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Aviv offers consultancy at the intersection of culture & arts, digital innovation and science and tech communication

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

Aviv does concept ideation and development, program curation and project management, specializing in connecting people through live, digital & hybrid events – conferences, festivals, exhibits, workshops, creative labs, retreats etc.

Aviv has a decade of experience in the tech industry as an analyst and PMO in the cyber-sec field. Prior, alongside and following, Aviv has worked in the arts sector, established, managed and organized non-profits, software solutions, film festivals and many other projects. Aviv initiated, developed, curated and produced numerous conferences, events and creative projects: from mass-audience & open-to-the-public film festivals to exclusive professional masterclasses and retreats; Art exhibits, poetry readings, dance recitals, tech meetups, science talks, cocktail receptions, opening-night parties and even stargazing events.

In 2005 Aviv founded an international film festival in Tel-Aviv dedicated to science fiction and fantastic genre films, a year later he started a series of talks titled “Science & Fiction”, both have integrated into The Utopia Association & Festival operating to this day.

Aviv works on projects bridging science and science fiction, tech & social activism, integrating film, media, literature, design and other artistic disciplines.

 
Utopia Festival, 2015
Re:publica Portland, 2019
The Moment Before a TV Interview
Space Port, Tel-Aviv, 2014
Re:publica, Berlin, 2014
Shenzhen ICIF, China, 2017
Cannes Film Festival, 2017

PREVIOUS PROJECTS

 
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RE:PUBLICA // 2014-2021 // BERLIN, GERMANY

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

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TMU-NA THEATER // 2020 // TEL-AVIV, ISRAEL

Digital transformation consultancy for the all operations (due to CoVid), administrative and artistic, technical and marketing

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WORDS FESTIVAL // 2021 // JERUSALEM, ISRAEL

A Place for Poetry // Jerusalem, Israel, Arts Production

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COPRO // 2018 // TEL-AVIV, ISRAEL

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

Curation & Management of Digital Media Program

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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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CANNES FILM FESTIVAL, ISRAEL NATIONAL PAVILION // 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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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

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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, on behalf of the Israeli Ministry of Science, Technology and Space

PAST PROJECTS LIST

2021 // Jerusalem, Israel

FESTIVAL OF WORDS

A Place for Poetry

Festival Production

2014-2021 // Berlin, Germany

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

RE:PUBLICA CONFERENCE

2020 // Tel-aviv, Israel

Digital Transformation Consultancy

TMU-NA THEATER

2019 // Tel-Aviv, Israel

STANLEY BLACK & DECKER

Annual Innovation Day

Programming & Production

2018 // Tel-Aviv, Israel

COPRO MARKET

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

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, Israeli Ministry of Culture //

Fantastic Genres Reverse Pitch & Roundtable Session, Programming and Management

2017 // Shenzhen, China

CHINA INTL CULTURAL FAIR

the Chinese International Cultural Industries Fair, 2017 // Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs // Israeli Pavilion & Delegation // Programming and Management, Focus on Digital Media Arts

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

2016 // Jerusalem, Israel

GEEK PICNIC FESTIVAL

2bVibes Production // 

Program Curation & Management

2015 // Tel-Aviv, Israel

ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL

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

Production, 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

HaAretz & TheMarker Magazine & the Ramon Foundation //
International Speakers and Guests Coordination