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Michael Claassen

Writ Large

Michael Claassen is a dedicated literary manager at Writ Large, a highly regarded literary management company located in Los Angeles. With a passion for nurturing talent and a keen eye for exceptional storytelling, Michael represents a diverse range of writers and directors in the film and television industry.

Originally from Minneapolis, Michael embarked on a professional journey that initially led him to a successful career as a commercial real estate broker. However, his true calling emerged when he realized the opportunity to align his personality and skill set more closely with his passion for storytelling and screen media.

As a literary manager, Michael has established himself as a trusted advocate for his clients, leveraging his extensive industry knowledge and connections to propel their careers to new heights. His client roster boasts an impressive array of talent, ranging from accomplished TV writers working on popular television shows to acclaimed feature film writers and visionary directors. His clients' scripts have consistently garnered recognition on the annual Blacklist—an annual compilation of the finest unproduced scripts, as voted upon by influential producers and studio executives.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Michael finds rejuvenation in the outdoors, boardgames, and a bevy of other hobbies ranging from surfing to woodworking. You’ll usually find him with his loyal canine companion, Coop, who also lures him away from his desk several times a day.

With a sincere dedication to his clients' success and a genuine appreciation for exceptional storytelling, Michael continues to make a meaningful impact in the entertainment industry. Through his efforts, he strives to elevate the careers of talented individuals and contribute to the rich tapestry of film and television.

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