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MsMono Meets – agents Emma Higginbottom and Mildred Yuan

By July 29th, 2021 No Comments

We are hosting the next ‘MsMono Meets’ event with agents Emma Higginbottom (Curtis Brown) and Mildred Yuan (United Agents). The event is for all female filmmakers (directors, writers, producers, etc.) and actors who have questions about how to get an agent and working with agents.

The event will be taking place on WEDNESDAY 11th AUGUST at 18.00 via zoom. Please send any questions for Emma and Mildred to: team@msmono.com


Emma Higginbottom (Curtis Brown)

Emma Higginbottom joined Curtis Brown in 2011, having previously trained and worked as an actress. She has built an eclectic list of leading theatre, film and television talent.

Mildred Yuan  (United Agents)

Mildred represents world-class performers and creatives. Her clients include Olivier Award-winners, National Television Award winners and household names. She helps clients to find their superpower and guides them to take control of their careers. 

She once led a secret double life as a competitive professional ballroom dancer and has represented the UK in 7 World and European Championships. She received her professional dance training from the Ballet Austin Academy and at the Team Diablo Academy in Italy, the elite training facility for ballroom and latin dancing. 

Mildred joined United Agents in 2012, following on from her previous career as a management consultant where she advised top FTSE 150 brands across a range of industries. Originally from the States, she has a BA (Hons) in Economics from Harvard University and an MA (Hons) in English Literature from the University of Cambridge.

She is a member of the Diversity Committee at United and also serves on the Racial Diversity Committee aka ‘the Diverse Squad’ for the Personal Managers’ Association (PMA).

MsMono (www.msmono.com)

MsMono is an award-winning production company telling bold and ambitious female-centred stories. We also strive to increase female representation both in front of, and behind the camera. Our short film Pretty Bitch has been screened at festivals internationally, winning the Van D’or Award for Best Screenplay and was nominated in four other categories including Best Film, Best Actress, Best Drama and Best Director. Our music video, You, for Independent Artist Sharlene-Monique is also an award-winner, having won Best Female Solo, Best Inspirational and Music Video of the Year at the Jump Music Video Awards.

Our latest short film That Girl, Peugeot was completed in March 2020 and is currently on the festival circuit. It was produced with a 70% female cast and crew. We have an independent short film The Ride currently in production and two audio series written by women of colour and a short form comedy series in development.

Pay What You Can Tickets

We have experienced a number of people booking tickets and then not attending the event. To prevent this happening we will now be charging Pay What You Can Tickets.