Greg Lipstone is a founding partner and board member at ICM Partners, a talent and literary agency representing clients in the fields of motion pictures, television, publishing, music, theater, branded entertainment and digital media. Mr. Lipstone oversees the agency’s international television and media department. ICM Partners is one of the predominant agencies in the United States and Europe, with its principal offices in Los Angeles, New York and London.
Mr. Lipstone’s clients include All3Media America, Studio Lambert, Lime Pictures, North One, Bentley Productions, MME-Filmpool, South Pacific Pictures, Lion Television, Objective Productions, Optomen Production and Zoo Productions, Nigel Lythgoe and Nigel Lythgoe Productions, Leftfield Pictures, LMNO Productions, Original Media, Jane Street Entertainment, Hoodlum, David Young’s Hindsight Productions, Ken Mok, Conrad Green, Audrey Morrissey, Alycia Rossiter, Sam Donnelly, Rupert Thompson, Ping Pong Productions, Sara Rea, Bodega Pictures, ZnakJones, Greenbird, Collins Avenue, Arnold Shapiro Productions and Matt Kunitz, among others.
Mr. Lipstone has packaged numerous successful television series includingDancing with the Stars(ABC),The Office(NBC),Hell’s KitchenandKitchen Nightmares(FOX),Undercover Boss(CBS),Million Second Quiz(NBC),Secrets and Lies (ABC), Wilfred(F/X),Skins(MTV),Ugly Betty(ABC),I Can Do That (NBC),Beyond Scared Straight(A&E),The People’s Couch (Bravo), Top Gear(History),Chrisley Knows Best (USA), Prime Suspect(NBC),Nanny 911(FOX),The Chase(GSN),Money From Strangers(MTV),Secret Princes(TLC),Guinness World Records Gone Wild(TruTV),Kids Say the Darndest Things(CBS),Last Comic Standing(NBC) andWho Wants to Be a Millionaire(ABC).
Mr. Lipstone is the third generation of a family who has devoted over 100 years working in the entertainment business. Prior to joining ICM Partners, Mr. Lipstone worked at the William Morris Agency for 21 years, initially as a trainee and subsequently rising through the ranks to head the agency’s network television department in 2004. He started his entertainment industry career while still a teenager, serving as a receptionist at The Landsburg Company during school vacations and summer holidays. He quickly worked his way up to segment producer on several network series and specials.
Mr. Lipstone is a member of the Board of Governors for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, an Associate Member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and on the board of directors for NATPE and the Hollywood Radio & Television Society (HRTS).
Born and raised in L.A., Mr. Lipstone attended the Oakwood School. In 1983, he received a B.A. in business economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
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