REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILD MODELING JOBS
- Child modeling jobs usually seek children between ages of 2-15. However, older models are hired as long as their appearance meet the age requirements.
- Child models come in all height and sizes to accommodate the products or services they are promoting.
- Child models must know how to take directions from their parents, modeling agencies, and casting directors very well. Child modeling jobs can last for hours and even take several days of shooting. Child models must develop self-discipline and have great respect for their elders.
CHILD MODELING AGENCIES
Since working with child models have more particular demands, top child modeling agencies work specially with the parents of child models. They will help get the proper working permits for child modeling jobs, set up child modeling auditions, and always supervise their child models during modeling jobs. Not only will they get all the help the parents may need, but signing up with a top child modeling agency can help you make the right connections in the industry.
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CHILD MODELING PORTFOLIOS AND CHILDRENS COMP CARDS
Parents of child models should have a very organized child modeling portfolio and comp cards that includes professional photos. Parents should have their children's comp cards available to leave behind at modeling agencies and modeling auditions. If your child already belongs to a modeling agency, your agent can help you put modeling portfolios together and pick out the best photos and layout for your children's comp cards. Read more on modeling portfolios and childrens comp cards>
CHILD MODELING TIPS AND ADVICE FOR PARENTS OF CHILD MODELS
So before setting out to starting or continuing your child's modeling career, following these advice for parents of child models will help ensure your child model's safety. Parents should read them and always be prepared before going to each and every child modeling auditions. Read more >
CUTEST CHILD CONTESTS
Companies like Gerber and American Baby Magazine have cutest photo contests where any parent can send in photos of their children. Gerber The Cute Kid photo contest have monthly winners and offer the chance to win a $25,000 college tuition. American Baby Magazine publishes the photos and stories of their cutest child photo winners. For her Baby Photo Quest Contest, Anne Geodes asks parents to send in photographs of their child dressed in garments from the Anne Geodes clothing line. The child may then be featured on her gallery. Even local businesses and communities hold their own cutest child contests, and all parents are encouraged to send in their endless array of cute photos.
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