Agents and Managers

Agents and Managers

Learn from Hollywood agents and managers about the craft and business of screenwriting.

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Agents and Managers
  • Learn from Literary Manager Scott Carr

    This video was filmed at the 2019 ScreenCraft Summit in Atlanta.

    Scott studied film at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Upon graduation, he immediately relocated from Canada to Los Angeles where he got his start in the William Morris mailroom. He went on to work at UTA for 3 years, spe...

  • Sandra Varona, Producer / Production Manager

    Sandra E Varona is a Los Angeles-based Film, Music Video & New Media producer with over 11 years of experience in the industry.

    In 2008, Sandra received the Panavision New Filmmaker Grant, which gives a promising filmmaker a full Panavision camera package. Varona utilized the 16mm Panavision p...

  • Scott Carr, Manager

    Scott studied film at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, where he also played football and did competitive amateur bodybuilding, and upon graduating with his Bachelor’s degree, he immediately relocated from Canada to Los Angeles in 2004. It took some creative thinking and resourcefulness fo...

  • Daniela Gonzalez, Literary Manager

    Daniela Gonzalez is a literary manager at Circle of Confusion, a feature film & television production and management company with offices in New York and Los Angeles. Daniela identifies as a TCI – a third culture individual: Venezuelan-born, with a childhood in South East Asia, Daniela’s found he...

  • Chris Coggins, Manager

    Chris Coggins has over a decade of experience in feature, television and digital series development and production. She began her career directly after graduation from The University of Southern California School for Cinematic Arts working as a Creative Assistant at Escape Artists/Sony Pictures. ...

  • Jermaine Johnson, Executive

    Jermaine Johnson is a development executive at Zero Gravity Management, a production and management company behind such films as the Netflix show OZARK, PULP FICTION, JUMANJI and television shows like STRANGER THINGS and AMERICAN HORROR STORY.

    Zero Gravity Management is a progressive entertain...

  • Keya Khayatian, Agent / Partner

    Keya Khayatian is a Partner in the Motion Picture Literary department of leading talent and literary agency UTA. He began his entertainment career in 1995 as an agent trainee in the UTA mailroom. He was quickly promoted to departmental assistant specializing in film rights for literary properties...

  • Ashley Berns, Manager

    A graduate of London University, Ashley was a freelance researcher and P.A. in the UK, working for the BBC and Channel 4, and as a newsroom story editor for Bloomberg Television. Ashley then moved to L.A. where he started as an intern at The Radmin Company, working his way up to manager. He has ...

  • Nicholas Bogner, Manager

    Bogner is a unique manager in that he’s worked in almost every aspect of Hollywood. He’s written and sold television pilots, he was an agent, and he’s produced films. It’s this diversity in his career that he attributes to his success. He understands what it takes to sell a script, both from a bu...

  • Alex Lerner, Manager

    Alex Lerner is a former agent at Creative Artists Agency and current manager at leading representation firm Kaplan/Perrone Entertainment.

  • Jewerl Ross, Manager

    Literary manager and producer Jewerl Ross is the founder and owner of Silent R Management. He has worked at APA, ICM, Marathon Management and Paradigm. Some of his clients include Best Picture Academy Award-winner Barry Jenkins, Matt Aldrich, David H. Steinberg, and Brad Buecker.