Dave Brown and Zadoc Angell have joined Echo Lake Management, the management division of Echo Lake Entertainment, it was announced today by Echo Lake Founder Doug Mankoff. Brown and Angell were formerly at Artist International where Brown served as the President of Motion Picture and Television and Angell served as Head of Television respectively. Former Artist International managers Matt Horwitz and James Engle have also chosen to join Echo Lake.
Echo Lake’s management division has continued to grow during the first half of the year, having also added talent managers Graciella Sanchez and Brittany Kahan in January.
Under company founder Doug Mankoff, head of management Mike Marcus and President Andrew Spaulding, Echo Lake Entertainment encompasses management, production and financing.
Mankoff praised the duo saying, “Dave and Zadoc have built an impressive group of clients. We’re very pleased to be in business with them, Matt and James.”“I have always respected Doug, Andy and Mike, and admired the company they are growing,” said Brown. “Joining such a well established and multi-faceted operation positions us perfectly to capitalize on a quickly changing entertainment landscape.”
Brown and Angell have built a thriving television and feature business with writers and directors working on such hit series as SONS OF ANARCHY, JUSTIFIED, GRIMM, NCIS: LA, DALLAS, HOUSE OF LIES, LAST MAN STANDING, RIZZOLI & ISLES, COMMUNITY and ARROW. Clients are well represented in the upcoming television season on new shows THE LAST SHIP, KING & MAXWELL, GANG RELATED, KILLER WOMEN, LUCKY 7, THE 100, REIGN, CHASING LIFE, SURVIVING JACK and Ryan Murphy’s new HBO series OPEN. Brown and Angell were instrumental in packaging the buzzworthy new ABC Family series TWISTED, which premieres tonight (6/11/13).
Brown and Angell also represent a list of intellectual properties, including the Zenescope Entertainment library which in the past year set up the television series RETURN TO WONDERLAND with LGTV, FLY with Pukeko Pictures (Peter Jackson’s television company), SINS OF THE FALLEN with Universal TV, and the feature PIPER with Mandalay Pictures.
Brown worked as an agent at Genesis, was a manager at Benderspink, and later ran his own management company Sleeping Giant Entertainment before joining Artist International three years ago. Angell also worked at Genesis and later as a television literary agent at Paradigm.