Making it in Moreland

Making it in Moreland

Professional Development for Creatives.

If you are trying to Make it in Moreland these events offer a dynamic addition to your professional development, along with a great opportunity to meet other creative practitioners in your area.

Making it in Moreland is on again with events happening in November 2018. 

All events are held in wheelchair accessible venues. Please contact us if you require additional access services.

Governing a Community Organisation

With Justice Connect, Not-for-profit Law

Thursday 8 November, 10 am - 1 pm
Council Chambers, 90 Bell Street Coburg

As a committee or board member of a community organisation, it’s important you are fully aware of your legal responsibilities. This essential training will help you better understand:

  • The legal role of committee members as decision makers
  • The difference between governance and management
  • The importance of your organisation’s rules and legal purpose or objects
  • The four main legal duties of committee members
  • Other laws that you should be aware of as a committee member
  • Potential liabilities and how to protect yourself and your organisation
  • Summary, top tips, further resources and questions

Suitable for people involved in (or thinking of becoming involved in) not-for-profit community organisations of all sizes and legal structures, including unincorporated groups. Bookings are essential.

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Writing for Publication

With Emily Brewin

Saturday 10 November, 10 am - 12 pm
Siteworks Workroom 2, 33 Saxon Street, Brunswick

Ever wondered what the secret is to getting your work published? Author and freelance writer, Emily Brewin, will provide a practical guide to navigating the process. From workshopping to pitching your fiction and non-fiction ideas, this session will provide useful information and industry insights as well as writing exercises to help you hone your skills. Drawing on her experience as a novelist and journalist, Emily will show you how to find a home for your next piece, and will provide a ‘toolkit’ of resources to keep you pitching long after the workshop is done.

*You may bring a piece of your own writing to the session, although this is not essential.

Bookings are essential.

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Sensory Line 

With Environmental Performance Authority

Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 November, 3 pm - 9 pm, Brunswick - Fawkner

Come on a touring adventure exploring the rich sensations of Moreland! Traversing South to North one day, and North to South the next, Environmental Performance Authority (EPA) invite participants to follow the lead of their senses: to look, hear, smell, touch – even taste. SENSORY LINE focuses on the places in between that we might usually ignore, treating them as complex, valuable ecosystems. Through live performance and guided participatory activities, the journey will release beauty, surprise and vivid experiences from hitherto unremarked places through the changing atmospheres of day, evening and night.

Presented as part of MoreArt

Bookings and further information.

Making it Reel

Film Making with Kate Lefoe

Thursday 29 November, 6 pm - 9 pm
Brunswick Mechanics Institute Studio, 270 Sydney Road, Brunswick

This introductory workshop will provide the opportunity to learn fundamental filmmaking techniques. This will be a very practical and collaborative workshop for a small group of people to write, direct, shoot and edit a 2 minute film together over a 3 hour period.

As a group, participants 
• Write a short script
• Draw storyboards
• Shoot the film
• Edit the film

Kate Lefoe is an award-winning international filmmaker whose shorts and documentaries have screened at numerous festivals worldwide. She is a graduate of the Masters program at the prestigious Victorian College of the Arts. Watch Kate's films

Bookings are essential.

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Suitable for

Artists, musicians, film makers, writers, makers, designers, teachers, creative practitioners, event managers and arts professionals


Moreland City Council
Emma Hutchinson, Arts and Culture
Phone: 9384 9239

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