Monday, July 20, 2015

MODELING: TIPS TO HANDLE CASTING CALLS



The casting calls are pre-cursors for getting modeling work. These must be handled very carefully. In most of the cases person in charge for conducting such activities could be a Modeling Agency or Model Management companies in India, Model Broker from a magazine, an in house Casting Director form a Corporation, An Art Direction, the Photographer. It could be single person or a group of such people. The modeling aspirants must handle these calls very diligently. Here are a few tips for handling casting calls:-

     I.             Ask your agent for as much information about the client as possible. Check out if other models you know have worked for the client. Must find out who is making the casting decision and then approach them with due respect and grace. Start the conversation in a very graceful manner.

   II.              Always dress up appropriately for the call. In case there is a particular style of the dress required then must meet the requirement. If by any chance, you do not have that then wear a neat and clean form fitting clothes. You should be in style but you don’t need to necessarily wear expensive clothes. Do not hesitate to ask your agent/ Broker about the dress for the call.

 III.       Be always on time. Late arrivals amount to being rude. In case due to any unavoidable circumstances you are getting late, the concerned individual may be informed.  Try to be in time and do not offer travel excuses these sound very silly.

 IV.           One must come with clear face or very little make up. Your hair must be cleaned but not styled excessively.

   V.           The aim should be dazzle and give impression that you are a professional and enjoys working. Be polite and genuinely friendly, don’t overdo it with insincere compliments.

 VI.             Be confident. You must have to go through many calls before you selected. In the face of probable rejection, you need to keep going with a smile on your face. Self-confidence is contagious. Lack of self-confidence becomes very evident; therefore one has no choice but to be confident.

VII.          Communicate well with the people who are doing casting. It is likely that they are very hurried and under pressure to find a suitable model for the intended job. Ensure that you have number of copies of your composite card readily available to you.


There are a few guidelines for attending the casting calls which is an important activity. Mega Model Hunt invites you for your association with an aim to guide and groom you in an ethical and systematic manner on your path to the world of Modeling and Glamour.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE OF FASHION MODELING



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The fashion modeling has known to have started in mid-nineteenth century. Initially the models were used to show clothes of various designers. Marie vernet, a sale assistant married to a dress maker is consider as the first known fashion model. At the beginning of twentieth century, Lady Duff Gordon owner of a dress making establishment has started employing women of poor origin as fashion models after grooming and training them well. She transformed the showroom into a little theatre and used background live music for the first time. In due course of time some models became celebrities. In spite of their fame, models were not much respected in the society since mannequins were considered menials.

    The above scenario started to change around 1924, when Jean Paton in order to enhance his sales in America, carefully selected white US Woman to model his clothes. This selling strategy imbued models with a new significance. This elevated the status of modeling and contributed to make it into a socially acceptable profession. The opening of first Model Agency in US and London reinforced the acceptability and attracted socialites to the profession through modeling schools, which also aimed teach debutantes social skills and beauty trick.

    In 1947, the Christian Dior, launched “The New Look” in his Paris salon and set fashion back into extra valance and away from practically. The Dior’s style identified itself with wealth. In 1954 channel presented “Total Look” a combination of innovative design and a relaxed attitude that evoked leisure and was clearly different from Dior’s Style.
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   Then came an era of ready-to-wear garments, which was based on standard sizes. The made to measure clothes were replaced by made to wear mass productions and it generated the requirement to models, thus initiating the process of the homogeneity of the total ideal body type. Over a period of time modeling began to the equated with business. Models and photographers became the new elite beautiful people as well as heroes of several celebrated films, thereafter the modeling became a full fledged business and grew manifold. Today, it has become a business and a profession with passion. Thus segment has became a respectful in the society and being viewed very positively. It has very bright future and likely grew further. The Mega Model Hunt invites you to await this opportunity and platform to fulfill your aspiration of being a model.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

MODELING LIFE PERSPECTIVE



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Modeling Job Profiles bring vivid images of glitz, glamour and fame. Successful Professionals associated with these profiles are constantly spending their working hours under proverbial lime light. A good break in modeling is not only a dream comes true but it can also raise your status to that of a social icon as well. Your name and fame will cross international boundaries.

There is an unforeseen boom in the ads and fashion industry has created a huge and continual demand for fresh models. Every company needs glamorous model to stand and endorse a variety of products or to flash the creation of fashion designers. Modeling is a very attractive field with lots of opportunities to earn handsome money. Models also meet people from different walks of life. A well-established model can get handsome package for every assignment they do. All these aspects have made modeling an attractive career for the youth in the country.

Openings in the field of modeling are very many. These have endless option coupled with cut-Throat, unpredictable work schedule and of course stress also. Endurance and patience plays a vital role in the survival, growth and sustainability, in this field as a model one has to learn on the job as there is no organized training available in this field. However there are a few model training schools in Delhi and Mumbai and their training is limited to grooming, developing personality and a few tips to spruce up your self-confidence. Apart from this you need to get good links in modeling world to get the right break into this domain. There is no definite qualification or age limit or any type of course required to take up modeling as a profession. One can start by making a good portfolio and handling it over to various fashion houses and advertising agencies.
Modeling is a very competitive career. You must have enough patience and perseverance to with stand hectic schedule. To be a successful model one must have the following:-
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        APPEARANCE: To be a model one must have suitable appearance. Though it is god’s gift, it works out favorably in modeling once it is coupled with hard work and determination. The strength of a striking face must be honed and practiced.

        PERSONALITY: Personality is a sum total of an individual and encompasses various physical and psychological attributes. As a model one must develop the personality in all round manner, since one is going to be a model and must aim at becoming a role model. It is very essential to have a good overall personality.

              INTELLIGENCE: Though there are no structured exams, but an adequate IQ level is a must. Since one has to enact/ work on certain requirements to represent one segment or the other. A person with high IQ level will pick up things fast and perform it equally well. To an agency, it wants to know if you are booked on a job that you will be dependable, show up on time, be prepared and get along well with your employers.

         FAMILY SUPPORT: It is a very essential to know that you have a family support to take up modeling as a profession. One must have family support so that the work becomes that much easier and one is always ready to face challenge squarely. 

         DESIRE: Again it is very important factor to see that how much you want to be a model. Your zeal and enthusiasm will further motivate you to put in your hard work to achieve the desired goals. If you desire it from the core of your heart then it becomes your passion, when passion becomes profession then one is ready to put in any amount of hard work.

The young aspirants must analyze themselves in the correct perspective then take a leap into the modeling world.  Mega Model Hunt offers you such a platform where it will help you to groom and analyze for your path to the modeling world.