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DIGITAL | Make Your Own (Creative) Work

How often are creatives told to ‘make their own work’? And what exactly does it mean? Make Your Own Work takes a tough love approach to the job of producing a self-devised project, from the initial ideas stage through to completion. On the way we’ll examine the legal requirements, the role of a producer, challenges to watch out for, and tips to build a lasting career.

Come along if you are a creative freelancer, an established arts practitioner or run an arts organisation. Curious hobbyists, recent graduates and emerging creatives are also welcome to attend!

This workshop is open to anyone who lives, works, studies or plays in the City of Ryde.


  • Lifetime access to a dedicated Dropbox folder full of additional resources and workbooks to help continue the learning after the workshop is over;
  • Access to additional free webinars to supplement the material covered in the workshop

Once you’ve registered for this event, you will be able to access information about how to login and access the webinar by viewing the online event page. You’ll also be sent reminder links from Eventbrite prior to the workshop.

You’ll need access to a stable internet connection and a computer, laptop or tablet to participate in the workshop. We don’t recommend using a phone due to the small screen size.

Monica Davidson, Director of Creative Plus Business Group

 Monica Davidson is an award-winning expert on the creative industries, who began her professional life as a freelance journalist and filmmaker. In 2014 Monica completed her Masters degree in Screen Arts and Business at AFTRS, and was appointed as the first NSW Creative Industries Business Advisor by the Department of Industry. Shortly after she founded the social enterprise Creative Plus Business, which is dedicated to educating creative people about small business and marketing skills. In 2019, Monica was awarded the QUT Creative Enterprise Australia award for being a Creative Trailblazer that “advocates, mentors, donates, educates and advises within Australia’s creative economy”. Monica continues to work as a writer, filmmaker and occasional performer.

This workshop is part of a series of free professionally run workshops teaching business and professional skills to creatives in the City of Ryde. These workshops are an opportunity to get expert advice and meet other local creatives.

You can see the full program on the Professional Skills for Creatives page. 

Date & Time

Wednesday 28 July 2021 / 6.00PM - 8.00PM


City of Ryde
Phone: 9952 8222


Free. Registration via Eventbrite is essential.
You must register to access the workshop link.

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Last updated on 7 June 2021