Willem Olenski

Willem Olenski

Creative ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
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Willem Olenski

Willem Olenski

Creative ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am a freelance Creative Producer from London.
  • C40 World Mayors Summit
    C40 World Mayors SummitFour two minute long animated films commissioned for the C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen, October 2019. The films were designed to fill a custom 24x4 metre LED screen and introduced the topic of each plenary & one deep dive session.
  • Brainchild Festival 2018
    Brainchild Festival 2018Brainchild is a volunteer run emerging arts & music festival based in Sussex. Twice winner of the AIM Independent Festival of the Year in 2015 & 2016, Brainchild delivers year round programming and artist development as well as an anual festival who has seen music, poetry, arts & theatre from the likes of: Sons Of Kemet, King Krule, Loyle Carner, Ezra Collective, Ross From Friends, Emily Motto, Fuck You Pay Me amongst hundreds of others since 2012. As head of Technical Production I'm in charge a
Projects credited in
  • Brainchild Festival 2015
    Brainchild Festival 2015Brainchild is a small independent festival which creates a platform for emerging artists from all creative fields. I work as Art Director, curating the art and overseeing the visual impact of the festival. I manage around 40 volunteers, sourcing, designing and making sets, installations and signs, as well as managing the production of large scale pieces.
  • Brainchild Festival
    Brainchild FestivalArt Direction: Lily Bonesso Design: Josie Tucker Production: Willem Olenski
  • Brainchild Festival 2017
    Brainchild Festival 2017I am a music programmer and creative producer for Brainchild Festival. In the 2017 edition, I co-created 18 "special projects" for the festival, including escpecially commissioned dance-music collaborations; sustainability workshops; visual art and poetry collaborations. I work for Brainchild alongside my full-time work with Artichoke Trust, meaning I have developed efficient and creative skills including time management and effective communication.
Work history
    Head of Technical ProductionBrainchild
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    As head of Technical Production I am in charge of all sound, lighting & staging across the festivals five stages as well as all technical aspects of its year round programming. As part of my role I manage a team of 12+ stage managers on site and during events.
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    Fremantle logo
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
  • Photoshop
  • Video
  • Photography
  • Production
  • Festival Management
  • Musician
  • Management
  • Technical Production
  • Artist Programming
  • Visual Design
    BAUniversity of York
    York, United Kingdom
    History of Art BA