Meet Us

MinaLaramina Barnes-Lara - President/Agent

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Please, call me Mina. I’m a California native from Long Beach, California. I started my career in the film industry as an actress in 2000 and have worked with several well-known agencies such as Sandi Alessi Casting, Central Casting and the Robb Agency in Los Angeles, CA. During my career, I worked as an agent’s assistant which immensely honed my knowledge and network base. Although my journey into film began when I was scouted while singing in a club on Sunset Blvd, my first film was the Gristle (2000), followed by Jurassic Park 3 (2001) and then Artificial Intelligence (2001). Additionally, I have worked with some television shows such as sci-fi Firefly (2001) and Providence (2001-2002) as well as a few commercials.

I enjoy all genres of film but suspense and thrillers tickle my fancy the most. The same enjoyment is applied to music but alternative rock and R&B is my joy.

I am so elated about this new journey in my life to fulfill my lifelong dream to have our own agency.My career has also graced me with producing several independent films, providing craft services, script supervising and location management.Now I call Tucson home and travel to see family in California. I love the Tucson community and am excited showcase our local talent.


KatKatrina Fristoe - Sub/Agent - Operations Director

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Welcome to Third From The Right! Building relationships has always been my passion from youth. Being a military brat, you learn very quickly how to make new friends in the on-going relocation transitions. Also, having a life-time background in Business, Finance, and Human Resources means a life-time of building relationships so joining Mina at Third From The Right was right at home in the entertainment industry as it is all about developing personal relationships with you.

I am married to an incredible humble man who has in his own rights many accolades in the martial arts world with 25 black belts and a professional career advocating for people with disabilities. We share wonderful family of 8 grandchildren, a wonderful malinois dog, Marley and friends from all over the world.

Do I act???, Oh heck no!!! I’m a servant at heart. I’m here to help you to find work in the area of your talents, dreams, and passion. So, what sets us apart from any other agent representing YOU? Simply said, YOU. We are very personal to each of you, knowing and understanding where you shine. That.... gets results.

Incredibly, we are SAG-AFTRA affiliated, as our office is in Tucson, AZ we could not be in a better location to serve you.


What we do

   We are the first all-inclusive talent agency in Arizona to represent all facets of talent in the entertainment industry.

   As a gateway agency, we assist local and worldwide talent to secure roles in film, television and entertainment productions.  Additionally, with their original music, we showcase vocalists, instrumentalists and bands all over the globe to connect them to film, theater and entertainment projects. In as much, we represent models and comedians. 

   Besides elevating our talent, we also promote and represent freelance Directors of Photography, Sound Engineers, Videographers, Animation Artists, Grips, Gaffers and all crew positions. 

   We work with several vendors that help support film productions, such as crafts services, signature hotels, personal beauty professionals, personal trainers and masseurs and more.

   Third From The Right hopes to foster a personal and professional relationship that will propel your professional career. 

   Welcome to the Third From The Right family!

MISSION STATEMENT

   Third From The Right provides the best and most unique talent for all your art and entertainment needs.

VISION STATEMENT

   Third From The Right brings talented people together to create art and entertainment.  We dedicate ourselves to partner with our actors, film crews, models, musicians, and comedians to build a diverse industry to include all individuals and cultures inclusive with the industry makers.  Our plan is to build a network of talent with care and trust.  Our culture is to provide our talent with the best opportunities in a friendly and professional approach. Third From The Right invests in the future of our talent and the investment of our communities.  If you need it, we will provide it as your vision is our mission!