The Sapphires has enjoyed the best opening for an Australian movie in almost two years, taking $2.32 million at the box office last weekend. Read the full story here.
Earlier this year Live Performance Australia (LPA) terminated the Agreement Governing the Use of Foreign Artists in Live Theatre in Australia without prior discussion. Australian performers are invited to attend members’ rmeetings in Sydney and Melbourne to hear about the campaign so far and to consider the next steps.
Equity would like to congratulate Equity member Claudia Karvan on her appointment to Screen Australia's Board which was announced today by the Federal Minister for the Arts, Simon Crean and Screen Australia. You can read Screen Australia's press release here
Keep your finger on the digital world’s pulse by using social media to promote your ‘brand’ online. Pearl Tan and Candice Wise have some timely advice
As an actor, your personal brand is your livelihood. Like it or not, social media is not going away any time soon and it plays a huge part in building your personal brand. YouTube is currently the second-largest search engine in the world, Facebook has more than 900 million monthly active users and there are more than 200 million Tweets each day.
What does it take to get a foothold in the extremely competitive field of voiceover? Practitioner and coach Abbe Holmes offers some insider’s tips
Let’s start by talking about what’s out there. Hundreds of voiceovers are produced nationally every week, mainly radio ads and promos, also called ‘imaging’, and mostly made in-house at the stations. In-house radio production caters to the ‘single event’ or ‘short campaign’ advertiser and the stations churn them out.