Fb teams for Creatives is usually a useful gizmo for
partaking and connecting with different individuals in your business. You get to be a
member in a personal group of individuals concerned in the identical area. Being
a part of the group you’re free to ask for suggestions, share recommendation, and join
with individuals who have comparable objectives. This can be helpful find work and
rising your shopper base.
South African-focused Fb teams are growing in
reputation, which means that there at the moment are extra to select from than ever earlier than. Search
for a selected space of the business you’re fascinated with and it’s doubtless you’ll
discover a group for it. When it comes to the dimensions of a gaggle, usually, ‘huge is greatest’
is an effective guideline to go by as these with only a few members are simply too small to supply a lot worth and aren’t value becoming a member of Whereas
it’s nice to have this selection and variety it may also be a bit of bit
daunting. Easy methods to sift by means of all of them and inform which of them are greatest?
offer you a hand with this we’ve put collectively ‘The C-Record’ – a choice of FB teams
catering particularly for SA Creatives
1. GROUPS FOR CREATIVES IN GENERAL
Like its identify, this group is a incredible useful resource –
catering for the South African promoting, design and branding industries. It
operates as a job board, solely for South African artistic professionals
who can be found for positions that adjust from short-term contract to
full-time. Whereas the group has a strict coverage of solely accepting artistic
assets (Design, Promoting, Media, PR, Images and so forth and their associated
industries) presently residing in South Africa, to supply their providers right here, worldwide
shoppers and corporations who’re in search of South African assets are welcome to
be a part of.
CREATIVE CONNECTIONS SOUTH AFRICA
This closed group describes itself as a “personal group
for skilled creatives and artistic freelancers or artistic enterprise house owners
throughout South Africa, together with however not restricted to: designers, illustrators,
artists, writers, artistic consultants, model advisors, photographers, social
media consultants, web site builders, on-line entrepreneurs, crafters/makers,
and so on.” The aim of this group is to facilitate
sharing, assist and studying between members. Members are additionally in a position so as to add freelancing
associates or artistic contacts who they really feel would profit from and/or contribute
to the group. Membership is in fact totally voluntary and admins vet
potential new members by way of a collection of questions.
The group has constructed up a artistic community of Younger Africans and its
founders are dedicated to nurturing a curious, artistic, progressive and
entrepreneurial mindset amongst African youth.
As a artistic firm and community, it collaborates with younger
African creatives, organizations, governments, establishments, corporations and types
on the continent and diaspora on complicated challenges in schooling, ideation,
entrepreneurship, design, place-making, storytelling, publishing, digital,
coverage and advocacy.
The group additionally broadcasts
information on meet-ups that they organise and host, such because the current
on Creativity: Monetizing Your Platform, in partnership with MINI + URBAN X.
2. FILM INDUSTRY-RELATED GROUPS
This the most important group of professional filmmakers in South
Africa. Established in 2010, it’s a nice
community by which to publish your movie jobs and information. The purpose behind the collective
is to develop the African movie business, with a give attention to schooling and
SOUTH AFRICAN FILM & EVENT CREW AND PRODUCTION COMPANIES
Particularly for South African movie, staging, occasion
crew and manufacturing corporations. The group’s main function is as a portal for producers
or PMs to seek out obtainable crew and suppliers in South Africa and vice versa. Members
are additionally capable of publish constructive critiques or references relating to specific crew
members. Worldwide corporations and crew may additionally be a part of if they’re in search of
potential crew or job alternatives in South Africa. Sure suppliers are additionally
granted membership on the discretion of the admins. Members will discover this a
helpful recruitment and job-boarding platform that’s well-vetted to scale back
spamming, irrelevant info or dangerous vibes.
274 Members (Closed Group)
Though small, this a strong useful resource for individuals who work
in TV and movie as artistic researchers in search of visible referencing. Members can
additionally publish questions and ask for recommendation in a analysis group. Admins vet
membership purposes to keep away from spammers and time wasters.
CAPE TOWN ART DEPARTMENT WALL
An info device for movie business Artwork Division. Whether or not you’re wanting
for that particular prop or have an fascinating photograph to share, that is the area for
all issues (usually Cape-centred) Artwork Division associated. Members can inform
others in the event that they discover a good provider and it’s also a helpful area during which to
eliminate, promote or barter supplies or items purchased for a job. This digital
group’s tagline is, “Let’s share and put Cape City’s artwork crew On Prime Of The
JOBURG ART DEPARTMENT
Impressed by the Cape City Artwork Division Wall this
can also be a spot to seek out crew, help one another in sourcing bizarre
‘unimaginable’ requests and simply usually share info so as to make the
job a bit of simpler!
