Paquet Sébastien

Freelance photographer, video director and new media manager, Los Angeles, USA
2008-2009 :
• Shot, edited and directed documentaries, DVDs and video content for Korn, Jonathan Davis, Stillwell, Ray Luzier, Shenkar, IMV ‘Behind The Player’ DVD series, A Race Called Man, System Of A Down…
• Did photo shoots for Korn, Shenkar, VJ Jimmy Roc, Jonathan Davis, Drumhead Magazine, Bass Player Magazine…
• Managed new media content (website development and management, MySpace, email blasts, CRM) for Korn, Jonathan Davis, Stillwell, Shenkar, Ray Luzier, Dogs Of Bali…

Echo music, Los Angeles, USA
2008 : Special Assignment Community Representative for Korn’s official website and online fan-club
• Planed, produced, shot, edited, posted and managed video and still photography on tour and in the studio
• Set up and coordinated meet and greets for fan club members with the band on the road
• Set up and coordinated press (radio, TV, online and print) with the band on tour
• Developed Korn’s online community (MySpace, forums, email blasts…)

EMI Music France/Virgin, Paris, France
2005-2007 : Freelance PR to promote Korn online
• Set up online streaming promotions on partner websites (MSN, Yahoo!, MTV…)
• Developed Korn’s online community (online contests, forums…)

Rock Mag, Rock Sound, Hard N’ Heavy, Rock One, Velvet, Terrorizer, Rap Mag, R.A.P., Groove

Monthly European top selling music magazines
2004-2007 : Freelance journalist and photographer based in Los Angeles for the european press
• Wrote articles, reviews, live reports and interviews on Stone Sour, Blink 182, Evanescence, Snoop Dogg…
• Shot live pictures on System of A Down, Slipknot, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Deftones, Audioslave…
• Wrote 13 front cover stories on Korn, Marilyn Manson, Green Day, Linkin Park…

Sony Music France, Emedia department, Paris, France
2002-2004 : Columbia Records online and mobile marketing manager (permanent contract)
• Set up online streaming promotions on partner websites (MSN, Yahoo!, MTV…)
• Handled electronic music distribution on affiliates network distribution (OD2, Itunes…)
• Set up mobile promotions and commercial deals (IVR, text to win competitions, ringtones, downloads…)
2001-2002 : Sony Music France webmaster (temporary contract)
• Managed the Sony Music France corporate website
• Updated every local and international artists websites (David Bowie, Celine Dion, Destiny’s Child…)
• Developed artists online community (online contests, forums…) and customer relationship management (newsletters…)
2000-2001 : Intern at the Emedia departement
• Assisted the day-to-day department tasks

Prelude et Fugue, Paris, France
2002-2006 : Author
• Wrote and published nationally distributed «Korn From A To Z» book
• Wrote and published nationally distributed «Blink-182 From A To Z» book
• Wrote and published nationally distributed «Pleymo From A To Z» book

Divine, Paris, France
1999-2006 : Official French Korn fan-club Chief editor
• Created and updated the fan-club website (news, reports, pictures…)
• Wrote articles for the fan-club magazine
• Organised Korn November 2003 fan event in Paris hosted by Korn Jonathan Davis and James Shaffer


Music Managers France (MMF), Paris, France
2004 : artists management training organised and hosted by French and international artist managers
Faculty of English letters, Orleans, France
1999-2000 : One year of English, additional study
Jean Zay High School, Orleans, France
1995-1998 : BAC in Economical and Social Sciences (equivalent of High School Diploma + 2 years)


IT : Windows XP, Mac OS X, Microsoft Office, Internet, HTML tags, Javascript, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, FTP, Imovie, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Drupal, Word Press…
Languages : Fluent English (reading, writing, speaking and listening), fluent French and conversational German

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