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writers vs. agents
More Than 7,000 WGA Writers Officially Fire Their Agents
The battle centers on the agency practice of “packaging.”
What’s the Difference Between an Agent and a Manager?
As the WGA-ATA dispute continues, let’s break down these two similar but separate gigs.
How Do Hollywood Writers Feel About Leaving Their Agents? 8 Weigh In.
“We’re just going to be floating, and people aren’t going to give a fuck. There are going to be casualties for sure.”
WME Agent Adam Venit Takes Leave Following Terry Crews Groping Accusation
Days after the first Harvey Weinstein exposé, Terry Crews said a “high-level Hollywood executive” groped him.
New Accuser Says Fired APA Agent Offered Career Help for Sex
After Blaise Godbe Lipman and Jordan Gavaris, two other men have accused fired APA agent Tyler Grasham of misconduct.
Hollywood Agent Accused of Sexual Assault Fired From Agency
Hollywood agent Tyler Grasham has been fired from talent agency APA following multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.
s Jordan Gavaris: Agent Accused of Sexual Assault Is ‘Dangerous’
APA’s Tyler Grasham is accused of sexually assaulting two other men.
Finn Wolfhard, Cameron Boyce Fire Agent Accused of Sexual Assault
star left the agency entirely, while Boyce has not decided whether he will stay with talent agency APA.
How Does One Become an Agent?
As a former comedy agent at UTA and WME, Priyanka represented numerous big-name writers and performers before leaving to start a TV […]
How Much Did Bill Cosby’s Agents Know?
We’ll probably never know for sure.
How Does an Aspiring TV Writer Get Discovered by an Agent?
So you want to be a TV writer but you’ve written pilot scripts that haven’t really gone anywhere. Here’s how to get an agent’s attention.
Kale’s Agent Convinces It To Do a Soup for Olive Garden, by Steven An
Listen Kale, I know you’re not gonna like this, but it’s a good opportunity, and it’s good pay, and if you do this one then the next one will […]
The Ugly Truth About Comedy and Talent Reps
How often do you think about comedy on a given day? If you’re a reader of this site, chances are that it permeates a sizable chunk of your […]
making the sausage
Polone: Why I Don’t Miss My Life As a Ruthless Agent
It was a gladiatorial, kill or be killed life of big money, but not good for the psyche.
Watch Aspiring Actor Doug Hughs’s Music Video, ‘Lights, Camera, Agent!’
You’ll definitely want to wait for the bathroom Oscar presentation/’American Psycho’ reenactment.
Is Warner Bros. Closed for the Rest of the Year?
Agents tell Deadline that the studio isn’t taking any new pitches until 2011.
No Advances, No Returns: Lit Agent Jennifer Rudolph Walsh Shows Great Restraint
How booksellers and agents will respond to HarperCollins’s new no-advances, no-returns imprint.
Lit Siblings Lorin and Anna Stein Live the Life You Dream Of
Apple-picking and chocolate-brown velvet jackets.
the best part
‘Fortune’ Profiles the Happy Little Worker Bees at CAA
The magazine writes at length about the super-agency, and Hollywood blogger Nikki Finke weighs in.
‘In the Heights’ Salsas Onto the Great White Way