Press & Awards

Founder NAMED AN ADWEEK YOUNG influential

“This year’s class of Young Influentials. In this digital cover story, we’re highlighting leaders and innovators spanning media, entertainment, marketing, tech and everything in between who are using their influence to change the way we think about branding.

Whether it’s their impressive social media reach, brand partnerships or the ethos behind their vision, they’re successfully expanding their brands’ presence and rallying for positive change in the world, all before they’ve reached 40 years of age.

Below, you’ll see some familiar faces and discover new ones to follow. We hope you enjoy this list as much as we enjoyed putting it together. —Chloé Harper Gold and Colin Daniels”

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C Talent named in this years MB100

Delighted that C Talent is one of this year’s MB100, an award celebrating leaders combining profit and purpose to help achieve the United Nations Global Goals.  Led by Meaningful Business, sponsored by EY.

Meaningful Business, a global platform for leaders combining profit and purpose, has recognised C Talent as a Meaningful Business 100 (MB100) leader for 2021. 

The 3rd edition of the MB100, sponsored by EY, received over 500 nominations from 75 countries following a global nomination process. Curated by an expert panel of 21 judges, each nominee was scored across five key areas: Durability, Impact, Innovation, Leadership and Scope. 

The 100 business leaders include corporate CEOs, entrepreneurs, micro-entrepreneurs, sustainability leaders, functional heads and impact investors from 33 countries. Industries that dominate the list include healthcare, financial services, agriculture, energy and education.

MB100 Graphic, meet the leaders

cannes lions international festival of creativity

C Talent was commissioned by Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity to create content for LIONS Decoded, a one-day broadcast of live and on-demand content and insights, deconstructing the highest-ranked creative work in the world. Featuring behind the scenes interviews with world-leading creators.

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Equal too: accurate representation matters

Jameela Jamil tells us about battling entertainment industry ableism as a performer with an invisible disability, while RJ Mitte tells us about how he purposefully normalized his disability in the early days of his career. We talk to CEO Keely Cat-Wells, who was denied an acting job due to her disability, and now runs a talent agency for disabled talent, and LA mega talent agent Eryn Brown, who herself has a disability and knows discrimination only too well, and has just started a 1 in 4’ campaign ‘aimed at instigating change in Hollywood. What will it take to change? In fashion – if 15% of the world is disabled, why aren’t 15% of catwalk models? Sinéad Burke who advocates for accessible design in fashion and was the first Little Person to feature on the cover of Vogue, speaks to us about what can be done.

#WeThe15 Campaign

C Talent is a proud founding member of #WeThe15, a campaign that aims to transform the lives of the one billion disabled people globally. Other founding members include; The International Paralympic Committee, United Nations, International Disability Alliance, Invictus Games, Global Goals and 14 more incredible global organizations.

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“Talent Agency Opens Door To $1.9 Trillion Market: People With Disabilities” – By Geri Stengel

 by educating Hollywood, corporations, marketers, and investors in language they understand—market size. The disability market is larger than the China market. It is  an emerging market with 1.85 billion people and $1.9 trillion in annual disposable income, according to Return on Disability.

Representing top talent is one way of shifting mindsets.

United Nations COSP, #Wethe15

C Talent is very proud to be working with the International Paralympic Committee, and United Nations on a historic movement called ‘#WeThe15’, the global launch is on August 19th 2021.

Forbes 30 Under 30 in entertainment

Under the banner of C Talent, our Founder was named Forbes 30 Under 30 in Entertainment for C Talent’s work.

Honored By The Diana Award

It is an incredible honour to be recognised with such an accolade – The Diana Award was established in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales. 
The Diana Awards mission is the living legacy to Princess Diana’s belief that young people have the power to change the world for the better.
The Award is given out by the charity of the same name and has the support of both her sons, The Duke of Cambridge and The Duke of Sussex.

Virgin Media - "Faster brings us closer" Campaign

We are proud to have worked on Virgin Media’s campaign, “Faster brings us closer” as one of their Disability Consultants. Watch the commercial by clicking below. 

Marché Du Film, Cannes Film Festival

Our founder representing C Talent the International Cannes Film Festival, along side Ashley Eakin, Craig Spence, CJ Jones, and Grace Wu.


We were named one of Aerie’s Top 20 Change-makers of 2020. This gained C Talent sponsorship and a $20,000 grant from American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.


Read about how the ableism Keely Cat-Wells experienced in this industry fueled her decision to take matters into her own hands and start an agency that represents disabled artists. 


A conversation between Backstage Magazine and Keely Cat-Wells about what she wants for the future of representation.