Eventival is an event technology company and the producer of the world's most widely used film festival data management software. The company was founded in 2009 with the goal to empower festivals and other cultural, social and business events with software tools that would simplify their year-round planning, improve their internal organisation, increase their impact and provide a better services to their professional visitors and regular audience.
Founded in the UK, operating from France, and eventually moving to the Czech Republic, the Eventival company represented an effort of Tomas Prasek and Dawna Cha, festival organisers with first-hand experience from major film festivals in Europe, Asia and the US, and the media entrepreneur and programmer Adrian Johnson, to create an online software tool for festival organisers that would please with an attractive interface, impress with outstanding features, and thrill with affordable costs.
Initially planning a simple, lightweight application, the founders soon realised that what the growing festival industry really needed was the "real thing", an all-in-one solution that would handle practically everything. The company accepted the challenge, and since then it has been growing in a symbiosis with its clients, defying the perception of a traditional supplier by being much rather a remote member of countless festival teams. It has become a regular at most prominent film festivals and markets, imbibing the knowledge right where it is being created. It has a unique position in the film industry - a company whose relevance is centered around its software but whose real products are its outstanding skills, knowledge and experience.
Today, Eventival is active in a wide range of industries, and its clients include entertainment companies (film, music, theatre and literary festivals) to conferences, cultural, social and business events, NGO's etc.
Eventival has clients in over 40 countries and its services are used by more than 400,000 people all over the world.
More than twenty people have contributed their ideas, skills and deditation to the creation of Eventival since the time when we founded the company near Fontainebleau in 2008, We also immensely appreciate the support and patience of all the festival organisers who trusted us when this unique and unusual company was merely an ambitious idea.
We are constantly growing.