Model Agency: Costs – Do I have to pay money?

Do costs arise in a model agency? In principle, as we have already explained in other articles, you should never have to pay anything to be accepted into a model agency!

Model agencies that are serious and have renowned customers want to earn money together with you. Therefore, it is important that a good agency will not charge you any money for the agency admission. Therefore there are no costs.

Costs of self-employment

Nevertheless, after some time you will incur some costs, because you are an independent entrepreneur. This includes, for example, travel expenses when you go to a casting. If you are later booked for jobs, in most cases customers will pay for travel and accommodation. For the first steps, however, you must occasionally buy a train ticket, or drive a few kilometers with the car. You should be aware of that.

Costs for outfits and make up

For such castings you only have to invest in basic outfits, e.g. black jeans, black simple shoes and tops, the same again in white. In addition, there are basic materials such as make-up. If something is missing from a photoshooting set, you immediately have something suitable with you and come across as super professional. Experts always have a suitcase with them, as they transport all their basics and have them ready to hand. Should a job or casting opportunity arise spontaneously, you can immediately grab your sports bag and get going. So you save time and don’t risk forgetting important things just because it gets hectic.

Costs for first-class photographers

The more jobs you have and the more money you save to get professional footage, the more rewarding it is to invest in a good photographer later. At the beginning you build up your model portfolio with test shootings and ideally also with smaller jobs. The test shootings are for the photographer as well as for the model, but also for the make-up artist for the portfolio. That means no money’s paid here. These so-called test shootings are a great opportunity to gain experience and practice, especially for you. At some point, however, you want photos that you don’t get through such a free shooting, then you have to invest in photographers.

Faces – Unique models for fashion and advertising

A good model agency for faces is especially valuable for up-and-coming models. Because in management it is always a matter of professionally taking care of your set-up. At the same time, always remember to win your first customers and jobs. Therefore it is not only important for high fashion models to have a good model agency, but also for faces. But where exactly are the differences between a model agency for faces and a fashion model agency?

Peoples! So advertising becomes something special

The difference between a model agency for faces and a fashion model agency lies in the fact that the fashion model agency is particularly committed to models with certain proportions and body sizes. These proportions and body sizes fit perfectly to a certain target group. In the case of model agencies, this is usually based on fashion customers. These require certain ready-made sizes, as the samples are often cut to a single size. In addition, fashion shows require models with a uniform size so that visitors can fully focus on the new fashion collection. So while visitors to a fashion show can concentrate on the garments, or from the online shop on the new pieces of the trend season, it is important that high fashion models always have the same proportions and a similar look. It is completely different with Face Models. They live on the fact that they have a very special look, e.g. by a tooth gap, very curly hair or also by freckles in their face. All this makes them particularly popular, especially for photo motifs, but also for advertising campaigns.

Therefore, some model agencies have specialized specifically in this market. These model agencies are especially called people agencies. These people agencies mainly focus on people with special characteristics. While a fashion model agency focuses less on the character traits of individuals, but rather on proportions and body sizes, people agencies pay a lot of attention to different looks. But why is that?

Every agency has its customers and thus its own special market. If customers are satisfied, they will initiate follow-up bookings, if follow-up bookings are executed, so every time models with a similar look are searched again. At some point the agency services get around and also other customers ask for exactly this model type. This is how model agencies gradually specialize. While our model agency concentrates on the high fashion industry and has clients such as Prada, Dior, Calvin Klein, Lagerfeld, Dolce & Gabbana, other model agencies focus more on the advertising industry. And also here you can earn a lot of money for models. Every week there are new commercials that are broadcast on television, on big screens in the city centre or on streaming portals like Netflix. Whether it’s the new muesli, a comfortable sofa from one of the leading furniture manufacturers, or new clothes, e.g. with People Models, who are walking through the city centre together in a group and have fun! These special agencies are called people agencies.

Should I first apply in a model agency or people agency?

As a rule, model agencies represent the majority of customers. People agencies tend to specialize in a certain clientele. Therefore we advise you to always focus on one of the top agencies before applying to one of the special agencies. If you want to apply to Cocaine Models now, you will find all further information here.

