The PMA

PMA NOTICES

PMA Dramatists’ and Directors’ Meeting

Wednesday March 18th, 2020. At St Anne's, Soho (55 Dean Street) from 1pm - 2.30pm. (PMA Members only)

PMA Artists’ Agents Meeting

Wednesday April 1st, 2020. At St Anne's, Soho (55 Dean Street) from 1pm - 2.30pm. (PMA members only)

About Us

The leading professional body for talent agencies in the UK.

The PMA is a membership organisation for agents who represent actors, writers and directors working in film, television, theatre and radio. 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 communication from agents to the industry.  Currently the PMA has over 180 member agencies which comprise more than 800 individual agents engaged in PMA activity.

The network is run by its members, for its members – a structure that allows all voices to heard and collective decisions to be made.

 

Join the PMA

 

As a PMA member you will part of a unique network of over 180 agencies in the UK.  As a PMA member you and your agency will have access to:

THE PMA 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.

THE PMA IN PERSON
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.

How to apply for membership:

  • Register your interest online – click at the bottom of this page. You will need the names and email addresses of two PMA members willing to nominate your application in order to complete this form.  We generally ask that agencies have a minimum of two years experience before applying.  Or, if you are a new agency, two years experience as an agent elsewhere.
  • Once you have registered you will be contacted for additional information including: evidence of a separate bank account for clients’ money (see template letter at end of this page); and a copy of your agency terms of business.
  • Membership is dependent on your understanding and acceptance of the PMA Code of Conduct (available to download at the end of this page).

Membership Fees, 2019:

Agencies with less than 5 employees: £  450 + vat

Agencies with 5-15 employees: £ 550 + vat

Agencies with 16 plus employees: £1000 + vat

Membership runs from January to December.

If you have any questions about membership please email: info@thepma.com.  If you would like to join, please register your interest and we will give you a call to discuss next steps …

Register your interest

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Thank you for your interest in joining the PMA. Before you proceed please consider the following criteria for membership:

If you can meet these criteria please click here to register your interest. We will get in touch to discuss the next stage.

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

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.
The company director/s fully support this agency's choice to join the PMA. I/we have read the pma code of conduct for membership and undertake to carry out *my/our obligations thereunder

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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.

Echo Artists

Junior Agent – Commercials and Music Videos Department

– Posted February 27th 2020

We are looking for a junior agent to join the Commercials & Music Videos department to support the existing Senior Agent in representing the clients and all that it entails.

Echo Artists is a dynamic talent agency representing Production Designers, Directors of Photography, Costume Designers, Editors and Hair and Make-Up Designers in Film, Television, Commercials and Music Videos. As a company, we pride ourselves on being passionate about Film & Advertising craft and the brilliant stories that stem from a wonderfully talented collaborative team who are often overlooked. We love being creatively and logistically involved in the projects that our clients make and are passionate about facilitating new collaborations and helping our clients get work on original projects whilst giving them advice and negotiating their fees as best as possible. We believe in our clients and will protect and fight for them to make sure they are treated fairly, and we enjoy listening, giving support and doing whatever we can to make the difference for their careers. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of and help build a new company, which whilst simultaneously supporting the clients we also actively seek to aid the development and wellbeing of staff.

The right candidate will have some experience working in Commercials or Music Video Production or is an existing Agent’s Assistant looking for a new challenge and a chance to grow in their career. We are looking for someone who loves working with people and as part of a tight-knit team, has excellent communication skills, an amazing attention to detail and thrives under pressure. Someone who will have the confidence to fight for what they think is right, has an opinion, wants to help nurture and protect our clients, is proactive and thinks ahead, wants to help change careers, has an amazing ability to listen and is patient, creative and loves being involved in interesting projects.

You could be someone who has worked in the Advertising industry at an Advertising Agency or Production Company, or in Film & TV but know that you want to be at the hub of production and exciting international advertising campaigns. You could be an Assistant at another agency who wants to step across to work with below the line talent, or an experienced Production Assistant/Production Manager looking for a new challenge and the chance to grow within an exciting and supportive Agency and work towards becoming a fully-fledged agent.

