Shelter Entertainment was founded by 17 year William Morris Agency veteran, VP and multiple department head Alan Iezman in 1995. Iezman led the TV talent department for many years before moving into the Motion Picture talent department, and running it as well. Iezman has been/is involved in the careers of Academy Award winners Tom Hanks and Robin Williams, nominee Michelle Pfeiffer, Michael Keaton, George Eads, Benjamin Bratt, Lance Henriksen, multiple Emmy nominee Gail O'Grady, Valerie Bertinelli, Victoria Principal and many, many others. Iezman continues to nurture and further the careers of Shelter's talented clientele.
Veteran manager Ray McKigney heads up the branding, licensing and merchandising department for Shelter. Among many other accomplishments, he is responsible for the packaging and tremendous success of the Daisy Fuentes line of products at Kohl's.
Another William Morris veteran, Andrew Howard got his start as a motion picture agent at ICM-NY. Howard has been/is involved in the careers of numerous actors such as Diane Lane, Christopher Walken, Mario Van Peebles, Vincent D'Onofrio, Hal Linden, Delta Burke and Bess Armstrong. In the literary arena, his clients have included Robert Roy Pool, Norm Gunzenhauser and Jim Manera, among others. He has been involved in setting up various feature projects, which include "American History X", "New Jack City" and "Johnny Suede". Howard continues to represent writers, directors and actors. He is an Executive Producer of the Lifetime Movie "A Moment in Time".
Tim Angle started as an agent in New York. He co-headed the New York office of Triad Artists (later bought by and merged with The William Morris Agency). He relocated to Los Angeles in 1990 and was named co-head of Triad's feature talent department and a Vice President. He then opened the Los Angeles office of Don Buchwald and Associates in 1992. He was President of Buchwald until May of 2011, when he left to join Shelter. Tim has worked with many successful and talented actors, including Vince Vaughn, Angie Harmon, Ron Perlman and Martin Donovan.
Miller was a VP with the William Morris Agency for fifteen years where she headed the TV Variety department for six years and headed the entire TV Talent Department for four years. This was followed by a two year stint as Vice President and head of the TV and Motion Picture Talent Department at The Agency for the Performing Arts. As a theatrical agent, she has represented a diverse and wide range of talented personalities, musicians, comedians, actors, writers, directors and producers, including David Letterman, Ned Beatty, Merv Griffin, Sir Ian McKellen, Julio Iglesias, Bob Uecker and William Devane. She served on the Board of Governors of ATAS for seven years. She is Vice President of Women In Film and has been a member of the Board of Directors for four years.
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Amanda began her career with Buchwald Talent Group and BBR, before deciding to go into management. She has been managing for 7 years now and has been responsible for many careers, including Liz Sheridan, of SEINFELD fame. Amanda enjoys developing new talent, and has been tenacious in her pursuit of opportunities for her Shelter clients.
Martha began her career as a producer of independent films including "Where The Red Buds Grow" and "Catfish Airport" before joining Innovative Artists Agency. She moved into management with Envision Entertainment and Rigberg/Rugolo, before joining Shelter. She now nurtures the careers of some of the best emerging talent. Martha is a member of Women in Film.
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