The Curtis Brown Agency has launched a department to handle below-the-line film and TV artists and technicians.

Agent Natasha Blake is heading the division. She previously worked with below-the-line talent at The Skouras Agency in Santa Monica and at PFD in London.

London-based Curtis Brown is now representing clients including production designers Ida Random (Rainman) and Lilly Kilvert (The Last Samurai), special effects makeup artist and prosthetics technician Kristyan Mallett (Children of Men), edtiors Marco van Welzen (37 Uses For A Dead Sheep) and Lucien Clayton (Magicians), costume designer Julian Day (My Summer Of Love) and cinematographers Roberto Schaefer (Finding Neverland) and Robert Humphreys (Somersault).