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Artspace NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship 2019 shortlist. Photo by Anna Kucera.

Shortlist announced for prestigious visual arts fellowship

Eleven emerging visual artists from NSW have been shortlisted for the 2019 Create NSW and Artspace NSW Visual Arts Fellowship. Now in its 23rd year at Artspace, the prestigious $30,000 […]More

Published: 29 October 2019



On the road for Postcards from the Riverlands. Photo Sarah Parsons.

Multi-Year Arts funding changes launched

Supporting the needs of small to medium independent arts organisations is at the heart of new guidelines for multi-year arts funding. The funding is the NSW Government’s longer term support […]More

Published: 24 October 2019



Renowned choreographer Vicki Van Hout’s brilliant new solo performance ‘plenty serious TALK TALK’ is set to dazzle audiences

Vicki Van Hout’s writing and performance examines the elements of Indigenous art-making that is often behind-the-scenes. Ahead of the 2019 Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art at Performance Space, Vicki shares […]More

Published: 14 October 2019



Create NSW and Animal Logic Artist in Residence. L-R: Ben Quilty, Aemmon Sheehan, Jason Phu, Técha Noble and Zareh Nalbandian.

Create NSW and Animal Logic name first Artists in Residence

Técha Noble, Jason Phu and Aemmon Sheehan have been selected as the first NSW artists to participate in the Create NSW and Animal Logic Artist in Residence initiative, where they […]More

Published: 10 September 2019



Experience and diversity define new Artform Boards

In June 2019, Create NSW invited Expressions of Interest from arts and cultural leaders to join Create NSW Artform Advisory Boards, who will assess applications made to the Arts and […]More

Published: 14 August 2019



Marvel Studios to film “Thor: Love and Thunder” in Australia

The next instalment of Marvel Studio’s major blockbuster “Thor” franchise will be filmed at Fox Studios in Sydney thanks to the Federal Government’s $24.1 million Location Incentive grant and support […]More

Published: 26 July 2019



Rear projection screen being used on set for Solo.

Star Wars comes to Sydney as ILM commits to permanent studio

More than 500 local jobs will be created when Disney-owned visual effects company Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) sets up a new studio in Sydney, establishing NSW as a global […]More

Published: 15 July 2019



Thor Ragnarok. Courtesy of Marvel Studios.

10% PDV incentive puts NSW in front for global filmmakers

NSW is now one of the most competitive locations in the world for filmmakers following the announcement of a new 10% incentive for the Post, Digital and Visual Effects (PDV) […]More

Published: 11 July 2019



Murama Healing Space Project

This NAIDOC Week we’re excited to showcase the fantastic work that Murama and the Sydney Olympic Park Authority have been doing in Western Sydney. In 2018 they received Create NSW […]More

Published: 8 July 2019



Simpler NSW arts funding launched with call for expert Artform Boards

Create NSW has today unveiled simpler Arts and Cultural Funding Program guidelines for 2019/20 with a call for nominations from experts across the State to be considered for appointment to […]More

Published: 28 June 2019



Artist Thom Roberts and writer/director Georgia Quinn in front of Thom’s work for The National, Carriageworks on the last day of filming.

Georgia Quinn’s ‘Studio A Documentary’ series bites in all the right places

Studio A Documentary series explores the artistic practice and lives of six artists who see and communicate with the world around them, in a unique way, and challenge the perceptions […]More

Published: 20 June 2019



Arts, screen & culture across NSW flourish with $871 million investment

Arts, screen and culture are alive and well with the NSW Government delivering an $871 million total investment in the sector, including a 22 per cent increase in recurrent funding […]More

Published: 18 June 2019



Sydney Flash Mob Choir. Photo by Tim da Rin.

Create NSW tunes in to expand Make Music Day 2019

Create NSW is encouraging widespread community engagement for Make Music Day (Friday 21 June 2019), having facilitated a series of events for audiences and musicians with support from Sydney Trains […]More

Published: 18 June 2019



'I might blow up someday' Hissy Fit, Liveworks, Performance Space, Sydney. Image: Alex Davies.

2019 Visual Arts Fellowship open for application

Visual artists at the start of their careers are encouraged to apply for the Create NSW and Artspace 2019 NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging). This Fellowship is aimed at providing […]More

Published: 17 June 2019



Image: Deborah Mailman, Rachel Perkin's son Arnhem and Rachel Perkins at Sydney Film Festival 2019 Closing Night. Photo courtesy of Sydney Film Festival.

Blackfella Films awarded the 2019 Sydney UNESCO City of Film Award

Acclaimed Sydney-based production company Blackfella Films has been awarded the 2019 Sydney UNESCO City of Film Award at the Closing Night of the 66th Sydney Film Festival. The award was […]More

Published: 17 June 2019



66th Sydney Film Festival Opening Night at the State Theatre. Image courtesy of Sydney Film Festival.

Sydney Film Festival secures $5m in epic opening night

Hold on to your popcorn and reach for your choc top – the Sydney Film Festival just got a $5 million boost from the NSW Government. Minister for the Arts […]More

Published: 6 June 2019