Founder and CEO Blue Marble Pictures and Blue Marble Management
Theresa Kang-Lowe is the founder and CEO of Blue Marble Pictures and Blue Marble Management. Blue Marble Pictures has an exclusive multi-year overall producing deal at AppleTV+ for film and television, where Kang-Lowe focuses on producing works that amplify underrepresented voices and stories.
Her first project with Apple+ is the highly-acclaimed drama series, PACHINKO, based on the best-selling, acclaimed novel by Min Jin Lee. This incredible story, told in three languages (Korean, Japanese and English) and epic in scope but intimate in tone, which chronicles the hopes and dreams of four generations of a Korean immigrant family. Apple+ will release the series on March 25, 2022. Kang-Lowe executive produced the series through Blue Marble Pictures.
Blue Marble Management represents Oscar®-winning filmmakers Alfonso Cuaron, Chris Terrio and Simon Beaufoy, Emmy®-winner Lena Waithe, GoldenGlobe®-nominee and best-selling author Gillian Flynn, Korean American playwright Jason Kim, powerful new voice Little Marvin and multiple Emmy®-nominated writer/director Gordon Smith. Kang-Lowe is passionate about discovering and amplifying underrepresented voices who use the power of storytelling to craft transformative experiences about the human condition.
She was a Partner and Agent at William Morris Endeavor Agency for 14 years where she represented a broad array of award-winning producers, writers, directors, showrunners and talent across film and television, including Alfonso Cuaron, Gillian Flynn, Riz Ahmed, Simon Beaufoy, Damien Chazelle, Deborah Chow, Lisa Joy, Ryan Coogler, and Steve Zaillian, amongst others. Over the last few years, she has negotiated revenue in excess of half a billion dollars on behalf of her clients, in addition to the packaging revenue she secured on behalf of the agency. She was the first Asian American to be promoted to Partner at WME. Additionally, she was the architect and co- founder of Empower, a company-wide program promoting diversity, inclusion and mentorship.
She recently joined The Paley Center for Media’s Los Angeles Board of Governors. The Board advises the Paley Center on its strategic goals and Los Angeles programming calendar and commits their time to help the Paley Center forge new partnerships and expand its constituency to ensure the Paley Center stays at the forefront of media and technology on the West Coast and remains the preeminent media organization for the industry and the public.
In 2019, she was appointed to Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti’s Entrepreneurs in Residence for the Evolve Entertainment Fund focused on increasing diversity initiatives in the entertainment industry. In the same year, she supported the $330M California tax production credit requiring the addition of diversity provisions including above-the-line diversity reporting. She is also a member of the Advisory Board for Korean American Leaders in Hollywood (KALH) organization. Her philanthropic passions include Harvest Home which supports houseless pregnant women and their children, and The Underground Museum.
Kang-Lowe has been featured on numerous prestigious industry lists including The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Power 100, The Hollywood Reporter’s 50 Agents Empowering Diverse Voices in Hollywood and Gold House’s A100 List.