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Who we are + -

The Animal Talent is a casting agency with team members specialising in a huge variety of species including: dangerous wild animals (DWA license holders), reptiles, birds, small mammals, farm livestock, domestic pets (such as cats and dogs) and exotic pets.
 
Our skilled animal handlers have many years' experience working in their specific fields with their specific species and welfare ethics are at the heart of everything we do.
We also have a nationwide network of specialists in the following fields:
  • Animal behaviourists
  • Animal trainers
  • Breeders
  • Animal wranglers and handlers
  • Animal transporters
  • Vets
  • Educators and scientists
 
Our knowledge in animal handling is unparalleled.  Coupled with our breadth of experience in the entertainment and media industries, we are highly competent at delivering skilled animal performances working within the unique filming environment.
 
To assist you with your production projects, we can also consult and supply the following assistance:
  • Animal specific photographers
  • Studio locations
  • Location sourcing
  • Welfare consultants
  • Vets on set
 
To learn more about our founding director, check out this blog: https://theanimaltalent.agency/an-animal-agents-story/

What we do + -

The Animal Talent is an agency that offers production teams highly skilled, professionally trained animals for any filming brief and script.  We offer:
 
  • Bespoke animal training for complex scripts and briefs
  • Pre-production consultations including an assessment for animal training requirements for scripted roles and specific actions
  • Risk assessments that keep the animals, actors and crew safe on set
  • Logistics management, including travel arrangements, boarding of multiple animals in situ and assisting with animals working outdoors and on location
 

We will provide you with the most talented animal for your production and we take pride in doing so.

Where we are + -

The Animal Talent agency is based across two offices; head office in the North West and the second office in central London.

As a casting agency, we supply animals to production teams, studios and location-based filming all over the UK.  Our staff members also travel around the UK meeting, training and handling the animals on our roster.

No matter your shoot location, the animal casting process can be managed by emails, video and face to face meetings; whichever works best for your production.

Why use us? + -

We are expert animal handlers that promote positive, reward-based training.  The animals we work with enjoy the process of training with their handler, the bonding time they receive and achieving a great performance.  Our animals have fun when they work!  Check out the results on our showcase page and also in the press.

Our team of qualified staff use safe, efficient methods to assist any media production, with any animal.
And the part you'll like is that we care about your production, budget, timescales and staying out of the way of your cast and crew when required.  This is as important to us; a happy set makes for happy animals.

Our expertise + -

Aside from our talented office based staff that have relevant qualifications appropriate to their field, our animal handlers have the following certifications:
  • First aid training - for both animals and humans
  • Behaviour qualifications in several species
  • DBS checked
 
To view our full list of certificates, please check out: What enables us to be animal agents?
 
We have vast experience of working on large film productions, TV series, advertisements and commercials, working in front of a filmed live studio audience, events and live theatre.  We are compliant with Clearcast and understand the relevant licensing required for working with animals.
Don't just take our word for it, check out our reviews here: https://g.page/r/CSJtjLfAZ30pEB0/review
 
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