Check out this awesome video on what it really takes to become a male model in a place like New York
Leaving a small town, getting up and moving to a big city like Manhattan New York to attempt a dream in modeling and acting can be viewed as something only for the brave. Most should view it as a way to express yourself and live out your passion. However for a new model in a market such as Manhattan, or talented actor, will go through leaps and bounds to make their journey come true. What many talent lack, is common Knowledge, advice and the reality of becoming a model in one of the most difficult cities.
While every talents journey is different, here’s a compiled list of some realities that models and actors face while living out their dream in New York City.
Housing is superrrrrrrrrr expensive
Second only to San Francisco, which isn’t really a fair comparison considering how dense New York is, Manhattan is one of the most expensive places to live in the United States. If you are moving out here just to pursue acting or even modeling it is always best to look for options outside of the city. Manny up and coming communities in Queens and Brooklyn pose an affordable option for Talon moving out on their own. Roommates are also a favorite option which can cut the expense of living in half. While commonly known as the “model apartment“ agencies may allow their fresh face talent that have been signed from out of state, Or even overseas, a housing which is similar to a dorm with other models. Even though in the agency may cover the first couple months it is taken from a talents first gig so in reality, the model apartment with you share with many other models, can you come out to be the same if not more than how do you just live in a one bedroom on your own.
If you want to be taken seriously, especially as a model or actor, you need to have the correct materials when approaching a casting client.
There have been numerous times talent have been turned away without even having a portfolio when attending an open car. If you’re going to move out to New York City or if you’re trying to pursue the industry in general you need the correct and proper marketing. Invest in some good head shots if you want to expect any type of serious work as an actor or model.
Most people think that a modeling agency or a talent agent are the only options to find casting gigs. Many talented first assume that they can just go to offices or call agencies and set up appointments. It’s not that simple. To be taken seriously not only do you need the cracked marketing, but you also have to have prior experience that shows a client that you were actually trying to pursue this. If you were in a small town, it is best to look for local projects. Similarly, if you are just moving to New York, there are many options including latitude talent studios which helps connect models and actors with the tools and resources to start their journey in a competitive market.
Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming in Atlanta, Georgia.
Producers are seeking the following types:
Need (5) girls as a (REPLACEMENT)
MUST HAVE ADEQUATE TRANSPORTATION
Serious inquiries only!
20-25 year old to portray a COLLEGE STUDENT at a HOUSE PARTY. Cast member is 22 years old!
NEW (FEATURE FILM)
FILMING DATE: NOVEMBER 2nd FRIDAY 11/02
Small Night shoot ( HOUSE PARTY Scene) with
YOUNG CAST MEMBERS!
This scene films Friday, NOVEMBER 2nd!
This scene works at NIGHT!
SMALL HOUSE PARTY SCENE!
Must be professional and on time to work with a cast member as friends!
Must be energetic and really know how to have fun!
House Party DANCING scene and featured scene with cast member.
Age: 20-25 (look like YOUNG college students)
Email: Mhc NewShow @ gmail .com
Subject Line: HARRY’S PARTY
-No ear gauges/no hand,arm or neck tattoos, no facial piercings.
No braids, no twists..
Location: Downtown, Atlanta, Ga
Call time: Night scene
Please plan to film up to 10 to 12 hrs
Send (3) recent photos
List your distance to Atlanta, Ga
List your distance to Atlanta, Ga
To become a model there are many avenues a new face talent can take. Many talent like to start by working with the photographer and then submitting them top modeling agencies. Knowledgeable talent understand that becoming a model or even an actor is a craft and requires you to build your experience. These type of models seek the help of Latitude Talent Studios to help build or start their resume or portfolio.
Surprisingly, many talents head into the entertainment industry blindly and simply applying to every agency that they see or hear about. This is not the correct way. A model should do their due diligence and make sure to research and check what companies are legitimate or what companies are not legit. Latitude Talent Studios helps new models in the competitive entertainment industry by providing a boutique specialized marketing service. Some companies just seek to sign every single talent that walks in the door, Latitude Talent Studios is not one of them.
If you were in the market and want to understand how Latitude Talents can be used to help you get started, the first step is visiting online as well as researching Latitude Talent in NYC and reading reviews about them to see if they are right fit for you.
Latitude Talent has numerous success stories and they have a large following on social media. Be sure to check out latitude talent on Instagram download the latitude talent app or contact us at 1-888-293-1704.