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Gayla Nethercott

Literary Agent/Manager
Nethercott Agency has been representing writers and directors for 12 years.

The foundation of her career was her work for 15 years as an agent in the TV and Film department at the Broder, Kurland, Webb, Uffner Agency (now ICM). She was also former Head of Literary at the Don Buchwald Agency.

Having represented some very successful clients, such as Gerald DiPego (Phenomenon), Michael Blake (Dances With Wolves), Walter Bernstein (the Front, Molly Maguires,Semi-Tough), Del Shores( Sordid Lives), Alan Trustman (The Thomas CrownAffair), Charles Edward Pogue (The Fly, Dragonheart), Sandy Kroopf (Under the Tuscan Sun). She most enjoys her close relationship with her clients as an ardent advocate, managing the finer points of starting (or jump-starting) their career and keeping it on track.

She is affiliated with film writing programs at UCLA, USC, UT, the WGA, and the AFI, and is an active participant in the DGA Diversity Program. She studied studio art, French, Spanish, and Italian at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and attended L'Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris.