Rochelle Siemienowicz

Rochelle Siemienowicz is the ArtsHub Group's Education and Career Editor. She was previously a journalist for Screenhub and is a writer, film critic and cultural commentator with a PhD in Australian cinema. She was the co-host of Australia's longest-running film podcast 'Hell is for Hyphenates' and has written a memoir, Fallen, published by Affirm Press. Her second book, Double Happiness, a novel, will be published by Midnight Sun in 2024. Instagram: @Rochelle_Rochelle Twitter: @Milan2Pinsk

Rochelle's Latest Articles

Book cover of The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron, photographed against a background of an oil painting with a calligraphy pen resting on top.
Features

The Artist’s Way – an invitation to change your life

Julia Cameron's creativity manual is still a global bestseller, three decades after it was first published. Come on the journey…

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Career Advice

How to leave a job in the arts without burning bridges

Setting the house alight as you walk away looks good in movies, but in life it's best to leave nicely…

Young man in spectacles wearing turtleneck and blazer sits on floor balancing a laptop on knees, with a backpack at his side.
Education & Student News

10 tips for combining work and study in the arts

Be realistic and get organised. From timeboxing to flexible jobs, these ideas will help you find balance and reduce the…

rejection. image is of a woman with dark hair and her face covered by her hands as she deals with creative rejection.
Features

9 ways to help you deal with creative rejection

Hearing "no" is never easy but recovering from rejection is a necessary part of the artist’s life. Here are some…

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Opinions & Analysis

Mental health is a human right: we’re talking about a revolution

World Mental Health Day is a chance to question the systems that undermine human happiness and creativity.

Filmmaking student Felix Wilkins (far right) and two friends sit on a couch and can be seen through a video camera screen in the foreground.
Education & Student News

Why I’m studying… Diploma of Screen and Media

Aspiring filmmaker Felix Wilkins chose to study close to home at Collarts in Melbourne. He says meeting fellow students is…

Career Advice

We need to talk about money in the arts

Having open conversations about what we earn and how we manage money is the only way to a richer arts…

Features

Meet 10 SMARTies: IGEA's 2023 game developer mentorship recipients

Ten up-and-coming creatives kick off the 4-month SMART program designed to hone their skills and immerse them in the Melbourne’s…

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Career Advice

Why I studied … Bachelor of Arts Screen: Production

Emerging screen producer Faraz Anarwala talks about studying at AFTRS and specialising in Production Design, Sound and Cinematography.

Education & Student News

Making animated science films for kids with or without autism

Dr Rina Fu's cartoon series helps bring the world of science, technology and art to ALL students.

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