Folio Jr. works with the top film co-agents in the business to bring our clients’ work to the big and small screens, as well as the live stage. With dozens of projects optioned and several in production, we work to secure the most lucrative and creator-friendly terms, partnering with the very best producers, screenwriters, directors, and on-screen talent.
Ruth Pomerance acquires her own list as a literary agent, and also guides and augments Folio’s presence in the feature film, television, theater, and gaming industries. Her background is in all sides of the entertainment business, having worked as an executive for production companies run by producers as varied as Scott Rudin, Arnold Kopelson, John Davis, Lee Rich, Fred Zollo and David Rockwell. As a Studio Executive at USA Films she oversaw development of feature films. At Michael Ovitz, Rick and Julie Yorn’s management company, Artists Management Group she found properties for the AMG feature film and television production companies, for AMG clients, and helped fledgling authors get published. She also ran the Story Department at the William Morris Agency.
Ruth championed authors Caleb Carr and Adriana Trigiani when they were undiscovered, helped John Grisham find a publisher and film deal for The Firm, and served an Executive Producer of the movie adaptation of the Judy Blume novel Tiger Eyes.