Applying to become a model is now easier than ever, especially in the year 2019 where most fashion modeling agencies and talent management companies in New York and beyond now exclusively scouting for models digitally online. This helps talent from around the United States have the chance to apply to become a model or actor, rather than attending an open casting call which was more frequent in the beginning of 1990s into the 2000s.
Modeling agencies, especially nowadays, are seeking a diverse pool of male and female models and actors. Gone are the days of when a supermodel was almost exclusively over 5’9 for a female and 6’1 for male models. This can be seen in the rise of modeling by Instagram where Instagram influencers have a larger and broader reach to consumers than a typical print or magazine advertisement would’ve had in the past. Continue reading