Member Connect Event: Indigenous Employment Workshop

Friday, 2 March | 12.30pm – 2.30pm  SBS, 14 Herbert St, Artarmon NSW 2064 The Media RING has committed to working better together to create pathways for Indigenous people to enter the media industry and grow successful and sustainable careers within it. You are invited to a bespoke Member Connect Event designed from your feedback to focus on employment[…]

Screen Queensland welcomes Douglas Watkin – VP, Content (Indigenous Stories & Talent)

Douglas Watkin is SQ’s new VP, Content (Indigenous Stories & Talent).  Based in Brisbane, Douglas was born in Cairns, Far North Queensland. His broadcasting and filmmaking career began in television doing small news reports and producing various corporate videos, and has progressed to feature films, broadcast series and multimedia works for a range of clients and audiences. Douglas has been actively working in the film and television industry for over 20 years, including producing and directing multiple series for ABC and NITV. […]

Grace Beside Me

Fuzzy Mac’s life is turned upside down when she discovers she can communicate with spirits on her 13th birthday! It’s hard enough navigating the highs and lows of becoming a teenager while living with your eccentric Nan and Pop. Throw in a host of needy spirits, mischievous totems and spooky ancestors, and you have a recipe for a whole lot of trouble! […]

2017 Wrap Up

2017 was a big year for the Media RING.  We held our first Member Connect Events and we also spent some time getting organised.   Some of our 2017 successes included: […]

Member Connect Events – your opportunity to engage and learn more

Last year, following feedback from our members, the Media RING developed the Member Connect Event format.  These are meetings and events which have been designed to raise awareness of our members and also provide opportunities to build networks and opportunities for collaboration between our members.  Two successful events at the Screen Forever conference have encouraged us to continue. […]

Media RING Strategic Plan

Towards the end of last year, the Media RING Board met to update our Purpose and Strategic Plan.  You can see our updated Plan on a Page below.

You’ll notice a renewed focus on increasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment in our industry.  Initially, we’ll start with an Indigenous employment survey to better understand the Indigenous employment landscape of our members, member support needs and identify where there are opportunities for programs.  […]

Welcome To 2018

I hope you are well and that you’ve had a wonderful start to 2018.  On behalf of the Media RING Board I would like to thank you for your support to date, and let you know how excited we are to be kicking 2018 off with two Member Connect Events in February and March!