Julian Canny
 
 
 

“This is my website.”

- Julian Canny, 2018

 
 
 
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Julian Canny


Julian Canny is the proud Ringleader of the arts producer Euphorium Creative (previously The Comedy Emporium) and the Creative Producer for Geraldton Fringe Festival Funtavia. Julian boasts proudly (regardless if you asked him or not) that these endeavours are social enterprises, and they aim to change the way we develop works and communities in regional areas by removing barriers to creating. Julian brings to the arts sector a unique background in sales management and business development while working across industry sectors as a consultant. Julian is committed to developing a regional arts market comprised of regional independent producers focused on sustainable industry practices as well as the importance of art in the role of cultural identity.

0458306111

julian@euphorium.com.au

Things people have said about me…

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Juleroy O'Canno

Julian’s help with our community programming really helped to get a much stronger impact. Looking forward to working with him again in the future…

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Cool Kid Julz

Julian really understands what it takes to develop impactful programs in our communities. Also I wish he would stop saying the word “dope”.

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Julis McCanny

Julian was a great MC for our community festival. He really saved us considering the other guy was not available.

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Minna Hilton - Euphorium Assistant Producer

“julian I need you to focus today”

 
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Testimonials

“What do you think it says about your brand to sit at the back of the room?”

“Can you please focus today” - Minna Hilton (Assistant Producer at Euphorium)

 

RESUME

Summary

Working freelance as an Entrepreneur in the Commercial Arts industry, I am the co-founder of social Arts Enterprise Euphorium Creative which aims to provide Regional WA with access to sustainable art practices. "Euphorium Arts" and its affiliate The Comedy Emporium exists to inspire and develop the regional WA independent arts ecology by focusing on building artists, producers and space’s in which the community can invest directly in them. We are a social enterprise based in Geraldton WA and see a future where the role of the “Producer” is one of an innovator and leader in the arts sector.

With a base of over 50 regional artists across our programs we focus on developing artists to a point where they can produce their own works that have been developed from a shared connection and cultural experience in our communities. The main focus of which is around Stand-up comedy and growing local talent to produce its own content.

I have experience as an Sales Manager working in the field of business development as a consultant. I have the knowledge and had success with providing value in the regional business areas. I currently am the Festival Program lead for independent Fringe World Festival hub Funtavia in Geraldton. I also have a solid background in the entertainment industry. This has led to successful work as Public Speaker for large community events. I am always looking for new opportunities and pride myself on my adaptability.


Experience

Euphorium Creative

Ringleader and Co-Founder - November 2017 - Present 

Euphorium Arts and its affiliate The Comedy Emporium exists to inspire and develop the regional WA independent arts ecology by focusing on building artists, producers and space’s in which the community can invest directly in them. We are a social enterprise based in Geraldton WA and see a future where the role of the “Producer” is one of an innovator and leader in the arts sector. With a base of over 50 regional artists across our programs we focus on developing artists to a point where they can produce their own works that have been developed from a shared connection and cultural experience in our communities.

The Comedy Emporium

Ringleader - March 2013 - Present 

The Comedy Emporium is a locally run and operated business that delivers regional Western Australia with comedy entertainment. We focus on developing communities with the tools they need to grow and nurture local talent. The Comedy Emporium strives to continuously contribute to the social fabric of our State and communities, giving everyone a place to come and share a laugh.

Office National Kalgoorlie

Business Development Manager - May 2015 - Present

Sales analysis, planning and manager for the growing team of account managers at Office National Kalgoorlie. Role includes creating strategic sales plans to expand and improve the services that Office National Kalgoorlie provides within the region.

Self Employed Public Speaker M.C

2012 - Present 

Kalgoorlie, Geraldton, Perth Currently Free-Lance work for the City of Greater Geraldton, City of Kalgoorlie Boulder, Midwest Multicultural Association and the Chamber of Commerce. Large event Mc work with a slight twist of humour.

Office National Kalgoorlie Marketing and Campaign Planning February 2013 - May 2015 (2 years 4 months) Kalgoorlie Casual work - inc, Sales assistance in campaign planning. As well as working to establish social media marketing development.


Recognitions

Fully completed Sim City 2000

Young Australian on the Year 2011 - City of Kalgoorlie Boulder

Young Australian on the Year 2016 - City of Greater Geraldton

Chair of the Sunshine Festival 2014 (Geraldton)

Participant of the Catalyst Start­up program 2014

Finalist for Arts Endeavours Youth Award ­ National Youth Week 2014

Australian Arts Youth Fellowship recipient 2015

Young Australian on the Year 2016 - City of Greater Geraldton

First evolution of arts social enterprise collapsed 2017 - Giving birth to re-built organisation Euphorium Creative

Festival Creative Producer for Funtavia with its receiving of the Judges Choice Award Midwest Chamber of Commerce Awards 2018

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Contact Me (most likely Minna)

Minna is the Assistant Producer at Euphorium. She is not an assistant to me but helps the whole company (Euphorium) operate. She helps out the whole team. Minna or I will get back to you really quickly.

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