Motion Picture Lit Agent Bill Zotti Exits CAA for UTA
His clients include the Oscar-nominated 'Disaster Artist' duo of Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber.
Years after starting his entertainment career in the UTA mailroom, motion picture literary agent Bill Zotti is returning to the agency, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. He starts in UTA's Beverly Hills office this week.
As an agent at CAA for the past 12 years, Zotti's clients included The Disaster Artist's Oscar-nominated screenwriters, Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber; Black-ish creator Kenya Barris, Harold & Kumar scribes Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg; Penguins of Madagascar writers Michael Colton and John Aboud; How to Be Single co-producer Katie Silberman; Cowboy Ninja Viking writer Craig Mazin; This Is Us executive producers John Requa and Glenn Ficarra; and Bad Grandpa writer-director Jeff Tremaine.
"Over the years, we have continued to be impressed by Bill's reputation, work ethic and extensive relationships," UTA co-president and motion picture head David Kramer said in a statement. "He will be a tremendous asset to our group, and we are excited to welcome him back to the agency."
Between UTA and CAA, Zotti also worked at Broder Webb Chervin Silbermann.
"In the years since beginning my career in the UTA mailroom, the agency has expanded and broken new ground to represent some of the most influential filmmakers and screenwriters of our time," Zotti said in a statement. "There couldn't be a more opportune time to rejoin my old friends at UTA, who have always been immensely supportive."