Who is the newly hired entertainment manager & producer Michelle Knudsen for?

A Champion of Women and Diverse Voices

As a manager, Knudsen has focused on championing women and diverse voices. Her clients include Katie Silberman (Booksmart), Carrie Solomon (writer of the upcoming Netflix movie starring Nicole Kidman, Family Affair), Lacey Duke (Insecure), and Jesse Andrews (Me & Earl & the Dying Girl). Most recently, she signed rising director Hiromi Kamata (Monarch: Legacy of Monsters).

A Producer with Impressive Film Credits

As a producer, Knudsen has worked on notable films such as the Netflix comedy When We First Met, the music-driven MTV Films documentary No Cameras Allowed, and Melina Matsoukas’ feature directorial debut Queen & Slim starring Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner Smith.

A Peruvian-American with a Columbia University Education

Knudsen grew up on Long Island with her Peruvian family and graduated from Columbia University.

Excitement and Privilege in Joining 42

42 Managing Partner and CEO Josh Varney said: “We’ve been huge fans of Michelle and her impeccable taste and clients for many years. It’s exciting to now be colleagues and build together with her at 42. We are very fortunate she chose us.”

Knudsen added: “I could not be more thrilled to have joined the team at 42. It’s an exciting time to join the company as they continue to grow their stellar reputation from London to Los Angeles. I feel privileged to be growing my business alongside Josh and Ben and the rest of the team in LA.”