BizParentz Foundation

Supporting families of children working in the entertainment industry

Agents & Managers 101

The cornerstone of success in the entertainment industry for a child performer is professional representation. Before discussing how to get an agent or manager, letís discuss both the job descriptions, and who you need when and where. There are some regional differences regarding the job functions of agents and managers. Some states, such as California, have licenses and laws that govern what agents and managers can do. Other states just have accepted business practices. Where possible, differences because of location will be noted.