Genevieve’s essay “City of Film? Sydney’s Untapped Potential” Featured in the Sydney Culture Essays.
The Sydney Culture Essays, published by the Committee for Sydney, capture the thinking of some of the leading voices in Sydney’s cultural life. As one of the essayists, I draw attention to the need for more investment in grassroots arts and film industry initiatives in order for Sydney to be a global cultural leader.
Ten artists from across Australia have been named as Sidney Myer Creative Fellows for 2017. `Each Fellow will receive an unrestricted grant of $160,000. The Fellowships are not tied to any specific outcome but provide an income over a two-year period to give the recipient the freedom to develop their creative practice without financial pressure.
B&T’s 30 under 30 awards, are widely regarded as the leading showcase for the brightest young talent working across marketing communications. Within 10 categories, 3 winners were selected to make up the top thirty brightest minds across the Australian media landscape. Out of 300 entries, 127 were shortlisted and the final 30 were announced at the awards night which took place at the Ivy. With 11 shortlisted in the entrepreneur category – we were very proud of our Genevieve for being recognised as a young leader in the media industry.
On June 3rd Genevieve was announced as a finalist in the 2016 NSW Creative Achievement awards in the Emerging Creative Talent Award category. The prestigious awards recognise some of NSW finest creative leaders, contributors and innovators.
Minister for Industry Anthony Roberts said the Creative Achievement Awards, now in their third year, celebrated the strength and diversity of the creative industries in NSW by showcasing outstanding work by individuals and organisations.