Arts Funding: Why It's Unwise to Cut Off Your Arm Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Bringing accessibility into play in the videogame industry From careers to controllers, how are game developers ensuring that their work, and their industry, are anyone's game? Small Screen Highlights: Backtrack Boys, Content and Dark Souls 3 On our radar this week: a feelgood doco, new format web series, quality chitchat podcasts and a really hard game. Streaming service Acorn stays non-exclusive, does just fine How America's first Black billionaire turns the long tail of Australian projects into addictive drama (we hope) and provides a useful local streaming service. TV: More style than '#Content'? 'Content' is ABC's latest comedy project, all told via mobile interface. Is this innovative or just gimmicky? (Premium content) Premium content David Berthold Monday 18 May, 2015 Principles of arms-length funding are being sacrificed to a 'trickle down' approach the Federal Government would not countenance in other parts of the economy. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today Image via Wikimedia Commons Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author David Berthold is a leading Australian theatre director and Artistic Director of Brisbane Festival.