Student Opportunities

July 23rd, 2014

STUDENT OPPORTUNITY: Loop de Loop animation challenge

Loop de Loop is a monthly animation challenge where animators from around the world create looping animations based on a given topic.

On the last Tuesday of the month loops are compiled and screened to a live audience at Loop in Melbourne. During the screening a winner is declared, who enters the hall of fame and has their loop featured on the website throughout the following month.

Students are invited to submit animations and attend the screening event in Sydney on Tuesday, 29 July at Knox Bar.

More information.

July 21st, 2014

STUDENT OPPORTUNITY: Australian Innovation Challenge

The Australian Innovation Challenge is looking for ideas from young innovators aged 21 years and under, that have the potential to make a difference to  lifestyles, environment, work or play.

To enter, submit a 300 word summary of your innovation, a CV and any other assets that are relevant to the innovation, such as images, videos or links to content. Teams are welcome to enter.

The winner will receive $5,000.

More information.

Entries close Monday, 11 August.

July 17th, 2014

STUDENT OPPORTUNITY: Seen and Heard Film Festival

Submissions are now open for the 2014 Seen and Heard Festival in Melbourne.

Female-identifying filmmakers including directors, producers, editors, cinematographers, screenwriters, and production designers are welcome to apply.

They are seeking shorts, features, animation, genre, documentary, comedy, experimental, horror, musicals, sci-fi, drama and silent cinema.

More information.

July 16th, 2014

STUDENT OPPORTUNITY: Underbelly Arts Call Out

110%, Underbelly Arts Festival, 2013. Photo: George Popov

Underbelly Arts is calling for expressions of interest from artists to participate in the 2015 Festival and the Underbelly Arts Lab leading up to the festival.

Successful applicants will receive a development residency and mentorship opportunities, a financial contribution towards their project and a significant amount of in-kind and production support.

More information.

Expressions of interest close 5pm, Thurs, 7 Aug, 2014.

July 16th, 2014


Happs Creative is seeking a student with the ability to develop iPhone/iPad/Android Applications.

The role involves developing and constructing the iPhone App according to the business design and assisting with ongoing support for the App.

The App should be finished by the end of August and there are possible shares in the business available for the successful candidate.

For more information, contact James Carrick, Ph: 0405 664 479.

July 15th, 2014

STUDENT OPPPORTUNITY: Crew and Share house Required for short film

Award-winning TV director Reuben Field is looking for crew members and a location for his upcoming short thriller, Robber.
  • Location required: Student share house
  • Volunteer crew required: Camera Assistant with Canon 5D experience, Lighting Assistant, Production Assistant / Runner (drivers license required) & Assistant Editor.
  • Dates: Three shoot days (10 hours per day) in the week commencing July 28.

If you are interested, send some location photos and/or examples of your work to Reuben Field, Tel: 0429 821 977.

July 11th, 2014

STUDENT OPPORTUNITY: Graphic Design Internship

UNSW-based startup Meetisan is offering an internship to students with graphic design skills.

Meetisan is a networking platform that connects users through offline, face-to-face meetings through skills and interest-based ‘tags’ that work in conjunction with dual-geolocation services.

The intern will help Meetisan to launch its UNSW Social app (which will be launched early in Semester 2) by developing:

  • Brand identity, including colour palettes and visual themes
  • Video/animation design
  • Website design
  • Other miscellaneous and branded templates (e.g. letter heads, business cards, flyers, powerpoint slides etc)

For more information or to apply, contact Jason Seam.

July 7th, 2014

STUDENT OPPORTUNITY: Australian Life photography competition

The Simpson Desert, QLD by @Kellytheobold (detail)

Art & About Sydney is inviting photographers to submit images representing Australian Life.

The judges are looking for images from across the country that engage and intrigue the audience, showing Australia beyond the icons.

Twenty-two finalists will be chosen and exhibited in Hyde Park North for Art & About Sydney, Sept 19 – Oct 12. First prize is $10,000.

More information.

Entries close Fri, Jul 18.

July 7th, 2014


The Corner Cooperative is seeking artists to participate in Useless, a group exhibition featuring materials that have been recontextualised, recycled or re-purposed.

The exhibition will be held from Oct 2 -9, 2014 at The Corner Cooperative in Chippendale.

All mediums are welcome, including installation, performance, painting, illustration, photography, sculpture, mixed media and moving image. Preference will be given to artists creating new work.

To submit an application, send a single PDF containing a brief outline of the proposed work, your CV, artist statement and up to 8 images of your previous work to by July 18, 2014.

July 7th, 2014

STUDENT OPPORTUNITY: Junior Graphic Designer

Blackdot is a global management consulting firm based in Sydney. They are seeking a junior graphic designer to assist with the development of marketing collateral.

The role requires technical skills in Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop), as well as PowerPoint.

More information.

If you are interested, send a link to your portfolio and CV here.