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About Kamera Talent

Kamera Talent is the only agency in Canada that specializes in representing youth. Our focus is on principal talent for film, television and voiceover work, and our talent also have opportunities to appear in print and advertising campaigns for a variety of national and international clients. Our team of highly experienced and specialized agents work closely with the industry’s top production teams and casting directors to develop, represent and promote the next generation of Canadian actors. We recognize the special partnership that exists between families & agents, and pride ourselves in a selective screening process which ensures that each and every actor on our roster has the talent and team behind them to succeed!

Established in 1995, Kamera Talent is a member in good standing of the EIC and ACTRA Toronto.

Justin K focused during his recording for Paw Patrol
Justin K focused during his recording for Paw Patrol

Meet Our Team

Ann Sutherland

CEO and Founder

Ann has an MBA from the Ivey School of Business and shortly after graduation in 1985 she established Sutherland Models. 11 years after this, Ann launched Kamera Talent to offer the full range of performers to her clients. Ann has always had her finger on the pulse of the ever changing acting industry and has guided the agency to thrive through recessions and expand in growth periods. With over 21 years of experience in the youth talent industry and an additional 14 years with adult models and talent, Ann continues to drive the agency forward with her boundless energy.

Ann and her husband have two children, one in med school and the other in politics, and is active in fundraising for the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and Huntington’s disease, and is a founder in foundations in Mental Health and for Sick Kids Toronto. Last to pick, though not totally off, Ann’s Friends Personality is Chandler.

Carole Reynolds

President / Agency Director

Carole has been involved in the kids’ talent industry since 1996 and has been integral in establishing Kamera Talent to be the leader in Canada’s youth talent management. Carole has had over 37 years industry experience, 34 of them as senior agent at Sutherland. She has seen it all and says every day is a new adventure!

Carole has a two artistic kids in post-secondary studies, a daughter finishing her Music Theatre diploma and a son working towards a BFA in contemporary art. When not at work, Carole loves to travel and spend time at her Bruce Peninsula cottage, but is also a keen Torontonian and sniffs out the most interesting urban things to do in the Six. She wanted to be Monica, but Marian and Jaimee got her first…so she is Joey from Friends “on a smart day”.

Marian Meschino

Senior Agent

Marian has 19 years’ experience in the talent industry, making her one of the most influential and respected agents in Toronto. She is a graduate from the Humber Film and Television program with honours and started an independent film production company shortly after graduation. With her penchant for casting, she quickly recognized talent management was her passion and has managed youth talent specifically since 2007. Marian has guided Kamera Talent actors in productions from Toronto to Vancouver to Hollywood.

When she is not performing agent duties, she is immersed in her love of old black and white films together with her chef husband and young son. Marian says that the Oscars are her Superbowl…she relates to Monica from the show “Friends”…and loves art, books, hats and food, but not necessarily in that order. Marian says that there is nothing better in the world than the feeling she gets when her talent land the perfect part!

Jaimee Nio

Senior Agent

Jaimee’s industry experience started way back when she was 10 and was cast as an extra on the show DeGrassi. Hooked since then, Jaimee has transformed her love of acting into a passionate career as an agent. A youth talent agent since 2012, Jaimee has earned the trust and respect of talent, parents, casting agents and producers ever since. Her keen eye for talent has thrust many a career to their highest potential, both nationally and internationally.

Jaimee’s “Friends” personality is a cross between Monica and Rachel, which makes her adorable and efficient at the same time! She loves to binge watch Netflix, adores Christmas music and movies (starting in November!) and attending theatre productions, especially the Book of Mormon and Come from Away. Together with her partner Rob, Jaimee is mom to a dog named “Monkey”.

Tegan Watson

New Talent Liaison and Development

Tegan is a graduate of Fanshawe College Broadcast and Television program in London Ontario. After graduation, she immediately went on to working with youth, first in television productions in Vancouver and then in Toronto. Since starting with Kamera Talent, Tegan has been instrumental in helping many of our young talent achieve their potential and has been an integral support to the success of the agency.

When Tegan is not at the agency, she can be found at the local theatre or at Michaels buying craft supplies! Tegan dreams of the Royals and is a big fan of Kate Middleton and Megan Markle…she loves to make Scottish treats like Banoffee Pie with her best friend and brother…and her “Friends” personality is a cross between Phoebe and Monica.

Rodrigo Bitello

Accounting Support

Rodrigo is a graduate in Business and Accounting with and GPA of 4.2/4.5 and also has a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and advertising. Rodrigo loves to analyse fixed assets and variable costs, maintains a very low days of receivables pushes the envelope on days payable, can interpret data from various sources to identify patterns and forecast, enjoys calling the CRA on behalf of clients to retrieve income or carry forward figures from past years to ensure an accurate reporting. Essentially, he is a wiz at collecting invoices in a timely manner and pays talent promptly. Rodrigo is always there to explain, support and guide parents and talent with payment and tax questions.

Rodrigo is from Brazil and moved here with his wife and 2 small children. He now enjoys poutine as much as income statements. His two strong beliefs are Google and compound interest rule the world. His “Friends” persona is definitely Ross.