The company recently has added Elana Barry and Julian Rosenberg to its manager ranks. Barry joins Circle of Confusion from Anonymous Content, bringing clients including producer Dana Baratta, and writers Elizabeth Hunter and Micah Schraft. She also worked at WMA and UTA. Rosenberg had been a literary manager at Caliber Media, following a stint in the UTA agent trainee program. Clients include filmmakers Jonah Tulis & Blake Harris, screenwriters Michael Starrbury and Matthew Bass and TV writer Keith Foglesong.
EXCLUSIVE: Veteran literary representative Alan Rautbort has joined the management and production firm Circle of Confusion where he will work with producers, production companies, directors and writers. The clients Rautbort is bringing with him include Aaron Zelman (ABC’s The Returned), Lauren Gussis (Showtime’s Dexter), Thania St. John (USA’s Covert Affairs), Phoef Sutton (TBS’ Just Do It Yourself), Ben Edlund (CW’s Supernatural), Eric Haney (CBS’ The Unit), Debra Fisher (ABC Family’s Twisted), Richard A. Clarke (Against All Enemies), Bill Birch (One Finger Salute), Brad Pope (The Goode Family) and Joshua Payne (Damages). “We’re extremely excited about Alan because he has such great experience and is so well-regarded,” Circle partner David Engel said. “His client list is a great addition to Circle’s roster.”
Rautbort began his career as an agent, starting as a trainee at CAA in 1993. He spent four years at ICM, where he was involved in the packaging of Mad Men, and three years at WMA before segueing to management in 2009 when he joined 3 Arts Entertainment. For the past two years he had his own company, Infinite Entertainment.
EXCLUSIVE: Circle of Confusion, which is working on its first TV series, AMC’s adaptation of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead, is putting together another TV series project based on a comic book, John Layman and Rob Guillory’s Chew. Stephen …