EXCLUSIVE: Cullen Conly, who has been Manager of the Feature Film Program of the Sundance Institute, has joined ICM Partners as a lit agent in its Motion Picture Department. At Sundance, he was involved in selection and project support for the Screenwriters Labs, Directors Labs and the New Frontier Story Labs. Among the filmmakers he helped nurture there are Beasts Of The Southern Wild‘s Lucy Alibar and Benh Zeitlin, Fruitvale‘s Ryan Coogler, Ain’t Them Bodies Saints’ David Lowery, Martha Marcy May Marlene‘s Sean Durkin, Compliance‘s Craig Zobel and Nobody Walks‘ Lena Dunham and Ry Russo-Young.
Before Sundance, Conly worked in development and production at Paramount Vantage. He joins ICM Partners in May.