Inventive Artists Company has promoted six graduates of its CAA Elevate brokers and executives coaching program to full-fledged brokers.
Chris Burrus turns into an agent within the music touring division, based mostly in Nashville. He joined CAA in 2018 as an assistant and earlier held internships at ole Publishing, Capitol Christian Music Group and Yep Roc Music Group.
Primarily based in Los Angeles, new agent Inder Gill will serve on the media finance crew, with a give attention to representing indie financed movies. Gill, who began out in CAA’s mailroom in 2017, helped signal Anupam Tripathi, who performed Ali Abdul in Netflix’s South Korean survival drama Squid Sport.
And Sophie Kavanagh has been promoted to agent within the industrial endorsements division, based mostly within the New York workplace. She joined CAA in 2018 as an assistant in industrial endorsements, earlier than boarding the CAA Elevate program in June 2021.
And London-based Zakaria Laaboudi joined CAA Sports activities in 2018, as an assistant and segued to CAA Elevate in October 2021. Elsewhere, Los Angeles-based Arlen Papazian turns into an agent within the podcast group, having joined CAA within the mailroom in 2019.
And Kara Petit boards the worldwide tv division as an agent, working with prime worldwide administrators, writers, actors and producers like Hwang Dong-Hyuk, Lee Myung-Woo, Anupam Tripathi, Ryoo Seung-wan, and TAPAS MEDIA. Petit first labored within the CAA mailroom in 2018, earlier than turning into a world tv coordinator final yr.
CAA Elevate in the course of the pandemic was overhauled as an agent trainee program to be extra like mini-MBA intensive program and fewer like a conventional mailroom tour of responsibility.