Faces for Beauty Recordings: Make Up and hair

Especially in the beauty industry, you need faces that have a particularly high recognition value. No matter if it is your individual tooth gap or the freckles that make you so unique. For beauty shots and especially for close-up shots, which are also called the closeup scene in technical jargon, you need these faces with recognition value. Imagine a commercial. Your girlfriend calls you and you’re on your way shopping. You jump into the bathroom and the camera is behind the mirror. You smile in the mirror, apply a piece of the cream and immediately feel well and totally fit for the day! That’s exactly your job! Smile, show emotions and at the same time increase the recognition value that only a face model has.

Faces for Jewellery: High-quality shots

Models are not only needed in the areas of beauty, beauty and wellness. Also for jewellery very often close-ups of faces are made. Just imagine a necklace, or a ring that is presented to show the customer the details. There are so many different shots where you need close-ups of faces. Of course also for commercials. If you want to know more about this topic, have a look at our blog posts. Here we have much more information about jobs and of course also face models.

Model Agency for Music Videos – Women & Men for Performances

CM – your model agency for music videos. 2015 was already one of our first bookings a music video. Back then with five of our models to a top ten charts song. It went on over the years, up to the new music video of Miami Yacine to the song designer. We help your production to find the perfect model. Music videos are not mayflies, but are present for weeks, months and years if they are successful. Especially through YouTube, music videos have reached an incredible longevity they didn’t know before. That’s why the choice of models for many musicians and productions is more and more in focus, because the look of the video often stands or falls with the protagonist. We will help you with model selection for your music video, as well as administration and travel management when circumstances require.

Model selection and booking for music videos

First send us your booking request, with important information about production and publication. This includes various information such as

  • Date of production – start, end, pauses, etc.
  • Travel times – arrival, departure, pick-up at airport / train station, etc.
  • Type of production – video, photo, quantity, type of job
  • Models – number, specific information about age, appearance, size, etc.
  • use – use in which media, at what time and in which places

The booking request will then be received by our model agency. Here one of our experts will take care of the booking request. You will receive your feedback within a very short time. Depending on how detailed the information was, with queries or directly with suggestions for production. It is important that you collect all information in advance to ensure a fast and smooth booking process.

Our model agency does not only take care of the selection of the models for a music video, but also of the complete production planning. That means hotels, travel and of course the briefings. So you can fully concentrate on your music video shooting while we pull the strings in the background for your actors.

Music video production

Music video productions are usually very expensive and connected with large expenditure. Within one day everything has to be in place, the entire production team is planned, the location and the equipment. From 8 o’clock to 19 o’clock, for example, every single scene must be in the box so that nothing has to be re-produced. Of course, this requires absolute professionals as models, not amateurs. Therefore, many production companies, but also music labels turn to model agencies to get professional actors for music videos.

As soon as the lights go on, the cameraman calls “Action”, it starts. Now every movement must fit, emotions, facial expressions and gestures. Everything must play together, in addition still the musician and naturally sometimes also the band. All these facial expressions and emotions must harmonize and fit together. The model must also have a cheerful charisma and positive energy. As a model agency, we take care of all this for your music video production.

Travel planning and management for music videos

Before you ask now, do I have to take care of hotels, flights, trains and taxis? No, of course as management we also take care of all connections to production, there and back. So that you can fully concentrate on your music video production as just described. As a model agency we book the right tickets and make sure that our models are ideally already on site the day before, so that the next day from styling to the mask everything is in place. This means that you don’t lose any time and you can be sure that the quality of your end product is completely right.

Example: Luisa in the music video for “Designer”

Questions about booking models

If you have any questions about booking models for your music video, please do not hesitate to contact our team at any time. We help you with our expertise and experience to find the perfect model for your video shoot.

Contact and requests

Contact us now and we will help you with your model search. Here you will find all important contact information:

  • Model Booking

Model agency from 30 – Become a model at 30+ years of age

You are looking for a modeling agency from 30 years? With us and other agencies you will also find your home as a model over 30 years old. The big difference is the previous experience, have you already worked as a model and have you knowledge, references and customers to show or do you start completely new?

Modeling from 30 with previous experience

If you have already gained experience as a model at photo shoots, commercials or fashion shows, it is of course much easier for you to join the model agency. Many agencies, including ourselves, are looking for good models from the age of 30. On the way from the first catwalk at the age of 16 or 17, not everyone stays in a model agency but studies, works in a media agency or becomes a doctor or physician in a completely different way. So not everyone stays the same, which is why it is so important for model agencies to find good models from the age of 30. Because in advertising we need you! For new fashion collections, presentations at fashion shows, but also photo shoots for online shops, Instagram to video shoots for YouTube or TV commercials or spots for cinemas. You can already see how diverse the range of possible jobs is that you can do as a model at the age of 30.

