Monday, 30 June 2014

Models Direct

Models Direct

Models Direct is a government regulated employment agency with over 20 years experience managing models and talented performers across the UK. An Employment Agency is a company whose business is to help talented people find work and help employers to find the people they need. If you want to make a start on your career, you do not need a photography studio, you need a modelling agency. People with the skills and experience to find you the modelling jobs you want. 

If you wish to enter the female modelling world as a fashion model, the first thing that you will need to do is to apply in a modelling agency that will support you and believe in you.  Moreover, your exposure will increase as you will get to meet new people within the industry, making it easier for you to get along and make some contacts with other influential people within the industry. Don’t be afraid to network and make friends. Once you are able to establish yourself within the industry, things will become easier for you. 

To find out more about Models Direct, visit their website. You can also read the official Models Direct blog and follow the Models Direct Twitter page here. 

Monday, 2 June 2014

Talent Management Modelling Tips

Talent Management

Talent Management is a company who work behind Models Direct, finding their clients modelling jobs. Here are some tips on how to get that job in modelling you always wanted with Talent Management

Most models must have the ability within them to be outgoing and of good nature, patient and have common sense along with the ability to apply that common sense as well as a strong happy personality which will withstand the demands of this job. Resilience, good health and fitness plus the mental ability to cope with rejection is important as this is inevitable.

Child and teenage models must be firm with their agencies to ensure they are happy with the modelling jobs they receive. Teen models must have the ability within them to say no if or when they do not want to do something they are asked to do if it goes against their principles. Be strong and stand by your beliefs, even when under pressure, or even the threat of not being assigned the work. Never give into pressure to use drink or drugs either as this will affect your performance as a model.

Female modelling is hard work and very competitive. It can be very boring and time consuming standing around various auditions among many other models that also look good. There is also the travel time and cost to attend castings, and it can be upsetting to see and hear of other Models getting assignments when you haven’t. This is why most of the aspiring models live in or a short train journey away from London, Manchester or the other big cities in the UK.

Find out more about them on the Talent Management blog. 

Child Modelling with Models Direct

Models Direct

Sacrificing for Your Child's Modelling Career

Models Direct understands modelling, we have been established over 10 years and work with the biggest brands in the world. When they need talent, they give us a call. However, if you are the parent interested in child modelling for your son or daughter, here are some modelling tips.

Everyone dreams of one day living off their kids. Some believe in them so much that they sacrifice their lives in order to one day do this. If you want this next Hollywood it-kid to be your child, you have to start them young.  If your child is cut out for showbiz, you may be well on your way. Before gorging yourself on success however, you need to ask yourself if you are really ready.

If you consider yourself a patient person, easy-going, and relaxed with your baby, and can take them to all the auditions they need you may have what it takes. You needed to be laid back, even when you have to cancel your plans to take your child to an audition. For some parents, this can cause major stress! Parents of child actors have to be willing to drop everything and run to an audition. The entertainment industry is full of professional entertainers willing to make the sacrifice daily. When an adult actor receives a call for an audition, he makes the choice to prioritize the audition above all else, because he’s passionate about success.

It’s a little harder for a parent. You have your own life, possibly a career. You definitely need to put food on the table and you need to work for this. If you’re serious about your child’s success, you may have to sacrifice all of this and spend your time dealing with them. In a sense, your world will revolve (even more so) around your child. You’ll also have to commit to punctuality, learning about the entertainment industry, financing acting classes and publicity, and teaching your child how to handle rejection gracefully.

Models Direct know that time and money are not the biggest commitment; you have to invest in yourself. Self-education on the part of the parent is vital to a child’s success in the entertainment industry. Parents need to know what they’re getting into, so they can make informed decisions and commitments. If you are a baby modelling manager now, you need to learn how to negotiate. From financial and legal issues, to learning how casting calls work and whether an agent or manager is a good choice for you, there are volumes of information to be learned before you can consider yourself well-prepared to take on a child model of your own.

Find out more about Models Direct and how we get our client modelling jobs. Check out Models Direct on Tumblr and the Models Direct pinterest page.