Short, Sharp and Immediately Useful is a series of professional development seminars designed for busy industry practitioners, including managers, executive producers, producers and entrepreneurs to help you get up to speed on the subjects that are important for your career, your company and/or your projects.
Each seminar will be specifically tailored for the creative industries, informed by our industry intel. There’s a wide variety of topics – something for everyone over the year including project financing, social media as part of your business strategy, developing your brand, managing creative teams, developing IP and emerging tech.
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Blockchain For Creative Businesses
Seminar on blockchain and its application in the creative industries featuring RMIT academics Ellie Rennie and Jason Potts.Learn More
Deals, Rights and Negotiation
Seminar on deals and rights for TV and film distribution and financing AFTRS featuring Nick Cole, Cole media Entertainment and Law.Learn More
Developing IP and Doing It Right
Seminar on developing and monetising Intellectual property in the creative industries, presented by Peter Kite and Stephen Digby.Learn More
Audience, Strategy and Building Your Brand
AFTRS professional development seminar on developing personal and content branding, presented by Peter Drinkwater.Learn More
Impact producing workshop for documentary makers with Doc Society Good Pitch director, Malinda Wink.Learn More
Show Me The Money
AFTRS professional development seminar on raising funding for TV and film production.Learn More
Managing Creative Teams
Professional development seminar on managing creative people including leadership and communication skills with Dee Brown and Krista Jordan.Learn More
DIY Social Media for Creative Businesses
Seminar on social media planning for creative business with David Clune, Dom McCusker and Diana Nguyen.Learn More
But Is It A Good idea?
Professional development seminar on idea validation, testing and experimentation with design and innovation expert Tarra van Amerongen.Learn More
Preparing for Post in a Post-Pandemic World
A range of solutions and strategies for using technology to navigate production workflows and finance in a post-COVID world.Learn More