Scripted Forum: An Evening With TV & Film Literary Managers

Event Details

Thursday March 30, 2023 7:30 pm

via Zoom


Hosted by Tian Jun Gu, Sasha Stewart and Larry J. Cohen

Wonder how literary managers are hustling for you, what they think of the current state of the industry, and/or just how to get the most out of your relationship with your manager? Come to the Scripted Forum’s next virtual event where we will speak with managers Michael Wilson (Kaplan/Perrone), Harry Lengsfield (Grandview), and Tim Honigman (Mainstay). Q & A to follow.

MICHAEL WILSON started his career in the UTA mailroom and quickly worked his way into the television department, working at Management 360 in the TV production department and Kaplan/Perrone. His clients have staffed on shows numerous shows, including AMERICAN VANDAL, FUTURE MAN, IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA, TRANSPARENT, ALTERED CARBON, LIFE SENTENCE, BERLIN STATION, and many others. Additionally, he has worked with various television and streaming networks to sell projects including Apple TV+, FX, HBO, Netflix and Amazon.

TIM HONIGMAN is a partner at Mainstay Entertainment focused on literary representation and producing across television, film, and theatre. He started his career in independent film in Atlanta, has directed commercials and theatre, and mentors screenwriting students at USC, Loyola Marymount, and his alma mater the University of Georgia. He has been with Mainstay Entertainment since its inception in 2017.

HARRY LENGSFIELD is a manager at Grandview. Originally from New York, Lengsfield began his career at WME before transitioning into management at LBI in 2014 where he worked across a range of talent and literary clients including Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Jennifer Lawrence, Bill Monahan, Jon Glazer, Todd Field, and Antoine Fuqua, amongst others. In 2022, Harry moved to Grandview to continue his career in management with a primary focus in developing writers and filmmakers across features, tv, and theatre.

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