Amiable Communications Promo Video

Amiable Communications Promo Video

Amiable: friendly & agreeable in disposition; good-natured & likeable; a positive social encounter. Amiable Communications is a Darwin-based consultancy offering services including artist management, publicity/marketing, media content creation (photos and videos), content writing, workshop delivery and comedy/MC services. We’re passionate about creating content and sharing stories in a fun, enjoyable and amiable style.

MusicNT Legends

MusicNT Legends

For the past few months I’ve been working with MusicNT to prepare, coordinate and launch the MusicNT Legends. The MusicNT Legends is an opportunity for community-minded, music lovers and supporters to contribute to the future of the Territory music community. It’s a new initiative and a new chapter in programs for MusicNT – the peak […]

Australian of the Year Photography

Australian of the Year Photography

Recently I had the absolute privilege of travelling with four Australian of the Year Awards recipients to document their engagement with people across the Northern Territory. I was absolutely thrilled with the opportunity which had me attending functions at Government House, flying to Tiwi Islands, going to schools, art centres and community forums. The Awards […]

CDU Open Day Video

CDU Open Day Video

Charles Darwin University’s Open Day is always such a fun day for people to experience and discover more about University life. Amiable Communications has been attending Open Day for a few years now as a mentor for students in the CDU Aspire Program and also documenting the energy, interactivity and fun of the day. This […]

Engaging Communication Workshop

Engaging Communication Workshop

Had a really excellent time running a public speaking and engaging communication workshop with Fosters Carers NT. The group was amazing and smashed the activities with the enthusiasm and passion they have for their very valuable work. It was great to reflect on ways to communicate and engage with different audiences in an effective way […]

Silliness Workshop for CDU PHD students

Silliness Workshop for CDU PHD students

Some diversity in work this week! I got to deliver a workshop about how ‘Silliness Can Keep You Sane’ to Phd students at Charles Darwin University. I was a lunchtime keynote speaker for the 2017 Institute of Advanced Studies Research Conference. The two-day program was for Doctor of Philosophy and Master by Research students, supervisors and […]

Terminally Positive Tour

Terminally Positive Tour

Amiable Communications has a lot of different hats. But one thing underpins a lot of the work we do and that’s fun. Probably because Amiable Communications owner is comedian Amy Hetherington. As one of the more ‘fun’ projects Amiable Communications has worked on, this year Amy Hetherington went on her solo national comedy tour. Independently […]

Launch Media Program

Launch Media Program

For the past 2 months I’ve worked with 8 young content creators in a pilot program for the City of Darwin. LAUNCH MEDIA was an opportunity for young people interested in social media influencing, media making and events to learn about the roll of social media in building communities, connecting people and building brands. We […]

Publicity for Ben Evolent

Publicity for Ben Evolent

We’ve had a great time working with Darwin artist Ben Evolent on the release of his EP, music video and promoting the official EP launch in Darwin. Ben Evolent is an incredibly gifted songwriter and artist and it made the entire project very easy to work on. We’ve worked with Ben Evolent (aka Joshua Tarca) […]

At The Dakota “Arrow Holder” Music Video

At The Dakota “Arrow Holder” Music Video

Just a quick blog post to share the music video we made for At The Dakota. We worked with cinematographers Connor Askham and Ryan McArthur to create this high paced, humorous video that matches the vibe of the band completely. We directed and edited the final piece – and we love it! It was a […]

Man vs Food at Hotel Darwin

Man vs Food at Hotel Darwin

The Hotel Darwin Man vs Food event was an awesome event to work on. We’ve been working with Associated Advertising and Promotions to support Hotel Darwin with their events, PR and marketing. And from March 6-12 they ran the inaugural #HDMANVSFOOD competition where competitors could take on a MASSIVE meals for their chance of glory […]

Melanie Gray Website

Melanie Gray Website

Amiable Communications worked with the gorgeous and super talented Melanie Gray to update her website and make it more user friendly. We also refreshed her bio – something a lot of artists struggle with out of humility and the awkwardness of writing something about yourself. With a heart filled with adventure, a soul inspired by […]

Ernest Leigh Photo Shoot

Ernest Leigh Photo Shoot

Had the immense pleasure and joy of doing a photo shoot with the delectable Ernest Leigh – the freshest, sweetest cabaret boylesque performer in the NT. www.facebook.com/ErnestLeighCabaret A brilliant human being, a good looking guy and a lot of fun to take photos of. The shots were taken at Chantilly Kitchen Tea Room which I strongly […]

Aspire Skills Development

Aspire Skills Development

For the past 3 years I’ve been working with the Charles Darwin University Aspire Program students in their confidence and skills development through year 10, 11 and 12. The other week one of the groups graduated from the program and I thought I’d be a nice moment to reflect on some of the things we’ve […]

Resin Moon Publicity

Resin Moon Publicity

Been very lucky the past month to work with Alice Springs producer and multi-instrumentalist Resin Moon with his EP release publicity and promoting his music on a national scale. Resin Moon aka Dave Crowe is a legend in the NT and it was a joy to talk him up with media, blogs and radio across […]

AAM Mentor Program

AAM Mentor Program

I’m absolutely thrilled to be one of the participants in the 2016/17 Association of Artist Managers Mentor Program. As a new artist manager there are so many unknowns and, if I’m being honest, fears. And being so isolated from the Australia music industry in Darwin… it’s a big world to jump into. When I found […]

LAUNCH youth speaker workshops

LAUNCH youth speaker workshops

The City of Darwin youth crew LAUNCH have had me in running public speaking workshops for young change makers and it’s been amazing! 4 young leaders have been working on speeches to inspire change in their peers and I’ve had the joy of working with them on their speech structure, delivery and public speaking nerves. […]

Graphic Design and Content

Graphic Design and Content

We’ve been doing a bit of work lately updating content to make it more engaging and fun for the community. It’s involved re-writing material and reformatting the design of collateral. Some of our clients have asked for examples of graphic design so here’s a few examples of some of the design work we’ve done. Will […]

#WEHEARTNTFOODIES Event for Hotel Darwin

#WEHEARTNTFOODIES Event for Hotel Darwin

            Oh man if you search #WEHEARTNTFOODIES on Instagram you’ll get hungry! This was without a doubt one of the most satisfying and fun projects I’ve worked on this year! I’ve been contracted by the legends at Associate Advertising and Promotions to help with promotional campaigns for Hotel Darwin. One of […]

Conference MC and iPhoneography Workshop

Conference MC and iPhoneography Workshop

I had an excellent time hosting the 2016 Australia Day NT Event Coordinators Conference and running an interactive iPhoneography Workshop for October Business Week. It’s always a joy to get a group of people together who run events across the NT and provide them with support, networks and resources to make their lives a bit […]