A list of our latest Cultural Trust grantees for the second round of 2017.
New grantee Roland Ellis will travel to New York City to embark on a mentorship in filmmaking and big data research. The opportunity to write and direct a short film with a US-based mentor, production house and crew promises to assist Roland in establishing himself as a unique and independent voice in the international film industry.
See here for a list of our latest Cultural Trust grantees for the final round of 2016.
New grantee Amelia Lever-Davidson will soon be traveling to London to undergo mentorships with leading lighting designers, Paule Constable and Jon Clark. She hopes these placements will help further shape her individual vision and lighting aesthetics, and allow her to build professional connections in the international theatre industry.
Since her years as an undergraduate, Gretal has aspired to study silversmithing in Europe, where there is a strong tradition of the craft. With the help of a Cultural Trust grant, that dream will now become reality, as she continues a Masters in Jewellery, Silversmithing, and Related Products at the Birmingham City University School of Jewellery.
For Max Thomas Sanderson, fashion today is fundamentally a global industry, which is why attending the prestigious Institut Français de la Mode, Paris, represents the logical next step in his promising career. This opportunity will offer Max the chance to master his craft and develop international industry connections, while continuing to work towards his aspiration of enriching menswear design in Australia.
Trading in his black t-shirts for black tie, operatic tenor Shanul is a perfect example of an older yet still early career artist to receive a Cultural Trust grant.
Conservation is a highly competitive field, especially in Australia, with few career opportunities. For Margot Murray the opportunity to study in the UK and complete work placements at key cultural heritage institutions is the crucial next step in her career.