Child Modeling Agencies: New York
To obtain a list of reputable and legit New York based child modeling agencies for a 1.5 year old to see if it is worth pursuing.
CHILD MODELING AGENCIES
- According to the yellow pages, the top three agencies that have an A+ rating are:
- Nina Lubarda Photography LLC
- Wilfley / Todd Casting Inc.
- Elite Model Management
- Agencies such as Carter present callouts to cast babies and kids that meet certain criteria in the New York area.
- Companies like ModelScouts search for modeling talent ranging from babies to adults.
WHAT TO BE AWARE OF
- It is of paramount importance that the modeling agency identified is legitimate.
- According to a marketing executive, the temperament of a baby plays a key role in their ability to model. They need to adjust well to new faces, interact with the camera, and stay calm.
- Parents may need to adjust their level of expectation. Modeling is a tough business and may require long hours and long waits.
- The baby's health and well-being should be the most important part of this process.
- Parents should also know the potential risk in the long run and be self-aware of the potential social pressure it may place on the child in the future.
HOW TO JOIN
- One option is model scouts such as the company ModelScouts, who discourage walk-ins. One has to book an appointment and submit a photo. They also present additional information on safety and a link to their FAQ page.
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