The United Talent Agency (UTA) has announced that they have promoted eight agents to partner, from across UTA’s businesses including theatre, music, TV, movies and video games.
We were delighted to see Bec Smith included on this list of partners, alongside Ophir Lupu, Jacob Fenton, Ken Fermaglich, Susie Fox, Ben Jacobson and John Sacks. A former producer and film journalist, Bec joined UTA from the Sydney office of Working Title Films where she was Head of Development. Bec, now an 11-year UTA veteran, is a Motion Picture Literary agent representing acclaimed directors and screenwriters. Her clients include Garth Davis, David Michôd, Julius Avery, Lake Bell, Luke Davies, Joshua Oppenheimer, Hope Dickson-Leach, James Ponsoldt, Warwick Thornton, Chapman and Maclain Way, Agnieszka Holland, Sebastian Junger, Ellen Kuras, Anthony Chen and Mia Hansen-Løve.
Smith is also a member of the UTA Independent Film Group where she’s worked on the packaging and sale of over 50 films including I Feel Pretty, The Diary of a Teenage Girl, Brigsby Bear, The Skeleton Twins, In A World, The Spectacular Now, Frances Ha and Margin Call. Smith also executive produced Michôd’s Animal Kingdom.
Congratulations Bec Smith, Ophir Lupu, Jacob Fenton, Ken Fermaglich, Susie Fox, Ben Jacobson and John Sacks. Read more here.