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The Other Art Fair | Call For Artists

The Other Art Fair is recognised as the leading platform for artists to showcase and sell their work to a new generation of art buyers. Now in six cities across the world, the fair's global expansion demonstrates the widespread demand to meet and buy direct from independent artists. Read more

Screenworks | Calling Regional Writers: 5 Places Available in Script Development Lab

If you’re living in regional, rural or remote Australia and want to write for television there aren’t many opportunities specifically designed to showcase your talent – until now. Screenworks and Matchbox Pictures with the support of Screen Australia’s Enterprise Ideas funding program and Create NSW Early Development Funding are offering unique opportunities for five regional screenwriters to be part of a five-day script lab to develop the new TV series - Best Medicine. Read more

Varuna's Publisher Introduction Program 2019: A Pathway to Publication

Would you like the opportunity to have your work read by one of Australia’s leading publishers, with a view to possible publication? The Varuna Publisher Introduction Program (PIP) offers just that, along with a seven-day residency at Varuna and a manuscript consultation with one of Varuna’s writing consultants. Read more

The Big Skies Collaboration | Skywriters Anthology 2019

The Big Skies Collaboration are now accepting submissions to the Skywriters Anthology, a royalty title in print and eBook formats (pdf, ePub and Kindle versions). It will be distributed under a global license held by the publisher, Interactive Publications Pty Ltd (IP). Creative writers and aspiring writers are invited to submit skystories about their own or other people’s (or other beings?) relationships with celestial phenomena, as experienced from within the fuzzy borders of the region defined as the 700 Kilometre Array (700KA) of inland New South Wales. Read more

Byron Bay International Film Festival | Byron Bay – a Meeting Place for Innovative New Realities

Most film-lovers would be familiar with Weta Workshop, New Zealand’s world-leading design and effects facility behind the ground-breaking other-world settings and characters in films including Avatar, King Kong and Lord of the Rings. Weta have also been deeply involved in developing content for the Magic Leap One, the upcoming Mixed Reality headset from one of the most well-funded start-ups in history, a technology that until now has been veiled in secrecy – and that most people know from the social media video of a whale breaching inside a basketball court. Read more

Inaugural Youth Arts Symposium Set to Shake Up Australian Arts

Arts Front Under 30 (AFU30), a new national symposium, is bringing young artists from across the nation together in Newcastle, from 26–28 September 2018. Following a hugely successful public callout for participants, AFU30 will assemble a hundred artists under the age of 30, representing a diverse range of voices and experiences from across Australia. Read more

Runway Travel Bursary | Liveworks 2018

Runway are offering a travel bursary to support an artist/writer/curator from Regional New South Wales to attend Liveworks 2018 (18 – 28 October) and Writing for Experimental Performance Workshop (Saturday 27 October). Read more