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.
Latitude Talent Studios is a New York based talent marketing company that helps connect models and actors with the tools, resources and exposure for success and the entertainment community.
Our talent can be seen in so many places, simply because they are provided with the best opportunities for success. Connecting our talent with a range of opportunities to start or build a path in entertainment, our industry-grade tools and marketing help any talent, regardless of their experience level get started in the competitive New York market.
As always, it is important to make sure that you research any perspective company that you get started it. Be sure to read our recent success stories and reviews from talent who have worked with Latitude.
If you have the desire to get started, take the first step to become a model or actor and apply here.
A lot of models and actors want to know is it worth spending the money on good headshot’s or on a portfolio?
If you ask any talent agency or casting professional they will tell you, professional photos make all the difference when it comes to selecting talent. It’s important to put yourself in the position of a casting director. If you were reviewing talent based on a submission for a job, what would most likely meet your eye?
An average job in New York receives hundreds, if not thousands of active participants that have submitted over their headshot in consideration for casting project. It’s very easy to tell from talent who are established from a newer talent that has never booked anything,just based on the information they have submitted as well as their headshot.
While some casting clients may seek fresh face talent that have no prior experience, many acting clients tend to go for actors that have more experience under their belt. Spending a couple hundred dollars on head shots can make all the difference.
For models, especially in a New York market, photography can be pricey. Most agencies will cover the cost of test shoots to start, however a model that is brand new to the industry should always expect to cover the cost of their own portfolio, headshot and comp cards when getting started model that is brand-new to the industry should always expect to cover the cost of their own portfolio, headshot and comp cards when getting started.
If you were looking to get started as a model actor in the entertainment industry contact Latitude Talent Studios at www.latitudetalent.com/join
Check out Latitude Talent Amber from her recent Latitude shoot!
Latitude Talent Studios
Latitude Talent Studios
Meet Latitude Talent Tiffany
Request and Browse Talent at: http://www.latitudetalent.com/request
It is always fun to experiment with different things such as changing up your hairstyle or eye color. For a new model or actor starting out it is always best to attend a casting call or audition
with your natural eye color.
You don’t want to take away from your natural beauty especially when the point of an audition is to convince the casting director that you’re right for the role. they are not picking you because if your look, they are booking you because they think you fit the role. Natural is always recommended.