The next NAFA Choc Tops event is ‘Business Planning For Creatives’, featuring filmmaker, writer, creative director and highly recognised expert in the field, Monica Davidson.
Monica has never had a so-called ‘proper’ job—she has been self-employed in the arts since she was a teenager, first as a journalist and later as a writer and filmmaker. After freelancing for years Monica set up her own production company in the early 90s, and learned how to run a creative business the hard way. As she built her own business, she started offering informal tutorials to help other creatives and is now a recognised expert in the field. Monica regularly runs workshops and events about creativity and business, as well as mentoring individual practitioners and consulting to larger arts organisations. She is a regular guest lecturer on creative entrepreneurialism at institutions including AFTRS, NIDA, NAVA, Ausdance and the Australian Institute of Music, and wrote the Australian version of Freelancing for Dummies. In 2013 Monica was appointed as the first Creative Industries Business Advisor by the NSW Small Business Commissioner, and was also named as one of the Westpac 100 Women of Influence for 2014.
EVENT | NAFA presents April Choc Tops.
Choc Tops are educational networking meetings for actors, screenwriters and filmmakers.
DATE | Mon 20 April 6.30pm
VENUE | Dolphin Hotel (412 Crown Street, Surry Hills)
ALL WELCOME | Admission $10