Trevor Engelson started Underground in 2001, coming from Endeavor where he was an assistant for a year. Over the past 10 years, Engelson has been on the fast track representing a number of writers, directors and talent for television, film and the digital space. Engelson was named in the Hollywood Reporter’s Next Generation 35 Under 35 for his work as a manager.
Born and raised in Great Neck, New York, Engelson came to California where he graduated from the Annenberg School of Communications at the University of California. From his first job out of college as an assistant on Deep Blue Sea, he knew he wanted to dive further into finding and representing quality work and talent. He has made it his mission with Underground, to seek out and uphold a tradition of quality and innovative clientele all across the board. With Underground growing and plans of expansion, Engelson opened up a New York office in 2012.
Engelson’s producing career took off with the rom-com hit License To Wed, starring Robin Williams, John Krasinski and Mandy Moore. Following that he produced the Sandra Bullock and Bradley Cooper starrer All About Steve and Remember Me with Robert Pattinson. He partnered with Jason Blum to release the horror thriller Incarnate and has an upcoming documentary with Diplo and MTV entitled Give Me Future: Major Lazer In Cuba which premiered in Sundance.