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Profile Summary

Rebecca originally joined Valerie Watson Associates on a work experience placement and worked her way up to become an agent and associate.  According to their website she has retained her excellent memory and boundless ‘youthful enthusiasm’.  

Rebecca works with clients on  film, television and animation projects.  This agency does not represent writers of fiction and non-fiction books.  Rebecca has an entry on Agent Hunter solely for the purposes of clarity.

 



Detailed data

Agency:
Valerie Hoskins Associates
Agent since:
1940
Short biography:

Thinking that being an agent was a marvellous way to earn a living, Rebecca ever persistent in her pursuit of a goal, sent letters to 150 agents. Valerie Hoskins offered her work experience because she said she had a good memory. She worked her way up from assistant to agent. Rebecca speaks three different languages and is a problem solver who loves a good puzzle. She brings great ideas to life in film, television and animation by finding new and creative ways of making things happen. She also reads the credits, very closely, and remembers them, of course.

Client list status:
Open to new clients
Genres this agent is interested in:
Children's fiction, Young adult fiction, Children's & YA non-fiction, Memoir and autobiography, Mind, Body, Spirit, Food and Cookery, Other non-fiction, History, Politics, society & current affairs, Science, Travel, Religion, Women's fiction, General Fiction, Crime, thriller, action, Erotica, Fantasy, Genre romance, Historical fiction, Horror, Paranormal romance, Science fiction, Literary Fiction
Authors & books liked:

Rebecca loves to discover new and original voices and working with enthusiastic writers across all genres.

Other loves & passions:
No Data
How to make a submission:
Agency standard submission.
Other advice and background:
No Data
Attends Festival of Writing or other WW events?
Yes
Follow on Twitter:
Does not Tweet
Interesting links:
http://www.londonscreenwritersfestival.com/speakers/rebecca-watson
Clients:
The following names represent the agency's full client list: Lisa Akhurst, Joe Alexander and Andy Amfo, Giles Andreae, David Ashton, Paul Billing, Keith Brumpton, Guy Burt, Denise Cassar, Keith Chapman, Gillian Corderoy, Laurence Davey, Rachel Dawson, Cameron Fraser and Neil Jack, Philip Gerard, Ian Glibertson and Stephen Atherton, Matthew Gaham, Henrietta Hardy, Chris Harris ands Steve Banks, Sarah-Louise Hawkins, Veronica Henry, Kit Hesketh-Harvey, Samantha Hill, Dave Ingham, EL James, Dave Jenkins, Simon Jowett, Niall Leonard, Paul Mari, Patrick Mallen, Veronica McKenzie, Liam O'Brien, Ian Poynton, Vicky, Meer, Ciaran Murtagh and Andrew Jones, Jeff Povey, Sally Stokes, An Vrombaut, Genevieve Webster and Michael De Souza, Julia Weston, Stephen Wyatt.
Full client list:
http://www.vhassociates.co.uk/our-writers.html
Email address:
info@vhassociates.co.uk

Agents of: Valerie Hoskins Associates

Agency details

Website:
http://www.vhassociates.co.uk/
About the agency:
At VHA we put our writers before anything else, developing honest and meaningful relationships that go the distance. Val and Rebecca have seen their writers fall in love, get married, buy houses, have kids and turn from dark psychological thriller writers into tea-time television scribes. We promote writers, negotiate contracts, advise on the best course of action and agree fees but we also put our heart and soul into the people who matter most. Our writers.
Address for submissions:
Valerie Hoskins Associates, 20 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NA
Office address:
No data
Email address:
info@vhassociates.co.uk
Phone number:
020 7637 4490
Number of agents:
2
Accepts email submissions:
Yes
Submission type:
Other - see details
Further submission info:
Film, TV and radio; specialises in animation. We are always on the lookout for screenwriters with an original voice and creatives with big ideas. You can find out more by sending an email or feel free to telephone. We do not accept unsolicited submissions.
More info on this agency:
No data
Average response time:
8 days
Agency Transparency Index:
32/100
Member of the AAA:
Yes
Overseas offices:
No data
Accepts overseas writers:
No
Follow on Twitter:
None
Latest news:
No data
More about the agency:
At VHA we put our writers before anything else, developing honest and meaningful relationships that go the distance. Val and Rebecca have seen their writers fall in love, get married, buy houses, have kids and turn from dark psychological thriller writers into tea-time television scribes. We promote writers, negotiate contracts, advise on the best course of action and agree fees but we also put our heart and soul into the people who matter most. Our writers.

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