Gemma Hirst

Gemma has 14 years of experience as a Media Agent.

Before setting up GHA in June 2010 she headed up the Literary Media Department and worked as a Senior Film, TV & Theatre agent at PFD for two and a half years.

Previously she worked as a Media Agent for David Higham Associates for 10 years and before that she started out in the business assisting the successful boutique agency, Deborah Owen Limited whose clients included Amos Oz and Delia Smith.

Gemma also has a long standing track record of selling books to film/TV and the stage, with deals that include DreamWorks' film, HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON based on the books by DHA repped author Cressida Cowell, DHA client Alexander McCall Smith's NO.1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY, produced by the late Anthony Minghella for The Weinstein Company, and a feature adaptation of international bestseller Bernard Cornwell's AZINCOURT for Luc Roeg's Independent Film Company (represented by Toby Eady Associates).


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