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one source talent is now nine9 modeling and acting! still charge people, same company. 99 models charges money. i would not trust and run, same old company. nine9 models is just a new name for old company. they want you credit card now, everything weird. if one source...
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#1343536

Thank you for the info! I sent headshots in for the fun of it and they kept trying to set up an audition with me.

I have a free day this week & decided to set up to check it out. I started reading up on them prior to my appt./audition to have all the info. I am not extremely cautious. Being in the creative field, everyone knows it's an ever struggling business.

Make it or break it tells all. So, how can a group that only calls themselves the "unagency" because if they said they were an agency, they couldn't charge for services so easy, get away with this? A modeling school tried to pull this w/my family with I was a ***.

It's unfair & deceiving to the talent & families to make them think the only way to get the knowledge & jobs is to pay!! Thanks again for the heads up!!

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#733485 Review #733485 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Los Angeles, California
New Reviewer
One Source Talent took $1035 from me and promised to help me with jobs in modeling, so do acting and ended with nothing. however, once I realized they weren't doing nothing for me I stop the monthly payments and never got a call. therefore, if I would have count the...
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#1601966

One source talent is not a scam. You just aint *** Sorry

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#1223014 Review #1223014 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Aventura, Florida
Service
One Source Talent Talent Agency Service
Cons
  • Got scammed
Reason of review
Return, Exchange or Cancellation Policy
Loss
$1230
Preferred solution
Full refund

Scam and scam

4 years ago I paid 900 dollars for setup fee plus 30 monthy foe my daughter to attend 3 times a month I paid that 30 dollars monthy for almost one year until I got tired of them scam They havent called her one time .everytime ai called they said theres nothing available.
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#1143479 Review #1143479 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Reason of review
Not as described/ advertised
New Reviewer
I had a phone interview today with Dana Patterson. I scheduled it for 11am and she was late in by a few minutes in giving me a call. It all started okay she asked me a few basic questions. Dana asked for a few of my pictures which I submitted in advanced, not sure if...
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#1435694

People who have had professional training and advice knows that companies like these are a scam. NOBODY SHOULD BE REQUESTING MONEY FROM

YOU!!

Agents get paid based off your booking. Nine9 thinks they’re doing something by claiming not to be an agent” which indeed you are not, but then.. What are you exactly??? Real casting directors would not even converse with a non credible source like Nine9.

It makes no sense. Stop scamming people, and people STOP FALLING FOR THE OKE DOKE!

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#953193 Review #953193 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Los Angeles, California
Service
One Source Talent Talent Agency Service
Cons
  • Upfront cost
  • Service
  • Scam
Reason of review
Poor customer service

Nine9 Review

Nine9 is a scam !!
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#945571 Review #945571 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nine9

This place is a joke. It's almost like walking into a timehsare presentation. The minions butter you up and talk about *you* then they bring the main man in. I had so many number thrown at me it wasn't funny. I have been modeling for 20 some odd years and NONE of my photos were good enough for them. They wanted me to use their photographer, which was $500. Then they wanted me to pay another $500 for comp cards, and then yet another $500 for a "membership and service fee". When I told them I didn't have that kind of money they proceeded to lower the price $150 at a time. Huge waste of time and gas. If this place calls you hang up immediately!
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#943953 Review #943953 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Service
One Source Talent Talent Agency Service
Cons
  • Scam
  • Service
  • Upfront cost
Reason of review
Bad quality
Loss
$90

Us Talent Source Review

Has anyone ever heard of being bonded and having to have a background check for a campaign job or even heard of us talent source
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#943650 Review #943650 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Hartselle, Alabama

One Source Talent - Review in Professional Services category from Bronx, New York

Hello,my name is Chardonnay just last week,I was granted,an appointment call back.i,need to know is this a scam,because I do not want to put out my hard earn money for,a modeling talent unagency,I know absolutely nothing about.i,have read so many scary reviews that,I just don't even want to waste my time going back.i,have been taking for,a ride Devore & just a little bit more aware & cautious this time around.Someone out there please,let me know,if this is a fraudulent scam,and NINE9 is out to beat people out of their money.
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#1283243

Don't do it

#1237007

dont do this!!!

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#941683 Review #941683 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Bronx, New York

One Source Talent - Nine9 Review from Miami Beach, Florida

The nine9 Unagency is a scam. Even 'Taylor' from customer service who is replying to all these post is not real. Want to know how the really work and if they can be the trusted? Read the LA times news article on them and how nine9 , who changed their name from one source talent, really operates. As an experienced professional with over 15 year in entertainment, this is True fraud to models and actors. Expensive $500 fee. They claim to be a school and then a casting company. NOT!
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#1228115

Hey anonymous, this is Taylor. It seems you are a little confused about our company and what we do.

If you would like I would be more that happy to explain our services to you! Feel free to call me 248-220-6531

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#937353 Review #937353 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Miami Beach, Florida
Reason of review
Not as described/ advertised
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One Source Talent - Talent Agency Service Review from Addison, Texas

DO NOT FALL FOR THESE IGNORANT PEOPLE! I have done my research, called other companies and talked to corporate. They all lie to you and try to say that these reviews are by people who are mad and didnt follow the right procedures and what not, but they are DEFINITELY a scam. The lady told me that they were the people who put Leah Jeffries (Jamals daughter) in Empire... That was a lie. The agency who put her on was Production Plus. They try and justify as to why they ask for money upfront by calling themselves "the unagency", but that's not professional. That's not how the industy works. I have modeled for Kim Dawson and Campbell, this is not how it works. I wouldnt risk it if i were you. And the few positive reviews on here are probably made up from the people who work here. They have to keep it going somehow. Obviously they are money hungry people who will do whatever it takes to keep their *** business up and running. Educate yourself on business and how to do it. This isnt a business, no where near it.
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#1226526

Hello, my name is Taylor I work in the customer service department at the corporate location. Other than the example you have provided we have hundreds of other examples of talent that have been successful with the use of our company.

