A college baseball player turned filmmaker has filed suit against Warner Bros., the Gersh Agency, United Talent Agency, Malpaso Prods., screenwriter Don Handfield, director Robert Lorenz and several…
Spectacle-driven film franchises will decline and there will be renewed interest and investment in story-driven features, United Talent Agency CEO and co-founder Jeremy Zimmer predicted Thursday. “I…
The Emmy Gran Prix got off with a roar on Friday evening as bizzers zig-zagged around West L.A., Beverly Hills and environs to attend a multitude of fetes celebrating this year’s nominees. United…
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Talent manager J.J. Harris died Friday at her Los Angeles home. She was 62. A spokeswoman for Harris’ company, One Talent Management, said Harris had died of natural causes and that funeral…
Expanding its indie financing arm before next month’s Toronto Intl. Film Festival, United Talent Agency has hired veteran international sales-distribution exec Yale Chasin. Chasin is joining UTA’s…
Most of the major agencies have an investment group focused on backing everything from producers of online videos to health food and fashion brands.
In the past five years, the role of the agent, and the business of running a sizable agency, has been buffeted by monumental changes, spurred by seismic shifts in the broader entertainment landscape.
Los Angeles has long sought to create its own version of Silicon Valley called Silicon Beach. But its strategy has relied mostly on coaxing companies to move here. The University of Southern…
With the international landscape taking on a greater role at the box office and beyond, top talent agencies are making a concerted effort to zero in on the next crop of new talent -- no matter where…
Francis began his career as an agent for six years at Wilhelmina Artist Management, landing sponsorship deals for such clients as Usher, Martina McBride, Jimmy Johnson, and Tim McGraw, and…
Meet the some of the up-and-coming assistants and coordinators most likely to break into the executive ranks.