Anthony Toma has been interviewed by IdeaMensch and talks about his start in the talent industry. He first began to think about franchise opportunities, while working in the grocery business. He happened upon a talent agency, which worked with actors and models. Working out of Orlando, Florida, he purchased his first franchise and quickly grew to owning 26 franchises across the United States. When the company went bankrupt, Toma had his own ideas about how the company could be run in order to be successful. So, in 2003 he started Coral Reef Productions, which is now known as Nine9 and read full article.
Nine9 is the UnAgency that helps models, actors, and other talented people find jobs in the entertainment industry. Nine9 represents the 99% of talented people who are not being represented in the industry. They offer them the necessary tools and support they need to go the extra mile working in the industry. Nine9 believes, it takes passion and commitment from everyone involved to be highly successful in the entertainment field. Nine9 also believes in the majority of the people, who work in the entertainment industry, who tend to hear “no” much too often. Many agencies will not work with and develop the majority of the people, and this is where Nine9, the UnAgency, is different.
The staff at Nine9 is a group of high energy people, who respect and treat the people they work with kindly. They use up-to-date technology to book castings and opportunities available, in real time, to the men and women they work with. The opportunities they offer range from TV and commercials, to modeling, runway, music videos, and print work. Nine9 works with industry leaders carefully, so that they partner them with the most qualified individuals needed for their creative endeavor and learn more about Nine9.