Paradigm taps MTA’s Quinn

Agent to head telepic, mini arm

Pat Quinn has ankled the Metropolitan Talent Agency to join Paradigm, where she will head up the MOW and miniseries division, working closely with both literary and talent agents to package scripts, books and articles in the longform area.

Quinn will continue to work in TV series development and packaging.

At Metropolitan, Quinn was a literary and packaging agent. Prior to that, she spent five years at ICM, where she served as head of the West Coast Theater office and as a packaging agent, acting as a liaison for both feature and television divisions with agents in Europe.

Among the clients who have followed Quinn to Paradigm are Gail Parent (HBO’s “Tracey Takes On”); Bill Boulware, co-executive producer of UPN’s “The Parkers”; scribes Patrick J. Clifton and Beth Rigazio, who wrote “Raising Helen,” set up at Hyde Park and Disney; and Pamela Pettler, co-exec producer of “Alicia” for NBC.

Quinn also reps the Chrysalis visual entertainment division’s BBC series “A Many Splintered Thing,” produced by Lucky Dog’s Geoff Deane.

In addition to her career as agent, Quinn was a veep at Warner Bros. television, where she developed primetime network comedy series and was a development consultant for Robert Redford’s Sundance Institute.

A graduate of Yale Drama School, Quinn began her career developing, marketing and producing projects for the American Conservatory Theater, American Repertory Theater and the Berkshire Theater Festival.

She serves as veep of Women in Film and as head of its nominating committee.

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