Media releases

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

Visual artists vie for prestigious fellowship

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin today announced ten NSW artists shortlisted for this year’s prestigious $30,000 Create NSW & Artspace NSW Visual Arts Fellowship. Share options

Published: 18 September 2018

Creche at Screen Forever

For the first time ever, a creche will be available to delegates at SCREEN FOREVER, Australia’s premier Screen Industry conference event, in what is a major step forward for parents […]

Published: 17 September 2018

$250k boost for NSW screen experiences and development

Create NSW has announced funding of nearly $250,000 to boost NSW screen practitioner skillsets and bring a range of screen experiences to audiences across the State. Under the 2018/19 Industry […]

Published: 11 September 2018

Go Back To Where You Came From Live takes the pulse of the refugee crisis in a global television first

A group of Australians are about to embark on a journey to some of the most dangerous places on earth. In SBS’s most ambitious television event to date, Go Back […]

Published: 6 September 2018

Now open: Creative Koori funding opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists

The latest rounds of Create NSW’s Creative Koori Arts and Cultural Projects and Creative Koori Employment funds are now open for applications, aimed at supporting and expanding opportunities for Aboriginal […]

Published: 6 September 2018

Deadline extended for Create NSW Fellowship opportunities

The deadline for applications for the new suite of Create NSW Fellowships has been extended until midnight Monday 20 August 2018 – and artists and creatives across the State are […]

Published: 17 August 2018

Create NSW to boost screen industry with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander emerging producer placements

Create NSW’s Emerging Producer Placement initiative for 2018 will focus on providing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander screen creatives through two six-month paid internships in industry. Share options

Published: 13 August 2018