Responsibilities include:

• Submitting Clients for new Commercials & Music Videos projects.
• Negotiating Deals as directed and sending relevant deal memos
• Always be on the lookout for new and exciting talent
• Communicating and keeping in touch with clients regularly and being responsible and active in client’s diary management and career strategies.
• Communicating with, and setting up meetings with, Producers and Production Companies regularly to make sure the Company and the clients are aware of what projects are happening and have happened.
• Watching client work and keeping up to date with new commercials and music videos
• Existing knowledge of the commercials and music videos industry, including knowledge of the best Directors and Production Companies would be ideal, but can also be taught over time.
• A working knowledge of the APA Recommended Crew Terms is desirable but not essential.
• Excellent communication skills, strong sense of organisation and attention to detail are essential.
• Be trustworthy when handling sensitive or confidential information relating to upcoming campaigns.
• Attend Advertising and Music Video awards ceremonies and international festivals with other Commercial Agents or Film & TV Agents, representing the clients and company and building relationships with production contacts within the industry.

Further Details about the position:
• To start asap or to be discussed
• The role is based in the Echo Office in Bethnal Green (East London)
• Hours will be 9:30 AM to 6 PM with 1 hour lunch break, however there will be some times where hours may be longer than this, including attending awards events, some international festivals, occasional evening meetings/screenings for clients.
• Experience of Macs essential along with Word, Outlook and Excel
• Remuneration commensurate with experience.
• Some travel to film festivals required (Cannes Lions, Camerimage)
• There is a share of the profits of the company
• 5 weeks of holiday plus public holidays
• Other staff perks are in development (healthcare, gym membership, staff incentive scheme)
• If you think you’re the right person for the job please email your CV and a covering letter to Sophie at hr@echoartists.com.

THE PRODUCTION EXCHANGE MANAGEMENT

AGENTS’ ASSISTANT

– Posted February 26th 2020

With the continuing success of the Agency side of our business we are now looking for someone to help us to expand in this area. Our new Assistant will be equally happy about working with actors and creatives. They will already have experience of working in an agency. They will be an enthusiast.

The Production Exchange Management works across the whole range of arts and entertainment media and forms an integral part of The Production Exchange – a registered charity set up to support, mentor and offer opportunity to early career professionals in the industry.

This aspiration permeates the whole of the organisation and thus we believe this post to be entirely suitable for someone who will be ready in time to make the leap from being an Assistant to being a fully fledged agent.

For further information about our activity please visit www.theproductionexchange.com We envisage someone starting at the beginning/middle of April for a fixed term, in the first instance, of one calendar year. Interviews will be on Monday 16th March.

If you are interested in the post and would like an informal discussion about it don’t hesitate to contact us on 0207 686 3215 or send us an email to recruitment@theproductionexchange.com

Please apply with a short cover letter and cv no later than close of business on Friday 6th March.

APM Associates

Agents Assistant

– Posted February 25th 2020

RE: Agents Assistant

To apply:
Please email a covering letter and CV to: assistant@apmassociates.net
SUBJECT LINE: Agents Assistant 02/20 – PMA

Start date: As soon as possible
Has previous office experience working in a talent agency, casting or production company –
Excellent technical, administrative, communication & sales skills –
A confident, warm phone manner is vital in this role, you’ll be speaking to clients and industry professionals daily –
The role requires first-rate time and diary management skills –
You will be well organised and enjoy research, setting up and maintaining systems, working to and achieving deadlines –
You will be confident and experienced using and updating web content software and social media platforms –
IT experience using MAC’s –
& ability to work with Agentfile and Spotlight –
Our ideal candidate has excellent multi-tasking skills, common sense & uses their initiative –
Languages are an advantage.

Avalon

Casting Associate

– Posted February 24th 2020

We are looking to recruit experienced Casting Associate with demonstrable contacts in the industry.
The role would involve:
 First point of call for all incoming casting/advert/voiceover enquiries for Avalon managed clients.
 Suggest clients in response to Spotlight casting breakdowns and follow up by phone with casting directors to sell in clients.
 Liaising between clients and casting directors to organise all aspects of client castings including time, date, location, who they are meeting, sending through scripts and role details/commercial breakdowns.
 If casting is successful then liaising with client’s manager and the casting director to begin negotiating availability and contract terms.
 Negotiating the deal and contract either with the Casting Director (at CAN stage) or Production company (at contract stage).
 Liaising with Management assistants to pass across logistics, invoicing and contract admin.
 Regular script reading.
 Voiceovers: Negotiating the deal as above.
 Filming self-tapes with clients in the office. Editing them and sending them over to the Casting Director.
Admin/set-up for department
 To work with assistants to monitor and update Spotlight biogs and client entries.
 Setting up headshot sessions for clients. Selecting the best shots.
 Booking younger clients into Casting Workshops.
 To liaise with managers about showreels, voicereels and acting biogs for all clients.
 Keeping a record of every casting each client goes in for to monitor which Casting Directors they’ve already seen.
 To maintain and update contacts in casting companies.
 Attending screenings of new shows/films/plays with clients.
 Attending client’s shows with Casting Directors.
 Maintaining records of all AV checks and jobs booked.
Building the department
 Develop relationships with casting directors and producers.
 Build relationships with advertising agencies who look after adverts and voiceovers.
 Develop a more proactive approach to the voiceover area of the business.
 Guiding younger clients on the best way to approach castings and how to prepare.

