U-SHIN KIM, Founder/Head Agent, UGA TALENT
Q&A/Sides with a Reader ONE on ONE
Thursday, January 10, 2019, 6:30pm
U-Shin Kim, head agent & founder, grew up on the West Coast (Portland, Oregon) and graduated from Oregon State University with a duo degree in Marketing and Theater Arts (Go Beavers!).
Upon arriving in New York, U-Shin studied acting under the tutelage of Suzanne Esper at The Esper Studio and worked as an actor, eventually moving into production and development for TV, film and new media and ended up being an award winning producer who created and sold his own TV show, Hooking Up, to former Vice President Al Gore's television network Current TV for two seasons.
U-Shin's enthusiasm for actors and passion for the shepherding of the creative process led him to the talent representation side of the business. He opened up his SAG AFTRA franchised agency, UGA Talent, in 2015, currently representing 450 highly selected clients. UGA has a unique approach to client development that includes a sense of community and transparency. UGA provides all signed client at no cost necessary marketing tools including headshots, 7 second slates, and skill building workshops lead by a team of UGA clients at the office. UGA's main area of focus and expertise is NYC based network TV shows. We have the following departments: Legit (Film, TV, Theater, Musical Theater), On Camera Commercial, Commercial Print, Literary, and Above-the-Line.
UGA clients have recently been placed on Last OG, The BlacKkKlansman, How to Get Away with Murder, "Y' The Last Man Standing, The Blacklist, Master of None, Blue Bloods, Power, The Affair, Limitless, Law and Order SVU, The Path, The Deuce, Bull, Gotham, Sex&Drug&Rock&Roll, Elementary, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Ballers, and many more.
A lifelong TV buff, U-Shin is also a big fan of his amazing wife, 10 month old son Jax, Pomeranian Phoebe Buffay and BBQ Kimchi tacos.
U-Shin is open to meeting All Types-All Ethnicities-All Ages(18+)
After a Q&A he'll see Sides with a Reader ONE on ONE
The following disclaimer is provided specifically at the request of and in accordance with SAG/AFTRA: Seminars or classes are for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent or casting director.