APA Promotes Three Executives To Partner – Deadline

APA has promoted a trio of its executives to associate. Newly promoted are SVP Expertise Sheva Cohen, VP Scripted Literary Jack Leighton and SVP Bodily Manufacturing Julian Savodivker.

“It’s with nice delight that we promote Sheva Cohen, Jack Leighton and Julian Savodivker to Accomplice,” company CEO Jim Gosnell and President Jim Osborne stated in a joint assertion. “Their ardour, management, integrity, teamwork and unwavering help of our world-class expertise exemplifies the power of our core values and the excessive commonplace of excellence that has enabled our purchasers and this firm to thrive throughout one of the difficult and disruptive durations within the historical past of our business.”

Cohen started her profession interning for prime youth agent Bonnie Liedtke and began within the APA mailroom in 2006 earlier than becoming a member of the company’s Agent Coaching Program. Promoted to agent in 2010 and named SVP Expertise in 2018, she continues to symbolize quite a few established and rising purchasers in all areas of the leisure business.

Leighton began out at William Morris and Revolutionary Artists, then joined APA as agent in 2006 and was promoted to VP Tv Literary in 2014. Throughout his tenure — and whereas representing writers, administrators, producers and showrunners — Leighton helped develop the division throughout a interval of transitional change within the business. Particularly, APA grew to become one of many first full-service companies to sign the WGA’s franchise agreement when it merged its Tv, Movement Image and Mental Property divisions underneath the APA Scripted Literary banner.

Julian Savodivker joined APA as agent in 2013, the identical 12 months he was featured as one of many “New Leaders” by Deadline’s sister web site Selection. Promoted to VP Bodily Manufacturing in 2019 and named SVP final 12 months, he has performed an integral function in increasing APA’s bodily manufacturing roster in each home and worldwide markets. Savodivker started his profession in 2005 working within the Finance, Enterprise Affairs and Operations departments at Montana Artists Company previous to his promotion to agent in 2011.

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