Joe Lorenzo 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. JMA/Joe Lorenzo 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 (7 yrs. Old) (“My Name is Earl”), Nielen Benvegnu (15 yrs. Old) (Tarik in “The Sandlot 2”, and “Womens Murder Club” on ABC), Amy & Zoe Schlagel (7 yrs. Old) (Lead/ “The Year of the Dog” for Paramount; which garnered the twin girls a 3 picture deal with the studio/ Paramount), 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 (“Days of our Lives”); Aimee Lynn Chadwick (“Disneys Prom”); Lindsey Haun (“HBO’s True Blood”); Michael King (“ABC’s Last Resort”); Breanna Yde (“Nickelodeon’s Haunted Hathaways," & "School of Rock”); Ajiona Alexus (“Netflix 13 Reasons Why” and “FOX’s Empire”); and such kids shows as “Zoey 101,” “The Suite Life Of Zack and Cody,” and the ever so popular “Hannah Montana,” and more! 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”), ABC, and more.
In 2006 Joe Lorenzo changed the name of his company to Society Entertainment, in continued efforts in the fields of packaging and producing. 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, “Girls Club” w/ Jaime King, and the Television Movie of the Week, “Christmas at Waters Edge”, w/ Keisha Knight Pulliam (“Rudy” from The Cosby Show), 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, summer of 2011 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.
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.