CHAPTER 19The Talent Agent




by JESSICA TUCHINSKY, an agent who became a producer. After 15 years as an agent in the motion picture department at Creative Artists Agency (CAA) in Beverly Hills, she partnered with her director client Mark Waters (Mean Girls, Freaky Friday) to form Watermark Pictures. The company is developing projects including Looking for Alaska, S.O.S. and The Perfect Week. Ms. Tuchinsky produced the 2009 Golden Globe nominated film (500) Days of Summer; served as executive producer of Mr. Popper’s Penguins, The Ghost of Girlfriends Past, Made in Jersey (CBS pilot) and Witches of East End (Lifetime pilot). As an agent, she represented many acclaimed actors, writers and directors including Bill Murray, Uma Thurman, Andrew ...

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