Legge entered the company by way of its mailroom in 2018 and swiftly climbed the ranks to Assistant, Coordinator, and Agent Trainee, previous to her newest promotion. She labored most not too long ago beneath beneath the road agent Tara Kromer, and is the primary Agent Trainee in Gersh historical past from the New York division of the division to be promoted internally.
“We are thrilled to announce Sylvee’s very well deserved promotion to agent. She has an unstoppable work ethic with great taste; and not only does she add value to our production department, but cross-departmentally to Gersh as a whole,” stated David Gersh, who serves as Co-President of the company. “We are excited for her future and proud to have her as an integral part of our expansion in New York.”
Legge has already cultivated a formidable roster of expertise at Gersh, this 12 months signing purchasers together with Roger Horrocks—the cinematographer behind 2021 Best Documentary Feature Oscar winner, My Octopus Teacher—and manufacturing designer Will Hughes-Jones, who not too long ago obtained his first Emmy nom for his work on Shonda Rhimes’ hit Netflix collection, Bridgerton.
Legge additionally works with purchasers of Gersh’s Commercial and Music Video Department, together with manufacturing designer R. Tyler Evans—who has collaborated with the likes of Lizzo, Ariana Grande and Cardi B— in addition to rising cinematographer Sade Ndya. The latter graced the quilt of the LA Times this 12 months, with a profile spotlighting her contributions to diversifying Hollywood. Ndya was considered one of 10 BIPOC filmmakers chosen to shoot a mission for Lena Waithe, Hillman Grad Production and Indeed, as a part of the their Rising Voices initiative unveiled on the Tribeca Film Festival this 12 months.