ScheduleFestival ScheduleJune 5 - 7, 2022
Keynote: Working as a freelancer: an editor's perspective
Shona Martyn examines the editor-freelancer relationship including:
- Know your market
- The pitch
- Following the brief
- Your submission - how to present your story effectively
- Writing - understand the audience
- What an editor needs - supporting material, image suggestions, deadlines and word counts
- The editing process and rewrites
- Payment - what you should be paid and when
- Post-publication tips
- Editor-freelancer relationships
Have a short break and grab a coffee or tea.
Enjoy a fresh selection of wraps and a chia pudding from one of Launceston's most popular cafes.
Monday Wrap up
Wrap up of sessions, dinner arrangement details for the Blue Stone Bar and Grill, comedy show and an overview of Tuesday sessions.
Network Gala Dinner
Enjoy a three-course meal sourced from the fresh produce of the Tamar Valley at the network gala dinner.
Keynote: It's a Jungal out there
Jungal is a premium freelancing platform designed to help you to get more done with highly skilled and passionate local people. Marina Pullin, Jungal Director discusses the platform and advantages to freelancers including:
- The start of freelancing – the rich history we forget
- The market opportunity now – global changes and forecast for opportunity
- How to calculate your real worth (the magical formula)
- How to increase your price (not your worth)
- The future and the forces at play
Panel: Young Entrepreneurs in the creative sector – Plan B is Plan A
Just starting out as a freelance entrepreneur? Join Northern Sound System as they discuss the ups and downs, ins and outs, successes and failures of entrepreneurs in the music business.
- How do you start up?
- What funds are available?
- How do you build a successful business?
- What are some of the pitfalls?
- And is everybody suited to freelancing?
Enjoy a short break to make a coffee or tea.
Storytelling that shapes the world
The Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas supports quality storytelling in Australia and Asia through grants, education initiatives and events. Grants manager Bonnie Bley discusses the Institute's approach to supporting the industry, its grants process and how freelancers can meaningfully engage with the Institute.
How freelancers can unlock media distribution budgets for incremental revenue streams
In this session, learn how to unlock powerful new tools and tap into content distribution budgets to provide new revenue streams from your existing client base for incremental effort. Fabulate's Ben Gunn discusses the tactics of distribution and market spend to put more revenue in your pocket.
Join us for another selection of treats sourced from the Tamar Valley.
Panel: Turn your freelance skills into short courses
You've got amazing skills and the education market is booming. How can you turn your skillset into an alternative revenue? Join ActionLearning Business Development Manager Genevieve Cother, multimedia consultant Corinne Podger and YouTube star Samrat Ghosh, on how to create short courses to sell online.
Keynote: Cybersecurity for freelancers
With cyber-attacks on the rise, and without an employer to protect them, freelancers can be particularly vulnerable. Women in Cyber, a nationwide organisation, will demonstrate ways to keep your data safe, avoid the hackers and where to find help if your devices are breached.
Tuesday Wrap Up
Wrap up of the full festival program and next steps.