Modeling from 30 without previous knowledge and experience

If you want to become a model at the age of 30 and have no previous experience or knowledge of the industry, it will be a bit more difficult! But this is quite normal and with young models completely the same, because of course there are substantially more models without experience who would like to realize their dream. It is therefore worthwhile for you to prepare well for this application.

What are the optimal conditions for models from 30?

The most important thing is that you have a job where you can take flexible time off. For example, if you spontaneously get a job for the next week and have to go to Paris on Tuesday, you might have to tear it down on Monday evening. Could you spontaneously take today off for next week? This is one of the first important questions, your time flexibility for job enquiries and customers.

If you can answer yes to this question, the next step is to go to your place of residence. Ideally, you should live close to your agency or potential client in Berlin, Hamburg, Munich or Düsseldorf and Cologne. This way you can be relatively flexible on the jobs and you can also be spontaneous on castings, e.g. in Berlin Mitte. If your place of residence is 3 hours away from the nearest big city, it will be relatively difficult for you to take advantage of such opportunities. This of course reduces your chances of getting a job compared to the competition.

The third important point that you must answer in advance with a yes is motivation.

  • Do you really have the ambition to concentrate on building your own model book over the months and years?
  • Would you invest time and money to independently get new photo galleries, how to improve your book?
  • Would you invest time and money to be able to go to a casting for example, you would do the same for 10 castings?
  • When a job calls abroad, would you accept it?

You have to answer all these questions and even more, because modeling in one of the big and renowned modeling agencies means full commitment in the booking case.

Model application

If you can answer all these questions with a clear yes, then we are looking forward to your model application. Send us your contact information and your photos, we are very happy. All information can be found here:

Modelagentur Allgäu – Becoming a model in Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria

Are you looking for a good model agency in the Allgäu? First of all, congratulations, you live in one of the most beautiful areas in Germany! Also a few of our model agents once lived in the Allgäu. Right in the middle of cities like Leutkirch in the Allgäu but also directly on the edge, Memmingen, Ulm, Sonthofen… Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria are a beautiful area in front of Lake Constance where it is worth living! But many in the Allgäu also have the dream to become a model, photo shootings, commercials, fashion shows,… All this sounds very tempting for many and therefore they are naturally also here on the search for a respectable and good model agency. First you should ask yourself the question, do you want to work nearby or do you want to gain experience as an international model? If you want to work internationally as a model, you should choose an agency from the top four cities. These include Hamburg, Berlin, Munich and Cologne. This is where you have the best chance of attracting prestigious clients, as agencies usually deliver the best performance. With partner agencies all over the world, from Milan to Paris, London, New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo,…

Models and models are produced in the Allgäu

If you want to work locally in your city, you must always be aware that most jobs are done in the big cities. Here sit the photographer, production companies, make-up artists, stylists and of course the photo studios. Similarly, the logistical challenge is much easier in a large city than in an area area. Therefore, a large part of the jobs, certainly over 90%, are found in the top four cities of Germany city or even in Düsseldorf. Since you work relatively dotted as a model, i.e. on individual jobs, it is no problem if you apply to a model agency that is a little further away. Most jobs take place all over Germany anyway, so you have to travel to Berlin or Munich. But as long as you’re at school, the first thing you have to do is set up the school. This can be made relatively dotted, as described above. Individual photo shoots to enhance your model portfolio, printed and online. Until you are about to graduate and you can make the first concrete plans for your first stay abroad in a renowned partner agency.

Step 1 – Construction of your model folder

Before starting any international plans, the first thing to do is to find out if you really have the ambition over a long period of time to work professionally as a model. Then especially at the beginning, you won’t be doing many jobs. You are a student, have little time, have to prepare for Klaus living and working. First of all, it’s all about building up your model portfolio, when it comes to your first job, all the better! The important thing is the time after school, you have to prepare for that. This means getting a good degree at school and getting your model portfolio as far as possible.

