Director, School of Writing for Film, Television, & Digital Media
Nancy Nigrosh spent 23 years as a top Hollywood agent representing world-class directors, writers and authors at the Gersh Agency as head of the Literary Department and at Innovative Artists where she was a team member of both the Literary and Talent Departments. Her clients earned Academy Awards and nominations; wins and nominations for Golden Globes, WGA Awards, Emmys, DGA Awards, SAG Awards, BAFTA Awards, The Peabody Award, and Independent Spirit Awards. Some clients’ films had a White House screening, or enjoyed the highest festival honors, including Cannes’ Palm D’Or, SXSW, Telluride, Berlin, Venice, Toronto and Sundance. A partial client list includes Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty), John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig And The Angry Inch), Amanda Brown (Legally Blonde) and Stuart Beattie (Pirates of the Caribbean, Collateral). She earned her BFA in Film and Television from New York University’s Tisch School Of the Arts and is an MFA alumna of UCLA’s School of Theater, Film & Television. She also holds an MA in Education and two Clear California Teaching Credentials from Antioch University.