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Bookings & Signings

Gersh, Paradigm, iTalent, First Artists

Editor’s note: This is the final Inside Production newsletter. Variety will continue to regularly publish below-the-line information on a regular basis.
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Gersh signed d.p.’s Ben Richardson (“Beasts of the Southern Wild”) and Tim Orr (“Seeking a Friend for the End of the World”), vfx supervisor Pablo Herman (“Battleship”), production designer Sebastian Krawinkel (“Anonymous”).

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Paradigm signed producer Richard Middleton (“The Artist”), producer/UPM Carol Cuddy (“The Departed”), d.p.’s David Herrington (“Warehouse 13”), Gordon Verheul (“Smallville”) and Karim Hussain (“Hobo with a Shotgun”); and editor Michael O’Halloran (“Red Tails”).

Paradigm booked producer Henry Lange and production designer Joe Lucky on NBC pilot “Next Caller Please”; producers Loucas George on ABC pilot “Nashville,” David Roessell on NBC pilot “Revolution” and Neal Ahern, Jr. on ABC pilot “Gotham”; and d.p.’s Peter Smokler on FX’s “Anger Management,” Christian Sprenger on the Comedy Central’s “The Nick Kroll Sketch Show,” Sarah Cawley on CBS pilot “Golden Boy,” Anthony Hardwick returning on TNT’s “Rizzoli & Isles” and Paul Maibaum on ABC Family pilot “Interecpt.”

Paradigm booked d.p. Rohn Schmidt, production designer Jim Spencer and editor Angela Catanzaro on ABC pilot “Last Resort.” Agency booked production designers Richard Toyon on FBC pilot “Ben Fox Is My Manny,” Paul Peters on ABC Family pilot “Intercept,” Patti Podesta on Michael Cuesta’s “Elementary,” Jeffrey Beecroft on Michael Bay’s “Pain & Gain” and Maher Ahmad on Fisher Stevens’ “Stand Up Guys.”

Paradigm book editors Greg Plotkin on Henry Joost’s “Paranormal Activity 4,” Tom Nordberg on Andrew Niccol’s “The Host,” Stephen Rivkin on Carl Rinsch’s “47 Ronin,” Mary Jo Markey on JJ Abrams’ “Star Trek 2,” Todd Desrosiers on NBC pilot “County” and Billy Fox on NBC pilot “Chicago Fire.”

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iTalent signed production designer James C. Hegedus (“Shrek”), editor David Rogow (“The Big Year”) and d.p. Charlie Lieberman (“Love Bites”). Agency booked production designer Mark Freeborn on AMC’s “Breaking Bad,” hair department head Kerrie Smith Campbell on Louis Leterrier’s “Now You See Me,” editor Jamie Gross on Adult Swim’s “Children’s Hospital” and d.p. Marco Fargnoli on Adult Swim pilot “The Green Bench Show.” iTalent client Lance Anderson is directing an episode of “Vampire Diaries,” a show he usually edits.

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First Artists Management announced the following gigs for its clients: Joseph Bishara will compose the score for New Line Cinema’s “The Warren Files,” directed by James Wan; Rolf Kent will score Nicolas Barry’s “The Scapegoat” and Michael Hoffman’s “Gambit”; and Andrea Guerra will score Gabriele Muccino’s “Playing the Field.”

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