Speaker Anna Archer



Anna Archer

Literary Agent

Lucas Talent Inc

Anna Archer is a literary agent at Lucas Talent. She has been working on behalf of writers, directors and picture editors who work in film and television for 20 years, representing her clients and their projects in the major entertainment industry centers in Canada and in Los Angeles.

Anna's philosophy is that of "agent as facilitator" in promoting and recommending her clients for opportunities in the film and television industries. She negotiates contracts with producers with a positive "win-win" attitude and provides advice,
guidance and direction in the development of her clients' careers. She believes in working with people to create opportunities.

Her roster is a creative mix of established writers, story editors, picture editors and directors peppered with interesting and talented emerging writers. She is fortunate to work with some of the top creative people in Canada, working across all genres including live action drama, animation and documentary/lifestyle. 

Prior to moving to Vancouver, Anna worked in the publishing industry in London, England for approximately 10 years. She was the Head of Audiobook Publishing for Penguin Books, working with a wide range of talented writers and actors to bring a diverse list of audiobook publications to the listening public. She published approximately 50 new titles every year, and was responsible for the successful launch of Puffin Audiobooks – a range of recorded titles for younger listeners. While in London she was the President of the Spoken Word Publishing Association for two years, and in that capacity launched the Spoken Word Awards to recognize the best of audiobook publishing across all genres.

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