Erin White. Photo by Vicki Jones.

Erin White is just what the Doctor Doctor ordered

Erin White is a multi-award-winning writer and director, whose work is characterised by nuanced and emotionally truthful performances, arresting visuals, and seamless storytelling. Ahead of International Women’s Day on 8 […]More

Published: 6 March 2020

Riana Head-Toussaint performing in Dignity of Risk (2017), photo taken by Tracey Schramm.

Riana Head-Toussaint is moving and shaking the status quo in choreography

Multidisciplinary artist, Riana Head-Toussaint, is a finalist for the 2020 Keir Choreographic Award. We spoke to Riana about her work for the Award, Very Excellent Disabled Dancing, and to learn […]More

Published: 6 March 2020

Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize Professional Artist Winner Joanna Braithwaite with her artwork, Bold and the Beautiful.

An interview with artist Joanna Braithwaite – Ravenswood Women’s Art Prize winner

After winning the Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize – 2019 Professional Artist Prize, Joanna Braithwaite shares her insights and journey, with two weeks to go until entries close for the […]More

Published: 28 February 2020

Jennifer Turpin, Ravenswood Women's Art Prize Patron. Image by Ian Hobbs.

Jennifer Turpin highlights the plight of the environment through her work

Jennifer Turpin offers advice to emerging artists wanting to break into the industry and insights into applying to the Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize. You are an environmental artist, creating […]More

Published: 28 February 2020

On the set of Halal Gurls. L-R: Jessica Phoebe Hanna as Fouou, Vonne Patiag, Aanisa Vylet as Mouna.

Hijabi comedy Halal Gurls scores over 500,000 views on YouTube

Halal Gurls is a 6 x 6-minute comedy online series that offers a candid look into the lives of three 20-something Hijabis, living in Bankstown, as they endure the unseen everyday […]More

Published: 18 February 2020

Chris Casali with her artwork Oh Wollemi, 2019, Graphite Watercolour on Yupo, 200 x 150 cm.

Chris Casali’s Mutawintji Dreaming Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art

With four weeks left to enter Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize, Create NSW spoke with the winner of its Emerging Artist Prize, Chris Casali to learn about her winning effort. […]More

Published: 14 February 2020

Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie's Dead Aunt)

Interview with 2020 Mardi Gras Film Festival Director Lisa Rose

Screen NSW spoke with Mardi Gras Film Festival Director, Lisa Rose, about the upcoming festival and what films, events and masterclasses you should not miss. There is such a wide […]More

Published: 13 February 2020

Emerging Producer Placements 2020. L-R Aaliyah-Jade Bradbury, Joanna Beveridge, Joshua Longhurst.

New recruits set for Screen NSW 2020 Emerging Producer Placement initiative

Rising NSW-based producers Joshua Longhurst, Aaliyah-Jade Bradbury and Joanna Beveridge have been selected to undertake customised paid industry internships in 2020 through Screen’s NSW annual Emerging Producer Placement initiative. Recipients […]More

Published: 12 February 2020

Australian actress Belinda Giblin

Belinda Giblin celebrates 50 years in the biz with a comic turn in David Williamson’s new play, Family Values

Australian actress Belinda Giblin has been lighting up the stage and TV since the 70s. And as she clocks up 50 years in the biz we spoke to her about sustaining a successful career in the arts and her latest gig, Family Values, a blackly comic drama situated squarely on the fault lines that divide Australia.More

Published: 4 February 2020

Shear Outback Museum

Shear Outback facility immediately benefits from solar panel installation

The Shear Outback facility located in Hay, no longer needs to pay electricity bills thanks to the installation of solar panels, funded via Create NSW’s Regional Cultural Fund. Shear Outback […]More

Published: 4 February 2020

Return of Kings, ArtsLab Uncanned (2019), Shopfront Arts Co-Op. Photo by Tim da-Rin.

Shopfront Arts Co-op funds major renovation through fundraising

Shopfront Arts Co-op funds major renovation through fundraising. Shopfront $2 million heads toward completion in April 2020. We spoke to its CEO Daniel Potter to learn how they diversified their income stream to fund the new development.More

Published: 4 February 2020

Screenability 2020 - Diving In. L-R co-director Nina Oyama, producer Jessica Murphy, writer, co-director and lead Adam Bowes. Photo by Dario Hardaker.

Production begins on Screen NSW’s 2020 Screenability films ahead of premiere at Sydney Film Festival

Creatives Anthea Williams, Adam Bowes, Emily Dash and their teams are busy working on Screenability short films that will premiere at the 67th Sydney Film Festival in June 2020. Selected […]More

Published: 21 January 2020

Billy McPherson and Googoorewon Knox in Black Drop Effect, Sydney Festival 2020. Photo by Christopher Woe.

Interview with director Felix Cross – Black Drop Effect

Produced by Bankstown Arts Centre, and directed by Felix Cross, Black Drop Effect is an immersive, multi-layered experience that draws audiences into the contested space of ideas and emotions inspired […]More

Published: 6 January 2020

Billy McPherson and Googoorewon Knox in Black Drop Effect, Sydney Festival 2020. Photo by Christopher Woe.

Interview with Yuwaalaraay woman and writer of Black Drop Effect – Nardi Simpson

Ahead of its run at Sydney Festival, Nardi Simpson spoke with Create NSW about her new play, Black Drop Effect. Can you tell us about Black Drop Effect and what […]More

Published: 6 January 2020

Encounter, Sydney Festival 2020. Photo by Heidrun Lohr.

ENCOUNTER is bringing a new experience to audiences in Western Sydney

FORM Dance Projects, Sydney Youth Orchestras and FLING Physical Theatre Australia have teamed up to create a new site-specific work for Sydney Festival 2020 called ENCOUNTER. Create NSW spoke with […]More

Published: 6 January 2020

Aaron McGrath and Chenoa Deemal in Black Cockatoo, Sydney Festival 2020. Photo by Christian Trinder.

The untold story of the first Australian cricket team comes to life in Black Cockatoo

Black Cockatoo uncovers the story of 13 Aboriginal men from country Victoria, who in 1868 became the first Australian cricket team to tour England. This tour sparked the emergence of […]More

Published: 6 January 2020