Communication is ‘key’ with Models Direct

It’s now easier than ever to share information, pictures and updates with one another, it’s the perfect way to stay informed and get a better understanding of how such a busy and competitive industry like modelling works!

The aim for the marketing team at Models Direct is to share our success stories with you, enabling you to hear our models experiences from assignments recently completed, all the behind the scenes pics and videos of our models in action on set, team pics and fun from Models Direct Head Office and of course featured new faces who have recently been signed by Models Direct – there’s so much to share with you!

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Securing work as an extra with Models Direct

Securing work as an extra in a film, TV show, commercial or stage/musical performance is very exciting! It’s a step in the door to get the opportunity to work in the industry and make the contacts you need to progress.

An extra normally appears in a nonspeaking or nonsinging capacity and usually in the background of a particular scene, some productions require large amounts of extras and other only need a few it completely depends on the project and the overall look.

Models Direct provides extras for many different clients in the industry and recently Molly from the Models Direct assignments team has been organising 50+ extra’s, adults and children for a large period drama film, being shot in Southampton – super exciting!

This week we have Dhruv, Rianna, Saheel, Jake, Sohaila & Zain from Models Direct on set and working with the production team, they will be acting different parts and are super excited to land a role in such a big movie that will be in our cinema’s soon!

Well done from everyone at Models Direct!

 

 

 

Commercial Modelling/Fashion Modelling with Models Direct

Commercial Modelling/Fashion Modelling – What’s the difference??

The modelling industry can be incredibly daunting and with lots of new phrases, information and options been thrown at you how are you supposed to know ‘IF’ and ‘WHERE’ you might fit in the modelling world!

When someone is referred to as a ‘Model’ it can mean several different things and this is sometimes very confusing for people who are new to the industry or uninformed.

The team at Models Direct are often asked “What is the difference between a Commercial model and a Fashion model, the answer, there is a big difference, which I will now explain;

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How Models Direct’s Instagram can help you

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Are you on Instagram?

Models Direct’s Instagram account is updated daily with real pictures of our models on assignment, new faces joining the books and lots of fun and interesting model feedback videos! There are also a few of the  Models Direct team working hard to promote you and daily head office goings on too!

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Models Direct’s Gavin gets to test beer

Sometimes when the team at Models Direct receive an assignment brief a member of the team will have the perfect person in mind!

This was the case last week when Marie from Models Direct was contacted by Charlie Wells Brewery who were looking for a specific person to promote their beer at an exclusive  tradeshow in Bedford – our male model Gavin sprung straight into Marie’s mind!

Models Direct Starpets on Screen

The demand for animals in advertising is big and growing all the time! With only seconds to capture your audience’s attention, a witty comment or a cute animal works well!

We have all seen animals used in commercials for lots of different brands and high street stores. Buster the Boxer in the John Lewis Christmas commercial, McDonalds, Perina Dog Food, Whiskers…..the list goes on!

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Models Direct and the ‘Messathon’ family

What could be better than spending the day having fun, getting messy outdoors with your family and being paid for it??

That’s exactly what our model family ‘The Burtons’ were selected for! The Models Direct Assignments team were contacted by a production company who were filming a promotional video for the NSPCC’s latest campaign, the #Messathon looking for a model family to star in the video.

The Burton family were successfully selected and had to spend the day outdoors, getting messy and having fun while being filmed – what a lovely day! AND they were paid for it!

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Starring in my first commercial for Models Direct!

Our little model Radisson secured his first assignment landing the starring role in a commercial for a new nursing/sports bra – at 1 yrs old that’s a massive deal!

For a mum it can be very nerve wracking taking a toddler on to a set with crew, models and of course expensive equipment, non of which are toddler friendly. The team at Models Direct always do their very best to make sure mum’s (and dad’s) are fully briefed before taking their little ones to assignments, but it always helps to hear other mum’s experiences of working in this industry with a toddler in tow – check out Radisson’s mum’s feedback:

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4 Models Direct reviews are better than 1

Why post 1 Models Direct video review when you can post 4 at once right? So here we go.

Maci tells us in her Models Direct review why it was worth getting out of bed, Emmanuel recalls modelling, dancing and singing, Laura takes her big opportunity thanks to the modelling agency and Herbert starts his own fan club.