42

Partners Assistant – Literary Department

– Posted February 21st 2020

42, a fully integrated management and production company, is looking for an experienced assistant to work for one of the Partners at 42 within the Literary Department.

The role involves working as part of a team representing leading writers, directors and producers for their film, television, theatre and radio work.

You will be comfortable working in a fast-paced creative environment and interacting with talent and industry professionals with confidentiality and professionalism.

Main Responsibilities:
1. Full administrative support including diary management.
2. Responding to queries for and on behalf of clients, and assisting clients, as required.
3. Answering, handling and fielding calls to the department, talking with clients and responding on behalf of the manager when required.
4. Script reading and providing coverage.
5. Handling and chasing contracts and invoices, ensuring payments are made promptly and accurately.
6. Full range of office responsibilities including filing, setting up conference calls and appointments, and compiling and reconciling expenses.

Core Skills and Experience:
1. At least one years’ experience working as an agent or managers assistant
2. Highly organised, with great attention to detail. Calm under pressure
3. Ability to multitask and prioritise workload
4. Passionate about talent, film, TV and theatre
5. Strong administrative skills and proficient with Apple Macs, Word and Excel
6. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a confident phone manner

Please apply by sending a CV and covering note to aileenryan@42mp.com

Curtis Brown Group

Assistant to Agent, TFTV Department

– Posted February 20th 2020

Curtis Brown is one of the world’s leading literary and talent agencies, representing actors, presenters, authors, playwrights, film and television writers and directors and theatre directors.

We are looking for an assistant to support the office of a senior agent in our TFTV department, Jess Cooper.

The core of the role is to ensure the smooth running of the agent’s office through effective organisation and exceptional client care. Promotion of the clients’ work, seeking out new opportunities for them both here in the UK and internationally, and safeguarding their interests is at the heart of what an agent does, so the successful candidate will need to quickly gain a comprehensive knowledge of each of the client’s work and each client’s specific individual requirements.

The successful candidate will be proactive, confident and show initiative. The role requires someone who has excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; exceptional organisational skills; a keen eye for detail and accuracy; the ability to prioritise and someone who is resilient and adaptable – they will frequently be working under pressure and with interruptions and for an agent who is working across different time zones and both in the office and remotely.

You will be able to keep calm and focused. You will be a team player who is willing to share information, ideas and any industry contacts they have and continue to make. You will have a good knowledge of and demonstrable passion for the broader film, TV and theatre landscape.

Please note that this is not an entry level job and we are looking for someone with prior work experience as an assistant in a media organisation, preferably gained within an agency or production company.

You can find more information about this role including details of how to apply on our website jobs page www.curtisbrown.co.uk/page/jobs

Closing date is 5pm Thursday 5th March

United Agents LLP

Full-time Receptionist (Maternity Cover)

– Posted February 19th 2020

We’re currently recruiting for a full-time Receptionist to join our front of house team as maternity cover. The ideal candidate will have experience of working on a busy Reception and enjoy the pressures of doing so.

Duties include :
• Answering and transferring calls
• Greeting and assisting guests
• Sending out, receiving and distributing post.
• Coordinate couriers services
• Schedule meeting room bookings
• Stationary management

Working within a long-established team we’re looking for an individual who’ll hit the ground running and feel happy to turn their had to anything. Reception is the heart and soul of the company so we’re actively looking for someone with get up and go to join this important team.

Please send your CV and covering email to jobs@unitedagents.co.uk with RECEPTION written in the subject header.

The Dench Arnold Agency

Junior Agent Commercials Department

– Posted February 18th 2020

This is not an entry level position, we will be looking for someone who has knowledge, experience and a keen interest in the commercials business.