SA FILMMAKERS AND ACTORS NETWORKING
Aimed toward together with these each behind and in
entrance of the lens, this collective encompasses help for producers, actors, scripts
writers, administrators and movie makers normally. It was created for South African
movie makers to help each other and work collectively in an effort to develop and develop
inside their business.
three. GRAPHIC DESIGN
SOUTH AFRICAN GRAPHIC DESIGNERS
SAGD is a big
collective, the members of which all share an curiosity in design progress. The
group advocates for design generally, provides brag area to gifted designers
and encourages, moulds andeducates upstarts. Though aimed toward graphic designers
of South African origin, their attain is international. Their ethos is predicated on wiki
tradition, interactivity, sharing, openness and change. The group (in its
present instalment) has turn out to be an authoritative voice relating to South African
design id and tradition. It was based by Romz Deluxe and is moderated,
monitored and curated by a panel of directors.
four. ANIMATION AND ILLUSTRATION
is to offer strategic management to the native business. Boosting schooling and
expertise and growing capability, in addition to getting South African IP business
professionals prepared for worldwide commerce can be key objectives for ASA within the
subsequent few years.
ANIMATION SA – SOCIAL GROUP
That is an affiliate
of Animation SA and is a gaggle for business chat. Nice for making connections,
asking questions and usually staying within the loop when it comes to all issues animation.
A digital platform for like-minded people to have informal conversations concerning the
matter that evokes them.
SOUTH AFRICAN ILLUSTRATORS
This group is
open to anybody wishing to contribute to the craft of illustration. Though the
group identify means that it’s particularly for South Africans, anybody who has
an appreciation for the self-discipline is welcome to hitch, no matter their
nationality or location. The worldwide illustration business is experiencing a growth
and the founder believes in a borderless strategy to artistic connections.
four. GROUPS FOR WRITERS AND JOURNALISTS
South African Writers World
was created to share details about writing and for the curiosity of anybody who’s critical about
info may be about any sort of writing – artistic writing and poetry,
journalism, novel writing, writing for youngsters, science fiction and fantasy, journaling,
educational or enterprise writing. It’s also a spot to share with different writers
your successes and achievements – and particularly your struggles. It goals to
stay vigorous, up-to-date, inspiring and stimulating for writers. It’s intently
monitored for spamming, promoting and applicable engagement between members.
It isn’t meant to be a gaggle that simply
anybody can be a part of. It’s for critical writers – together with rookies.
SOUTH AFRICAN MUSIC NETWORK
This group is devoted to the furthering,
improvement and promotion of South African music and various tradition and
way of life parts. Along with this, the group serves as a platform to
promote native assets, corporations and providers associated to the business.
Finally, on the coronary heart of South African music and tradition, are the individuals.
The music lovers. The concert-goers and band followers. These individuals, when
united, create a robust community of passionate people which is finally
the keychain to rising the South African Music Business. That’s the reason
for this Fb group being created. Solely South Africans are granted membership
to this group.
HIP HOP HEADS IN SOUTH AFRICA
Based by a sound producer and engineer, this group is a
gathering area for established in addition to aspiring music artists, singers and
songwriters in South Africa, extending past into the remainder of the continent.
6. GROUPS FOR SOUTH AFRICAN ARTISTS
SOUTH AFRICAN ARTIST CONTACT PAGE
A gaggle for artists dwelling and dealing in South Africa. This
group goals to construct and foster communication between artists. An area for
discovering and broadcasting info round occasions and exhibitions in South
Africa. On this group members are free to ask your questions, publish artwork pics,
and let different artists find out about occasions and exhibitions. The community encourages
reciprocal sharing aimed toward constructing a stronger artist group.
SOUTH AFRICAN ART & ARTISTS
This group is a platform for artists to publish pictures of
any items which might be up on the market and the place consumers can contact the artists
immediately. That is an open group that artists could make use of at any time. Solely
posts for merchandise/providers available and economically deliverable in South
Africa are permitted and all costs have to be in SA foreign money. Members are capable of
submit something associated to artwork, sculpture, crafts and/or occasions and pages associated
to artwork and crafts.
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