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It's nice to say 'I'm a creative.' It sounds so whimsical. But making stuff for work is really quite involved. In an effort to figure it out, each week El talks to a different creative about a different part of the making process.

MAKE IT, WORK El Mitchell

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It's nice to say 'I'm a creative.' It sounds so whimsical. But making stuff for work is really quite involved. In an effort to figure it out, each week El talks to a different creative about a different part of the making process.

    Happy Holidays from MAKE IT, WORK!

    Happy Holidays from MAKE IT, WORK!

    We're taking a holiday break. Enjoy! Make! Rest! We'll see you in the New Year.

    • 59 sec
    VULNERABILITY with Tilly Lawless [@tilly_lawless]

    VULNERABILITY with Tilly Lawless [@tilly_lawless]

    Tilly Lawless is a full service sex worker and writer based in Sydney. Her writing has been published in journals such as Meanjin and Archer Magazine but mostly, Tilly prefers to self-publish online. (@tilly_lawless) Today, we talk with Tilly about vulnerability and making, the interaction with audiences allowed by a personal online space, about the effect on audiences when vulnerability and personal experience is put into art, and finally, the markers we use to determine 'success.' Thanks Tilly!

    • 12 min
    FREELANCING with Greta Robenstone [Kids on Fire, High Ground]

    FREELANCING with Greta Robenstone [Kids on Fire, High Ground]

    As a freelance editor Greta (gretarobenstone.info) has worked on all kinds of video content, with her documentary and narrative work shown at film festivals across the country - most recently at this year's MIFF with short film Kids on Fire.

    In today's episode Greta has a *heap* of good advice about freelance work, based on her first hand experience. We'll talk how to signify the change between work/play, work spaces, protecting yourself and your work as freelancer, and why you don't have to do everything all at once! Thanks Greta!

    • 14 min
    FEEDBACK with Aaron Chen [Aaron Chen Tonight, Splendour in the Grass]

    FEEDBACK with Aaron Chen [Aaron Chen Tonight, Splendour in the Grass]

    Aaron (@chennylifestyle) started his comedy career doing funny speeches at school. Since then, over almost 10 years, he's performed sold out national tours, at Splendour in the Grass, and can be found on ABC iview on his show Aaron Chen Tonight. In today's episode, we talk with Aaron about feedback and the nature of instant feedback in comedy, why you can't take all feedback too seriously, and who he runs his work by first. Thanks Aaron!

    • 10 min
    INTERNSHIPS with Helena Ruse [INTERNMENT, The Project]

    INTERNSHIPS with Helena Ruse [INTERNMENT, The Project]

    Helena writes for The Project (Channel 10) and creates at @leftoverssketchcomedy, with her newest web series INTERNMENT exploring the lows and... lows of internships. Throughout this episode we talk about Helena's work and her own interning experiences, what a good internship looks like, how to find the right one, and why having a crack at your own projects is a great way to learn instead. Thanks Helena!

    • 10 min
    SIDE PROJECTS with Sally Tabart [The Design Files, Ladies of Leisure]

    SIDE PROJECTS with Sally Tabart [The Design Files, Ladies of Leisure]

    Six years ago, Sally started Ladies of Leisure @ladiesofleisurezine as a side project with a then acquaintance. Throughout this episode we'll talk through LOL's beginnings as a print publication to the workshop and community space it is now, social media, motivation, making time, and wrap it all up with a dollop of good advice you can take with you into *your* side projects - Thanks Sally!

    • 12 min

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