You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

WMA tunes up 3 for music arm

Goliath's Smith joins team

William Morris Agency has hired Brent Smith and Michel Vega as agents in their music department and promoted Dana Sims to agent.

Smith joins WMA after running his own company, Goliath Talent Agency, where he represented Sting, Snoop Dogg, Buzzcocks and Liquid Soul, all of whom will follow him to WMA.

Vega’s primary focus will be the representation of Latin artists, working closely with WMA senior veepee Jorge Pinos.

A former manager of bandleader Mario Bauza, Vega had worked previously at Viva America, a company he formed to serve the Latin market in the U.S. He also had co-founded and served as prexy of the Booking Group, representing the national legit tours of “Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk,” “Jekyll & Hyde” and “Rent.”

Sims’ promotion reps an expansion of the WMA’s music crossover department, and she will work closely with WMA agent Julie Colbert in securing film and television jobs for music clients.

Prior to joining WMA three years ago, Sims served as a marketing coordinator at world music label Mesa Blue Moon.

More Biz

  • David Glasser Fired by the Weinstein

    Weinstein Co. Board Fires COO David Glasser for Cause

    William Morris Agency has hired Brent Smith and Michel Vega as agents in their music department and promoted Dana Sims to agent. Smith joins WMA after running his own company, Goliath Talent Agency, where he represented Sting, Snoop Dogg, Buzzcocks and Liquid Soul, all of whom will follow him to WMA. Vega’s primary focus will […]

  • Rules Don't Apply review

    Warren Beatty Sought Wider 'Rules Don't Apply' Release Despite Grim Test Screenings

    William Morris Agency has hired Brent Smith and Michel Vega as agents in their music department and promoted Dana Sims to agent. Smith joins WMA after running his own company, Goliath Talent Agency, where he represented Sting, Snoop Dogg, Buzzcocks and Liquid Soul, all of whom will follow him to WMA. Vega’s primary focus will […]

  • Oh Seok-geun Korean Film Council

    New Leader Promises Reforms at Korean Film Council

    William Morris Agency has hired Brent Smith and Michel Vega as agents in their music department and promoted Dana Sims to agent. Smith joins WMA after running his own company, Goliath Talent Agency, where he represented Sting, Snoop Dogg, Buzzcocks and Liquid Soul, all of whom will follow him to WMA. Vega’s primary focus will […]

  • SOUTH KOREA OUTMandatory Credit: Photo by

    Actress Choi Hee-seo Looks Forward to a Promising Career

    William Morris Agency has hired Brent Smith and Michel Vega as agents in their music department and promoted Dana Sims to agent. Smith joins WMA after running his own company, Goliath Talent Agency, where he represented Sting, Snoop Dogg, Buzzcocks and Liquid Soul, all of whom will follow him to WMA. Vega’s primary focus will […]

  • The Prison Korean Cinema

    Korea's Box Office Faces a Drop in Admissions as Streaming Services Compete

    William Morris Agency has hired Brent Smith and Michel Vega as agents in their music department and promoted Dana Sims to agent. Smith joins WMA after running his own company, Goliath Talent Agency, where he represented Sting, Snoop Dogg, Buzzcocks and Liquid Soul, all of whom will follow him to WMA. Vega’s primary focus will […]

  • Andy Lo Hong Kong Writer Director

    Ambitious Filmmaker Andy Lo Wants Success in Both Hong Kong and China

    William Morris Agency has hired Brent Smith and Michel Vega as agents in their music department and promoted Dana Sims to agent. Smith joins WMA after running his own company, Goliath Talent Agency, where he represented Sting, Snoop Dogg, Buzzcocks and Liquid Soul, all of whom will follow him to WMA. Vega’s primary focus will […]

  • Tomorrow Is Another Day Hong Kong

    Hong Kong Films Face Challenges in Mainland China

    William Morris Agency has hired Brent Smith and Michel Vega as agents in their music department and promoted Dana Sims to agent. Smith joins WMA after running his own company, Goliath Talent Agency, where he represented Sting, Snoop Dogg, Buzzcocks and Liquid Soul, all of whom will follow him to WMA. Vega’s primary focus will […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content