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UTA agent joins ICM reality content team

Veteran agent Seth Lawrence, who specializes in reality programming, has joined Los Angeles-based talent and literary agency ICM Partners in the International Television and Media (reality programming) department. Lawrence (pictured) will ...
December 20, 2018

Veteran agent Seth Lawrence, who specializes in reality programming, has joined Los Angeles-based talent and literary agency ICM Partners in the International Television and Media (reality programming) department.

Lawrence (pictured) will report to department head Michael Kagan, effective immediately.

He joins the agency after three years at United Talent Agency (UTA), where he worked with Participant Media-owned content studio SoulPancake and its founder Rainn Wilson, as well as Propagate Content, Ugly Brother Studios, Monami Entertainment, Texas Crew Productions and Joel Gallen.

Other clients also include showrunners and executive producers Sean Rankine and Mark G. Seliga of VH1′s Basketball Wives; social organizer, activist, writer and filmmaker Dream Hampton, who served as EP on Surviving R. Kelly for Lifetime and BET’s Finding Justice; producer Jacqueline Wilson (Logo and VH1′s RuPaul’s Drag Race); showrunner of The Deadliest Catch Decker Watson; Richard Hall (MTV’s Ex on the Beach); Billy Cooper (Animal Planet’s Pitbulls & Parolees); and more.

Before UTA, Lawrence spent 13 years as an agent at Rebel Entertainment Partners.

“Seth is a stellar agent with an exceptional eye for talent in the unscripted space, and a true passion for our business, and we know he will be a great addition to our department at this exciting time in our industry,” said Kagan in a statement.

(Photo by Chyna Photography, courtesy of ICM Partners)

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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