You will be supporting one of the senior agents in the representation of their clients. On a day to day basis this will require taking and making calls and handling emails to and from Commercials Companies. This is a fast-paced job, requiring you to deal with a large quantity of calls and information that needs to be processed quickly and accurately. Clients for this role include Cinematographers, Production Designers, Costume Designers, Hair and Make Up Designers and Editors.

The following is required:
● A professional manner and the ability to comfortably liaise with agency clients, companies, producers and other business clients. Experience handling sensitive and confidential information.
● Experience within the commercials industry preferred.
● An awareness of complimentary industries required eg. Film and television, publishing and gaming.
● An ability to work on your own initiative, seeking out opportunities to place clients.
● Understanding of the clients work in order to accurately recommend them for commercial projects suited to their skill set.
● A strong understanding of admin. The role requires someone who is good with diary management, research and dealing with computer systems. Basic level booking skills will be necessary.
● The candidate must be experienced in using the main applications of Microsoft Office. There will be a fair bit of digital asset and website management. The chosen person should be comfortable with using and downloading various types of media. They need to have an eye for emerging technologies and platforms, and an understanding of the varying social networks and how they are used in relation to company business.
● The ability to work within a small team.

This role offers a good opportunity to become a part of a friendly, close knit team, work with some of the best talents in the commercial, as well as film & television industries, and progress towards a career as an agent.

Remuneration commensurate with experience.

Please email your CV and Cover Letter to hadley@dencharnold.com

InterTalent Rights Group

Agent’s Assistant

– Posted February 17th 2020

InterTalent Rights Group, an independent agency representing talent across all areas of entertainment and media, is looking for an Assistant to join the team within the Actors & Creatives department. This is a fantastic opportunity to work across a diverse list of actors, directors, choreographers, designers and entertainers of profile within theatre, TV & Film.

The position is perfect for someone who has experience working for an agency, casting director or production company, and is looking to take on more responsibility with a fast-growing list, working alongside a young and dynamic team.

The ideal applicant will have:
– Direct industry knowledge and experience
– Proven time-management, multitasking and interpersonal skills
– Excellent written & verbal communication
– Strong grasp of social media
– A genuine passion for working with actors and creatives

Tasks will include:
– Regular trips to the theatre
– Invoicing, diary management and administrative support
– Communicating daily with clients & industry
– Assisting clients, agent and agency office as required

Please refer applications to sam@intertalentgroup.com, including CV and cover letter.

CVH Management

Agents’ Assistant

– Posted February 17th 2020

CVH Management is a Theatrical Management Agency that has represented creatives for over 25 years.

We are currently looking for an Agents’ Assistant to join our team in West London.

The ideal candidate will have office experience in the theatre industry and/or related field, demonstrate excellent attention to detail and be able to prioritise tasks within a busy environment.

This is a perfect role for a highly organised individual with a keen interest in theatre. Experience in diary management and providing administrative support is essential. Working knowledge of AgentFile and social media platforms would be beneficial.

By interacting with and assisting CVH clients you will develop a thorough understanding of their work and evening trips to the theatre will be required. Check out our website www.clarevidalhall.com to find out more about our current client list.

This is a full-time position, office hours are 10am-6pm. To apply, please email info@clarevidalhall.com with a CV and cover letter. If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Tavistock Wood

Agents’ Assistant/Development Executive

– Posted February 14th 2020

Tavistock Wood is a boutique talent and literary agency advising and representing actors, screenwriters, and directors across the film, television, and theatre industries. We also operate our own production label, Open Book Productions, through which we produce premium television content for BBC Studios. Tavistock Wood is a part of the Original Talent group.

We are looking for an assistant to support the two agents representing our list of screenwriters and directors, and to help co-ordinate the development of our in-house film and TV projects.

This entry-level role will suit someone with real interest in the industry who is hungry to learn more. Duties will vary and include: reading and reporting on scripts; assisting with the management of writer and director clients; searching for and helping identify potential new talent; answering phones, and providing general administrative support to the two agents in our literary department.

This full-time role requires someone who is very organised and has excellent communication skills. You must also have a high level of computer literacy, along with a ‘can-do’ attitude. Ours is a fast-paced office and we need someone who can multi-task and remain calm under pressure, whilst maintaining a high level of attention to detail. You will also need to use your initiative, employing tact and discretion when dealing with confidential matters. It would be useful but not essential if you have a literary-based degree.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to jobs@tavistockwood.com to reach us no later than 6pm, Monday 24th February.

