Leading up to Sounds Like Roskilde, February 23rd, we’ll introduce you to some of the many international industry professionals that you can meet at the event. We’re looking forward to seeing Mark Bennett of United Talent Agency!
Name: Mark Bennett
Agency name: United Talent Agency, London
Can you tell us a bit about your agency?
United Talent Agency (UTA) is a talent and literary agency with offices in Los Angeles, New York, London, Nashville, Toronto, Miami and Malmö, Sweden. UTA is one of the largest talent agencies in the world, with 300 agents representing actors, writers, directors, producers, recording artists, below the line talent, IP rights holders, emerging technology companies and corporate brands in a variety of practice areas including film, television, music, digital media, broadcast news, computer and video games, commercials, fine arts, voiceovers, endorsements, branding & licensing, corporate consulting and entertainment marketing.
Clients include – Mariah Carey, Muse, Foals, Guns ‘N Roses, Glass Animals, Craig David, Angelina Jolie, Martin Freeman, Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Susan Sarandon, Harrison Ford, Owen Wilson, Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Channing Tatum, Kevin Hart, Edward Norton, Anthony Hopkins, , Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Seth Rogen, James McAvoy, Kirsten Dunst, Bryan Cranston, Daniel Radcliffe; filmmakers and screenwriters Joel and Ethan Coen, Judd Apatow, Wes Anderson,
Can you name a few acts that you personally work with?
I personally work with Chinah, JAIN, Fickle Friends, Saint Motel, SWMRS, Willow, Milburn, The Academic, KLOE, A R I Z O N A and several others.
Can you name a few acts that you have had/will have playing at Roskilde Festival?
Never had any…
What’s the, hands down, best live show you’ve ever seen?
Not sure there is one. Live shows give different moments / emotions.
Muse at Wembley in June 2006
Arctic Monkeys at the Astoria in 2005
Libertines at the Forum 2003
Aurora at Rockwood Music at CMJ 2014
Flume at Reading Festival in 2015
Viola Beach at KOKO January 2016
Flying Lotus at OYA
Dolly Parton at Glastonbury
Foals walking out at Glastonbury 2014
All top live gigs / moments for me.