Speaker Brent Jordan Sherman

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Brent Jordan Sherman

Literary Agent

The Characters Talent Agency

Brent Jordan Sherman is a Literary Agent at Canada's preeminent agency The Characters Talent Agency.  With strategic focus on both domestic and international markets, Sherman represents a compelling roster of artists and companies and has engaged Artists in both film and television productions across the globe including at Netflix, Apple, Amazon, Hulu, NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox, TNT, TBS, AMC, Disney Channel, Nickelodeon and the BBC and domestically at CBC, Bell, Shaw, Rogers, YTV and Family Channel.  

Prior to joining The Characters, Sherman was a Creative Executive at Flower Films in Los Angeles, overseeing development for Producers Drew Barrymore and Nancy Juvonen (Never Been Kissed, Charlie’s Angels).  He began his career as a Development Executive at Kopelson Productions (Seven, The Fugitive, Platoon).  Sherman attended the University of British Columbia, the Vancouver Film School and earned a B.F.A. in Screenwriting Practicum at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington.

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At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
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