CHAPTER 6 Representing the Screenwriter



by JEWERL ROSS, owner of Silent R Management based in Los Angeles. After graduating from Yale with a degree in political philosophy, he returned to his native city to work in entry-level positions at ICM and Paradigm before joining APA as an agent in early 1999. Three years later, after gaining a reputation for selling spec scripts, Marathon Entertainment hired him as a manager. In 2006, Ross left to form his own company, Silent R Management. His client list includes Brad Buecker (Executive Producer of American Horror Story), Matt Aldrich (Pixar’s Coco), Barry Jenkins (A24 & Plan B’s Moonlight) and Jack Stanley (Chronicle 2).



It’s often been said that anyone trying to represent oneself has a ...

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