Mim Scala

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Emilio "Mim" Scala was the co-founder with Sir William Piggott Browne of the London-based television, film and theatrical agency Scala Browne Agency.

Its clients included Richard Harris and its film production credits included bringing together Jean-Luc Godard with the Rolling Stones for the production of One Plus One.

Born in London in 1940,[1] Mim Scala went to school at St Augustins, Hammersmith and Chelsea Art School at Manresa Rd, Chelsea. He grew up in the Northend Road Fulham, before moving to the Kings Road. He then travelled extensively before settling down to work as a theatrical agent. In 1963 he founded the theatrical agency, "Scala Browne Associates" with Sir William Piggott-Brown. The Agency was known for representing actors, directors and musicians including Richard Harris, Cat Stevens, Benito Caruthers and Jim Browne. Mim Scala also packaged the film "Sympathy for the Devil/One Plus One" with Jean-Luc Godard and the Rolling Stones after an introduction and recommendation to the then rights holder for Goddard, Heleni Collard, by Alan Callan.

In the late sixties Mim took off to live in Spanish Sahara, Spain, Sri Lanka, and Switzerland, painting and recording ethnic music, including the dervish Ganoua sect from Tangiers. He returned To England in 1972 to work as head of promotion for Island Records. Mim produced the first direct to disk album for the band Warsaw Pakt, before founding "ESP Music and Management", an agency which represented record producers, Chris Kimsey (Rolling Stones), Stuart Levine (Simply Red) and B.B. King.

Mim Moved to County Carlow in 1987 to write, paint and fish.

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