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 →
Getting signed to a talent agency is hard. In fact, it could be said that less than 5% of Models are signed to a top agency in New York. Latitude is a talent marketing service that helps connect talent with the tools, resources and opportunities to find success. Since Latitude is not a talent agency, talent are able take charge of their own path by utilizing our resources on their own terms. At Latitude, our talent are number one. Join us at http://www.latitudetalent.com/joinContinue reading →
Starting out as a model or actor in New York is hard work. While many try to short-cut the process, there is no easy way to get started without the advice and guidance from an industry professional. A great option … Continue reading →
Wanted: A young Nicki Minaj to star in ABC Family’s upcoming comedy series based on the rapper’s life.
ABC Family (Freeform beginning in January) is holding online open auditions for a talented girl between the ages of 11-13 to play the younger version of the multiplatinum rapper and ex-American Idol judge. Minaj will executive produce the half-hour single-camera series, which received a series commitment order in September, based on her family’s immigration from Trinidad in the early 1990s.
The show will focus on Minaj’s childhood in Queens and the personal and musical evolution that led to her eventual rise to stardom. The series will shoot in New York.