ABOUT

EVENTS & FESTIVALS

ART & SPECIAL PROJECTS

CONSULTANT

COMMUNICATION

 

For over 25 years, Gill has produced some of Australia's most engaging & successful international events & festivals, creating unforgettable, immersive experiences for diverse audiences. She is one of Australia's creative leaders - from festival, event & theatre director to television & radio presenter, public art curator & producer - Gill's experience means successful delivery of outstanding creative ideas, every time.

 

Known for innovation, creativity & quality, Gill Minervini Creative (GMC) provides proven solutions to increase visitation & build profile for destinations & brands through creative activity. 

 

Event, Festival & Theatre credits include:

  • Firelight Festival - Creative Director - City of Melbourne

  • B-Line Public Art Project - Creative Director, Producer, Curator - Transport for NSW

  • Adelaide Festival - Artistic Associate & Creative Producer: Riverbank Palais

  • Rugby League World Cup 2017- Creative Director Opening Ceremony

  • ArtMoves Public Art Project 2017- Creative Director

  • Newtown Festival 2016 - Creative Director/ Producer

  • Barangaroo Welcome Celebrations (Sydney) - Director/ Producer

  • Winter Feast - Dark Mofo - Museum of Old & New Art (MONA - Hobart) - Creative Producer

  • Sydney Lunar New Year - City of Sydney - Festival & Parade Director/Producer

  • Art & About Sydney - City of Sydney - Festival Director/ Producer

  • Sydney Christmas - City of Sydney - Director/ Producer

  • Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Live Sites - Co-Curator

  • Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival - Festival Director/ Creative Director

  • Danks Street Festival - City of Sydney - Director

  • Primo Italiano East Sydney Street Festival - City of Sydney - Director

  • Griffin Theatre Company (Sydney) - General Manager 

Consultancy clients include:

  • Tourism Western Australia

  • Transport for NSW

  • Arts NSW

  • University of Technology (Sydney)

  • Rugby League World Cup 2017

  • Norfolk Island Tourist Bureau

  • World Wildlife Foundation

  • Events Tasmania

  • Tourism Tasmania

  • City of Melbourne Council

  • Hobart City Council

  • Parramatta Council 

  • Sutherland Shire Council (Sydney)

  • Waverly Council (Sydney)

  • Northern Beaches Council (Sydney)

  • Junction Festival (Launceston)

  • Wooden Boat Festival (Hobart)

 

Communication & Media credits include: 

 

  • Marketing & communications plans for events & special projects

  • Network 10 - Mardi Gras Parade Host, Beauty & the Beast Panellist 

  • Foxtel - Beauty & the Beast Panellist

  • 2UE - Regular Segment Presenter 

SOME PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS
BARANGAROO 
Welcome Celebrations

CREATIVE DIRECTOR/PRODUCER

 

GMC created & delivered three months of opening celebrations for Barangaroo Reserve & the Cutaway, Sydney's newest iconic venues, in 2015. Over 240,000 people attended our program that included bespoke performances, major new commissioned art installations, talks, tours & great food.

MONA - DARK MOFO
Winter Feast

CREATIVE PRODUCER

 

Winter Feast, the most popular event in MONA's Dark Mofo festival, is a unique food experience. Gill produced this event since its inception

 - responsible for its immersive atmosphere, content & style. It has broken all records for visitation to Hobart in winter. Dark Mofo was a recipient of the Sidney Myer Award.

CITY OF SYDNEY
Events 

CREATIVE DIRECTOR 

 

As Creative Director of City of Sydney Events from 1999 to 2015, Gill directed and produced some of Australia's most popular events including Art & About Sydney, Sydney Lunar New Year, Sydney Christmas, some of the 2000 Olympic Live Sites, countless parades & civic functions. This annual program attracted over one million people per year.

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