The PMA

PMA NOTICES

Next Dramatists’ and Directors’ Agents Meeting

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016. 1.00pm - 2.30pm at Century Soho, 61-63 Shaftesbury Avenue.

Next Artists’ Agents Meeting

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016. 1.00pm - 2.30pm at St Anne's Church, 55 Dean Street, Soho.

Creatives’ & Theatre Groups

There are no meetings currently scheduled.

IDEAS

Members, your ideas for guest speakers or discussion topics at meetings are always welcome. Please get in touch and if we can make it happen, we will!

ABOUT US

We are the leading professional body for talent agencies in the UK.

The PMA is a membership organisation for agents who represent actors, writers and directors. It was set up over 60 years ago with the intention of encouraging good practice among agents by encouraging better communication between agents and better communciation from agents to the industry.

The PMA does not provide advice about finding an agent. If you are looking for an agent you will need to contact individual agencies directly. You may find our list of member agencies useful – available to download at the bottom of this page.

JOIN THE PMA

As a member you will part of a unique network of over
170 agencies in the UK

As a PMA member your agency will have access to:

THE PMA NETWORK ONLINE

Advice and current information is always available on the members’ email forum. You will also have access to a vast resource library in the Members Area online which includes current standard agreements.

PMA MEETINGS AND EVENTS

PMA members meet every month (alternating between Artists’ Agents and Dramatists’ and Directors’ Agents). Meetings may be to discuss current industry issues or they may take the form of Q&As with relevant industry representatives. In addition to the monthly meetings there are a number of smaller work groups representing a wide range of specific interests and current issues.

APPLICATION

To apply for membership you will need:

MEMBERSHIP FEES

Annual membership (exc VAT) is: £350.00 for agencies of less than 10 employees and £650.00 for agencies of 10 or more employees. Membership runs from January to December.

If you have any questions about membership please email: mailto:info@thepma.com.

If you are ready to apply please click here:

Application Form

Applying to join the PMA

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Please consider the notes below before completing the application form on the next page.

Eligibility

Download template letter for your Bank or Accountant

Application Process

Applications are considered by the PMA Council at quarterly meetings (generally held in January, April, July and November).

You will be notified of decisions as quickly as possible thereafter. If your application is successful we will invoice for your subscription payment. Current fees are listed below.

If you have any queries please email info@thepma.com

Membership Fees

Annual membership (exc VAT) is:

£350.00 for agencies of less than 10 employees working in film, theatre and tv.

£650.00 for agencies of 10 or more employees working in film, theatre and tv.

Membership runs from Jan – Dec. If you join mid-year (after June) you will be only be invoiced for half the year.

Please review the highlighted fields below to ensure that you have completed all the required fields and checked the confirmation checkboxes.

If your agency is less than two years old please note previous experience at another agency.
(e.g. mainly artists representation or literary representation)
Please name four current clients and state how long they have been with the agency.
Must be supported by two current PMA members.
This application is supported by the company director/s. I/we have read the pma code of conduct for membership and undertake to carry out *my/our obligations thereunder

Online Application complete

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Next steps ... you will be asked to email two written references from current PMA members and evidence of a separate client account signed by your bank or accountant.

New member applications are reviewed at PMA Council Meetings, generally in January, April, July and November. You may be asked to provide additional information at that stage or will be contacted soon after with a decision.

If you need any further information please contact The PMA at info@thepma.com<

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Need to fill an admin vacancy?

Sign in to the Members Section and select Post a Vacancy, write your ad, press the send button to post. It will automatically be published in the vacancy list. Please note the PMA does not carry ads for agents.

Ads will automatically delete after 2 weeks. To edit or delete email info@thepma.com

VACANCIES

The Vacancy List: Looking for a start or a next step in an agency?
Current assistant and admin vacancies are posted below.

Waring & McKenna

Senior Agent’s Assistant

– Posted January 29th 2016

We are looking for a new member of staff to join our busy office to assist one of our Senior Agents.

The ideal candidate will have at least 6 months experience working within a talent agency or casting.

Applicants should be highly motivated, committed and articulate. The role requires excellent organisational and multi-taking skills with great attention to detail.
Candidates should, of course, have a genuine passion for television, film and theatre, be hard working and happy to work as part of a busy team at the centre of a vibrant agency.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate.
Start date: mid-February 2016

Please send CVs and cover letter to laura@waringandmckenna.com with the subject title: “Assistant Application”.

RKA Talent

Full Time Intern

– Posted January 29th 2016

RKA Talent are looking for a full time intern to start immediately.

Candidates must have a strong passion for the industry as well as an interest in working in a talent agency, and must also be willing to commit to 6 months.

We are ideally looking for someone with an excellent telephone manner, as well as great organisational, written and verbal communication skills. Must be MAC literate, good with design, ETC Client List, and familiar with MailChimp, Tagmin and Spotlight.

This is a paid position. All applicants that applied to the previous vacancy are still being considered.
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to office@rkatalent.com.

The Richard Stone Partnership

Assistant

– Posted January 27th 2016

We are looking for an assistant to join a close-knit team of agents..
We have a broad range of busy clients so we need someone who can hit the ground running, who has a variety of interests and knowledge and isn’t scared about mucking in to get the job done.
As a minimum, you will have 12 months experience in a talent agency; you need to be accustomed to the nature of the industry and the expectations of clients and their agents.
Knowledge of AgentFile is a welcome bonus.
Salary is dependent on experience.