Schubert Music Publishing France was officially started in 2011 by Andreas Schubert and Marta Zgrzywa.
Within a few months Matthieu Chabaud joined the company as Managing Director, bringing in over 18 years of experience in the music industry as legal & business affairs (Warner Music France and Warner/Chappell Music France), MD and A&R (MVS Music Publishing), owner and music supervisor (Bruit Blanc).
Today, Matthieu is the Managing Director of Schubert Music Publishing SARL and Smile Records France and talent agent of film music composers (David Hadjadj, Stéphane Le Gouvello, Filip Woja, Jerry Lipkins, Nicolas Baby, Ivan Beck, Frères Cirade, Camille Delafon) and in collaboration with Cinélite, is focused on original music, sync and music supervising for film, commercials and video games. He has co-written two books “Droit de la musique” – “Music and law” (2016) and “La musique à l’image” – “Music and audiovisual” (2017).
More recently, in 2017, Alex Cortay has joined SMP France as Sync and A&R Manager after collaborating and consulting for Schubert Music Publishing as a freelance and sync broker for a few years.
With 20 years of experience in the music industry, Alex started his career writing about music for Press and Web as well as working as Head of Programming and Music Coordinator for the French Student Radio Federation.
For 10 years he was running PR agency Magnetic Promoters (working for Warp, Record Makers, Rhymesayers, !K7, F Communications among others) and established the independent label Asphalt Duchess (Grizzly Bear, Psapp, Mondkopf, The Embassy, François-Eudes Chanfrault).