Who we are
Founded in 2005, CK Talent Management's mission from the beginning was to build a haven for talented individuals, giving them a voice, developing their skills, and to be free to grow their talent without limiting them like other agencies do. We continue to pride ourselves on being advocates for our clients, and providing the personal attention they deserve to deliver the best career opportunities. CK Talent Management works within the film, television, theatre, sport, modeling, fashion, apparel, and digital media industries. We work with, develop and represent: industry-leading actors, models, athletes, coaches, influencers, presenters, network executives, e-gammers, public figures and many more. We are perceptive to industry trends and our clients are not just another name on a long roster to us.
Over the last two years the agency saw a wide expansion to the African Continent by closing a deal to acquire the largest talent agency on the African Continent. The agency recently expanded into Asia by signing a deal with Remark Ent and also purchased an established talent agency in Australia. CK Talent has a staff of more than 200 international staff, who are widely credentialed in the industry including executives from Sony, ABC Network, the Clinton Foundation, Prada, JP Morgan Chase, NCAA, NFL, the Grammy's, WWE, Viacom, NHL, Disney and WME. to name a few.
CK Talent has been ranked by Buzzfeed, Medium Magazine, US MAG, and Huffington Post as a top-five international talent agency. CK is listed by Wall Street Journal and Barrons Magazine as a "Major Key" market player in the Talent Management Industry. Of the 11 talent management agencies in the report, CK ranked 4th and was listed among the industry-leading companies that share 90% control of the global talent management market. Our Managing Talent Manager and Founder was feature in Forbes and name of the 50 under 50 CEO's list. Our Division Director for sports was feature in the New York Times where they called him the "Ray Donovan" of Athlete Managers. Our founder was a judge for the Children Emmy Awards appointed by the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Globally, CK Talent has been rated by Barron's as among the key players in the European talent management. CK Talent was one of the two international agencies that made the list. Barron's is one of the most trusted and leading sources of financial news, providing in-depth analysis and commentary on stocks, investments, and how markets are moving across Europe and the world. Barron's is the sister publication to the Wall Street Journal.
OUR CORE VALUES
We give our talent a voice and the attention they deserve. We are solely focused on their individual success.
We put our client before commission. We are dedicated to finding them the best opportunities, not the quickest.
CK stands with our talent as much in failure, as we do in success.
Who Our Talent Are
What we do
What they do
What We Do
CK creates, develops, and delivers opportunities for our talent. We proudly represent top professionals in the modeling, film, television, sports, and media industries. Our Talent include well-known Actors, Professional Athletes, Supermodels, a major Television Network Founder, Podcasters, YouTubers, E-Gammers, Reality Show Talent and a member of the British Monarchy.
Our talent have appeared in multiple Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA, Emmy, and Oscar-nominated films. Some of these films include Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019), The Last Jedi (2017), The Force Awakens (2015), Unbroken (2014), Lady Bird (2017), Rush (2013), Transformers (2007, 2017), Suburbicon (2017), amongst other major motion pictures. Our clients also have shows that run on several major networks (CBS, BBC, Lifetime UK, NBC, ABC, BET, Bravo) and streaming services (Netflix, Amazon, Hulu).
In addition to film and television, our clients have been selected for top product endorsements, promotional shoots, and print campaigns with Armani, Nike, Calvin Klein, Bentley, Ducati, Maserati, Lamborghini, Porsche, Guess, Wild Turkey, Southern Comfort, and Google, to name a few.
Our talent have been shot by well-known photographers such as Bruce Weber, our talents pictures have regularly been featured in Vogue, GQ, Vanity Fair, Life, and Rolling Stone. Our Models have also as well as gracing the covers of major magazines such as Vogue, Men’s Health, and Men’s Fitness. Our talent's endorsements have also been featured on The Joe Rogan Experience, which receives more than 190,000,000 downloads-per-month and one of our YouTube personalities has had their videos viewed over 30 million times.
BUILT UPON OUR VALUES!
We believe an unfocused agent is a useless agent, and in today's entertainment environment there are very few agents who are equipped to handle all the daily needs of all their clients. CK’s personalized approach and philosophy to representation allow us to be equipped to handle both the daily needs of our clients and the personal negotiation of their contracts.
Firstly, we are advocates:
We put our talent first, protect our talent, and take-action for them.
We give our talent the attention they deserve and are solely focused on them.
We are calm in handling ourselves and do not let our talent get taken advantage of.
We are loyal.
Secondly, CK is a selective agency:
We select every talent the same way, it doesn’t matter who they are.
Our talent must align with our values.
Our talent must possess real and intangible talent.
Thirdly, CK is driven by doing what’s best for our client:
CK will never compromise our ethics, and will always put our client before commission.
Ethical and knowledgeable decisions will bring more value long-term.
We find the best opportunities for our clients, not the quickest.
Lastly, CK is fiercely loyal to our talent:
We will stand with our talent as much in failure, as we do in success.