Its really hard to go online and try to find articles on how to become a model, or how to land a modeling agency, especially in a major market like New York City. Their are outlets out there, like talent support companies including Latitude Talent Studios, which is a great outlet for new models and actors.
“I heard about Latitude while I was looking into different companies and they ended up sticking out to me so I thought I would try and get noticed.”
INSIDE Latitude with New York Model Elena B. Read the full interview with Latitude Talent Studios member Elena from our New York office.
Read full interview here: https://latitudenewyork.com/2020/09/17/inside-latitude-talent/
What is a Comp Card? We’ll at one time it was a mandatory expense models had to cover; “update your comp card yearly” agents used to say. Comp cards used to be costly, something like $2.25 per print. By the time your agent was done sending them out, the model or actor would look different and have to get all new ones made up.
Now, in 2020 like most things, comp cards are now digital and are used for models and actors to showcase their headshots and stats in a clear, clean and simple form used to submit to casting agents to land castings call and auditions.
The benefit of digital comp cards is they can be edited in no time, making sure they are accurate and up-to-date can help you land that role or gig.
A new and upcoming model or actor can make a lot of mistakes when first starting out. New York Producer, Actress and Model Sophia stops by Latitude Talent to drops some tips on what to AVOID DOING as a model or actor!
Check out Latitude Talent Studios New York Mahmuda who was requested for IL Makiage ❤️
Rejection SUCKS. In the modeling and acting world, rejection is just part of the industry, nothing personal like many new talent take it. In fact, the reality is that you will be rejected for 99% of the time when it comes to casting auditions you submit or try out for.
Starting out as a model or actor is so hard. Many agencies want you to have a resume before they will even meet with you. How does a new model or actor build a resume? This video is a MUST watch for any talent looking to get started!
Check out Latitude Talent Gabriel, a male model who has been with Latitude since 2018.
Gabriel stopped by the office to update some digitals below. As a talent member with Latitude, you can update your digitals at any time, just reach out to the office to make an appointment.
At Latitude, our talent are number one. Period.