Curtis Brown Group Indicators First Podcast Group, Message Heard – .
EXCLUSIVE: Global lighting and talent agency Curtis Brown Group has signed a contract to represent its first podcast company, Message Heard.
The UK audio outfit has credits including ARIAS nominated Conflicted, Spotify’s Football Legends, Twenty Twenty: A Pop Culture Podcast and Undiscovered. The company will now partner with Curtis Brown on their next project, In Focus, with photographer David Yarrow. The show kicks off on February 3rd and tells the stories behind some of the world’s most fascinating wildlife photography that Yarrow himself captured in six episodes.
Curtis Brown will partner with Message Heard to launch new podcasts and use IP for film and television. Luke Speed will assume the film, television and documentary media rights for the company.
“In such a short time, podcasts have developed at an amazing rate. There are many aspects to this relationship that we are very excited about. First and foremost, the incredible stories that we’re working on to bring them out in a format that is quickly overtaking many other media formats, ”said Alice Lutyens, director of Original Audio and Podcasts at Curtis Brown. “But also the enormous potential for the use of television, film and books. We are very much looking forward to a happy and fruitful future with Message Heard. “
“We couldn’t be more proud to be represented by Curtis Brown, a global talent agency that truly understands and values the power of audio,” said Jake Warren, CEO of Message Heard. “With our own bespoke audio department, this partnership strengthens our belief that podcasting will stay here. Podcasts will continue to impact traditional media, and this partnership allows both parties to fuel the growth of that medium. “
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