Arts Smarts

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
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Are you your own worst critic? Here are a few ideas to keep that critic at bay.
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Sam Grover
STRAY donators on Boosted
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Moscow International Film Festival rolls out the red carpet this month for homegrown indie film STRAY. Success by any measure - but it may not be there without its innovative crowdfunding campaign.
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Karyn Tattersfield
Bruce Connew 'folded eggs’ to be published in New Zealand mid-June 2018
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Writing funding applications is not the most exciting element of being an artist, but to get your project off the ground, it’s a necessary one. Photograph by Bruce Connew.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Some tips from a pro about how creatives can make a living from their talent
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Sam Grover
'A Flourish' by Amelia Harris
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Instagram is a great tool for building a network and showing people what you can do. Here are some tips to get started and get the most out of Instagram.
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Sam Grover