The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Sunday, May 29, 2016


Chris Travers joins Australian Centre for the Moving Image as Marketing and Development Director
At the BFI, Chris leads a team of 70 responsible for marketing, public affairs, communications, sales and audience development.
MELBOURNE.- The Australian Centre for the Moving Image has announced the appointment of internationally recognised marketing, communications and development professional Christopher (Chris) Travers to the role of Marketing and Development Director.

Chris has an impressive international pedigree in senior marketing, communications and development roles within the cultural, television broadcast and public sectors. He will join ACMI as Marketing and Development Director from his current role in London, where he is Director of Marketing, Communications and Audience at the British Film Institute (BFI).

ACMI Director & CEO, Tony Sweeney, said Chris will bring a wealth of experience in a global context to the leadership team in what is both an important time of growth in the organisation’s life, and a critical period of transition for cultural institutions worldwide in the increasingly digital era.

“In ACMI’s second decade, we must continue to innovate our arts and culture practice - and crucially, evolve the ways we engage and grow audiences as the shape and influence of digital media and marketing channels changes rapidly,” Tony said.

“Chris’ extensive experience and strengths in development and relationship management, communication, marketing, digital media and audience engagement will be invaluable”.

The Marketing & Development Director leads ACMI’s marketing and brand profile, strategic and corporate communications, audience development, design, fundraising and stakeholder engagement activities.

“Chris will lead a very passionate and talented team in the delivery of our overall brand identity, relationship strategies and audience development,” Tony said. “He’ll play a crucial role in developing future opportunities to engage new and diverse communities of interest, locally, nationally and internationally, particularly in the contemporary digital landscape”.

At the BFI, Chris leads a team of 70 responsible for marketing, public affairs, communications, sales and audience development. He has been responsible for the BFI’s international marketing of UK film at festivals such as Cannes and Berlin, marketing of the London Film Festival, UK-wide seasons like GOTHIC: The Dark Heart of Film, and the marketing of BFI’s own extensive national and South Bank programming across five cinemas, BFI Imax and the BFI Mediatheque. During his time at the BFI he also led a re-brand of the organisation in 2012, the launch of a content-on-demand service, BFI Player, and a re-launch of the BFI membership program.

Chris said he is “enormously excited at the prospect of joining such an innovative cultural institution as ACMI, in one of the world’s most vibrant cultural and creative cities”.

“ACMI already enjoys an international reputation and I very much look forward to increasing its impact and audience reach in the next chapter of its development,” Chris said.

Immediately prior to the BFI, Chris was Director of Strategy and Communications at The Royal Parks, during which he played a leading role in the delivery of major events including the London Olympics commercial program, the Royal wedding, and BBC Proms. He also has extensive senior experience in marketing, operations and communications roles at the BBC in London and Asia over 11-years, and he has held senior marketing roles at cultural institutions including Head of Marketing at the Barbican and the Welsh National Opera.

Chris Travers will begin his appointment as Marketing and Development Director at ACMI in March 2014.





Today's News

December 10, 2013

Landmark exhibition of Chinese contemporary art opens at Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tribal masks fetch 550,000 euros in controversial sale at auctioneers EVE in Paris

Previously unseen vintage silver gelatin prints of the Rolling Stones on view at Atlas Gallery

Art Basel in Miami Beach succeeds again with a stellar display of works and extensive programming

Julien's Auctions Icons & Idols: Rock n' Roll Auction realizes incredible prices

"Paolo Scheggi: Selected Works from European Collections" opens at Ronchini Gallery

Turkey probes wave of art thefts at the State Museum of Art and Sculpture in Ankara

Italian architect and designer Antonio Pio Saracino installs sculptures at Avenue of the Americas

Funding for the arts is changing as audiences increase finds National Campaign for the Arts Index

A private collection of modern timepieces highlights Sotheby's New York Auction of Important Watches

Copy of J.K. Rowling's The Cuckoo's Calling, signed by 'Robert Galbraith' & 'J.K. Rowling' offered at Sotheby's

World record for Sebastian Vettel's F1 helmet that sells for a staggering £72,000 at Bonhams

The New York Ceramics Fair welcomes the arrival of an elite roster of 7 new participants

From modern classics to contempoarary art: Sellout auction at Ketterer

Same: Difference: Exhibition of small-scale works by contemporary artists opens at Rossi & Rossi

Exhibition of works by Igael Tumarkin and Sigalit Landau on view at Har-El Printers & Publishers

Chris Travers joins Australian Centre for the Moving Image as Marketing and Development Director

Nalini Malani, winner of the Fukuoka Prize 2013, exhibits at the Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum

Miami Project wraps up successful week with record-breaking sales and attendance

Armenian-born artist Armen Eloyan opens exhibition at Tim Van Laere Gallery in Antwerp

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Mexico museum hangs shoes in hunt for missing

2.- British Museum launches first major exhibition of underwater archaeology

3.- Georgia O'Keeffe Museum acquires rare O'Keeffe painting

4.- Exhibition at the Frick Collection takes a fresh look at Meissen porcelain

5.- Celebrated historic New Jersey Palisades cliffs estate to be sold at auction

6.- Giant prehistoric bird fossils found in Antarctica

7.- French artist JR makes Louvre pyramid disappear in an optical illusion

8.- The Kimbell Art Museum presents works by the Le Nain brothers

9.- Sophia Hewson exhibits ontroversial rape representation video at Mars Gallery

10.- Royal Museums Greenwich and Art Fund appeal for help to save Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemariasound.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful