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Sandra Gillis

Film and Television Agent & Talent Manager

(416) 461-6868 x22

[email protected]

Sandra Gillis

Film and Television Agent & Talent Manager

(416) 461-6868 x22

[email protected]

For over 2 decades, Sandra Gillis has been considered by many to be the forefront-go-to person in Canada for entertainment industry representation. Simply put, her enthusiasm and passion for the film, television and theatre industry over the years is second to none. Sandra has based both her career, and her reputation, upon the quality of her relationships with her clients – respect, trust, and above all an uncompromising approach to communicate and always listen to what her clients have to say.

Known for cultivating, and nurturing young talent, Sandra has an established roster of all ages with many accolades to their name and prides herself on her relationships with casting directors, in Canada, US and across the globe. Over the years, her network with US management and talent agencies has led to successful proven partnerships that has helped broaden the careers of many of her clients.

Since 2005 Sandra has sat on the Talent and Managers Association of Canada (TAMAC) board and was voted in as President of the board in 2014 where she still maintains her title. She loves lending her expertise and voice to many committees and boards such as ACTRA’s Entertainment Industry Coalition (EIC) and many more over the years that work for a stronger industry that is built on ethics and integrity.

For over 2 decades, Sandra Gillis has been considered by many to be the forefront-go-to person in Canada for entertainment industry representation. Simply put, her enthusiasm and passion for the film, television and theatre industry over the years is second to none. Sandra has based both her career, and her reputation, upon the quality of her relationships with her clients – respect, trust, and above all an uncompromising approach to communicate and always listen to what her clients have to say.

Known for cultivating, and nurturing young talent, Sandra has an established roster of all ages with many accolades to their name and prides herself on her relationships with casting directors, in Canada, US and across the globe. Over the years, her network with US management and talent agencies has led to successful proven partnerships that has helped broaden the careers of many of her clients.

Since 2005 Sandra has sat on the Talent and Managers Association of Canada (TAMAC) board and was voted in as President of the board in 2014 where she still maintains her title. She loves lending her expertise and voice to many committees and boards such as ACTRA’s Entertainment Industry Coalition (EIC) and many more over the years that work for a stronger industry that is built on ethics and integrity.

With a list of credits to his name as long as Broadway, Rod Maxwell has done it all from producing yesterdays’ biggest stars, to guiding tomorrows future hopefuls. Rod brings a vast amount of knowledge from a spectrum of industries ranging from live television, advertising agency producer, show doctor, music theatre director. He even carries the dubious title of being co-founder of Canada’s top musical theatre programme at Sheridan College and has gone on to create many star- studded musicals.

With a reputation for developing young talent that’s second to none, Rod makes it possible for the up-and-coming artist to set a goal, realize their dreams and live up to their full potential. At Premier Artists’ Management Inc, Rod uses his full wealth of knowledge & experience, to help influence and guide hundreds of performers on their journey to success. In his own words, “Experience is the Best Teacher”, and there are very few who have more experience than Rod Maxwell.

With a list of credits to his name as long as Broadway, Rod Maxwell has done it all from producing yesterdays’ biggest stars, to guiding tomorrows future hopefuls. Rod brings a vast amount of knowledge from a spectrum of industries ranging from live television, advertising agency producer, show doctor, music theatre director. He even carries the dubious title of being co-founder of Canada’s top musical theatre programme at Sheridan College and has gone on to create many star- studded musicals.

With a reputation for developing young talent that’s second to none, Rod makes it possible for the up-and-coming artist to set a goal, realize their dreams and live up to their full potential. At Premier Artists’ Management Inc, Rod uses his full wealth of knowledge & experience, to help influence and guide hundreds of performers on their journey to success. In his own words, “Experience is the Best Teacher”, and there are very few who have more experience than Rod Maxwell.

Rod Maxwell

Musical Theatre/Theatre Agent

(416) 461-6868 x21

[email protected]

Rod Maxwell

Musical Theatre/Theatre Agent

(416) 461-6868 x21

[email protected]

Sean Kaufmann

Commercial Agent & Talent Manager

(416) 461-6868 x23

[email protected]gmail.com

Sean Kaufmann

Commercial Agent & Talent Manager

(416) 461-6868 x23

[email protected]gmail.com

With more than 20 years of entertainment experience and counting, Sean Kaufmann has been using his insight & knowledge to become one of the industries quintessential talent agents. His ability to connect with all types of professionals earned him respect amongst many actors and industry heads. So, when opportunity knocked, Sean seized the chance to become one of the go to agents at Premier Artists’ Management Inc.

As an actor himself, Sean has numerous credits to his name and has worked alongside veteran casting directors on mainstream & independent projects. The culmination of Sean’s vast experience, both in front and behind the camera, gives him a unique perspective on the casting and acting process. As an agent, Sean utilizes his robust arsenal of industry knowledge to further benefit his clients in their blossoming careers and is a huge believer in fighting for the highest possible standards industry wide.

With more than 20 years of entertainment experience and counting, Sean Kaufmann has been using his insight & knowledge to become one of the industries quintessential talent agents. His ability to connect with all types of professionals earned him respect amongst many actors and industry heads. So, when opportunity knocked, Sean seized the chance to become one of the go to agents at Premier Artists’ Management Inc.

