Meet the Makers Picnic 2024

Suburban Vintage - Wine makers of Darebin, Laki Sideris, 2021

Welcome to FUSE 2024

Final submission date : 26th January 2024

Please allow twenty minutes to complete. Note, stages of this form will request image uploads, so complete from a computer where possible.

Please complete our marketing checklist below. This helps the FUSE team to allocate the best promotional resources.

Please supply as much information as possible. We recommend recording and saving your answers in a program like Word and then transferring them to the checklist.

Our team will be in touch at a later with any questions and other information collaborating on this event. 

If you have any questions about the checklist, please contact us:

Marketing Checklist

Event Information
Max. 25 words.
50 - 100 words
100 - 500 words

We reserve the right to edit any promotional content you supply in line with our house style. We will do this in consultation with the relevant artists and project leads.

Please advise of any potential confronting themes or offensive language.
Other languages / translation required
Project Lead
Artists/Other Participants
If different from Main Project Lead. Include name, contact details and relationship to the project.
Who do you want to reach? List the main audience(s) for your event and their characteristics. Provide as much detail as possible.
What's the main hook that can sell your show? Provide ideas or points of interest that media outlets might pick up on. These could be the concept itself or facts about the artists involved. How does your event stand out?
Please let us know if there are any particular media outlets you'd like our publicist to target.
Quotes can be included in media releases and on the FUSE website. Received any favourable coverage for other events you've created or been involved in? Please provide links.
Let us know if someone involved with your project would be willing to be interviewed about the event. Please provide their contact details.
Let us know of anything else that may be of interest to publicists or the FUSE marketing team.
Event Images & Other Media
The Hero Photo or Image will represent your event in all marketing, communications and publicity. Please ensure the quality and resolution are as high as possible. Images should not be watermarked and we prefer them to be without writing for accessibility.

The following are the dimensions we require: pixel size: 1280 x 600; resolution: 300dpi; file type: PNG; min. file size: 2mb.

Label all images like so: Event name_PhotographerOrArtistCredit.

PLEASE NOTE: we reserve the right to adapt any images you supply in line with our festival branding. We will do this in consultation with the relevant artists and project leads.
These will be used to supplement the Hero Image. Images should not be watermarked and we prefer them to be without writing for accessibility.

Dimensions: pixel size: 1280 x 600; resolution: 300dpi; file type: PNG; min. file size: 2mb.

Label all images like so: Event name_PhotographerOrArtistCredit.
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Provide links to any video or audio clips that we can use to promote your event. Include creator credits. We accept YouTube, Vimeo or Dropbox links. The preferred audio format is WAV, and video files should be over 10mb and ideally no longer than 20-30 seconds. Some video ideas: a short interview with your event's lead artist or curator; a sneak peak of the show; a behind-the-scenes clip.

Data and collection notice

The collection and handling of personal information is in accordance with Darebin Council's Privacy Policy. You can also collect the policy in person from Council's Customer Service Centres. Data Collection notice Darebin City Council (“Council”) collects, holds and manages personal information under the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic) (“PDP Act”) and health information under the Health Records Act 2001 (“HR Act”). Your health information and personal details are collected so that the Council can book you into and provide you with arts and cultural services, including performances, exhibitions, public programs, educational materials and printed collateral. The Creative Culture and Events Department may use your feedback to help them continue to improve their services and to assist use in future service delivery planning. Your information could be used for statistical and reporting purposes, and all information will be de-identified. We may share this information with other arts organisations, or Council, State or Federal funding bodies. Also, with the Creative Culture and Events team or other areas of Council for the purposes of selection for presentation, and our internal review of our client’s overall satisfaction. The Council may provide personal information to its agents, such as its accountants or lawyers. At times, the Council may be legally required to disclose personal information, for instance to the police or courts, The Council’s staff and contractors may access health information and personal information provided by you through the survey, but only to the extent necessary to gather information for the project about which you were offering your views, or so as to provide services to the Council itself. The Council’s contractors may be service providers external to the Council such as OpenForms, an online software tool. You can read the OpenForms Privacy Policy at It is possible any information you provide to Council in this survey may be held outside Victoria, please take this into account in your decision to provide answers in this Survey. If you choose to participate in this survey, you consent to the transfer and storage of the information provided outside of Victoria. If you choose not to provide your personal information, health information and/or art business information, we will be unable to consider your application for engagement with the Creative Culture and Events Department of City of Darebin. You can access the Council’s privacy policy by emailing or from our customer centre. For further information on privacy matters please call Council’s Privacy Officer on 8470 8888 or email to If you would like to gain access to your personal information, you can contact Council’s Freedom of Information officer on 8470 8888 or email to Security of your personal information City of Darebin aims to protect the quality and integrity of your personal information and uses appropriate security and technology to maintain information, prevent unauthorised access and ensure the correct use of information. City of Darebin stores data on its local network servers for record-keeping purposes.

Once you have completed all fields, click the submit button below to complete your registration.
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