UTA has hired Amy Grgich, Ella Mastrippolito and Pegi Murray in its Production Arts division as agents. The three new hires further highlight UTA’s continued focus on establishing an equitable and dynamic workforce.
“Bringing in three top-line agents like Amy, Ella and Pegi ensure we will continue prioritizing our commitment to our Production Arts clients, said UTA Partner & Head of Production Arts Pete Franciosa. “All three will be essential to building our business as well as being great collaborators across the agency and contributors to our unique UTA culture.”
Grgich joins the agency from ICM Partners, where she represented production artists across features, television and new media, focusing on commercials and music videos. Prior to ICM, she worked at Young + Rubicam as an advertising agency producer, and as director of marketing for Ring of Fire, a high-end visual effects and animation company.
Mastrippolito previously worked in physical production at Paramount Television Studios, where she worked on shows including “The Offer,” “Jake Ryan,” “Shantaram,” “Time Bandits,” “Devil In The White City,” and others.
Prior to Paramount Television Studios, she began her career in physical production working as an assistant on ABC’s “Scandal” and Showtime’s “I’m Dying Up Here.”
Murray boards UTA from Catch & Release, a tech start-up platform for licensing user-generated content for commercials, where she was an account director. Prior to that, she worked at Slim Pictures, where she focused on directorial talent and at Artistry, where she represented award-winning cinematographers for commercials and music videos.
Grgich joins the agency from ICM Partners’ Motion Picture Production group, where she represented production artists focusing on commercials, branded content and music videos. Prior to ICM, she worked at Young + Rubicam as an advertising agency producer, and as director of marketing for Ring of Fire, a high-end visual effects and animation company.
The new hires come on the heels of a successful two years for UTA’s Production Arts division, which closed close to 2000 deals since 2021.