Models Direct on an International Scale

Today Models Direct have assignments taking place in Peterborough, Milton Keynes and Exeter!! – We can promote you nationally and worldwide!!

Unlike alot of agencies Models Direct works on a International scale, so the Assignments team are able to promote our models to clients across the country and worldwide!

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Parents Survival Tips to your Child’s Audition

If you have recently been watching The Voice Kids, you will understand the emotions parents go through when watching their precious child audition for their dream opportunity….

It can be a roller coaster of emotions for a parent throughout the whole process and the rejection can be tough! At Models Direct we do not send you on lots of castings with your children, however some clients will only select child models if they attend the casting. So here are Models Direct top tips to surviving it!

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4 Top Tips to the perfect Headshot

The focus of a headshot photograph is just the persons face, it’s a critical part of a portfolio for a model, actor and all performance professionals.

A good headshot picture can really be a deal breaker when it comes to a client selecting you or not.

So how can you make sure you have the perfect headshot’s on your portfolio? Here are some top tips from the Models Direct team:

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Laughter is the best medicine

We are told laughter is the best medicine, but if you’re not feeling it how can you laugh for the camera?

Whenever you see a model laughing on the front page of a magazine, you should remember that they are acting. This side of modelling is often forgotten as people don’t look past the smile and wonder what kind of day they might be having, or what they did after the shoot. They may well have got up before sunrise and travelled miles to a photo shoot, perhaps unwell, not feeling themselves or be dealing with any other of life’s challenges!

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Could My Child Be A Model??

The highly experienced Models Direct team are with you every step of the way!

Child modelling work can be a rewarding experience for children and parents. Whilst we all think our own children are cute and adorable, kids of all ages, shapes and sizes are required for modelling work. Models Direct have clients who are always looking for children, both boys and girls to model for their latest campaign!

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How to make the BEST of your online portfolio

Models Direct’s agents explain daily the importance of making the best of your online portfolio, it’s what the client’s see when you are put forward for potential work, so how can you make sure you stand out above the rest?

Photographs: –   It is surprising how many models do not update  their photographs once  they are on the books. Your application pictures may have been good, but when being put forward to clients it’s important to have a variety of great shots, to show your personality and how versatile you are infront of the camera.   Keeping your photographs seasonal can also make a big difference too, if a client is viewing you in a search during the Summer months seeing you wrapped up in the snow isn’t ideal, so be sure to update your photographs as the seasons change!  Regular updates also means that if any of your looks have changed, ie; hair, weight,  tattoos/piercings etc , clients are viewing you as you are at that moment which is essential  if you are then selected for the assignment. Make sure your photographs are clear, taken in natural light and have a plain background, this will make you stand out and more likely to catch a client’s eye when they are sourcing the next face for their new campaign!

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Wimbledon Beauty Essentials

It’s that time of year again, whether you like tennis or not it’s difficult not to catch the Wimbledon bug in some way! So for such a big event it’s important to have Models Direct’s beauty must haves…

The Summer months  are busy,  full of social events, this can take it’s toll on our skin. Lack of sleep, dehydration and sun burn are all factors which  can have a harmful effect on our appearance,  so the Models Direct beauty team have put together their firm favourites to help keep your hair and skin in tip top condition.

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Modelling Summer Skincare

In this  sizzling Summer heatwave are you protecting your skin??

In all the excitement to see the sun and feel the warmth it can be easy to forget to protect our skin,   so the Models Direct beauty team have put together some helpful reminders on how to remain safe in the sun while of course achieving a gorgeous sunkissed glow!

There is lots of information in the media about how harmful UVA/UVB rays are to our skin and with  longer expsire times to it in the Summer months it’s really important to protect your skin from them.  Too much sun  can  age a person and cause discolouration to the skin, this is something models are particularly careful of and will use a high factor suncream and  avoid too much sun.

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Family modelling

Advertising has taken a new direction in recent year. Modelling clients are asking more  and more for  ‘real’ people and ‘real’ families for their modelling jobs. The  Models Direct Assignment team have found many modelling jobs for our  modelling families, in fact one family, the Friend Family are on to their 7th booking.


Models Direct Pleased For Model Family The Phillips Family In Daily Mail

Rebecca  Friend  recently wrote about her experiences of family modelling over on the Models Direct website.

“Working as a modelling family is a mixture of excitement and apprehension. As any mum knows if your going anywhere with your children you want them to be on their best behaviour. I told my children if we were lucky enough to get 1 job we would be extremely lucky. Here we are several years later and now on our 8th job. We have managed to do so much with are extra money that has come in from our job, just little things like being able to spoil the kids a little, to a weekend away for the family to now having our garden landscaped and having a hot tub fitted.”

Other Models Direct modelling  families have gone  to do   all sorts of exciting modelling jobs.

The Phillips family featured in the   The Daily Mail, Mirror and Express earning themselves £6,000 in model fees in the process.

The Burton’s hit our screens when they featured in the NSPCC’s ‘Mess-a-thon’ campaign.

 

You can find out more about  family modelling with models direct and apply to put your family forward for modelling jobs over on the Models Direct website.

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How do Models get work?

Small businesses and large corporations contact Models Direct every day wanting to book male, female, child and baby models for Photo shoots, advertising campaigns, promotions and commercials. We are also seeing a huge increase in enquiries for pet models.

As an international modelling agency we have a wide range of child models right the way through to mature models available to be booked for paid work.

So how do we do it? Firstly, our assignments team listen to precisely what our client is looking for; types of models which can include age range, hair colour, eye colour, ethnicity and of course location for the job and duration, together with a budget.

Once we have this detailed information we can search our database and input all the fields the client has given us. Our bespoke system will then return results of models who may be suitable for the booking. Their ePortfolios are then sent electronically to the client and from that they can decide which models they wish to shortlist and/or book for their event.

“My first assignment for Models Direct went very well! It was a male model wedding shoot for  Sony. I really enjoyed it.  This was my first time I had experience a shoot as a male model. The team were amazing, very friendly and warm . There was a  brilliant atmosphere. Marie is my model agent. She is very professional and explained everything in detail. Thank you so much to Models Direct for this opportunity it was great! I’m looking to do it more! Definitely recommended!”   Jovita

At this point we make contact with the selected models to agree full booking details and importantly what they will earn for taking part.

In most cases there is a minimum of two weeks notice, sometimes we have very short notice and of course it’s always up to the model as to whether they decide to accept or reject any booking offered.

Booking paperwork is sent to the model confirming all these details in writing.

“I recently attended the photography show with  Models Direct. It was a great experience and I had so much fun, it was a pleasure and I’m looking forward to do more shoots.”   Orika

Once the assignment is completed the model fee is then paid to the model or parent/guardian for child and baby models. We love to see behind-the-scenes photos from our models when they’re working and also feedback from them following their success on a modelling job.

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