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Create NSW supported projects dominate 2018 AACTA Award nominations

NSW produced feature films, television programs, documentaries, and short forms feature strongly in the 2018 AACTA Award nominations. The winners will be announced in Sydney in two ceremonies during December […]More

Published: 30 October 2018



Bee Cruse and Marlikka Perdrisat

Create NSW announces 2018-19 Emerging Producer Placement recipients

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 […]More

Published: 22 October 2018



Jump First, Ask Later produced by PYT Fairfield and Force Majeur. Image: Alex Wisser.

Western Sydney’s arts, music and culture scene is set for an injection of $2 million

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 […]More

Published: 12 October 2018



Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Exchange

Create NSW and Arts OutWest are hosting the inaugural NSW Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Exchange at Bathurst from 31 October to 1 November 2018. The Exchange will highlight the creative […]More

Published: 10 October 2018



The Australian Pavilion in Venice. Photo by John Gollings.

Create NSW supporting four places in the Emerging Arts Professionals Program, Venice Biennale 2019

Create NSW working in partnership with the Australia Council for the Arts to support four places in the Emerging Arts Professionals Program, Venice Biennale 2019. Applications are now open for […]More

Published: 5 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, […]More

Published: 4 October 2018



Artist's impression of Bangarra Dance Theatre at Walsh Bay Arts Precinct.

Work on Stage One of Walsh Bay Arts Precinct redevelopment is set to begin

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. […]More

Published: 3 October 2018



Behind the scenes on Transblack, produced by Mitch Stanley.

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

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

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 […]More

Published: 26 September 2018



Angela Goh, Uncanny Valley Girl, photo by Bryony Jackson

With performance artist Angela Goh, you never really know what to expect

Unless you’ve seen her work and know she’ll draw you into a flow of visual and auditory forms causing a cascade of emotional and visceral reaction. Goh has been travelling […]More

Published: 21 September 2018



Image by William Yang

William Yang reveals a social history of Sydney’s underground queer dance scene

We spoke to photography legend – William Yang – whose stories of Sydney’s secret history of queer underground parties takes you back to an era when the dance party craze […]More

Published: 21 September 2018



Visual artists vie for prestigious fellowship

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin has announced ten NSW artists shortlisted for this year’s prestigious $30,000 Create NSW & Artspace NSW Visual Arts Fellowship. Now in its 22nd year […]More

Published: 18 September 2018



Jessica Jiacco. Image by Lisa Tomasetti.

Step back in time with rising producer Jessica Giacco on the set of Ladies in Black

We spoke to Jessica Giacco about her time working with Bruce Beresford whilst undertaking her Create NSW Emerging Producer Placement on Ladies in Black. You were recently selected as the […]More

Published: 12 September 2018



NSW musician survey

Create NSW has developed a survey to collect vital information from NSW musicians and their representatives to assist in the development of a Contemporary Music Strategy for the State. This […]More

Published: 10 September 2018



Niki Aken

From writing to producing. Niki Aken’s tips for the Emerging Producer Placement

Thinking of applying for the Emerging Producer Placement? 2018 recipient Niki Aken, talks us through her successful application. In 2017 you were selected for the Create NSW Emerging Producer Placment (EPP) – can […]More

Published: 6 September 2018



BigSound

NSW musicians supported to showcase and network up a storm at BIGSOUND

A collection of 18 musicians, bands and their managers from across the State are heading to Brisbane’s BIGSOUND Festival and Conference to showcase their music and expand their networks, thanks […]More

Published: 6 September 2018