LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Steven Salisbury has joined The Cartel as a talent manager. He brings with him an astute roster of young up & coming American and international talent including the Australian teen heartthrob Matt Testro (NOWHERE BOYS), British teen star Ciara Baxendale (MY MAD FAT DIARY), DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES regular Shawn Pyfrom, Ah-Sung Ko (SNOWPIERCER) from South Korea, former X-games competitor Kurt Yaeger (QUARRY, SONS OF ANARCHY), Canadian Screen Award nominated actress Julia Voth (PACKAGE DEAL), Mexico's Fernanda Romero (GHOST TEAM ONE) and DANCING WITH THE STARS champion Witney Carson along with a diverse list of others.
Salisbury joins The Cartel after spending almost six years at Untitled Entertainment, four of which were spent under Evan Hainey helping service clients such as Vanessa Hudgens, Rosario Dawson, Maggie Q, Lindsay Lohan and Emily Ratajkowski before ascending to the ranks of Talent Manager.
A Seattle native, Salisbury got his start in 2008 working at Agency for the Performing Arts and Industry Entertainment before joining Untitled in 2010.
"Expanding our talent department has long been part of the Cartel's growth plan," said Co-CEO Stan Spry. "Steven is the perfect addition to this department as he has incredible training, strong management experience, and tremendous clients. Also, with his experience with international talent, he fits in strategically well with the opening of our European office."
Founded in 2011 and run by partners Stan Spry, Jeff Holland, Evan Corday, Geoff Silverman, and Eric Woods, the Cartel is a feature film and television production and management company representing top-tier show runners, show creators, writers, directors, producers and production companies in film, TV and new media. The Cartel also has been involved in more than 30 movie and television productions since inception, including the production for the series "Ties That Bind" for Up TV, and "A Place in the Sun" for Discovery as well as several recent feature films, including "Guns, Girls, & Gambling," "The Wedding Pact," "Out of Reach," "Defending Santa," "Merry ExMas," "Crimes of the Mind," and "The Town Came A-Courtin'," to name a few. In 2013 the Cartel purchased and renovated Tamarind Lithography Studios, which is their new headquarters as well as a full-service production and post-production complex.
SOURCE The Cartel