Veteran TV director Ernest R. Dickerson has signed with Verve. He is among a number of former Gersh TV lit agent Amy Retzinger’s clients to follow her to Verve, where she joined as a new partner in January. Dickerson, a frequent collaborator of David Simon, just won a NAACP Image Award for directing an episode of Simon’s latest HBO series, Treme. Dickerson also has directed multiple episodes of Dexter and The Walking Dead. Other clients who have joined Retzinger at Verve include writers Karen Hall and Yolonda Lawrence (The Good Wife), directors Jennifer Getzinger (Mad Men), Daisy Mayer (Shameless) and Wendy Stanzler (The Client List), and director/producer Mike Smith (Law & Order: SVU).