Sydney Opera House

Posted on: June 24th, 2019 by Belinda Dyer

Kabuku PR is the publicity partner for Festival UnWrapped presented by the Sydney Opera House – a bi-annual celebration of diverse, new and risk-taking works from contemporary performance makers.

Utilising the unique story angles from each of the shows in the program, Kabuku devises a strategic approach to generate wide spread publicity and assist in driving ticket sales.

Coverage highlights for the Festival have included ABC TV News 24 Breakfast, The Australian Financial Review, The Guardian, The Sun-Herald, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Daily Telegraph, ABC Radio National, ABC Radio Sydney, ABC News Digital, The Music and Star Observer.

Vendetta Films

Posted on: September 8th, 2017 by Belinda Dyer

Kabuku PR is the ongoing publicity agency for Vendetta Films, a leading NZ-based film distributor.

Kabuku is engaged to publicise all theatrical releases for the company in Australia, working closely with cinemas and film festivals, and managing both publicity and promotional campaigns across each film.

To promote Vendetta’s films, Kabuku regularly manages talent tours, media interviews, film premieres and special screenings, competitions and brand promotional partnerships.

Film projects for the company have included, the underwater drama/ thriller, 47 Metres Down, the stunning documentary on Sergei Polunin, Dancer, that bizarre tickling documentary, Tickled, and The Butterfly Tree, starring Melissa George.

Sydney Comedy Festival

Posted on: July 18th, 2017 by Jarrad Langdon

For eight consecutive years, Kabuku PR has been the publicity partner for one of the nation’s largest annual comedy events, the Sydney Comedy Festival.

Working closely with the Festival’s lineup of comedians, talent publicists and promoters, Kabuku PR works tirelessly to promote the Festival on both a local and national level and assists in driving an attendance of over 130,000 people per year.

As publicist for the Festival, Kabuku PR has coordinated hundreds of media interviews, countless photo shoots, show reviews, VIP opening nights, video content for in-flight systems and much more. The Festival has experienced audience growth year-on-year since their relationship commenced with the Kabuku team.

Andrea Bocelli Aus and NZ Tour

Posted on: September 7th, 2017 by Belinda Dyer

Kabuku PR was engaged to manage the publicity for Maestro Andrea Bocelli’s most recent tour of Australia and New Zealand. As national publicist across both countries, Kabuku negotiated media partnerships for the tour, coordinated exclusive tour announcements, interviews and promotions across the entire tour.

In the lead up to the tour, Kabuku PR negotiated a long form interview with the artist and his family in his home in Tuscany, which appeared on Sunday Night broadcast nationally on the Seven Network, and arranged syndication of the program to a New Zealand audience.

During the tour, the Kabuku PR team travelled alongside the artist and managed all media commitments, including photo calls, interviews, media accreditation, tour photography, artist meet-and-greets, and backstage interviews with both Andrea Bocelli and special guest artist, Delta Goodrem.

The coverage for the tour was widespread across television, radio, print and online media, and the tour attracted an audience of over 100,000 people.

Spiegeltent Wollongong

Posted on: September 7th, 2017 by Belinda Dyer

Kabuku PR was engaged to manage the publicity for the inaugural Spiegeltent Wollongong Season in 2017, working alongside Merrigong Theatre Company and Strut & Fret Production House.

Headlined by the internationally acclaimed show, Velvet, starring Marcia Hines, the program included a line-up of 54 world-class comedy, music, circus and cabaret performances.

Hosting media calls, interviews, pitching competitions, and supporting key media partners, Kabuku PR achieved a huge amount of media coverage for the season and specific acts across Wollongong newspapers, radio, television and online.

The campaign saw over 15,000 ticket buyers attend events in the stunning Aurora Spiegelent, and the event is set to return to the Illawarra in 2018.

FORM Dance Projects

Posted on: August 25th, 2017 by Belinda Dyer

Based in Western Sydney, FORM Dance Projects is one of the nation’s leading dance presenters and a dynamic hub for Australian contemporary dance.

As the retained publicity consultancy for FORM, Kabuku PR delivers a strategic publicity approach for each year’s new season of works and the annual Sharp Short Dance Festival.

In addition, Kabuku PR partnered with FORM for two large-scale dance productions presented as part of the Sydney Festival program – Puncture in 2015 and Champions in 2016. The reach of both publicity campaigns was extensive and contributed to sold-out houses and significant media acclaim.

In conjunction with FORM, Kabuku PR is proud to support contemporary dance in Australia, and the many independent choreographers and performers who present their incredible productions each year.

Sydney Underground Film Festival

Posted on: August 8th, 2017 by Belinda Dyer

Since 2010, Kabuku PR has been the ongoing publicity partner for Sydney Underground Film Festival (SUFF), a festival dedicated to promoting alternative and underground film, and nurturing young filmmaking talent.

The SUFF audience are drawn to the Festival for its willingness to screen films outside the norm and push the boundaries with content. They are not avid consumers of mainstream media, preferring to receive their news from independent media sources and social media.

Kabuku PR devises strategies to target these audiences, and gain media attention by stirring up controversy. We generate news around the content of the festival and pique interest in its alternative, indie-film going audience.

The SUFF team have seen a large increase in audiences year-on-year, as well as extensive media coverage both nationally and internationally for the Festival.

Riverside Theatres

Posted on: August 25th, 2017 by Belinda Dyer

Kabuku PR is the retained publicity consultancy for Western Sydney’s premier performing arts centre, Riverside Theatres. In addition, Kabuku PR has also partnered with Riverside’s resident theatre company, the National Theatre of Parramatta, assisting in both the 2015 launch and subsequent two seasons.

Alongside the Riverside marketing team, Kabuku PR devises a strategic approach to publicise a wide cross section of activity throughout the year including performances, special events, festivals and industry news.

With over 1,000 performances throughout the year, Riverside Theatres is both a vibrant creative hub in Western Sydney and one of the busiest venues in the nation.

David Strassman

Posted on: August 25th, 2017 by Belinda Dyer

Australia’s favourite ventriloquist, David Strassman, is touring across the nation with his renegade band of puppets including Chuck Wood and the adorable Ted E Bare.

From Melbourne to Sydney, Alice Springs to Barossa, Kabuku PR has worked with the artist to roll out publicity campaigns for five Australian tours, and works to spread the word far and wide across national, metropolitan and regional media relevant to each tour location.

Coverage highlights have included: Today Extra (Ch 9), Sunrise (Ch 7), WIN TV News, Prime News 7, Triple M, ABC Radio, Hit FM, Sea FM, the Daily Telegraph (NSW), The Advertiser (SA), Northern Territory News, The Sunday Tasmanian and the Illawarra Mercury.