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Everything you need to know about modeling. Learn how to become a model and get started on your modeling career. Find local auditions, agencies, and modeling jobs in your area.

All about modeling, becoming a model, and getting started on your modeling career
Remember there are modeling auditions or go sees for everyone. There are different types of modeling jobs available everywhere. Marketing and advertising today is increasingly diversified to appeal everyone. Modeling agencies are looking for models of different looks, shapes, sizes, and ages. Our listings for modeling auditions (go sees), modeling agencies, modeling photographers, and modeling jobs are constantly updated online.

Below is all the information you will need - from modeling portfolios to types of modeling jobs you can apply for - to start or even further your modeling career.


An online portfolio is a web page containing an actor's or a model's information. It will include your headshots or comp card photos, resume, personal statistics, contact information, and agency or representation. Many casting directors now go online to search for potential talent. If they like your online profile, you will be called in for the audition. Read more >
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While on a school excursion in San Paulo, Brazil, Giselle Bundchen was eating a Big Mac when she was discovered by a scout from a top modeling agency.  She moved to New York to begin her modeling career.  Since you probably won’t be that lucky, there are other ways, like go-sees (or modeling auditions), open calls, signing up with modeling agency, model searches, or posting your modeling portfolio online and sending it directly to casting directors. Read more >

Modeling auditions are called go-sees. The modeling agency send the models they represent. This is when models go see a prospective client, a photographer, casting director, or fashion designer for a modeling job.  A go-see is like a job interview . Read more >
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To sign onto a modeling agency, you can stop by or schedule an appointment. Look for all the agencies in your area. If a modeling agency doesn't have “open calls” or they are a long time away, ask to book an appointment or just drop by.  You should do this with as many modeling agencies as possible.  Tyra Banks was turned down by four modeling agencies! In 1991, Elite,one of the top modeling agencies in the world, signed her on, and 17-year-old Tyra headed to Paris for fashion shows. Read more >
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Open calls are held by modeling agencies. The agencies open their doors to local hopefuls. An open call is just like a go-see, except you are auditioning to get signed up with a modeling agency as opposed to auditioning to book a modeling job. Read more >
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Several top and bigger agencies tour the country with a model search.  Similar to a beauty contest, model search scout smaller towns where they hope to discover the next top model.  Heidi Klum lived in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, a small city outside cologne.  After being persuaded by a friend to enroll in a national modeling contest, “Model 1992,” Klum beat out 25,000 contestants. Read more >
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At modeling conventions, there are representatives from different modeling agencies from all over the world. You will get the opportunity to meet them.  You can also learn a lot more about the industry in general. Read more >
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Post an electronic portfolio online.  More and more model scouts, as well as fashion editors and designers from top agencies look through online profiles to browse for models.  It’s quick and easy.  If they like your online profile, you will be sent to the modeling audition, go-see, or directly to the modeling job. Read more >
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