Kaila York formed Headlong Entertainment, a literary management and film production company, to further the projects she was passionate about and seek out established and emerging talent.
After various internships, Kaila got her start at Genesis Literary Agency in 2003.
later transitioned to Paradigm Talent Agency
, where she
worked with clients such as James Wan (Saw), Stanley Weiser (W.) and Kenny Ortega (High School Musical).
Following Paradigm, she
moved to Martin Chase Productions to gain production and development experience on such films as Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 and The Cheetah Girls 3.
As a literary manager, Kaila currently represents a select and yet diverse range of clients, including film and television writers (Matt Graham, Secret History of America for Oliver Stone and Showtime), book authors (Gemma Halliday, Spying in High Heels franchise) and directors (Tamar Halpern, Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life).
As a producer, Kaila has just wrapped production on a supernatural feature, written and directed by Sean Stone.
Most recently, Kaila
created a television series based on the book and blog, The Art of Manliness, at Warner Brothers Television.