Manager / Senior Agent
Melanie has over 20 years experience as a senior-level agent developing, managing and accelerating careers of Lead actors (Series Leads, Feature Film Leads, Recurring Guest Stars and more) for bookings in Canada, the U.S. and abroad.
She is a well-respected agent who leverages worldwide contacts for her exclusive and award winning roster of actors, keeping her roster small to ensure everyone’s potential is maximized and careers are managed carefully and strategically. Melanie is known for her diplomacy and tenacity with negotiating contracts and securing significant offers in the film industry.
Recent major TV and film bookings include: Dead to Me (Netflix) - Series Regular / Virgin River (Netflix) - Series Regular / Take Two (ABC) - Series Regular / Riverdale (The CW) - multi-season Recurring Guest Star / Martin Scorceses’ Killers of the Flower Moon (Apple+) - Supporting Lead / DC's Legends of Tomorrow (The CW) - Recurring Guest Stars / Motherland (The CW) - Recurring Guest Star / Are you Afraid of the Dark (Nickelodeon) - Series Regular / The Flash (The CW) - Recurring Guest Stars / The Good Doctor (ABC) - Guest Stars. / Arrow (The CW) - Guest Stars / Peacemaker (HBO) - Recurring Guest Star / DMZ (HBO) - Recurring Guest Star/ IT: Chapter 2 (Newline Feature) - Supporting / Kids vs. Aliens (Feature) - #1 Lead / Debris (NBC) - Recurring Guest Star / Maid (Netflix) - Guest Star / Day of the Dead (Syfy) - Series Regular… and hundreds more.
Annika is a recent graduate of McMaster University with an honours double-major in communications & multimedia. She specializes in social media, guiding businesses and personal profiles to maintain a successful and impactful online presence. Through her continuous industry-based social media research, Annika is developing advancement strategies for traditional film, television, and commercial clients who hope to successfully integrate into the online digital market.
Her passion, ambition and knowledge of the industry continues to expand under the mentorship of senior-level agent Melanie Hawthorne-Toogood,