How to Model if you are Short

If you’re like most female models that are not over 5’9 and you want to be a model, there are so so many options to get started as a model, it just takes the right materials and right modeling agency to get started.

There’s nothing wrong with being short, and by short we don’t mean like really short, we’re talking under an editorial height which is what 90% of the population of females make. Editorial agencies, also known as high fashion agencies, are all run by household names including Ford models and next models. If you want to find a commercial modeling agency you have to find boutique and alternative agencies that specialize in your look.

If you’re like most people that want to become a model, you think that getting nice photographs and sending them to every agency you find is the smartest idea. That is wrong. To get signed to a legitimate agency, they will typically require you to have a large portfolio or a success of booking previous work.

How do you find work as a commercial or petite model?

It’s important to try to find casting calls that you match for, however it is very difficult to find legitimate casting calls that can help get you the right position to add to your resume. Look for smaller roles Or ones from local theater projects. Not only does that help build up your sphere of influence to other models and actors, it helps you learn about the entertainment industry.

There is also many options like finding a talent marketing service, such as Latitude Talent, that typically works with new face models or actors that are looking for commercial modeling gigs and opportunities. And In a   market like New York City, there are many options. Don’t limit yourself to only the big names! Also, be sure to do your homework and find only real talent agencies and services that can help propel you in the right direction not just waste your time and energy!

5 Best Modeling Agencies in New York – Latitude Talent Studios

5 Best Modeling Agencies in New York

When people think of starting a career in the Modeling business, they think of many cities to start in, including New York City- a city full of high-end fashion, trends, and events. You don’t have to be experienced to become a model, that’s what agencies and marketing firms like Latitude Talent are for! Although it could be difficult to get signed with an agency, down below are 5 of the best Modeling Agencies and Services in New York to help you get started on your path to the modeling industry.

1. Elite Model Management

One of the largest and successful agencies in New York City. Being signed with Elite Model Management could definitely help your career in the modeling industry. It has an iconic legacy and has represented many famous and well-known talents such as Adriana Lima, Behati Prinsloo, Monica Bellucci, Lizzy Jagger, Cara Delevingne.

2. Ford Models

A very respected and well-known agency for representing some of the best. Agencies like this are very strict about who they choose to sign with. However, this could be a very good agency to work with if you have the right qualities and experiences.

3. Latitude Talent Studios 

A great talent marketing firm, not an agency for models and actors with experience or no experience. Most agencies want models with experience and this is a great place to start. They have helped connect their talent in many opportunities including castings with MTV, ABC Network,  People Magazine, Amazon Prime, HBO Networks, Dynasty Models International, Converse, Target, New York Fashion Week’16,’17,’18,’19, and many more. Latitude is the best way to start a career or future as a model/actor without joining an agency.

4. New York Model Management

A full-service agency promoting many well-known talents such as Niki Taylor, Tatjana Patitz, Meghan Collison, Sui He, Sanne Vloet, Olga Sherer, and Tess Hellfeuer. New York Model Management is committed to promoting talent to the fashion industry worldwide.

5. VNY Models

VNY is a top New York boutique modeling agency that has an unrivaled reputation and track record for crafting unknown models into household names. They have a vast network of connections and firm relationships with clients. VNY Models is a great agency to work with if your goal is to make it to the top!

3 Steps to Become a Social Media Influencer

Did you know a social media influencer has the same status as a fashion model in today’s environment?

When most people think of modeling, the first thing they think of is magazines, runway and print advertising. While that’s a major advertising outlet for companies which obviously feature models, becoming an Instagram influencer or social media celebrity can afford you the same opportunities as a model.

Becoming an influencer however, is just as difficult as becoming a model. Here are 3 easy steps to become a social media influencer:

1.) Build your personal brand

In order to become an influencer, it is very important to build your personal brand. If you have a certain focus, desire and passion, let’s say fashion, it is important to build your Instagram or Facebook profile and post around this topic. Whatever your favorite stores are, or favorite outfits, feature them in your social media posts and be sure to tag the retail brands. This is a great way to get the attention of new and potential followers, as well as the brand themselves.

2.) Get followers

This is probably one of the most difficult things to do when building a personal brand, is to actually get followers that care about you and what you represent. Be sure to research and use a lot of hashtags in your Instagram post to get the attention of a potential audience. Be sure to post content often to keep your audience engaged.

Read More here:

https://www.latitudetalent.com/single-post/Become-a-Social-Media-Influencer-3-Easy-Steps

Watch – How To Create A Strong Modeling or Acting Resume – Even With Little or No Experience

 

How To Create A Strong Modeling or Acting Resume – Even With Little or No Experience. This interactive video with New York City Actress, Model and Producer Sophia Gutchinov, who stops by the Latitude Talent Studios NYC office, guides Models and Actors with the ins and out for you to help build or start your resume as a beginner Model or Actor.

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