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An expert in creative direction and large scale event production, Julien specializes in blending his experiences with his creative process to focus on immersion, highlighting culture and incorporating the newest technologies to elevate all the projects in which he is involved. Julien has over twenty years of experience producing ceremonies and events for international clients such as UEFA, FIFA, CAF, Publicis Live, and the Paralympic Games. Originally from Paris, Julien completed his studies at La Sorbonne University receiving an MBA in International Business.

His diverse portfolio of productions, have lead him to travel to over 50 countries, and work in close collaboration with world renowned artists such as David Guetta, Alicia Keys, Dua Lipa and Imagine Dragons to name a few. He has produced over 200 opening ceremonies, including 7 Champions League Finals, 3 UEFA EURO, and 2 African Cup of Nations ceremonies. His work for the Champions League Final 2015 and 2018 have been awarded the “Best Opening Ceremony in Sports Event” prize, BEA and EUBEA. He recently received 2 BEA Awards for his work on the opening ceremony of the AFCON 2019 in Cairo.




Julien Pateau