VFT:LA MAY '13 Event ft. Brandt Joel (Partner at WME)
Brandt Joel is a partner in the Motion Picture Department at WME. Brandt represents a list of prominent TV and film actors, including Jon Bernthal (“The Walking Dead”), Andre Braugher (“Last Resort”), Connie Britton (“Nashville”), Sharlto Copley (“Elysium”), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (“Game of Thrones”), Charlie Cox (“Boardwalk Empire”), Courteney Cox (“Cougar Town”), Cam Gigandet (“Easy A”), Max Greenfield (“New Girl”), Jake Gyllenhaal (“End of Watch”), Taylor Kitsch (“Savages”), Ali Larter (“Legends”), Hugh Laurie (“House”), Matt LeBlanc (“Episodes”), Hayden Panettiere (“Nashville”), Ryan Phillippe (“Damages”), John Stamos (“Glee”), Justin Timberlake (“Trouble with the Curve”), Mark Valley ("Body of Proof”) and Olivia Wilde (“The Change-Up”).
Additionally, he works with notable directors Greg Berlanti (“Arrow”), Julian Farino (“How to Make it in America”) and Peyton Reed (“New Girl”) and athletes such as Michael Strahan (“Live! With Kelly and Michael”), Ray Lewis, David Pollack, and Brian Urlacher. Having joined the former Endeavor partnership in 2008, Joel previously worked at Creative Artists Agency for ten years. He started his career as an agent at United Talent Agency after working as a naval officer for four years.
Brandt graduated from Duke University with a B.A. in French Literature. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife and their two children.