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Nov. 15, 2020

Inside the World of a Literary Manager with Leslie Conliffe

Inside the World of a Literary Manager with Leslie Conliffe

What if you could get INSIDE THE MIND of a successful literary manager?

Are you curious to find out about the journey to get represented In Hollywood?

Here is your chance! In this episode I chat with Leslie Conliffe, a Literary Manager who is a Partner at Intellectual Property Group in Los Angeles where she represents television and motion picture writers, directors and authors. 

Her clients have worked on such television series as Empire, Spartacus, The Leftovers, Orange is the New Black and Black Lightning and written films such as Eddie The Eagle, Precious, Stepmom, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Real Women Have Curves. IPG’s library includes Pulitzer Prize and bestselling authors such as Richard Russo, James Ellroy, and their authors' books have been adapted into such projects as Big Little Lies, BlacKkKlansman, The Life of Pi, The Wolf of Wall Street and Million Dollar Baby. 

Follow this inspiring conversation as we discuss:

How Leslie became an Agent, then a Manager and Producer.

The learning curve of an Agent and how it helps relationship building.

What catches Leslie’s attention

The differences between a manager and producer

The story of how Eddie and The Eagle got made.

Seeing her client win an Oscar for Precious.

Championing diversity before it was a thing.

Why it is important to be nice to Assistants.

And so much more.

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