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Australian Artists Invited to Enter the Inaugural Evelyn Chapman Art Award

Perpetual, as Trustee, is pleased to announce an exciting new opportunity for Australian painters. The Evelyn Chapman Art Award provides a $50,000 scholarship for an Australian painter, male or female under the age of 45, to ‘engender the encouragement, development and rewarding of artistic skill, through furthering the training and knowledge and skills of Australian painters.’ Read more

Applications Now Open for the Regional Arts Fund (RAF) 2019

Applications are now being accepted for the Regional Arts Fund (RAF), an Australian Government initiative that supports sustainable cultural development in regional and remote communities in Australia. The program is managed by Regional Arts Australia and Regional Arts NSW, and is designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities. Read more

RAF Project | REC Ya Shorts 2018 Escapes to New Regions

Now in its fourth year, the REC Ya Shorts Youth Film Festival is rolling out around Regional Australia for 2018, on the search for the next wave of young Australian filmmakers. This year’s program will also see over 70 in-school filmmaking and mental health workshops come to schools throughout Regional NSW for students interested in learning what it’s all about behind the camera lens. Read more

Small Town Ready to Host Film Festival for Country Kids’ Big Dreams

The Country Education Foundation of Canowindra is excited to announce the Cano Mocs and Docs 2804 short film festival supported by the Age of Fishes Museum and the Cabonne Council. The short film festival will be hosted in Canowindra at the Age of Fishes Museum on October 13, 2018 and feature short-form documentaries and mockumentaries from all over the world. Read more

A Two-Day Directing Intensive: Helping Screen Directors in Regional Australia Achieve their Career Dreams

Aspiring directors across Australia have the opportunity to get closer to achieving their career dreams by spending two days with Walkley Award-winning Documentary Filmmaker Anna Broinowski (Forbidden Lies) and multi-award winning Drama Director Ana Kokkinnos (Pulse) who will both present at Screenworks’ Directing Intensive being held at Linneaus Estate on July 7th and 8th. Read more