As television and movie writers find themselves in a standoff with the four major talent agencies, some of them want to push their unions in a new direction.
The lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court claims agents’ use of so-called packaging fees is illegal under California law because they pose “numerous conflicts of interest between writers and the agencies serving as their agents.”
Ten months after merging its talent operations with IF Management, The Montag Group merged with another agency: Vision Sports run by Maury Gostfrand. The combined companies will work under The Montag Group name. “A lot of people thought that The Montag Group would be a boutique agency,” said Sandy Montag, who founded the company in […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The powerful Hollywood talent agency CAA is canceling its annual Golden Globe Awards party and planning to form a legal defense fund to assist workplace harassment victims across all industries. A person with knowledge of the plans who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak […]
Talent agency ICM Partners has acquired Headline Media Management, a New York-based firm that represents on-air personalities and producers in TV news and sports. In the equity deal announced Wednesday, Headline CEO Lou Oppenheim and its president, Michael Glantz, will join ICM as partners.