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Panel - Being there - promoting your work

Date: 20 October 2020
Time: 6pm Sydney

Locations: Online
Cost: Free, donations welcome

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Taking great photographs is sometimes only half the work! Learn to promote your work and get your photography out in the world. This session will cover festivals, competitions, exhibitions, photo-books and using social media. 

Moshe Rosenzveig OAM is the founder and Creative Director of Head On Photo Festival. He has over 40 years’ experience in the media as a photographer, award-winning television producer/director (SBS TV) and curator. He has held lecturing positions at the University of Technology (UTS), the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS) and others. He has also sat on judging panels for various competitions including The Walkleys, Tokyo Photography Prize, Sydney’s Art & About and is the lead judge for Head On Photo Awards. 

Sally Brownbill is one of Australia’s most highly respected and trusted creative intermediaries and has been at the forefront of the Australian creative industry for over 20 years. A much sought-after judge, lecturer and keynote speaker, Sally has developed a professional reputation in Australia and overseas as the authoritative voice on folio construction, career advice and editing images for exhibition and web. By providing career leadership and advice, Sally is always promoting and helping to shape the futures of aspiring and professional photographers and creatives. 

Julia Durkin is a multi-talented cultural producer focusing on photography, in 2004 she initiated the 24-hour people's competition Auckland Photo Day, and founded the annual Auckland Festival of Photography. Auckland Festival of Photography is New Zealand's only photography festival at present. In 2010 she was instrumental in Auckland being a founding member of Asia Pacific Photoforum. In 2013 she was an invited judge on 34th Nikon Photo Contest in Tokyo, Japan & a Portfolio Reviewer for Kaunas Photo & Pingyao Photo Festival. In 2014, she judged in Beijing CHIPP, an international press competition & Portfolio Reviewer in Kaunas Photo, Lithuania, Pingyao International Photography Festival, China & Angkor Photo Festival.

Maya Anner is a curator working in Tel-Aviv, and currently serves as the Chief Curator of PHOTO IS:RAEL, the International Photography Festival in Tel-Aviv. She was the Arts Manager at the British Council Tel-Aviv, the curator and art director at ArtLink and has worked at the Photography department at the MoMA and at Tel-Aviv Museum of Art. Maya holds an MA in Art History and a Diploma in Curatorial and Museum Studies from the Tel-Aviv University. Maya serves as a juror in various awards and festivals, recent ones include Photo Espana, Odesa Photo Days, Photo Lucida and Fresh Paint Contemporary Art Fair.

Annette Widitz is an Australian photographer whose interest lies in exploring the intangible connection between humans and their natural environment. Annette has worked in several ways to bring creative people together to share ideas and inspire each other either online including social media as well as through gatherings around Australia and overseas. Annette has received several honourable mentions in the Mobile Photography Awards over the years, as well as being a finalist and semi-finalist in the Head On Photo Awards this year in the Landscape and Portrait categories respectively. She can be found on Instagram at @annette_widitz

David Wesson is owner director of content marketing agency Evolve social as well as being a local photographer and filmmaker and has a wealth of experience to share on how to promote yourself online

His recent short film of Sydney in Lockdown in 120 frames per second was licensed to the Guardian worldwide and has been picked up for a forthcoming UK documentary on UK skate Legend Sean Goff

He was also emblazoned across  mainstream media  recently as the iconic local swimmer who celebrated the reopening of Bondi with the caption "we've got our beach back" zinced across his back which featured prominently across both local and international media

You could say David knows a thing about promoting himself.


Once you've registered, you'll receive an email confirmation. The next steps are: 
  1. One hour before the session, we will send you an email with a hyperlink to join  
  2. The session will start exactly on time.  
  3. You will be able to listen through your computer speakers and view the recording on the screen  
  4. Playback will depend on your internet connection and computer settings.  


October 20th, 2020 from  6:00 PM to  7:00 PM
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Sydney, NSW
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