Discover new directions in the creative industries, and immerse yourself creatively in an expert-led masterclass.You'll walk away with a better...
Creative Careers 2018
Discover new directions in the creative industries, and immerse yourself creatively in an expert-led masterclass.
You'll walk away with a better understanding of the creative landscape, how this translates into existing and emerging jobs and you can take advantage of the many creative opportunities out there.
In the afternoon it's your turn to explore your creativity in one of four masterclasses in photography, music production, textiles or social media. For beginners or advanced, everyone's welcome.
8:30 – 9.00 Registration
9:00 – 9:15 Welcome and introduction to Creative Learning
9:15 – 10:15 Exhibition viewing with student discussion
Tour the New Creatives: Hidden in Plain View exhibit - a new approach to senior school education and see how young creatives can develop real industry experience and portfolios so that they have a head start and a much clearer idea of where to head once they finish school. The exhibition is an example of the ways that emerging creative talent can be fostered at schools using project-based learning, and how linking with industry and community helps students make better study and career choices for the future.
10:15 – 10:40 Morning tea
10:45 – 12:00 Creative Careers panel hosted by Kristi Street - Creative Entrepreneur
Tim Chappel, Petrina Hicks, Chris McLean and Laura McWhinnie will talk about emerging careers in the creative industries and what key skills are needed to forge a career in the creative world.
12:00 – 12:45 Lunch
12:45 – 2:45 Two-hour creative masterclass
Fashion Design with Tim Chappel - Create a 'Priscilla' inspired headdress with Academy Award Winning Costume Designer Tim
Social Media with Laura McWhinnie - Learn about social media for personal branding and marketing
Photography with Petrina Hicks - Learn lighting and studio techniques
Music Production with Paul Bianco - Learn about the music industry and record and mix
Textiles and Reactive Dyes with Chris McLean - Learn how to become an entrepreneur with your art