United Talent Agency Partner - Jason Heyman - shares how he went from working as a kid in the UTA mailroom in the early 90s to representing the likes of Will Ferrell, Sofia Vergara, Chris Pratt, Ali Wong, Zach Galifianakis AND MANY MORE!
Todd chats with director Andy Fickman on the set of their upcoming film - Playing With Fire! Andy talks about pivoting from stoner sex comedies to family films - working for Gene Wilder and Bette Midler - and his coveted time as a Texas Renaissance Fair court jester!
Independent film giant - Cassian Elwes - shares how he went from driving mobile homes in Central America to transforming the William Morris Agency - selling Sling Blade to Harvey Weinstein - and working on hit films like Margin Call, Mudbound, Dallas Buyers Club and Monster's Ball.
She's the writer that scooped the world. Editor-at-large of the Hollywood Reporter and host of KCRW's The Business - Kim Masters - joins Todd to talk about her coverage over the years of David Puttnam, Michael Eisner, & Harvey Weinstein - AND how Netflix and the Me Too movement have affected the Hollywood landscape.
Studio executive and Todd's long time friend - Jon Glickman - talks about overseeing the production divisions of Caravan, Spyglass & MGM - and producing diverse films like the Rush Hour franchise, While You Were Sleeping and The Jerky Boys!
Believe it or not - Hollywood is a faith based business. Producer / preacher / best-selling author DeVon Franklin shares how faith and service led him to the creation of hit films like Heaven is For Real - The Star - and Miracles from Heaven. Todd and DeVon go in depth about the state of diversity in Hollywood AND Todd shares his own personal story about Will Smith!
A life of comedy can be hard to manage. Host of the Industry Standard podcast - Barry Katz - shares with Todd Garner how he went from being a comedy booker in Boston to managing the likes of Bill Burr, Wanda Sykes & Dane Cook - AND what Barry told Dave Chappelle the first time they met.
Fox. HBO. Showtime. NBC. Bob Greenblatt has left his mark on all of them. Todd Garner chats with Bob about creating ground breaking content and the evolution of story telling in the entertainment industry.
TV is not TV anymore. ICM co-managing director - Ted Chervin - chats with Todd Garner about the history of syndication - the relationship between networks, studios, and agencies - and how TV has evolved into a multi-media platform.