Arts Smarts

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Independent artists sometimes have only a vague sense of how working with a producer might benefit them - or even what a producer does.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Ace screenwriter, script advisor and educator Kathryn Burnett schools you up on nailing your script.
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The Big Idea Editor
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From the outside looking in, it can seem like others possess the secrets to a flourishing career in the arts. Madelein Dore digs deeper, revealing that no one really knows what they're doing.
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James Littlewood
How to Keep an Alien. Photo supplied.
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If you're an artist, you probably need to think more like a business. Sam Grover explain why.
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Sam Grover
Nadia Reid. Photo, Ebony Lamb.
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The Big Idea is big on mentoring. And so - it turns out - is the folk diva of Dunedin, who takes the time to mentor, and to be mentored. She explains it all to Sam Grover.
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Sam Grover
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Altitude Media plan and execute top notch social media, so you don’t have to. But if you do, then get it right. Social media maven Bayley Corfield breaks it down for us | sponsored by Altitude Media
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Bayley Corfield - Altitude Media
Taking the highs with the lows - Bruce Hopkins: actor, agent, entrepreneur.
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Bruce Hopkins on the dramatic art of survival
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Sam Grover
Ash Church, Dinosaurtoast
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How tax planning can cure your life | Sponsored by Hnry
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Sam Grover
Brian Steele
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Art & business dude Brian Steele shows us a world of opportunity beyond traditional funding channels.
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The Big Idea Editor
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With so many benefits for the mind, spirit, and art itself, creativity has the power to heal us and improve our overall mental wellness on a large scale.
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The Big Idea Editor