WE ARE YOUNG & TALENTED

NICE TO MEET YOU

Young Talent Agency is young black females owned casting agency based in South Africa. YTA is a division of LJ Talent & was launched in March 2020 by Film Producer Vuyo Depha & partnered with Judy Manyali.

We are a multi-disciplinary casting agency that aims to exceed expectations, inspire our fellow creatives and create just a little bit of magic.

We provide our talent for reputable TV commercials, infomercials, in-house training videos, photographic work, local and international productions, films/movies, tv-series/dramas, billboards, magazine shoots and sports shoots.

WHAT WE DO

WE PRIDE OURSELVES ON DELIVERING A PROACTIVE SERVICE DESIGNED TO ENSURE WE MEET YOUR NEEDS CONSISTENTLY. OUR CLIENTS ARE EVERYTHING TO US, AND THEIR NEEDS BECOME OUR OBSESSION.

Talent Management

We represent babies to adults, characters, models, extras, athletes, dancers, plus-size models, hand models, twins, presenters & voice-over artists.

Acting Classes

Want to learn how to act in front of the camera? We offer acting workshops & modelling classes to advance your career in the Film Industry.

Photography

Book your appointment, we will help you build a portfolio & Z-cards for your cast or individuals who are renewing or creating their portraits.

GET STARTED

Send us your two most recent pictures via email or WhatsApp and we'll get back to you as soon as possible with more information.

Social Media

Follow us on social media platforms Facebook & Instagram. Keep posted on what we are up and casting briefs.

WHAT WE WANT

The entertainment industry is a tough one. Many say it’s eat or be eaten. It requires those who operate in it, to be dedicated, professional & driven.

Portfolio

MEET SOME OF OUR TALENTED ARTISTS

Xolani Mbengwa

Rhythm City, Now or Never

Precious Nyembe

Now or Never

Luthando Potgieter

Now or Never

Motshabi Marobele

Happiness Ever After

Travis Elbourne

New coming

Axcilia Mashishi

Now or Never
Vuyo Depha

Founder / Booker

Judy Manyali

Managing Director / Booker

Sihle Shabalala

Co-ordinator

Blog

INFORMATION YOU MAY NEED

JOIN US

Have you always wanted to be an actor?

YTA is a Johannesburg based agency that has successfully have placed artists in TV commercials, corporate videos and stills campaigns since 2020. We represent all races and most age groups. We take children aged 4 – 17 and adults aged 18 and up. Contact us to make an appointment.

MODELLING & ACTING CLASSES

Do I need classes?

Taking classes will help you learn the ropes and acquire skills needed to become a successful and professional model/actor or just help boost your confidence in general. Modelling/Acting are such a competitive industry so learning the basics puts you at the top of the pile when it comes to booking jobs.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Why do you need a portfolio?

Profile pictures are the key to your personal brand and online networking. It has an impact on your job opportunities and ultimately, your career. Fixing your picture is a one-time action that gives you lasting benefits. So invest some time in the most important aspect of your online presence.