 NSW locations

Seventeen professional theatre, music and dance organisations, exhibitions and literature events have been selected to share in over $674,000 Regional Arts Touring funding. Share options

Published: 4 November 2018



Sustainability Toolkit launched at Artstate brings new business to creative industries

Creating New Income, a new toolkit aimed at helping small to medium arts, screen and cultural organisations to flourish was launched by Minster for the Arts Don Harwin at Artstate […]

Published: 2 November 2018



Create NSW, BBC Studios and the AIDC announce six-month BBC UK placement for Doc star

Create NSW, BBC Studios Australia and the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) have teamed up to launch a search for a talented mid-career documentary producer/director, who will be offered a […]

Published: 31 October 2018



NSW urged to have its say on National Arts and Disability Strategy

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin is urging the people of NSW to submit their views to inform a renewed National Arts and Disability Strategy to help improve access and […]

Published: 30 October 2018



Bee Cruse and Marlikka Perdrisat to join Create NSW’s Emerging Producer Placements initiative

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers Bee Cruse and Marlikka Perdrisat are the NSW-based emerging producers who will undertake customised six-month paid internships in industry, courtesy of Create NSW. Bee […]

Published: 22 October 2018



Antarctic drama brought to life on the small screen

The first television drama series set at an Australian Antarctic research station will be developed this summer as part of the Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship. Share options

Published: 12 October 2018



$2 million to ignite Western Sydney arts and music culture scene

The Western Sydney Strategic Programs funding for 2018-19 from Create NSW will support three new programs and a third year of the Making Spaces initiative which to date has activated […]

Published: 12 October 2018



Lynette Wallworth’s Virtual Reality work Awavena to premiere at Carriageworks following screening at Venice International Film Festival

Awavena, the remarkable new Virtual Reality (VR) work by Emmy and AACTA award-winning artist and director Lynette Wallworth, which screened to international acclaim at the recent Venice International Film Festival, […]

Published: 4 October 2018



Create NSW and SBS/NITV announce focus for second year of Generator: Emerging Filmmakers Fund

Create NSW and SBS/NITV today announced that the second year of the Generator: Emerging Filmmakers Fund (GEFF) initiative will champion emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers. Together, Create NSW […]

Published: 3 October 2018



Walsh Bay Arts Precinct Construction Begins

Work on Stage One of the redevelopment of the Walsh Bay Arts Precinct is set to begin now that the NSW Government has signed a contract with Richard Crookes Constructions. […]

Published: 3 October 2018



Create NSW extends Screenability to support national emerging filmmakers with disability

Create NSW has announced that its Screenability Filmmakers Fund will now support emerging filmmakers with disability from all states, with applications now open for the opportunity that offers up to […]

Published: 26 September 2018