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Partner, United Talent Agency
Jeremy Barber is a Partner in the Motion Picture Literary and Talent Departments at UTA.
Prior to UTA, Barber was President of Catch 23 and Catch 23 UK, the production and management company which he helped found. During his tenure, Barber executive produced ONE HOUR PHOTO and KING’S RANSOM.
Barber was also head of Production and Acquisitions at Artisan Entertainment where he oversaw films such as REQUIEM FOR A DREAM, THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT, and BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB.
Barber began his entertainment career as an attorney at Loeb & Loeb (after working for Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, clerking on the Ninth Circuit, and working in the U.S. Attorney's office for the District of Columbia). Prior to Hollywood, Barber had a career in politics, where he worked on the Dukakis/Bentsen Campaign, for Congressman Chuck Schumer, Senator Herb Kohl, and on Bill Clinton’s Chicago Convention.
Barber serves on: the Georgetown University Law School Board of Visitors, the Telluride Film Festival’s Esteemed Council of Advisors, the board of The People Concern, the board of the Independent School Alliance, UTA’s Advisory Council and Leadership Council, Campbell Hall’s Advancement Committee, and served as Chairman of the Board of the UCLA Lab School - where he now maintains an emeritus position.
Jeremy holds a law degree from Georgetown University and an MA and BA from Cambridge University. He is a member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences. He lives in Beverly Hills with his three teenaged children.
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