Nylander*Shaw Talent Management is is partnered with SN Voices, Voice Over specialists & Management
Head of Talent and Production
Deborah originally trained in sales before she became a publicist in the late 1980s for Lynne Franks PR. From 1993 to 2003, Deborah developed her career in Los Angeles where she worked as a Talent Manager for seven years.
Initially working for a small company, she then joined the prestigious John Crosby Management team and worked closely with clients such as Rene Russo, John Hurt, Charlize Theron, James Denton (Desperate Housewives), Orla Brady (most recently in the TV series Star Trek: Picard).
It was in this role that Deborah met and signed Shia LaBeouf in her first month. In 2015 she set up Kismet Gold agency in London and built up her client base of British and international talent.
Deborah prides herself in being straight talking, on building long-term personal relationships with her clients and ensuring they have a collaborative long-term vision and plan for success in accordance with their individual strengths and goals. She aims to bring a problem-solving, proactive, and practical hands-on approach to talent management.
Simone has worked in the representation and voiceover field for well over a decade at some of the major agencies in the UK & US. She's cast for commercials, radio, theatre and film as well as running a Voiceover agency, covering all aspects of high-profile talent in film & Drama, TV/Entertainment, Comedy, Music and Sport.
Simone joined the YMU Group (previously James Grant/Rabbit), heading up the voiceover division. Previous to stepping into the voiceover industry, she has worked for TV Production and Entertainment companies, including 19 Entertainment (Simon Fuller’s enterprise).
Simone, also worked extensively in production and development for Channel Four and the BBC, ranging from directing documentaries to series producing.
She has brought some of the most creative recognisable talent in the industry to the agencies she has worked at and is committed to nurturing new and diverse talent.