FutureMakers Guide for Staff

This guide is a quick list of FutureMakers content and resources available for you to use for your own reference, or in your academic courses and programmes in 2020.

For questions or support using this material, contact:
Elisabeth Vaneveld 
Director – Creative Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries
Email: e.vaneveld@auckland.ac.nz

Practical Resources

Videos, links to articles, and worksheets for students to explore when they seek information relevant to their career development, post-university.



Compiled articles on the subjects of freelancing, money management, and related topics.

Short Video Profiles

3~ minute showcase videos featuring graduates from the faculties of Creative Arts and Industries, and Arts working as creative entrepreneurs:

  • Damon Birchfield – Planning incl. eco/environmental services; organisation & team leadership
  • Trudy Dobbie – Dance incl. choreography; performance; teaching
  • Elisapeta Heta – Architecture incl. indigenous design; intrapreneurship; working in large practice
  • Chirag Jindal – Architecture; visual arts installations; cross disciplinary design
  • Jessica Pearless – Fine Arts incl. painting; curation; visual arts services
  • Marshall Smith – Music composition; film soundtracks; commercial music library

Facilitation Plans

Partnered with the resources and content on this website, these facilitation plans have been developed for 3 hour workshops on FutureMakers subjects. They are available for you to adapt and use freely.

You can also find all resources with a facilitation plan by clicking this link.