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PROMETHEAN

Boutique Consultancy offering Concept Ideation and Development, Program Curation and Project Management for Live Events and Creative Projects - Film Festivals and Screenings, Conferences & Un-conferences, Exhibits, Pitch Sessions and Workshops.

20+ years of professional experience spanning an extensive range of industries and communities, resulting in a diverse network and set of skills.


Since 1997 I have founded and managed non-profit organizations and volunteer-based projects. Through the past 20+ years I initiated, developed, curated and produced numerous festivals, conferences, events and creative projects: from mass-audience open-to-the-public film festivals and sneak premieres, to exclusive professional workshops, masterclasses and retreats, to art exhibits, poetry readings, dance performances, tech meetups, science talks, cocktail receptions, parties and even stargazing events.

In 2005 I founded an international film festival dedicated to science fiction and fantastic film, a year later I founded a program of talks and workshops titled “Science and Fiction”, both have integrated into The Utopia Festival operating to this day under a non-profit association I co-founded.

I have a decade of experience in the tech and cyber-sec industries, up to 2010 I worked as a product / project manager and analyst.

As a result of working on a festival bridging science and science fiction, integrating film, media, story-telling, design and other disciplines, as well as my professional experience in tech, I have one foot in the worlds of science, futurism and digital innovation, the other in humanities, social issues and activism, arts & culture.

I write periodically for different journalistic outlets on topics intersecting tech, social issues, culture and history, mainly “Haaretz” and “Time Out”, and I also publicly speak in various platforms among them international conferences (The Cannes Film Festival, Berlin re:publica, The Frankfurt Biennial of the Moving Image), tech companies (Google, SAP, AGT), academia (Bezalel, Emerson, UC Riverside, ASU) and professional events. You can hear and read some of my ideas here.


I maintain a presence in major international events for the film, media, tech and digital creativity industries, in the past decade I participated in many international festivals and digital/tech conferences, attending as speaker, program curator, jury member or participant, among them The Cannes Film Festival, SXSW, Tribeca, Sitges IFF, SCI-FI-LONDON, Black Nights (& European Digital Forum), Berlin re:publica conference, Frankfurt B3 Biennial of the Moving Image, DLD Munich, DLD Tel-Aviv, Printscreen, and numerous un-conferences.

 

PAST PROJECTS

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COPRO 20 // 2018 // TEL-AVIV, ISRAEL

Israel’s Documentary Film, TV & New Media Co-Production Market

Curation & Management of Digital Media Program

B3 / THE FRANKFURT BIENNIAL OF THE MOVING IMAGE // 2015-2017 // FRANKFURT, GERMANY

Programming on Tech Innovation in Media and Film & Israeli Content

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ICIF / THE CHINESE INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL INDUSTRIES FAIR // 2017 // SHENZHEN, CHINA

Programming and Management of the Israeli Pavilion and Delegation, Focus on Creative Digital Media Arts // On Behalf of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs

GEEK PICNIC // 2016 // JERUSALEM, ISRAEL

Program Curation & Management for the Israel Event // Production Company: 2bvibes

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SPACE PORT FESTIVAL // 2014 // ISRAEL

Video Art & Photography Exhibit, Public Science, Space, Society and Arts Talks, Film Festival // Project Management, Program Curation, Production Management & Coordination

SINGULARITY UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE // 2012 // ISRAEL, TEL-AVIV

International Speaker and Guest Coordination // Production: TheMarker Magazine & Ramon Foundation

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RE:PUBLICA // 2014-2019 // BERLIN, GERMANY

International Digital Society and Culture Festival & Conference // Program Consultancy, Program Curation, Speaking and Panel Moderation, Assistance with Israeli Delegations

CANNES FILM FESTIVAL // 2017 // CANNES, FRANCE

Fantastic Genres Reverse Pitch & Round-table Session, Programming and Management // Israeli Pavilion at the Marche du Film, on Behalf of the Israeli Ministry of Culture

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COPRO 20 // 2018 // TEL-AVIV, ISRAEL

Israel’s Documentary Film, TV & New Media Co-Production Market

Curation & Management of Digital Media Program

B3 / THE FRANKFURT BIENNIAL OF THE MOVING IMAGE // 2015-2017 // FRANKFURT, GERMANY

Programming on Tech Innovation in Media and Film & Israeli Content

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ICIF / THE CHINESE INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL INDUSTRIES FAIR // 2017 // SHENZHEN, CHINA

Programming and Management of the Israeli Pavilion and Delegation, Focus on Creative Digital Media Arts // On Behalf of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs

GEEK PICNIC // 2016 // JERUSALEM, ISRAEL

Program Curation & Management for the Israel Event // Production Company: 2bvibes

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SPACE PORT FESTIVAL // 2014 // ISRAEL

Video Art & Photography Exhibit, Public Science, Space, Society and Arts Talks, Film Festival // Project Management, Program Curation, Production Management & Coordination

SINGULARITY UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE // 2012 // ISRAEL, TEL-AVIV

International Speaker and Guest Coordination // Production: TheMarker Magazine & Ramon Foundation

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RE:PUBLICA // 2014-2019 // BERLIN, GERMANY

International Digital Society and Culture Festival & Conference // Program Consultancy, Program Curation, Speaking and Panel Moderation, Assistance with Israeli Delegations

CANNES FILM FESTIVAL // 2017 // CANNES, FRANCE

Fantastic Genres Reverse Pitch & Round-table Session, Programming and Management // Israeli Pavilion at the Marche du Film, on Behalf of the Israeli Ministry of Culture

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PAST PROJECTS LIST

2014-2019 // Berlin, Germany

RE:PUBLICA CONFERENCE

International Digital Society and Culture Festival & Conference //
Program Consultancy, Program Curation, Speaking and Panel Moderation, Assistance with Israeli Delegations

2018 // Tel-Aviv, Israel

COPRO 20 MARKET

Israel’s Documentary Film, TV and New Media Co-Production Market //
Curation & Management for Digital Media Program

2016-2019 // Israel

CULTURE TO THE PERIPHERY

Ministry of Culture Project Dedicated to Nurturing Audiences and Cultural Events All Over Israel //
Head of the Film Department

2015-2017 // Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt Biennial of the Moving Image //
Programming on Tech Innovation in Media and Film & Israeli Content

B3 FESTIVAL

2017 // Cannes, France

CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

Israeli Pavilion at the Marche du Film, on Behalf of the Israeli Ministry of Culture //

Fantastic Genres Reverse Pitch & Roundtable Session, Programming and Management

2017 // Shenzhen, China

ICIF EXPO

the Chinese International Cultural Industries Fair // Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs //
Israeli Pavilion & Delegation // Programming and Management, focus on Digital Media Arts

2016 // Jerusalem, Israel

GEEK PICNIC FESTIVAL

Produced by 2bVibes // 

Program Curation & Management

2015 // Tel-Aviv, Israel

ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL

The Israeli Animation & Design College // the Tel-Aviv Cinematheque //

Production of International Film Program

2014 // Israel

SPACE PORT FESTIVAL

the Israeli Space Week // Israeli Ministry of Science, Tech and Space // 
Video Art and Photography Exhibit, VR/AR Installation, Public Science, Space, Culture and Arts Talks, Film Festival // Project Management, Program Curation, Production Management

2013 // Holon, Israel

PRINTSCREEN FESTIVAL

International Digital Arts and Culture Festival // Holon Cinematheque // 

Marketing & Partnerships

2012 // Tel-Aviv, Israel

SINGULARITY UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE

Produced by TheMarker Magazine & Ramon Foundation //
International Speaker and Guest Coordination