Members list

(Last update, January 2020) Download a PDF list here

  • 33 Ltd
  • 42 Managment
  • AHA Talent Ltd
  • Aim LLP
  • AK Agents
  • Alan Brodie Representation Ltd
  • Alignment Management Group
  • Angel and Francis
  • Anita Alraun Representation
  • APM Associates
  • Apollo Artist Management
  • Artists Rights Group
  • BBA Management
  • Belfield and Ward
  • Berlin Associates
  • Blake Friedmann Literary Agency
  • Bloomfields Welch Management
  • Boland and Reeve
  • Boss Talent Management
  • Brennan Artists Associates
  • Brood Management
  • Brown Simcocks Andrews
  • BWH Agency
  • Byram Hancock Associates
  • Byrons Management
  • Carey Dodd Associates
  • Caroline Dawson Associates
  • Cary Parsons Management
  • Casarotto Ramsay
  • CBL Management
  • CCA Management
  • Cecily Ware Literary Agents
  • Cherry Parker Management
  • Chris Davis Management
  • Claire Hoath Management
  • Clare Vidal-Hall
  • Conway van Gelder Grant
  • Core Management
  • Coulter Management Agency Ltd
  • Creative Artist Management
  • Creative Media Management
  • Cruickshank Cazenove
  • Culvershouse Associates
  • Curtis Brown
  • D&B Management
  • Daisy and Dukes
  • Dalzell and Beresford
  • David Higham Associates
  • Dench Arnold Agency
  • Dennis Lyne Agency
  • Denton Brierley
  • Diamond Management
  • Eamonn Bedford
  • Echo Artists
  • Elaine Steel Management
  • Emptage Hallett
  • Esta Charkham Assocs
  • Feast Management
  • Felix De Wolfe
  • Galloways
  • Gardner Herrity
  • Garricks
  • Gavin Barker Associates
  • Gemma Hirst Associates Ltd
  • Global Artists
  • Gordon and French
  • Grantham-Hazeldine Ltd
  • Hamilton Hodell
  • Hannah Layton Management
  • Hatch Talent
  • Hatton McEwan Penford
  • Hilary Gagan Associates
  • Howard Cooke Associates
  • Hunwick Associates
  • iD Agency
  • Identity Agency Group
  • Independent Talent
  • Infinity Artist Management Ltd
  • InterTalent (AC) Ltd
  • InterTalent (CK) Ltd
  • Insanity Group
  • JPA Management
  • Janet Fillingham Associates
  • Jeffrey and White Management
  • Jessica Carney Associates
  • JFL Agency Ltd
  • Jonathan Arun Group (JAG.)
  • Jonathan Clowes Ltd
  • Jorg Betts Associates
  • Josef Weinberger Ltd
  • Judy Daish Associates
  • Julia Tyrrell Management
  • Julian Belfrage Associates
  • Katie Threlfall Associates
  • Keddie Scott Associates
  • Ki Agency
  • Kitson Press Associates
  • Knight Hall Agency
  • Linda Seifert Managment
  • Lisa Richards Agency
  • Loesje Sanders
  • Lou Coulson
  • Lovett Logan Associates
  • Lowy Hamilton
  • Macfarlane Chard
  • MacNaughton Lord Representation
  • Mandy Ward Artist Mgt
  • Marcus and McCrimmon
  • Markham Froggatt and Irwin
  • MBA Literary Agents
  • McLean-Williams Management
  • MSFT Management
  • MGA Management
  • Mia Thomson Associates
  • Micheline Steinberg Associates
  • Michelle Blair Management
  • Michelle Braidman Ltd
  • Michelle Kass Associates
  • Middleweek Newton Talent Mgt
  • Milburn Browning
  • Mondi Associates
  • Morwenna Preston Mgmnt
  • MR Management
  • Mrs Jordan Associates
  • Nancy Hudson Associates
  • Narrow Road
  • Nelson Browne
  • Nick Turner Management
  • Nina Lee Management
  • Noel Gay
  • Olivia Bell Management
  • Oxford Adams Associates
  • Paling and Jenkins
  • PBJ Management
  • Pelham Associates
  • Performing Arts Artists’ Management
  • Price Gardner Management
  • Q Talent
  • Rebecca Blond Associates
  • Revolution Talent
  • Rochelle Stevens & Co
  • Roger Carey Associates
  • Rossmore Personal Management
  • Roxane Vacca Management
  • Russell Smith Associates
  • Sainou
  • Sally Hope Associates
  • Sandra Boyce Management
  • Savages Personal Management
  • Sayle Screen
  • Scott Marshall
  • Sharkey and Co Theatrical Agents
  • Sharon Henry Management
  • Sheil Land
  • Shepherd Management
  • Shepperd Fox
  • Soundcheck Agency
  • Stanton and Davidson Assoc
  • Steve Kenis and Company
  • Steve Nealon Associates
  • Stevens Withers Associates Ltd
  • Suzann Wade Agency
  • Sylvia Young
  • The Agency
  • The Artists Partnership
  • The Markham Agency
  • The Production Exchange
  • The Soho Agency
  • Tildsley France Associates
  • Troika
  • United Agents
  • VH Associates
  • Victoria Lepper Associates
  • Vivienne Clore
  • VSA Ltd
  • Waring and McKenna
  • Williamson and Holmes
  • Wintersons
  • YAFTA
  • YOU Management

