The Festivalists offer consulting services for companies and cultural organizations interested in developing innovative programs, organizing an event or reaching new audiences. Whether you need a feasibility study, a grant application, a marketing plan or someone to bounce ideas off when taking your organization in a new creative direction, we offer affordable, customized services to help you get where you need to be.
Recent clients include the National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of NSW Society, Kaldor Public Art Projects, Musica Viva, the Australian National Maritime Museum and several award-wining film production companies.
Festivalists founder and director Mathieu Ravier has lived and worked in San Francisco, Manchester, Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Toronto and Sydney. His expertise is in event management, fundraising, marketing and arts programming. Speaking engagements include Sydney's 2014 and 2015 Remix summits, the Sydney Arts Management Advisory Group, Museums & Galleries NSW, OzDox, the Canadian Consulate (Sydney), London's Film Festivals Conference, Film Festivals Australia, the Sydney Film Festival and guest lectures at AFTRS, Griffith University and UNSW.