Bambi Martins is relaunching the Martins Agency as a boutique talent agency repping below-the-line talent and content providers. It represents cinematographers, production designers, costume designers, composers, line producers and content providers. Based in Santa Monica, the Martins Agency’s initial roster is a crop of previously unrepped talent including lensers Jayson Crothers (Chicago Fire), Pablo Diez (4Got10), Andres Garzas (Teaching Gardens), Brent Mata (The Dunes) and Richard Vialet (They Found Hell). “I’ve been doing this for a long time,” Martins said, “so I have perspective on production, but coming back into the fold, a lot has changed. You can’t escape production’s new landscape. Factor in new technologies and there is a plethora of opportunity. The agency is focusing on integration.”
YouTube star Andrea Brooks has signed with Abrams Artists Agency’s alternative programming and digital media department. Launched in March 2008, her YouTube page AndreasChoice has more than 3.7 million subscribers and has drawn 230 million-plus views. Her videos provide easy-to-do DIY projects and offer creative tips and tricks on fashion, beauty and lifestyle. A 2016 Shorty Awards nominee, Brooks has guested on NBC’s Today and was nominated for a Teen Choice Award last year. She continues to be with Maker Studios and Ginsburg Daniels LLP.