Media releases

Kyas Hepworth appointed Head of Screen NSW

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

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.

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.

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.

Published: 5 April 2022



Round Two Service Needs Strategic Fund open for applications

Arts and cultural organisations can now apply for the next round of the NSW Government’s Service Needs Strategic Fund as demand for professional development, services and resources across the sector […]

Published: 31 March 2022



Arts and cultural support for flood-affected communities

Flood-impacted arts and cultural organisations, screen practitioners, individual artists and collaborative groups in NSW will soon be able to access funding to support the immediate recovery of arts and cultural […]

Published: 30 March 2022



Sheridan Harbridge hits the high notes with musical theatre fellowship

Sheridan Harbridge has been awarded the 2022 Hayes – NSW Musical Theatre (Established) Fellowship, a career accelerating musical theatre initiative delivered in partnership with Create NSW and Hayes Theatre Co.

Published: 25 March 2022



Happy Feraren Scores 2021 Incubator Fellowship

Happy Feraren has been selected as the successful recipient of the 2021 Incubator – NSW Theatre (Emerging) Fellowship and will use the opportunity to undertake creative development of new work with support from […]

Published: 24 March 2022



$1 million funding boost for Sydney WorldPride Festival

Art and cultural institutions and local independent artists are set to benefit from a $1 million funding boost ahead of next year’s inaugural Sydney WorldPride Festival.

Published: 21 March 2022



Applications open for three regional touring opportunities

Audiences, artists, and regional economies across the state will benefit from three NSW Government regional touring funding programs opening today.

Published: 18 March 2022



$1 Million to put visual artists in the picture

Artists, groups, arts and cultural organisations, collecting organisations and philanthropists across the state can now apply for up to $100,000 in funding to commission ambitious new work through the NSW […]

Published: 16 March 2022



Councils and community groups encouraged to apply for Holiday Break activities

Regional councils and eligible not-for-profit organisations are encouraged to apply for funding to deliver events and activities during the upcoming autumn school holidays, thanks to the NSW Government’s expanded Holiday […]

Published: 8 March 2022



Pier 2/3 at Walsh Bay Arts Precinct set to open

Pier 2/3 at Walsh Bay Arts Precinct will officially open its doors to the public in March, following the completion of major construction works.

Published: 25 February 2022



The Search Begins for the Three NSW Creative Leadership Fellows

Create NSW is calling for applications for the Beyond the Studio: Early to Mid-Career Dance Fellowship with Sydney Dance Company, Conductor: NSW Orchestral (Early Career) Fellowship with Sydney Youth Orchestras, […]

Published: 23 February 2022



Annette Pitman appointed interim Chief Executive of Create NSW

Accomplished arts and culture leader Annette Pitman has been appointed as interim Chief Executive of the Government’s Agency responsible for arts, screen, culture and cultural infrastructure, Create NSW.

Published: 21 February 2022