We have our own in house casting department that works hard to provide our talent with amazing opportunities. All of our talent success stories are listed on our website iamnine9.com if you were interested in seeing more proof of our services.

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@Prashant

Hello Taylor, What's the requirements of getting into the un-agency you're employed with?

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#936137 Review #936137 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Addison, Texas
Service
One Source Talent Talent Agency Service
Reason of review
Not as described/ advertised
IF you are thinking of joining one source aka Nine 9 unagency for modeling or acting, DO NOT DO IT!. They charge you $495 plus a monthly fee of $40. They promise the world but do basically nothing a model or actor can't do on their own. THEN they have you pay for a...
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#1235608

hello, i've recently signed an 'application' with this 'agency'. will they charge me for the application?

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#933760 Review #933760 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
One Source Talent Photo Shoot
Reason of review
Pricing issue
I just received a call from them about my son's application. I have never heard of them and never sent an application. My son does have 3 other agencies that "represent" him. He's only 3 years old, so none of the agencies make us sign any agreements with them. We...
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#1317782

Just curious, what companies do you use? Would love to use them instead of trying to figure out which ones won't rip me off. Thx!

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#930937 Review #930937 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Taylor, Michigan

One Source Talent - Photo Shoot Review from Livonia, Michigan

Ridiculous paid for my daughter & I urs ago when it was called one source talent , never went back due to they wanted like 500$ for headshots & more , 4yrs later they are still chargeing me 39.95 the 1st of each month ,tried to make it stop but it hasnt .....DONT TRUST THESE PEOPLE!!!
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#1221887

Hey anonymous, this is Taylor from the customer support division at our corporate location. I apologize for the billing mistake, I would love to help you with your issue to remove you from our billing system.

Please give me a call on my personal line so I can resolve this issue for you! 248-220-6531

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#929411 Review #929411 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Livonia, Michigan
Service
One Source Talent Photo Shoot
Reason of review
Pricing issue

One Source Talent Talent Agency Service Review from New York, New York

Idk man if I'd say their a scam, I've been with them close to a year and I receive emails from their clients and 9Nine emails every morning when they post up new castings that I can submit to. 9Nine has classes too so that's an added bonus honestly. Classes are too much money. I don't regret it at all now. I'm paying for this and backstage. Plus I can print out unlimited headshots so if you knew the cost of that, that alone is a bonus. When I did it I just quit my job so I was shaky at first having to spend that much money, but I went and did it anyway cause I needed something to do instead of staying home doing nothing so I'm glad that I did. I made more than that money back by just grinding and going out to extras. It just depends on the person really, how much they wanna do it and how much they're gonna work. It's not easy work though. Like I said, I'm a part of this and backstage, when 9Nine finds me something I go out to it. Or I'll search on my own and go out to something. Why would an agent invest in someone with no exp.? The classes 9Nine have are great though, it's been helping me a lot. I would recommend it but yeah there's a cost to it because they do a lot more than those websites you've suggested. And let's not forget you're submitting yourself out to those castings (the websites you've mentioned) so who knows if they're even gonna select you. There's also that. There's levels to this. Not only that, but you're get ppl sign up to it and are gonna be going blindly into auditions with no help, while at 9Nine I can always go in and ask for help before my auditions. My 2 cents, and from someone with exp
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#1199423

Thank you so much for that. Ive paid.

And have photo shoot on 28th this month and start a movie wednesday. Someone trying tell me its a scam.

But i been trying stay positive and pray bout it. Thanks so much for this review.

#1222116
@PissedConsumer1199423

How did it go anonymous from Hampton GA?

#1222362
@PissedConsumer1222116

Yea I want to know how it went too! I love hearing about other people's success with Nine9!

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#897736 Review #897736 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
New York, New York
Service
One Source Talent Talent Agency Service
Reason of review
Good quality

One source is a total scam

How is it that they are still in business when everybody knows they are a scam. All you have to do is Google it and you'll have your answer. But for those who are new in the industry don't know enough to Google them They are just happy that they are getting noticed . I fell into that trap years ago and now I am here to say stay away and sue them if you can. I now work with several agents in New York and have done any amount of commercials, print and several Indy films. They go under other names as well so just google them
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#1215060

Hello, my name Taylor I work for the customer support division at our corporate headquarters located in Detroit, Michigan. I would love to answer any questions you may have about who we are, and what our company does! Feel free to contact me on my personal line 248-220-6531.

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#888248 Review #888248 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Reason of review
Bad quality
I have been called by them several times. I have been to at least 10 or more auditions with them. And every audition i was asked for $400 up front and $40 every month to keep my profile going. To me this is a scam.
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#1217433

Hello, my name is Taylor from the customer support division at our corporate headquarters. I assure you we are not a scam.

We work hard to provide our talent with casting opportunites, and tools for success! Please take a moment to read some of our awesome talent success stories at, iamnine9.com

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#884315 Review #884315 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Jonesboro, Georgia
Reason of review
Poor customer service

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