Carla Hackman

Agent @ Sakamoto Agency

Booking Agent Carla Hackman has over 20 years of experience various facets of both the music and film industry. Moving her focus over time from administration and marketing into management and booking, Carla got her introduction to the music world in 1998 while working production for a classic rock festival in High River, AB. She never looked back. Her keen interest in all aspects of the arts saw her dabble in logistics and marketing positions, management and admin, booking, and as an assistant producer filming commercials and videos. She started her independent management company Elevation in 2007, consulting with a wide range of artists in grant writing, artist development, bookings and management, while maintaining a position as an award-winning Marketing Director for a real estate development firm in Calgary.

Carla brought her knowledge and experience to Sakamoto Agency in 2015, and maintains a development roster as well as contributing to bookings for all current roster artists. She is also a current board member of ATAA in Alberta, and has served on the board of the ACMA as well. Carla is a current member of ATAA, ACMA and CCMA.