As an actor himself, Sean has numerous credits to his name and has worked alongside veteran casting directors on mainstream & independent projects. The culmination of Sean’s vast experience, both in front and behind the camera, gives him a unique perspective on the casting and acting process. As an agent, Sean utilizes his robust arsenal of industry knowledge to further benefit his clients in their blossoming careers and is a huge believer in fighting for the highest possible standards industry wide.

A Bachelor of Arts graduate of the University of Ottawa in Theatre, Melanie Liatsis spent her youth wowing audiences while performing in community theatre in Mississauga – along with studying at The Shakespeare School affiliated with the Stratford Festival.

Her natural ability to connect and understand what makes an actor “tick”, as well as her passion for all things entertainment based, has allowed Melanie to work in a wide variety of film and theatre industry fields including commercial casting, production, stage management and talent management for the past 15 years.

With an ear trained for finding the right voices and getting her clients to be heard, Melanie is also a connoisseur and aficionado of pop culture. An avid social media hunter & expert in the latest Canadian content trends, and has an unwavering passion for all things fashion, beauty, cooking, television, comedy and Reality TV. Melanie’s clients love working with her bubbly personality, kindness and calm demeanor.

A Bachelor of Arts graduate of the University of Ottawa in Theatre, Melanie Liatsis spent her youth wowing audiences while performing in community theatre in Mississauga – along with studying at The Shakespeare School affiliated with the Stratford Festival.

Her natural ability to connect and understand what makes an actor “tick”, as well as her passion for all things entertainment based, has allowed Melanie to work in a wide variety of film and theatre industry fields including commercial casting, production, stage management and talent management for the past 15 years.

With an ear trained for finding the right voices and getting her clients to be heard, Melanie is also a connoisseur and aficionado of pop culture. An avid social media hunter & expert in the latest Canadian content trends, and has an unwavering passion for all things fashion, beauty, cooking, television, comedy and Reality TV. Melanie’s clients love working with her bubbly personality, kindness and calm demeanor.

Melanie Liatsis

Voice Agent & Talent Manager

(416) 461-6868 x24

[email protected]outlook.com

Melanie Liatsis

Voice Agent & Talent Manager

(416) 461-6868 x24

[email protected]outlook.com

Juliet Forrester

Literary Agent & Manager

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Juliet Forrester

Literary Agent & Manager

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Considered by many in the industry to be the ultimate triple threat, Juliet Forrester is a powerhouse in the art of turning anything on paper into publishing, viewing, and listening gold. With a library of clients and publications to her credit, Juliet represents established literary professionals with a focus on adaptation to film, television, studio, and stage. Not stopping there, Juliet extends her talents and expertise as she is one of the lead producers at Top Left Entertainment.

And when words are simply not enough, Juliet turns her skills to where it all began – music. Having started in the industry as a professional musician, today Juliet produces musical recordings and performances with professional musicians in a wide array of genres ranging from classical, and musical theatre, to voice directing for some of today’s most well-known and established rap/pop stars. julietforrester.com

Considered by many in the industry to be the ultimate triple threat, Juliet Forrester is a powerhouse in the art of turning anything on paper into publishing, viewing, and listening gold. With a library of clients and publications to her credit, Juliet represents established literary professionals with a focus on adaptation to film, television, studio, and stage. Not stopping there, Juliet extends her talents and expertise as she is one of the lead producers at Top Left Entertainment.

And when words are simply not enough, Juliet turns her skills to where it all began – music. Having started in the industry as a professional musician, today Juliet produces musical recordings and performances with professional musicians in a wide array of genres ranging from classical, and musical theatre, to voice directing for some of today’s most well-known and established rap/pop stars.  julietforrester.com

A seasoned Executive Administrative Assistant with over 12-years of experience in the field, Sabrina carries with her the eyes, ears, and extra right-hands to help Sandra juggle her busy schedule.  Graduating with honours from Sheridan College, (with her advanced diploma in Marketing & Advertising Communications), Sabrina stepped into Premier Artists’ Management as an intern and never looked back. 

Her tenacity, client insights, and love of the industry allowed Sabrina to earn a promotion in just 6-months after starting a full-time position as Sandra’s personal assistant. Equipped to problem solve, Sabrina has the exceptional ability to facilitate all aspects of internal and external communications – Sabrina goes up and beyond what is expected and truly cares about the clients that Premier Artists’ Management represents.

A seasoned Executive Administrative Assistant with over 12-years of experience in the field, Sabrina carries with her the eyes, ears, and extra right-hands to help Sandra juggle her busy schedule.Graduating with honours from Sheridan College, (with her advanced diploma in Marketing & Advertising Communications), Sabrina stepped into Premier Artists’ Management as an intern and never looked back.

Her tenacity, client insights, and love of the industry allowed Sabrina to earn a promotion in just 6-months after starting a full-time position as Sandra’s personal assistant. Equipped to problem solve, Sabrina has the exceptional ability to facilitate all aspects of internal and external communications – Sabrina goes up and beyond what is expected and truly cares about the clients that Premier Artists’ Management represents.

Sabrina Stone

Exec. Admin. Assistant

(416) 461-6868 x20

[email protected]

Sabrina Stone

Exec. Admin. Assistant

(416) 461-6868 x20

[email protected]

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