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Ch02.Podcast08 Christopher Saunders

To celebrate March in style, Lauren and Nick sit down with Christopher Saunders to talk about creating social change through art. Not only is he an actor, enabler and creative producer, Christopher is also endlessly curious about how we work together to reframe our stories and connect ourselves to the real humans represented in the tales we tell. Through his work with BIGhART, and currently as General Manager of Renew Newcastle, Christopher shares some sage advice on sustainability and...


Ch02.Podcast7 Nick Cain & Lauren Bailey

In the first full length podcast for 2018, our hosts take the spotlight as they carve out an special hour that is dedicated to turning the interviewers into the interviewees. Both Nick and Lauren take turns delving into key factors that have driven them to be the individual artists they are today. The discussion winds passionately from the importance of specificity and curiosity in designing our artistic lives, to musings around the fundamental nature and meaning of existence. In a...


Ch01.Snapshot01 Hayden Gregory & Opie Sayner-Hassell

It's a double dose of talent on this storyteller snapshot, as Nick and Lauren meet with two childhood friends turned indie filmmakers. Director Hayden Gregory and producer Opie Sayner-Hassell discuss the experience of creating the Australian phycological thriller, The Rip. It's a bitesized insight into the expectations of the filmmaking process, crowdfunding and developing an engaging narrative.


Ch02Podcast06 Artist's Toolkit - Sue Maslin

This month's podcast guest, Sue Maslin, weighs in on our Artist's Toolkit topic: Social Media. Listen to the full interview here: Music © Anita Quayle


Ch02.Podcast06 Sue Maslin

In what is one of the most expansive discussions to date, you are invited to explore the inner thoughts of one of Australia's most successful film, television and digital content producers, Sue Maslin. Sue brings a wealth of knowledge to the microphone as she discusses some truly important ideas. Those ideas include empowering women in the arts, the value of being knocked back multiple times, and the desire to create works from ideas that matter. She also discusses the process of getting...


CH02P04: Ali Khadim

Nick and Lauren check in bi-continental this month from LA to Sydney to compare keeping on track vs letting go, following words with actions and being grateful for the journey. Then it’s a wonderful ride inside the motivational life of Ali Khadim, who is, among other things, a Parkour practitioner, martial artist, filmmaker and movement specialist. Having just received the Kirk Robson Award from the Australia Council for the Arts, this young man has many wise words to share on reframing...