Gift of the Gabberer: Matt Eastwood

Earlier this year, Matt Eastwood left his post as Global CCO at JWT. It was the culmination of one of the most successful international advertising careers of any Australian creative. Here, he reveals which TV show started it all off, what drives him, and what to do when professional jealousy rears its head.

Real Feels

The next time someone congratulates you on getting a job up, you’ll know what they’re really thinking. Brutal honesty by Leo Burnett Melbourne creative team Stacey Karayannis and Ellie Dunn.


Benn Sutton Does Stuff

Benn Sutton has been a creative in Sydney, Dublin and Amsterdam. His documentary series Fashpack: Freetown was commissioned by ABC Arts. He has published two children’s books, and worries a lot about the projects he’s not doing.

Jealous Jibes

What does unchecked jealousy do to the creative soul? Does it turn sweet people bitter and ordinary folks into online trolls? In this video by Vic Youngbloods, top creatives read some of the comments leveled at their work.

Playing The Long Game

Honor Bradbeer is a Melbourne-based artist. In the art world, she tells us, aging liberates rather than constrains, and artists of any age can gain fame and recognition. Advertising world, take note.

Big Jane is Going Large

Jane Evans created the first ad to ever show a divorced couple, the first to show men doing housework effectively, and Australia’s first craft beer, James Squire. Now she has been recognised by Campaign Magazine UK as a Trailblazer of the future, and promises that her future will be as radical as her past.

Team Talk: Lara and Liz

Liz Simpson and Lara Smith grew up competing against each other at the same school in the same small town before teaming up at RMIT. Now their competitive spirits are focussed on getting their first job out of uni.