Meet 6 Bi-Coastal Agents From L.A. & NYC TV & Film
Kids & Adults, 6p – 8:30Top Legit TV/Film Agents
ALL AGES, KIDS & ADULTS. BRING MATERIAL & HEADSHOTS! EDUCATIONAL Q & A TO BEGIN.
Mar 29, 6:00 PM
You have the Talent, Bring it to the Workshop!
6 TOP BI-COASTAL AGENT NIGHT SPECIAL WORKSHOP!
Meet 6-Top Legit TV/Film Agents w/Offices in LA & NYC
Open to Youth & All Adult Talent. Kids See Agents First!
Optional Preparation Class: 5pm – 6pm, Add $50
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue, btw. 35/36th St. Penthouse 2
*Actors may bring headshots to this event, one for each agent.
Younger Kids will meet Agents 1st, and be able to leave by 7:45pm
In each hour, we’ll start with a Q & A with LA/NYC Agents, then move to monologues, scenes, songs or dance. Should you need a reader, ask ATNY!
5:00pm – 6:00pm (Optional Preparation Class)
6:00pm – 6:30pm: Q & A with Bi-Coastal Agents
6:30pm – 8:30pm: It’s Time to Show off Your Work.
Please have something ready, whether it be a monologue, commercial, scene, song, comedy or dance. ATNY will provide readers. For kids and teens, you may leave workshop after you have meet the agents.
In this special night, we’re flying in Los Angeles Agents who work with talent on both coasts. What a great way to play both NYC and Los Angeles. It’s a great opportunity and if you have a manager who will let you work with them, it’s a workshop you need to attend. ATNY will begin with final monologue tweaks in the first hour, then welcome our agents at 7pm to view you. Here’s our special bi-coastal agent line-up!
1. MATT JACKSON, MOVING PICTURES ARTISTS (Los Angeles)
Matt was former VP of the theatrical department of Rebel Entertainment Partners as well as an exec at the Disney Channel, where he oversaw the career of many young actors. His current client list include Katie Garfield (The Birth of a Nation), Matthew Risch (HBO’s Looking), Lance Bass and Ty Doran. The company is currently in development on dramatic comedy All These Small Moments, with writer-director Melissa B. Miller, which is being packaged by UTA Independent Film Group. Film is set to start production at the end of the year in New York City.
2. DAVID DOAN, C.E.S.D. AGENCY (NYC)
Mitchell is one of the most respected talent agents in the Entertainment Industry. He is an agent who has worked for the most prestigious talent agencies in Hollywood. These agencies have represented some of the biggest names in show business, including actors, filmmakers, and screenwriters. Collectively, the agencies handle many of today’s most acclaimed artists, including Academy Award, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, and People’s Choice winners and nominees. CESD LA represents some of the most successful rising stars currently working in the film and television industries. Their clients can be seen in major motion pictures, and on television almost every day of the week. As a manager and agent for the last 24 years, Mitchell has discovered, represented and developed the careers of many noteworthy and relevant actors in today’s entertainment industry, including Jennifer Lawrence, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Kristen Bell, Melissa Benoist, Taylor Lautner, Katherine McPhee, AnnaSophia Robb, Victoria Justice, Darren Criss, Taylor Momsen, Lucy Hale, Miranda Cosgrove, Hayden Panettiere, Michael B. Jordan, Seann William Scott, Chelsea Kane, Zendaya, David Guintoli, Nyle DiMarco, Katherine McNamara, Bella Thorne, Connor Jessup, Danielle Campbell, Grant Gustin, Dylan Minnette, Deby Ryan, Ricky Garcia, Brec Bassinger, Kiernan Shipka, Cara Buono, Pierce Gagnon, Max Charles, Atticus Shaffer, to name only a few. Mitchell Gossett recently returned to CESD Talent Agency as the Senior Vice President of Talent/Motion Picture/Television Agents, where he directs the agency’s Los Angeles and New York Talent Deparments for Motion Pictures, Television, and Theatre.
3. CRAIG HOLZBERG, AVALON ARTISTS (Los Angeles)
Craig is the owner of Avalon Artists Group, a bi-coastal full service agency. He represents actors of all ages for Television, Film, Theatre, Commercials, Voice Overs, Hosting, Industrials and both Fashion/Commercial Print. We have Annie Funke as a Series Regular on Criminal Minds/Beyond Borders. We have Peyton Lee as a Series Regular on the new Disney show, Andi Mack. RECURRING ROLES: Orange is the New Black, Blue Bloods, Nurse Jackie, Law & Order, The Americans, The Goldbergs, Henry Danger, How to Get Away With Murder, Liv and Maddie, The Middle, Modern Family, Narcos, NCIS, Rosewood, Scandal, Shameless, Silicon Valley, Veep. CURRENT & UPCOMING BROADWAY SHOWS: Book of Mormon, Kinky Boots, Phantom of the Opera, On Your Feet, Wicked, In Transit, Color Purple, Beautiful, Come From Away, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Miss Saigon.
4. BEN JORDAN, HEADLINE TALENT
In 2011, Ben began as a legit TV/Film Talent Agent at Headline Talent Agency. He covers Television, Film, and Theatre in New York, Los Angeles, as well as the UK. RECENT CLIENT BOOKINGS: Series Regulars: Ice, Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later, and Eastsiders. Recurrings: NCIS: LA, Rebel, Mr. Robot, Madam Secretary, Iron Fist, The Defenders, Blindspot, The Affair, The Blacklist, The Night Of, Orange is the New Black, Divorce, Horace and Pete, Quantico, The OA, Falling Water, I’m Dying Up Here, and Time After Time. BROADWAY: Hamilton, Aladdin, Hello Dolly, The Price and the Cabaret National Tour.
5. GINA MANFREDI, DDO ARTISTS AGENCY
Gina has been part of the on-camera division at DDO Artists Agency in NYC for four years. She represents actors for Film, TV, and Commercials. Gina has booked actors on commercials, print, and industrials including Powerade, Verizon, Nickelodeon, BMW, Kodak, and Snickers and television shows including Kevin Can Wait, Law & Order SVU, Mr. Robot, and Falling Water. She is looking for eager and reliable actors. DDO Artists Agency is bicoastal, and works with both signed clients as well as freelancing actors.
6. RODGER PAUL INC.
Roger Paul Inc. is an innovative agency specializing in booking and managing talent, comedians, actors, experts and top professionals from the entertainment industry. Roger began his career as a Talent Agent for Variety Artist in Minneapolis, MN where he managed and developed their College Division. He was responsible for pioneering such shows as Night Flight, Heartlight City, Radio 1990, and TV 2000 for the USA Network. Joining Brian Winthrop at BWI as an agent for personal appearances upon ICM’s purchase of ATI. Spotlight Entertainment, the # 1 comedy agency of that time then lured Roger away. There he worked with artists such as Paul Reiser and Jerry Seinfeld. He formed The Roger Paul Agency, and develop Que Locos which were the first Latino standup comedy shows to hit TV. ICM noticed this great success, and brought Roger back into corporate life as manager of their east coast comedy division. Here he was responsible for booking such comics as Jay Leno and musical acts like The Beach Boys and Bryan Adams. And finally to create something different, Roger gathered a team in New York and Los Angeles, to launch Roger Paul Inc. After over 20 years of experience, persistence, and natural talent, Roger remains a true force within the industry and a close friend of Todd Etelson.
With Optional Preparation Class: $195 (Add $50)
No Refunds, Future Workshop Credit Only.
Union Required Disclaimer: This workshop is for educational purposes and does not guarantee representation or work in this field or industry.
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