Film executive Nick Shumaker has joined United Talent Agency as an agent in the Independent Film Group.
Shumaker will focus on film packaging, co-production, finance and sales strategies for the agency’s clients. He will be based in their New York office.
“Nick brings vast knowledge and insight from his career as an executive working in both production and international distribution, and those assets will be invaluable to our business on a worldwide basis,” said Rena Ronson, Head of UTA Independent Film Group. “Nick will be a great addition to our group, and we are excited he is joining the agency.”
Shumaker spent the last four years with the Paris-based sale and distribution firm Memento Films International, working on English-language productions and acquisitions.