Creative Brain

The Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) has teamed up with FBi Radio to bring you Creative Brain, an educational podcast for aspiring and emerging screen and radio creatives.

Episode #1 – Grant Maling

Grant Maling is a Bidjigal man who started out at Koori Radio, and now works as an announcer and in station operations, for Grant Broadcasters in Muswellbrook. In this episode, Maria Dimitrakas speaks to Grant about studying the Graduate Diploma of Radio together in 2018 — including how Grant managed his insane schedule, hosting a breakfast radio program every morning before classes. They also discuss the most important skills for a music presenter to develop, and the hustle of getting a job in commercial radio.

Episode #2 – Bradley Slabe

Bradley Slabe is an Annie Award-nominated and Oscar® shortlisted writer and director. His latest short film, Lost & Found, which he wrote and co-directed, premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival and won an Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts Award. In this episode, Millie Roberts speaks with Bradley about the screenwriting process, imposter syndrome, the future of film and how his time at AFTRS shaped his passions today.

Stay tuned for the next episode of Creative Brain, out next month!


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