• over 25 years of professional media experience •
Atelier Culturati was established by Shivani Saini in Berlin, Germany, to meet the demands of the cultural sector. With over 25 years of professional media experience, our work combines the essence of an artist’s studio or workshop (Atelier) with those who deeply appreciate the arts (Culturati). We are passionate about serving people + organizations that create, and who have stories to tell.
Shivani Saini is a media producer, consultant and skillful communicator with over 25 years of professional experience. She holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts Degree in Radio & Television from Ryerson University, and has worked in all genres of media production; in every role from the creative to the business side. Her portfolio includes groundbreaking museum content, award-winning television, cutting-edge theatre, international visual arts affairs, social media initiatives, and festivals that cultivate new works.
Shivani was the Senior Producer & Project Manager for the new Royal Alberta Museum’s Aboriginal Media Production ; 30 Films and a spectacular 360 Video that features Indigenous Peoples sharing their own stories, and authentically from their worldviews. She was the Marketing & Communications Director for the world premiere of Making Treaty 7, selling out each performance of a history-making live theatrical presentation that featured over 20 First Nations and non-Aboriginal artists. Past producing credits include seasons 1, 2 & 3 of the award-winning dramatic television series Blackstone, in the roles of Associate Producer, Business Affairs and Digital Media Producer. Her fundamental engagement and social media strategies helped to grow Blackstone’s Facebook community from 0 to nearly 20,000 fans. She was the first South Asian Canadian woman to be on-air during prime time television as a co-host & producer of Access Television’s HelpTV (Edmonton, 2001), and a MuchMusic intern in 1998.
Shivani is a current member of Arts Consultants Canada, The American Alliance of Museums, and The Calgary Congress for Equity and Diversity in the Arts.
Photo: Marc J. Chalifoux Photography