15 17 Oct '24

Séverine Abhervé

Severine By Benoit Billard Fine Art 1 Color WEB 1
Function: Talent Agent WSAcademy: WSA Voting Member

Séverine Abhervé is talent agent for about fifteen film composers at MY SOUNDTRACK AGENCY (MSA), a company she manages. She is also in charge of missions dedicated to the SPOT THE COMPOSER program she launched for the Cannes Film Festival's Marché du Film for which she is Music Project Manager (Speed Meeting, Keynote, and concert).

Séverine Abhervé is a musician, sound engineer, and Doctor of Cinema (University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) by discipline, and is the author of several articles and books specializing in film music and the film composer profession (Ph.D.: Film composers within the French film industry: definition, characterization, and issues of a career in transformation).

Séverine Abhervé began her career as General Delegate of the Union of Film Music Composers with 135 members (2002-2008): She is at the origin of the celebration of the Centenary of Film Music in France (2008) under the High Patronage of the Presidency of the Republic and participated in the launch of the International Pavilion of Film Music at the Cannes Film Festival (2005-2007) where she received renowned composers such as Antoine Duhamel, Eric Serra, Alberto Iglesias, John Powell, Howard Shore or Maestro Ennio Morricone.

She also taught her specialty in universities between 2007 and 2014 (Paris 1, Paris 3 and Paris 8), worked in the programming department of the Lumière Festival in Lyon alongside Thierry Frémaux (2011) before founding the TraxZone Agency (2016-2018), dedicated to the promotion of soundtracks and becoming a composer agent in 2018.

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