Julie Haffner joins WME as Head of Motion Picture Business Affairs

WME Appoints Julie Haffner as Head of Motion Picture Business Affairs Amidst Rapid Industry Changes

Julie Haffner has recently joined WME as the head of motion picture business affairs. In this new role, she will be responsible for managing client deals in the motion picture industry, providing consultation to WME agents, executives, and clients on structuring and negotiating talent deals, and offering advice on overall strategies for adapting to the constantly changing media landscape.

Prior to her appointment at WME, Haffner worked as the senior director of business and legal affairs at Netflix, where she negotiated high-level deals for the original studio film group’s lineup of movies. She managed overall deals for notable producers such as Shawn Levy’s 21 Laps, Kevin Hart’s Hartbeat, Prince Harry and Meghan’s Archewell, and McG’s Wonderland. Her wealth of experience comes from her previous roles at Paramount Pictures and The Weinstein Company, where she oversaw business affairs.

Haffner began her career in the entertainment industry at Warner Bros. Pictures before transitioning to private practice representing talent in negotiations with studios. She was recognized in Variety’s Dealmakers Impact Report in 2020 and will continue teaching Entertainment Law at the USC Gould School of Law.

WME is known for being one of Fast Company’s most innovative companies and represents a diverse range of creatives in the entertainment industry. The agency has recently added several high-profile clients to its roster, including comedian Kevin Hart and his entertainment company Hartbeat, Rachel Bloom from “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” singer Becky G, and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex.

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