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Finke: There and Back

Dylan River races into official competition with his motor racing documentary Finke: There & Back

The Finke Desert Race is the largest off-road motor race in the Southern Hemisphere, and Australia’s fastest and deadliest motor sport event. Director Dylan River (a competitor himself) explores the […]More

Published: 7 June 2018



Oliva Martin-McGuire goes under the veil to explore the billion-dollar fantasy of China’s pre-wedding photography industry

Create NSW spoke with China Love  director, Olivia Martin-McGuire, ahead of the film’s screening in competition at the 65th Sydney Film Festival. How does it feel to have China Love […]More

Published: 7 June 2018



Oyster

Kim Beamish’s new documentary will make you rethink everything you know about Oysters and how they land on your plate

Oyster is a feature length documentary that follows a NSW Oyster farmer, his family and the precarious three-year journey it takes to bring his Sydney rock oysters to market. Create […]More

Published: 7 June 2018



Michael Mohammed Ahmad, Stelios Papadakis

Michael Mohammed Ahmad talks about his new book The Lebs and Sweatshop: Western Sydney Literacy Movement

Michael Mohammed Ahmad is the Director of Sweatshop: Western Sydney Literacy Movement. His debut novel, The Tribe, received the 2015 Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelists of the Year Award. […]More

Published: 7 June 2018



Asian Girls

Interview with Emerging Filmmakers Hyun Lee – Asian Girls

Asian Girls tells the story of Chan, a Chinese factory worker who lives alone. Every night she is visited by a horrific ghost who has an uncanny resemblance to her […]More

Published: 7 June 2018



Interview with Moogahlin Performing Arts Co-Artistic Director Lily Shearer

Create NSW spoke to Lily Shearer about her work as a freelancer, a cultural collaborator and what’s coming up for Moogahlin Performing Arts. You are a freelance-performing artist, cultural collaborator, […]More

Published: 28 May 2018



Kirk Page is building rigour around diversity at Northern Rivers Performing Arts

Kirk Page Associate Director of Northern Rivers Performing Arts, a screen practitioner, theatre maker, movement consultant, choreographer and director. Create NSW spoke to the former Bangarra dancer and award-winning Redfern […]More

Published: 28 May 2018



Jonathan Jones

Jonathan Jones on identity, language and developing a greater cultural understanding through his craft.

In October 2017, Jonathan Jones was awarded the Create NSW Visual Arts Fellowship for mid-career/established artists, in partnership with and ArtBank. We spoke to him about being awarded the Fellowship, […]More

Published: 28 May 2018



Create NSW and ABC announce Half Hour Drama masterclass attendees and Cli-Fi projects for development

NSW-based filmmaker teams have been selected to attend an expert masterclass as part of the Half Hour Drama development partnership between Create NSW and the ABC, which will see character-driven […]More

Published: 7 May 2018



Elaine Crombie is having a laugh ahead of the Funny Women! panel at Vivid Ideas

As part of Create NSW at Vivid Ideas, we caught up with panellist Elaine Crombie who will join a panel of funny five women changing the face of Australian comedy, focusing […]More

Published: 1 May 2018



Bee Cruse talks to us ahead of Listen Here Now at Vivid Ideas

As part of Create NSW at Vivid Ideas, we caught up with panellist Bee Cruse who will join a conversation with a new wave of Aboriginal creatives across arts, screen […]More

Published: 1 May 2018



Listen Here Now - Rhyan Clapham AKA ‘Dobby’

Rhyan Clapham AKA ‘Dobby’ talks to Create NSW ahead of Listen Here Now at Vivid Ideas

As part of Create NSW at Vivid Ideas, we caught up with panellist Rhyan Clapham AKA ‘Dobby’ who will join a conversation with a new wave of Aboriginal creatives across […]More

Published: 1 May 2018



Chantal Abouchar talks to Create NSW about technological trends ahead of Digital Disruptors at Vivid Ideas

As part of Create NSW at Vivid Ideas, we caught up with panellist Chantal Abouchar from The Studio, who will offer valuable insights into how creative practitioners can thrive in […]More

Published: 1 May 2018



The Expert Exchange: Collaborative giving

Giving was once a private activity, now it is increasingly a social one. Artists and small-to-medium organisations are shifting to a more collaborative and democratised form of giving. Through pooled […]More

Published: 30 April 2018



Young Regional Artist Fellowship recipient Ethan Andrews debuts his one man show at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2018

In 2017, Singleton-based stand-up comedian Ethan Andrews was awarded a $10,000 Create NSW Young Regional Artist Fellowship. Through the fellowship Ethan pursued a career-changing creative skills development programme, including a […]More

Published: 11 April 2018



Bankstown Poetry Slam is back for another year

Sara Mansour is the Co-Founder, Artistic Director and Host of the Bankstown Poetry Slam. Create NSW sat down with Sara to talk about this year’s event. What impact have you […]More

Published: 11 April 2018