Idea to Execution: Last year’s CREATE STUDIO finalist, Brian Neong San

2013 finalist Brian Neong San Animation 2

After an overwhelming response across the past two years, STUDIO is again on the hunt for Australia’s brightest creative sparks with the Create STUDIO Competition. We’re searching for talented artists, creatives and big-thinkers to dream up new 30 second commercials for our channel, with $10,000 in prize money up for grabs for the winning idea….


Win thousands at Vivid Ideas 2014 with ‘Stand Up, Stand Out’

Stand Up Stand Out

Think your creative idea could make it big? Then listen up. As part of Vivid Ideas 2014, crowdfunding platform Pozible presents Stand Up, Stand Out, a one night only live pitching event that will take place at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Four selected participants will be asked to deliver a 5 minute pitch of their…


The evolution of the hipster uncovered in successful STUDIO Kickstart production

Last week STUDIO announced that Lisa Shaunessy has been chosen as the successful producer for the inaugaural STUDIO Kickstart. Lisa’s concept pitch So Yesterday has been chosen to go into production with STUDIO. After teaming up with Screen Producers Australia, STUDIO offered participants of the Ones to Watch program an exclusive opportunity to submit their…


Love creativity? Win by sharing your thoughts on STUDIO

Are you all about creativity, music and the arts? Love watching STUDIO? We want you to share your opinions, by joining our STUDIO Viewer Panel. This exclusive online community has been established for viewers like you, giving you the opportunity to have your say about the channel. You’ll be asked to share your views through regular…


Create Your Own TV Series with STUDIO and SPAA

Vivid Ideas Henry Holland

Are you an early career producer? Do you have a big idea for a TV series that we could help you bring to life? This week sees the launch of the SPAA Fringe 2013 program around Australia, with special events at the St Kilda Film Festival on Tuesday and Vivid Sydney on Friday. Tomorrow at…



STUDIO at the Memo_Competition

STUDIO is giving you the chance to WIN exclusive tickets to the live taping of STUDIO at the Memo on Tuesday 28 May 2013 at 6pm. In a world premiere series, STUDIO goes to the prestigious St Kilda venue, The Memo, to capture the finest burlesque, comedy, cabaret, circus and theatre acts from around Australia…



SPAA Fringe

SPAA has announced the details of SPAA Fringe 2013, set to be launched this May at Sydney’s Vivid Ideas and the St Kilda Film Festival. This year’s Fringe features two new initiatives – the SPAA: Ones to Watch mentorship program and STUDIO Kickstart, which gives participants the chance to produce a $300,000 series with STUDIO….


Art Month Sydney


Art Month returns to Sydney from 1- 24 March with over 300 exhibiting artists, and 200 art events throughout the city. As Sydney’s largest annual celebration of contemporary art, Art Month is where it’s at, encouraging new ways of approaching art, different creative spaces and discussions on the controversy of contemporary art. Here are some…


Sydney Festival TV on STUDIO

Sydney Festival

From 5-27 January,  Sydney Festival returns to the Harbour City with another stellar line-up that includes 18 free events and almost 100 events overall across 30 venues. With something for everyone, Festival highlights will include two amazing show premieres at The Famous Spiegeltent; the premiere of INSIDE from comedy genius duo Frank Woodley and Simon…


Create STUDIO Finalists announced


Last month STUDIO and online creative network The Loop called for talented Australian artists and designers to submit their ideas for a 30 second STUDIO brand spot in the Create STUDIO Competition. After an overwhelming response of entries, a judging panel were faced with the difficult task of selecting eight entrants to meet with and…


Melbourne Festival TV

Tuesday 30 October, 9.30pm

Every week in October, STUDIO will be capturing all the hype, jaw-dropping performances and innovative artworks of Melbourne Festival 2012. Don’t miss the next installment on Tuesday evening. You can catch up on the excitement and view previous episodes here.


The 2012 Melbourne Festival Official Opening Night Tonight


The 2012 Melbourne Festival kicks off this week, bringing the city to life with exceptional performances, exhibitions and events. For 17 days in October, theatres, galleries, and streets will be filled with ‘a kaleidoscope of exhilarating events, both home-grown and from around the world, hand-picked by Artistic Director Brett Sheehy to satisfy all tastes’. This…


STUDIO Loves The 80’s

Thursday 11 October , 6.30pm

The 80s were one of the most influential decades of the last century – and over one week in October STUDIO is set to explore why. Catch fascinating new programs every night at 6.30pm from Monday 8 October, as we look at the artists, music, and dance that defined the decade and forever changed their…


Noah Stewart – The Harlem Tenor

Sunday 23 September, 8.00pm

Noah Stewart is one of the most in-demand young tenors in the world. You can watch STUDIO’s exclusive interview and performance in Sydney above – then tune in Sunday evening for the documentary that explores his rough childhood in Harlem, his experiences with Audrey Hepburn, Mariah Carey and Bill Cosby, and his operatic debuts around…


The 2012 Helpmann Awards nominees announced


Last night, the 2012 Helpmann Award nominations were announced at three simultaneous events in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. This year saw a record breaking 829 entries – from which the judging panel chose nominees for the 41 categories. Among these was Rock of Ages, receiving a total of seven nominations, and A Chorus Line scoring…


The 2012 Helpmann Awards ®

Tuesday 25 September, 8.30pm

Australian theatre’s most glamorous night of the year will once again be broadcast exclusively by STUDIO. Spanning musical theatre, comedy, opera, classical music, theatre and dance, the annual Helpmann Awards recognise achievement and excellence in Australia’s vibrant live performance industry. The awards also feature spectacular live performances and a guestlist of Australia’s biggest names. STUDIO’s…


STUDIO ArtBreak: A Concert for Kate McGarrigle


Iconic singer-songwriter Kate McGarrigle, along with her sister, recorded ten studio albums and inspired some of the great musicians of our time before she died at the age of 63 in January 2010. Through her children, acclaimed singers Rufus and Martha Wainwright, her artistic legacy lives on. Filmmaker Lian Lunson wanted to pay tribute to…