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Local Address: New York, New York, United States
ICM Partners
10250 Constellation Boulevard
Los Angeles , California 90067
United States

Company Description: ICM Partners is one of the world's largest talent and literary agencies with offices in New York, Los Angeles, and London. The agency represents creative and...   more

Employment History


  • Park School
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Bart Walker joins ICM ..., 1 Nov 2012 [cached]
Bart Walker joins ICM Partners from Cinetic Media
Cinetic Media partner Bart Walker has left the company and joined ICM Partners as partner.
Walker began his career at ICM in the 1980s and returns to the agency with longtime colleague and Cinetic manager Christina Bazdekis.
How fortunate I am to have this opportunity to join the partnership at ICM," said Walker.
Bart Walker, left, and John ..., 7 Sept 2007 [cached]
Bart Walker, left, and John Sloss (Getty Images photo)
In a seismic shift of power in the independent film community, CAA's top New York film agent Bart Walker is leaving the agency to join John Sloss and Robert Nathan as a partner in Cinetic Media, Manhattan's leading film sales agency.
"Our move into management will allow us to have ongoing relationships with artists to complement our consulting and transactional relationships with financiers," Walker said.
Walker and Sloss will oversee management, financing and sales activities, and they anticipate no strict division of labor.
"It's about achieving the ideal balance of what's right for the project and what's right for the artist," Walker said.
The pair have long been two of the primary figureheads in the New York film-sales business.Walker was the lead motion picture literary agent in CAA's New York offices for three years, repping Julian Schnabel, Julie Taymor, John Turturro, Mira Nair, Tamara Jenkins, Sofia Coppola, Jim Jarmusch and such production companies as American Zoetrope.
Sloss often competed with Walker to rep indie film sales.
Walker resigned from CAA Thursday and spent much of the day contacting his roster.It's expected that most of Walker's clients will join him, though it's unclear how many will continue having agency representation at CAA or elsewhere.
The pair might have been rivals in film sales and financing, but they've also been friends for about two decades, meeting when Walker was executive vp at indie distributor Cinecom from 1985-87.
A CAA spokesperson declined to say when a replacement would be announced for Walker or if any of the company's Los Angeles employees would be heading for New York, though an announcement might be forthcoming.
"We share a passion for representation in broad terms and feel we are at an inflection point in the way films are financed, produced and distributed," Sloss and Walker said.
ICM Partners Recruits ..., 28 Nov 2012 [cached]
ICM Partners Recruits Cinetic's Bart Walker in Boost to Film Group
The deal was negotiated with A24 ..., 16 Jan 2013 [cached]
The deal was negotiated with A24 by Bart Walker of ICM Partners and Barry Hirsch of Hirsch Wallerstein Hayum Matlof + Fishman on behalf of the filmmakers.
Back on August 9th, I reported ... [cached]
Back on August 9th, I reported the rumors that Bart Walker had been fired from CAA.
Well, I was right: Walker today departed CAA to join Sloss as a partner in film sales agency Cinetic Media.
"We see Cinetic as a new kind of service company, one that will create innovative structures that benefit filmmakers as well as financiers so that their creative and economic goals are realized," Cinetic founder Sloss and Walker said in a joint statement."Cinetic's move into management is a strong step in the direction of bringing artists into close proximity with ownership, finance, sales and distribution."Walker headed the motion picture division of ICM's NY office until he went to CAA in 2004.
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