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02/08/2017 / /

Show Don’t Tell – the power of visual communication

It’s the open-ended question communicators are faced with daily: what does successful visual communication actually look like?

Event type: Moderated panel discussion
Topic: Show don’t tell – the power of visual communication
When: Wednesday 2 August, 2017 from 6pm – 7.30pm
Where: Donkey Wheel House, 673 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Ticket cost:

  • Members: $60
  • Non-members: $80
  • Students: $45

Though powerful, the use of visual elements in communication is easy to get wrong, particularly when you’re trying to communicate complex, high-volume or sensitive information. Poorly conceived visual communication can distract your audience from your key message and threaten the effectiveness of your communication strategy.

Join us and our panel of experts to discuss the question, What does successful visual communications actually look like? 

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Meet our panelists

Nick Batzias, Managing Partner, Madman Production Company. Licensing & Acquisitions, Madman Entertainment.

A passionate believer in film and creative development, Nick has produced and executive produced documentaries, narrative features and television series. At Madman Entertainment, Nick works in the assessment, acquisition and programming of films for Australia and New Zealand.

A long-standing member of the Australian film industry, Nick’s production credits include the feature SAVE YOUR LEGS! (2012), Australia’s highest grossing feature documentary, the award winning THAT SUGAR FILM (2014) and A MONTH OF SUNDAYS (2015) which had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2015 as well as TV/Web Series WASTELANDER PANDA (2013).

Jon-Paul Jacques, Executive Creative Director, GTB Australia

Starting his career as a web designer during the dotcom boom, Jon-Paul has worked in diverse roles across the digital space. He designed and won awards for websites in the glory days of online advertising, landed a job with Y&R New York when “going viral” was in vogue, before moving to Melbourne as Digital Director for George Pattison Y&R and Wunderman.

Through Wunderman, Jon-Paul moved to Shanghai with Blue Hive where he worked for five years, first as Digital Creative Director, then Executive Creative Director. Now, recently back in Melbourne as Executive Creative Director with GTB Australia, his role is more about bring the targeted, adaptive nature of digital into all aspects of his client’s communication.


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