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The man behind Society Entertainment:

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  Joe Lorenzo (born and raised in New Jersey) started his career in NYC, where he worked in a Management Development firm. Joe cultivated some of today’s hottest young actors, and writers. In September 2002, Joe moved to Los Angeles, for a position in a Talent Management Company.   In November 2003, Joe started his own Management Company, called JMA- Joseph Michael & Associates. 


In 2006 Joe Lorenzo changed the name of his company to Society Entertainment, in continued efforts in the fields of packaging, and producing.


Society Entertainment represent Above the Line, and Below the Line talent, including such actors as 

EG Daily (noted for her on-camera work, as well as being one of the highest grossing voice-over actors of all time/ Tommy Pickles of The Rugrats, Buttercup of "The Powerpuff Girls", Baby Mumbles of "Happy Feet", Louie the Duck of "Ducktales", and more!)

Louis Moyle (“My Name is Earl”), 

Nielen Benvegnu (15 yrs. Old) (Tarik in “The Sandlot 2”)

Amy & Zoe Schlagel (Lead in "The Year of the Dog” for Paramount; which garnered the twin girls a 3 picture deal with the studio, outside of that 3 picture deal, they recently filmed the LEAD role in Bob Yari’s  ("Crash”), new movie “Christmas in Wonderland”; 

Kate Orsini (“General Hospital”)

Ben Easter (“I Will Always Know What You Did Last Summer”) 

Tyler Blackburn (“Pretty Little Liars”)

Kara Crane (Disney 365, Disneys Minutemen”)

Joel Rush (“If Loving You is Wrong”); 

Aimee Lynn Chadwick (“Disneys Prom”)

Lindsey Haun (“HBO’s True Blood”)

Breanna Yde (Nickelodeon’s Haunted Hathaways, & School of Rock”)

Ajiona Alexus (“Netflix 13 Reasons Why” and “FOX’s Empire”); 

Such writers as Riley Weston noted for her work on "Felicity", DISNEY (The Youngest Writer Ever to Ink Deal w/ Disney as seen on DATELINE”). 


 With Joe’s background as a Casting Director (cast over 30 films), Joe has the capabilities to get Name Talent, Name Directors, and Recognized Writers on to projects he is producing. Joe Lorenzo packaged 4 films in 2005, including the Feature Film, “True True Lie” w/ Jaime King, and the Television Movie of the Week, “Christmas at Waters Edge”, w/ Keshia Knight Pulliam , for ABC. In 2006, Joe produced “Rocker” a low budget indie with his client as the writer and the star. In recent years he produced the feature films “Next of Kin” in Los Angeles, “Boston Girls”, in Boston Mass, “The No-Sit List”aka “Babysitters Beware”, in Los Angeles, a kid’s movie in the vein of Dennis the Menace meets Home Alone, giving Rico Rodriquez (Manny on "Modern Family") and Raini Rodriquez (Trish on "Austin & Ally") there first job! Summer of 2013 he produced “Open Road” a coming of age drama with Camilla Belle, Juliette Lewis, and Andy Garcia, lastly Joe is currently in development on “The Wind In The Willows” based on the popular children’s novel.   Continued:     


In 2012, with Social Media growing into the number one online marketing tool, Joe Lorenzo & Society Entertainment open a division specializing in managing Talent, Brands, Corporations, Charities, and Local Businesses. Through social media Joe is able to increase brand awareness, fans, relevance for any type of entity listed above. Society Entertainment currently represents a hat line, a day spa (national), 2 local charities, 2 local restaurants, a nightclub, a national solar panel company, and a premium Vodka, and more. 


Lastly Joe is on the board of several charities in Los Angeles, and nationally, and 

WAS AWARDED THE “GOOD NEIGHBOR” AWARD SPONSORED BY STATE FARM 2013 He also regularly guest speaks at UCLA.   


Joe Lorenzo State Farm Good Neighbor Award 

Social Media and more...

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Clients... (partial list)

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Ajiona Alexus: NETFLIX "Thirteen Reasons Why"; FOX "Empire"


Audrey Whitby: NICKELODEON "The Thundermans"


Benjamin Patterson: OWN "Greenleaf"


Breanna Yde: NICKELODEON "School of Rock" 


Emily Nelson: CBS "Codeblack"


Giovonnie Samuels: DISNEY "Suite Life", Bring it On"


Tyler Blackburn: FREEFORM "Pretty Little Liars"



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Society Talks Podcast

20 year entertainment behind the scenes man, Joe Lorenzo, talks with guests and discuss their beginnings as  actors, directors, producers, parents of talent, singers, influencers and more... Tune in for the fun, candor, and nuggets of wisdom! 

Society Entertainment Highlight Reel

Joe Lorenzo has owned and operated Society Entertainment for 17 years. Joe has worked with and developed amazing talent you know and love on TV and Film currently. Joe has cast close to 40 films and produced 6 films under the Society Entertainment banner. 

  • This reel is just a glimpse into their history.

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