Brian Jones is a graduate of Full Sail University with a Media Communications Certificate (2014), Bachelor of Science in Entertainment Business Management (2016), and Master of Science in Entertainment Management (2020).

In 2014, Brian became co-producer of the horror convention Sinister Creature Convention, and Sacramento Horror Film Festival. Sinister Creature Con has grown past 5k in attendance and the only horror convention surpassing year 2 in Northern California.

From his experience booking celebrity clients, Brian launched Vertical Talent Agency LLC in 2020, becoming owner and Talent Agent focusing on celebrity appearance bookings with conventions, festivals, red carpets, and beyond.

Brian Jones’ roster of clients includes Home Alone’s Angela Goethals, The Crow’s Bai Ling, Black Panther’s Denzel Whitaker, Drag Queen Superstars Peaches Christ & Vandor Von Odd, and other icons such as Kelli Maroney, Kim Director, Daeg Faerch, and Laurene Landon. Brian is also the talent agent for Full Sail University alumni’s producer William Clevinger, Director Aaron B. Koontz, and HOF 2010 inductee, Emmy nominated Troy DeVolld.



• Advanced Achievement Award

Dec 2020 Full Sail University

• Course Director Award for Business Plan Development

Dec 2020 Full Sail University

• Course Director Award for Final Project Business Plan

Dec 2020 Full Sail University

• Salutatorian

Dec 2020 Full Sail University


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