GMA Artist Center

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GMA Artist Center
TypePublic company (PSE:  GMA7  and  GMAP)
IndustryTalent agency
FoundedAugust 12, 1995;25 years ago (1995-08-12)
Headquarters,
Area served
Nationwide (Metro Manila and suburbs)
Key people
Felipe Gozon, President
Gigi Santiago-Lara, Head
Gina Alajar, Director
Simoun Ferrer, Head for Talent Imaging and Marketing Unit
ProductsMusic & entertainment
ServicesMusic & entertainment
Owner Felipe Gozon, CEO
Parent GMA Network Inc.
Website gmanetwork.com/artistcenter

GMA Artist Center (also known as GMA Talent Management and Development Department) is a talent agency based in Metro Manila, Philippines that was founded in 1995.

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History

It produced its first batch of talents in 1998 and was originally headed by Wyngard Tracy. When Felipe Gozon took over as GMA Network's President and CEO, GMAAC was headed by Ida Henares from 2003–2013. GMAAC provides actors and directors for film outfits of various film production companies in the Philippines such as for GMA Pictures and Regal Entertainment, and singers for GMA Music. For 2011, GMA Artist Center's slogan is "Making Stars Shine".

Talents

Former talents

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