FAQs

The PMA is a membership organisation for Agents. Our advice and services are therefore focused for our member agents and agencies.  We are not set up to directly support queries from actors, writers and directors.  However, the most frequently asked questions are answered below.  PMA members, your questions may be answered more fully in the PMA Code of Conduct and the PMA Members Guide which you can download in the members area (see Documents/PMA Documents).

PMA-MEMBERS

I want to attend a PMA meeting, do I need to RSVP?

All PMA members are welcome to  attend monthly meetings.  There is currently no need to RSVP.  Please note these alternate between Artists Meeting and Dramatists and Directors Meeting.  Upcoming dates are always available on the homepage of this website. RSVPs are sometimes required for one-off events, this will be clear in the invitation.

Please remember these are YOUR meetings. If there are issues  you want to discuss or speakers you think would be interesting to hear, please email info@thepma.com

Minutes of all PMA monthly meetings are circulated to all members by email.   These notes are also available in the members area of this site.

 

I need advice about how to login/send an email/post a vacancy online.

If you have lost your login details either click “lost your password” to reset; or if that doesn’t work, email info@thepma.com

To send an email or post a vacancy login into the membership area and choose from the options available.

More information is available in the PMA Membership Guide, which you can download in the member’s area. See Documents/PMA Documents.

I need advice about a client leaving my agency or joining from another agency.

Please refer to the PMA Code of Conduct which can be downloaded in the Members Area (see Documents/PMA Documents).

The PMA Code contains additional notes for Artists’ agents regarding commission split and lays out our recommendations regarding a client moving from one agent to another, including the use of protected projects letters and any commission splits.  It also outlines our position on notice period.

Finally remember that any conflict over a client’s terms of business with their previous agent is a legal matter between the artist and their previous agent.

 

 

NON-MEMBERS

I want to join the PMA but I don't know know any PMA members.

As a membership organisation references from two PMA members agencies is an essential part of your application. We do not accept references from other industry professionals.

I am setting up a new agency - do I have to be a PMA member?

No, you do not have to be a PMA member.   You have a legal requirement to be compliant with the Employment Agencies Act 2003.

The PMA is a membership organisation, not a regulatory body.  However if you are looking for good practice advice you might find it useful our Code of Conduct useful which you will find in the “Join Us page of this website.

I am not a PMA member - can I place an advert on your website?

Sorry! Our Vacancies Board is a benefit for PMA member agencies only.  We do not post any adverts from non-members.

ARTISTS-WRITERS-DIRECTORS

I am looking for an agent. Can the PMA advise?

We do not offer advice about finding an agent.  An agent-client relationship is an important and personal relationship and we feel that requires direct research. Most agencies will tell you on their websites what they do, who they are looking for and how to approach them.    If you want to check whether an agency is a PMA member please see the list below.

I want to make a formal complaint about my agent / former agent

The PMA is a membership organisation, not a regulatory body.  As such we have no jurisdiction over our members and do not have a formal complaints procedure.

If your concern relates to the PMA Code of Conduct please remember this needs to be considered in conjunction with the agency agreement you made with your agent/former agent.

You may also find that your union or guild (Equity or the Writers’ Guild) may be a better placed to deal with any formal concerns.