May 30, 2006 |
For rent: The most expensive Beverly Hills office space in memory. Comes with a kitchen designed by celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck, a 100-seat screening room and a 27-foot-tall Roy Lichtenstein mural too big to be removed from the atrium. Added bonus: chi circulation courtesy of an international feng shui expert. For 17 years, Creative Artists Agency's headquarters has served as an unofficial nexus of Hollywood power.
October 27, 1989 |
One week after a screenwriter's allegations against Creative Artists Agency President Michael Ovitz surfaced in the press, the Writers Guild of America, West has issued a cautiously worded statement saying that it "views with grave concern threats of interference with a writer's career opportunities from any quarter, including agents and/or employees."
September 5, 1991 |
In the decades-long cola wars, Coke still holds more of the battleground than archenemy Pepsico. But Pepsi has made significant incursions. So Coca-Cola's hiring of Hollywood powerhouse Creative Artists Agency is being interpreted by beverage industry analysts as a major counteroffensive against Pepsi's successful marketing efforts in recent years.
April 18, 1988
Oscar wins by agency: Agency (Clients) 1987 1988 1. Creative Artists Agency 2 3 (Paul Newman, Oliver Stone, Cher, Michael Douglas, Sean Connery) 2. International Creative Mgmt. 2 1 (Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine, Bernardo Bertolucci) 3. Triad Artists 0 1 (Olympia Dukakis) 4. Smith & Friedman 1 0 (Marlee Matlin) Oscar nominations by agency: 1987 1988 1. Creative Artists Agency 9 5 2. International Creative Mgmt. 6 5 3. Triad Artists 3 4 4.