The University of Newcastle, Australia

Career Conversations

The School of Creative Industries is excited to present a new series of webinars for high school students: Career Conversations – conversations with creative leaders to help students forge their own pathway in the creative industries.

Join School of Creative Industries lecturers in design, sound, film, animation and technology as they share their first-hand experience of what it takes to forge a path in the creative industries, provide insights into their own careers and answer questions from students. Your school can join one or all of the webinars!

The sessions are as follows:

Career Conversations: A career pathway for the electronic musician

Thursday 3 September 2020 at 12:00pm

This webinar is for lovers of electronic music and musicians who are keen to explore career opportunities in this dynamic field. Find out more and register

Career Conversations: Making Movies with Minimal Money

Tuesday 8 September 2020 at 12:00pm

From Hexham to Hollywood! Making Movies with Minimal Money is for students who are passionate about all things film related and are contemplating a career in the film industry. Find out more and register

Career Conversations: A career in illustration

Wednesday 9 September 2020 at 12:00pm

This webinar is for students who are passionate about drawing and illustration and are contemplating a career in illustration. Is it even possible? What are the options? Find out more and register

Career Conversations: Redefining stop motion animation

Thursday 10 September at 11:00am

From Wallace and Grommit to Paranorman, Jack McGrath explores how new digital technology is redefining stop motion animation! Find out more and register

Career Conversations: Digital Creativity in the 21st Century

Tuesday 15 September 2020 at 11:00am

Explore the possibilities of a career in digital creativity and emerging technologies with Dr Rewa Wright. This webinar is for students who are passionate about technology, virtual and augmented reality and are contemplating a career in the digital space. Find out more and register

Career Conversations: Merging creativity and technology

Thursday 17 September at 11:00am

What is a creative technologist? Find out in this webinar that is for students who are techies with creative talent or creatives with a knack for tech who are contemplating a career in this growth industry. This webinar explores creative technology and if it’s a good fit for you! Find out more and register

For more information about the webinar series, please contact soci-events@newcastle.edu.au or call 4921 5133