A24 and UTA’s Civic Center Media have announced a partnership to produce premium television.
The nonexclusive pact will see the agency-housed shingle, which has backed series like The Great and Shrink Next Door, and the New York-based studio behind series like Beef and Euphoria partner for premium scripted, unscripted and documentary series. “The goal will be to give Civic Center Media resources for development and production via A24,” read today’s announcement.
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Civic Center Media, launched in 2018, has a long-standing partnership with MRC and was the studio partner on previous Civic Center productions. That partnership, which has produced series like Amazon’s The Terminal List, will continue.
UTA will continue to work with all studios, while A24 will continue to develop and acquire projects from the other agencies. A24 won’t share in the profits of already existing Civic Center shows.
“We are excited to partner with A24,” commented Jeremy Zimmer, CEO of UTA. “Their brand stands for quality and originality, and we believe the Civic Center Media collaboration will provide a great experience for writers, actors, directors and IP holders.”
At the most recent Emmy awards, A24 won big with Beef landing top honors, earning eight awards including for outstanding limited or anthology series. As for UTA, nearly 60 clients were nominated across the Primetime and Creative Arts Emmys.
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