FESTIVALS / EVENTS
International Media Relations Manager
International Press Trip Coordinator
International Delegates Festival Contact
International Partners Relations Coordinator
About : Trans Musicales is France's premier see-them-here-first festival and one of Europe's most respected events to showcase new and incredibly diverse music from across the globe. Welcoming 100 acts from 50 nationalities and 60,000 people including 1,600 delegates and 350 journalists last year in its 25 venues ranging from small clubs to 7,000 cap halls, the festivals prides itself on booking acts before they break, including first European stage for acts such as Nirvana, Daft Punk, Björk, M.I.A, Lizzo, LCD Soundsystem. The international press raves about Trans Musicales, calling it a must-go event (The Quietus), a blind date with new music (Gigwise), or simply put 'One of Europe's most important showcases of new music (The Line Of Best Fit).
Project Leader as part of their 11th edition in October 2020 : searching for and contacting potential partners (trade organisations, public institutions, private actors);
project management and coordination; industry press relations.
About : MaMA Festival & Convention is France's answer to SXSW and The Great Escape, with more than 6,000 delegates and 500 journalists attending each year the largest French gathering of the music industry, taking place in Pigalle district of Montmartre in France’s capital Paris. A day program of panels, debates and workshops is dedicated to the visiting delegates, who are representing 56 different nationalities. By night, a combined audience of 12,000 visit 17 emblematic venues during 3 nights, for over 130 shows by a 50/50 line-up of French and international acts.
Arts Canteen (UK)
Event Management for AWAN - Arab Women Artists Now Festival - opening weekend, Rich Mix, London, Mars 2020, produced by Arab world specialist pArts Canteen, and supported by Arts Council England.
Institut Français (DK)
Bespoke workshop delivered in February 2020 on the subject of Intercultural Networking. Created for an international music cooperation project involving French and Scandinavian young music business professionals, organised by the French Institute in Copenhagen at the RMC (Rhythmic Music Conservatory) and supported by NOMEX (Nordic Music Exports) as well as Le Bureau Export (French Music Export Office).
Sonic Visions (LU)
How to pitch your music to executives
Introduction to the French music market
Practical tips for touring the UK
Conference Host :
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PROJECT / CAMPAIGN MANAGEMENT / COMMUNICATION
Translation and text adaptation of communication assets (artist biographies, press releases, album sleeve notes, track-by-track) from English to French for several artists on Strut Records' roster, including Ghanaian legends Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band and Onipa.
UK Campaign Management for the debut EP release of UK/Australian duo Nadeah & Beki, and signed on Paris-based Kwaidan Records, the label of producer Marc Collin and home of Nouvelle Vague.
UK Project and Campaign Management for French emerging duo Global Network, due to release their debut EP "Cool Moments" in May 2020. The band is hotly tipped in France and have already been selected to play BISE Festival, Inouïs du Printemps de Bourges, The Great Escape Festival.
EDUCATION / MUSIC BUSINESS COURSES
Course content creation for several higher education music institutions on the subjects of music export and international development, including for :
Sup de Pub (FR)
PUBLIC SPEAKING / MUSIC CONFERENCES & EVENTS
Recent music conferences and music events in which I was invited to take part in discussions about music export, artist development, international relations, European music projects, innovation in music, the French and UK music markets, include :
Club MILA - Paris, France
By:Larm - Oslo, Norway
French Embassy / RMC - Copenhagen, Denmark
Trans Musicales Festival - Rennes, France
Sonic Visions - Esch Sur Alzette, Luxembourg
The Great Escape - Brighton, UK