Two of Central Texas largest talent agencies have joined forces to establish and produce big market standards and expectations unheard of and unseen in the region. The two agencies Wilhelmina Austin and Heyman Talent-South have come together to form The Brown Agency. The Brown Agency headquarters is in Austin, Texas but the company will branch out further to areas such as Dallas, Texas and Los Angeles, California. The end goal of The Brown Agency is to be the number one most talented agency around.
What sets The Brown Agency apart from other agencies is that it is a full service agency. Unlike most agencies that specialize in a certain market, a full service agency handles all the marketing and advertising aspects of the business. What makes The Brown Agency a full service agency is that it is an acting and modeling agency. The Brown Agency specializes in fashion, commercial print, commercial, film, and television. Everything is covered at one agency which leads to different options of work for its models.
Justin Brown, the president of The Brown Agency, stated that his company is run on the principle that all expectations must be managed in order for business to run smoothly. He does not make promises that he cannot keep. Justin Brown has a background in modeling in which he used to work his way through college. Justin Brown knows the ups and downs that come with being young and modeling without guidance so he has stepped into the role of helping others in similar situations to his. Mr. Brown’s vision of starting an agency that was designed to help upcoming stars started out local but is now considered big-market level.
One might ask the question, “What is the difference between The Brown Agency and other agencies dealing with talent?” The answer in a nutshell is a lot. Unlike other agencies, The Brown Agency is in control of their craft. There are no outsiders that can come in and tell Mr. Brown to change things up if they don’t like it. Mr. Brown, being a successful model already, uses his background knowledge to train models to operate like pros in the industry. The Brown Agency houses more than 450 “talents”. This might not seem like a large number, but when you take into consideration that 20 to 30 percent of the talent seen in media outlets has some sort of relationship with The Brown Agency; you see the significance. Visit their Instagram page.
The Brown Agency is versatile ranging from models that are “party goers” to those that are “conservative”. These models are provided with strategic planning, production, and creativity that keep them employed. These models are considered the most professional, elegant and dependable talent around whom earns a great living from jobs. The Brown Agency’s cut is 10 percent for union jobs, 15 percent for non-union commercial, film, television or video gigs, and 20 percent for modeling jobs. This is an industry low which means the models get paid more while The Brown Agency continues to grow and help more models.