WME Motion Picture Agent Olive Uniacke Departments Agency
Exclusive: movie agent Olive Unique I left the agency.
She was hired in September 2018 and was previously a producer at 42MP and then a studio executive at Lionsgate.
At the agency, she signed writer/director clients like Andrew Patterson. fasting at night It had its world premiere at Slamdance 2019 and was later acquired by Amazon from TIFF. She also signed with May El Torquay. queen of hearts It had its world premiere at Sundance 2019.
When the pandemic hit, Uniacke shifted gears and focused on musicians, actors and entrepreneurs who could build businesses while the world was shut down.
Uniacke is WME Clients such as Tessa Thompson (Viva Maude), Oscar Isaac (Mad Gene), Riz Ahmed (Left Handed Films) and Bassam Tariq (Moogle the Great), Sam Hunter, Patrick Somerville and David Eisenberg’s Tractor Beam.
Uniacke has also inked musicians such as Dev Hynes (aka Blood Orange), Mustafa the Poet.British businesswoman Emma Grade, co-founder of Khloe Kardashian’s Good American Fashion label and Kim Kardashian’s Skims. shark tank.
Adriana Alberghetti, co-head of WME’s Motion Picture Literature division, told Deadline:
Uniacke added, “I would like to thank everyone at WME for the most productive five years of my life. Working with such generous and supportive colleagues, and giving me so much. It has been both an honor and a pleasure to have the opportunity to represent the extraordinary clients who have taught and trusted me.”
Uniacke sent the following email to his WME colleagues this afternoon.
After working with you for nearly five years, I have made the difficult decision to leave WME. It’s been an incredible journey and I look back in awe on what we’ve been through and accomplished together. Writers’ strikes, a global pandemic, and many great projects. I have never been an agent and came to WME. You took a risk when you hired me. You were all supportive, kind, and very generous to me. With your help and guidance, I have grown and built a business that I am incredibly proud of. .
I cherish these few years. We traveled the world together, attended many premieres, stayed up late at film festivals, took socially distanced walks, danced at each other’s weddings, sold many films, and had many clients. I made a contract with
I will miss seeing you all at the office, but I know our paths will cross soon as I embark on the next iteration of my career..