Represent Redux! How to Land an Agent and Manager

Represent Redux! How to Land an Agent and Manager

About This Event

Our first Represent! panel was so popular that we had to do another one.  Navigate the world of representation with this panel of agents and managers from across the industry. Learn how agencies and management firms find clients, how you as a writer can make contact, and all the nuances of breaking in (and staying in) the film and TV business as a writer. 

Panelists: 
  • Ava Greenfield - TV Literary Agent, ICM Partners
  • Katie Cates - Agent, ICM Partners
  • Frank Wuliger - Agent, The Gersh Agency
  • Daniela Gonzalez - Literary Manager, Circle of Confusion
  • Daniel Vang - Literary Manager, Good Fear Film + Management

Moderated by Michael Saltzman (Sneaky Pete, Arrested DevelopmentHalt and Catch Fire)

Doors open at 7:00pm. Event starts at 7:30pm.

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Location / Venue

  • Address:
  • Wgf/Wgaw Headquarters
  • 7000 W 3rd St, 2nd Floor
  • Los Angeles, CA 90048-4321
  • USA
  • Time:
  • Jul 17, 2018 07:30 pm to
  • Jul 17, 2018 09:00 pm
The Writers Guild Foundation

Event to Support The Writers Guild Foundation

Founded in 1966, the Writers Guild Foundation is the premier resource for emerging writers and movie and TV lovers in Hollywood. Boasting a busy calendar of high-value events and a vast, seemingly bottomless toolbox for writers, the Foundation is unmatched in its mission to promote and preserve the craft, history, and voices of screen storytelling.  A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, we’re proud of all we do for the community, including our Veterans Writing Project, our Volunteer and Mentorship Programs, our Archive, and the Shavelson-Webb Library – the world’s only library devoted entirely to writing for the screen.

About Our Panelists

Daniela Gonzalez is a literary manager at Circle of Confusion, a feature film & television production and management company with offices in New York and Los Angeles. Daniela identifies as a TCI – a third culture individual: Venezuelan-born, with a childhood in South East Asia, Daniela’s found her roots in the United States. Her international background informs her taste as she builds her roster of clients who have unique voices and backgrounds. Daniela holds a BA in Film Production with a minor in Film Producing from New York University. 








Daniel Vang is a literary manager in both film and television at GOOD FEAR FILM + MANAGEMENT.  He represents feature writers working at all the major studios as well as staff writers on shows such as 13 Reasons Why, Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Arrow, Gotham, Cobra Kai, Daredevil, Marlon, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Royals, Snowfall, and Greg Berlanti’s upcoming You. The feature film The Nutcracker and the Four Realms written by Daniel’s client Ashleigh Powell will be released by Disney on November 2, 2018.

Daniel started his career at William Morris where he worked for two years as a feature film literary assistant to senior agent Alan Gasmer. He then landed at Benderspink, working for Chris Bender and Jake Weiner on the production of Burt Wonderstone and We’re The Millers




Katie Cates has over a decade of experience in the talent agency business, and she is currently a television literary and packaging agent at ICM Partners where she works with leading artists in entertainment including writers, directors, actors, comedians and musicians. After starting her career in Daytime TV Production at Proctor & Gamble's TeleVest Productions in New York, she relocated to Los Angeles where began working at The Gersh Agency in representation. She works cross-departmentally to package drama and comedy projects for broadcast, cable and streaming, in addition to individual artist representation.  Aside from traditional scripted TV, she is also part of the ICM Comedy Group, which focuses on the multi-hyphenate and multi-platform comedy talent business.  Katie is a graduate of the Honors Tutorial College at Ohio University, where she majored in Telecommunications/TV Production, with a minor in film and business. 






Frank Wuliger is a Partner at Gersh and a Senior Agent in the Motion Picture Literary Department. He started his career in the William Morris mail room in their Agent Trainee Program. He founded the Literary Department at the Agency for Performing Artists, and later moved to International Creative Management as an Agent in the Motion Picture Literary Department.

Drawn to the production of motion pictures, Frank became Vice President at the Mirisch Company, and then Vice President at the De Laurentiis Entertainment Group. Frank returned to his first passion,representation. He became a Partner and founded the Literary Department at Innovative Artists. Throughout his illustrious career Frank has represented A-list and award nominated Writers and Directors.

Frank graduated from the University of Southern California with his Bachelor of Arts degree. He received his Juris Doctor from Loyola University Law School and is a member of The California Bar.

Frank is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. He is also a founding Board Member of The Starlight Foundation and became a founding Board Member of the Starbright Foundation. Frank was also a Board Member of Saint Paul The Apostle School in Westwood. During the spring semester Frank teaches a graduate class at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

Frank is married and the father of two children.