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  • 2019

Sessions Info

February 04, 2019
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Pacific II

Nick Carreras

VP Talent and Brand Strategy,
Bent Pixels
Nick Carreras is an experienced manager of top talent whose experience ranges from the traditional agency model to overseeing the careers of digital-first performers. After graduating from law school, Nick began his career as an agent specializing in TV campaigns, animation, and celebrity endorsements. He collaborated with popular actors such as Julie Bowen (Modern Family), William H. Macy (Shameless), and Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights). Nick moved into the digital world after six years as an agent. He joined Maker Studios as Director of Talent, Branding and Endorsements and in that role he developed and grew the businesses of the largest and most influential YouTube and social media influencers. His roster garnered over 6.7 billion monthly views, and included stars like Shay Carl, KassemG, Stampylongnose, Bart Baker, Markiplier, Captainsparklez, Convos with My 2 Year Old and Timothy DeLaGhetto. During his four-year tenure at Maker Studios, Nick was promoted to Head of Talent Strategy. He was responsible for aligning the career goals of the talent he represented with Maker Studios initiatives on both the development and commercial fronts. Nick led a team of highly skilled talent managers to grow Maker's enterprise talent, and partnered with them to create original IP and branded entertainment. Nick joined Bent Pixels as Vice President of Talent and Brand Strategy in 2017, heading up the talent division and helping to spearhead branded content projects and strategic partnerships.