"When I gave it to Bart Walker
, I was filled with shame because it was 215 extremely long pages.
went, 'No, no, this is great.
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.
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.
Yet a CAA partner swore to me 11 days ago that Walker
was not exiting the tenpercentery when the rumor swept Hollywood that Bart
had been fired.
Then again, CAA
has this habit of placing its discarded agents around the Industry and making it look as if everything was amicable.
In turn, the grateful peon is pathetically beholden to the agency for not being humiliated.
Walker headed the motion picture division of ICM's NY office then defected to CAA's NY office in 2004.