WME, CAA Digital Agents Depart for Fullscreen, Kin Community

A pair of agents focused on digital media at WME and CAA exited Thursday to new roles at two different Internet content companies.

WME’s Beau Bryant is moving to Fullscreen, where he will run the talent management department run by Larry Shapiro until last month, when he departed for a similar role at AwesomenessTV-owned Big Frame.

Bryant was instrumental in guiding the careers of a roster of digital-friendly talent at WME including Grace Helbig, the Fine Bros and Rosanna Pansino, where he opened doors to TV opportunities. He also worked with producers that worked on YouTube properties including Rainn Wilson’s Soul Pancake and Felicia Day’s Geek & Sundry.

In a separate move, Sarah Passe of CAA’s digital division has decamped for Kin Community, a company formerly known as DECA that specializes in targeting female auds online.

“I am looking forward to bringing my experience from CAA and Digitas to my new role at Kin Community,” she said via statement. “I have worked with (Kin CEO) Michael Wayne and Kin in many capacities for years and am excited to join the team and help them continue to build an incredible business.”

News was first reported by VideoInk.

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