Adam Gelvan leads Rain Management’s non-scripted and documentary/docu-series efforts.
Adam began his career at the William Morris Agency in 2003, ultimately becoming a talent and television packaging agent in WMA/WME’s Non-Scripted Television department. As an agent, Gelvan represented best-in-class production companies, executive producers, directors and on-camera talent. During his 12-year run at WME, Gelvan packaged and sold television shows to nearly every major broadcast and cable network. After WME, Gelvan became a General Manager for Whalerock Industries, developing digital content businesses for talent, brands, and IP holders.
Prior to joining Rain, Adam served as Head of Non-Scripted Entertainment for Apiary Entertainment, where he developed premium, documentary-driven projects wide variety of today’s top non-fiction filmmakers.
He brings his extensive experience in representation, development, and content strategy with him to Rain, where he works with all forms of non-fiction talent, including documentary directors, hosts/broadcasters, and IP/content creators (podcasts, non-fiction journalists, etc).
Gelvan graduated with high honors from Columbia College Chicago, majoring in Film Studies with a concentration in Directing and Producing. Adam passions include travel, Chicago Bears football, great movies and live music. He lives in Beverly Hills with his wife, Sofi, and their dog, Bowie.