Writer-producer-director Whit Stillman has signed with International Creative Management. He had been represented by UTA. In addition to the recent Gramercy Pictures release “The Last Days of Disco,” Stillman wrote, produced and directed “Barcelona” and “Metropolitan” (for which he earned an Oscar nomination for original screenplay). Stillman also has directed episodes of the NBC drama “Homicide: Life on the Street.”

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Writer-actor Christopher Durang also has signed with ICM, where he will be repped in all areas but theater. Known for penning such stage plays as “I Hate Hamlet” and “The Actor’s Nightmare,” Durang also wrote “Beyond Therapy,” which became a film directed by Robert Altman. Durang, who was in the original cast of Stephen Sondheim’s “Putting It Together” with Julie Andrews, also has appeared onscreen in such films as “Joe’s Apartment,” “The Cowboy Way” and “Heaven Help Us.”

He continues to be repped in theater by Helen Merrill Ltd.

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Emmy-winning producers Anne Flett-Giordano and Chuck Ranberg (“Frasier”) have signed with United Talent Agency, where they will be repped by Jay Sures and Peter Benedek. Flett-Giordano and Ranberg, who have an overall production deal with Paramount, are the co-creators and exec-producers of “Encore! Encore!,” the new NBC sitcom starring Nathan Lane. They have taken home five Emmys (two for writing and three for producing) while working on “Frasier.”

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Writers Alan Loeb, Matt Grossman and David Schwartz (who scripted “The Second Time Around” for DreamWorks) have signed with Metropolitan Talent Agency, where they will be repped by Jeff Okin. Scribe Ed Stone (“Happy, Texas”) also signed with Metropolitan and Okin.

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