Jennifer Irons

Jennifer Irons is a writer turned talent agent who studied at Act One in Los Angeles, California. In 2021, Jennifer founded META Talent Agency, the first Black-owned film & TV literary talent agency in Canada, with a mission to help increase access and opportunities for Canadian BIPOC writers and directors. In 2021 Jennifer was also named one of Playbacks 10 to Watch. During her writing career, Jennifer was named one of Reelworld’s top 20 Emerging Canadian Filmmakers of Colour, won the Canada Telefilm New Voices Award, and received the Bell Media/Corus Entertainment Primetime TV Writing Program award. Jennifer’s short film Opportune screened at the 2019 Toronto Black Film Festival, and her dramatic feature, Intolerance: No More, screened at the 2020 American Black Film Festival, before being picked up for distribution by Random Media. Jennifer was staffed on the US/Canada co-production television series, Pretty Hard Cases, and in the development room of the BYUTv and Marble Media co-productions The Parker Andersons, and Amelia Parker. As a talent agent, Jennifer is devoted to discovering, nurturing, promoting, and advancing BIPOC creator’s careers for long-term success in the entertainment industry.