Eveo.com has tapped attorney Danielle Knight as senior director of talent and business affairs. Knight was previously a partner in the talent-management firm of Imparato Knight Fay Management and helped to guide the careers of Ellen DeGeneres, Gina Gershon and k.d. lang.
Knight also held creative, legal and finance posts at Avenue Pictures. She will head Eveo’s Next Generation Talent Incubation and Management Program, which assists emerging filmmakers involved with the site to cross over into more traditional media such as commercials, musicvideos, films and television. Eveo launched the program on Wednesday.
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