Arts Smarts

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
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Steff Green is a full time, self-publishing novelist, shipping stories by the terabyte. We asked her how it’s done, and she briefly emerged from under her pile of cats to tell us.
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Steff Green
Mina Mathieson
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Should you work for someone? Or go out on your own?
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Sam Grover
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Is an internship the right move for your career? Well, it depends.
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Sam Grover
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When to work for free, and when to ask for money.
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Sam Grover
Roundhead Studios
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A crash course in collaboration for artists.
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Sam Grover
On location in the North Shore - Credit: Spencer Locke - Bonney
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The creative team behind the series that took out TVNZ’s inaugural New Blood competition share their top tips for creating low budget - high quality content.
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Cinnamon Thieves - Production Company
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Tips on how to make money
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Sam Grover
RANGAITIKEI - "MOUNTAIN MELTING TO THE RIVER, RIVER TO THE SEA" (DENIS GLOVER) 2018 by STANLEY PALMER
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The Big Idea talked to beloved landscape artist Stanley Palmer on the eve of his latest exhibition Chart of Aotearoa and asks what advice he’s got for aspiring artists.
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Karyn Tattersfield