Modeling in New York – The truth about getting scouted

As a new model, it’s important to make sure that you’re getting the best help possible. Who do you know you can trust? How do you know a company is legit? You have to make sure you do your homework and read real reviews from actual talent, not reviews from people that want to get signed an agency or have been declined from an agency, it happens all the time.

Should you pay a modeling agency?

Should you pay a modeling agency? What should you do if a modeling agency wants you to pay them? Is it normal to be required to pay a fee to join them? There is such a hype and misconception on who pays for what when a beginner model gets signed. This is the real truthContinue reading “Should you pay a modeling agency?”

What is a Digital Comp Card for Models?

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 differentContinue reading “What is a Digital Comp Card for Models?”

How to Get Signed to A Model Agency

For new and aspiring models, getting signed to a top modeling agency is the ultimate goal. To get started however, it’s important to find the right agency that can propel your career to the next level. There are hundreds of modeling agencies, finding the right one is hard. For starters, many people start by contactingContinue reading “How to Get Signed to A Model Agency”

Why a Model should ALWAYS pay for their own Photographs

Many unexperienced models assume that photography and investment costs to get started are always covered by an agency. Not only is this wrong, it’s never free to start something that you are passionate about. Gone are the days when a modeling agency would cover all of the start up costs. Whether it was 1999 or 2019, all agencies recoup the cost to they invested in a model, whether upfront (most common in 2019) or after they book projects.

The Cost of Modeling and Acting Professionally

The Cost of Modeling and Acting Professionally To become a model or actor, it is like any thing in life; it takes hard work, willingness to learn, dedication and investment in yourself and the art of the craft. With so many articles written from people claiming to know the entertainment industry and how it “reallyContinue reading “The Cost of Modeling and Acting Professionally”