Loop Talent has appointed James Dawson as Senior Agent and opened a new Editors division, including Mark Davis (Peaky Blinders, The Crown) and Alex Fountain (The Responder).
James Dawson joins Loop to manage its Production Designer and Costume Designer clients. Previously at Casarotto and Revolution Talent, James has represented HODs with a focus on championing up-and-coming talent. He has previously placed Heads of Department on several HETV, Film and Commercial projects including True Love for Clerkenwell Films, Gangs of London and Noughts & Crosses.
The Costume and Production Designer roster at Loop Talent includes Cathy Prior (Derry Girls), Production Designer Byron Broadbent (Black Mirror, The Corrupted.) and Hair & Make Up Designer Frances Hounsom who is currently working with Steven Soderbergh and Cinematographer Matt North.
Loop Talent’s new Editor division launches editors including Alex Fountain, known for BIFA-winning and BAFTA-nominated Boiling Point starring Steven Graham, and BBC’s The Responder. Also on the roster is established editor Mark Davis, whose recent credits include Gangs of London for Pulse Films, as well The Crown and The Fear Index, both for Left Bank. His other credits include Black Mirror, Peaky Blinders, Sherlock, Taboo, Unforgotten, Doctor Who and Outnumbered.
Jim Page and Christopher CF Chow BFE have also joined the specialist agency. Jim Page is known for editing Disney’s feature film Wormeater as well as BritBox series Murder in Provence, and Lockdown. Christopher CF Chow BFE has worked on award-winning dramas and comedies, including Little Darlings for Sky for director Ian Aryeh. His film The Complex, directed by Paul Raschid, has become the best-selling interactive film ever with rave reviews.Anna Meller (Katherine Parkinson’s Sitting), Anil Griffin (The Lazarus Project, Nicole Lecky’s Mood) and Tom Henson Webb (Screw) also join the roster.
Lucy Price, founder of Loop Talent, comments: “James has a fantastic reputation in the industry, and I couldn’t be happier to have him join us as a Senior Agent representing our Costume Designers, and Production Designers. Having built up a quality roster of high-profile clients, with a lot of interest in our HODs from a wide range of productions, it feels like the natural next step to open a new division of Editors. I’m excited to work with James, and reinforce our position as the UK’s leading agency for below the line talent.
James Dawson, Senior Agent, Loop Talent, adds: “I’m delighted to be joining Loop talent. Lucy has built a dynamic agency with an impressive list of clients working on a high calibre of productions since she founded it in 2020. Loop has an exceptional reputation within the industry, and the company’s focus on empowering, progressing and nurturing its talent is clearly evident. I look forward to working in close partnership with Lucy and the rest of the team, and continuing to make a difference for our fantastic list.”
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