Step 2 – Your first jobs

The second step is about your first jobs you will do as a model, especially when the end of your school years can be foreseen. Your school, your class but also your teachers have got used to your job and with good grades you get more and more freedom especially at the end. You can even do a showroom in Paris. But most jobs you will do in a big city nearby, e.g. shootings for online shops or Instagram. Here you can make your first experiences with professional photographers and production teams. Who’s responsible for what? What happens at what time? What exactly is my job on the photoset? After the first 5 or 10 jobs, you have found your absolute routine, so that you can work in Munich or Cologne and then go home again, to the Allgäu.

Step 3 – Model routine through castings and shootings

The more often you do jobs, the more you get used to being on the road, seeing different cities and meeting new people every time you produce. You see, as a model you have to be not only flexible but also communicative! The more often you work, the more you will become friends with the idea of moving to the big cities, because here you can do much more. For example, you can easily experience spontaneous castings for jobs if you live in Berlin. But this is a topic that only comes at the end, because for the time being it is about the construction of your model folder by photo shootings with photographers.

Model Agency Boys

CM – The model agency for boys and young men. With just one click in the main menu you can access the current men’s model selection at any time. As an agency and management we help our young talents to start their modeling careers. Modeling itself requires four ambitions. The job is demanding, it is about more than just good looks. As a model, this is especially true for young men, you must also quickly become changeable. As an absolute Newface it is enough to have a cool look. The more demanding the photo shootings and the photographers become, the more experience you need to deliver the quality that the client expects at that moment.

Becoming a Model means a lot of exercise and training

So that you can gain a lot of experience, you need training and practice through jobs. With the big competition, however, you need the first test shoots before your first job. Because first of all it is always about building up your portfolio. Your visuals must be able to compete with the competition so that customers can select you for jobs. That’s why as a young man you first have to take care of good pictures. Don’t worry, your modeling agency will help you! With contacts and a network, you can get to good photographers who can quickly prepare you for the industry.

First test Shootings as a young male Model

No matter if you are from Hamburg, Berlin, Cologne or Munich, at the beginning you have test shootings. In test shootings you can prove your skills and of course the agency gets feedback from the photographer. The first task and the most important. Because first you have to fill your model book with meaningful pictorial material. It is not about 50 different photo galleries, but about 5 good, varied photo galleries. Sporty, couples, sexy in black and white, underwear and business. You already have a good portfolio! Diversity is so important because customers also get a certain picture when looking at photos. If someone now wants to shoot a lookbook for a high-quality men’s clothing brand, it’s definitely an advantage if you already have suitable images in your portfolio. So you can imagine yourself much easier in the set!

The first Jobs for Boys and young Men

Your first jobs will usually consist of photo shoots. At the beginning still relatively undemanding, e.g. 20 parts for an online shop. It gets more challenging when you are asked for different posings and of course emotions. For such campaign shootings you need to have done some photo shoots in order to have the necessary experience and know how to take presence in a room, what effect a certain look or pose has. Due to your experience and feedback you will become more and more confident in your movements. This of course also makes it more and more valuable for the customer, because when you are at Shootings Set, every single movement sits! That’s where it has to go for you.

As a young male model you often also work in showrooms. Small fashion shows without an audience in which you present pieces directly to the customer, with the designer or someone from the marketing collection. In this way, the customer or buyer, whether from a boutique or a large fashion chain, can directly get an impression of how the workmanship and the material were put together. The buyers also have the opportunity to talk directly to you as a male model and ask you, for example, how you feel about the fabric.

Applications for Boys and young Men

If you want to apply now as a male model in our agency, then you only need two photos and your contact details! You can find all information here:

Modeling Agency for Music Videos

CM – your modeling agency for music videos. 2015 was already one of our first bookings a music video. At that time with five of our models to a Top Ten Charts song, it went on over the years to the new music video from Miami Yacine to the song designer. We help your production to search for the perfect morning. Music videos are not one-day flies but present for weeks, months and years if they are successful. Especially through YouTube, music videos have reached an incredible longevity they didn’t know before. That’s why the choice of models for many musicians and productions is more and more in focus, because the look of the video often stands or falls with the protagonist. We can help you with model selection for your music video, as well as administration and travel management when circumstances require.

Model selection and booking for music videos

First send us your booking request, with important information about production and publication. This includes various information such as

  • Production date of the music video
  • Times from start of shooting to end, as well as arrival and departure
  • Artists and musicians, also guests
  • Concept and task in music video
  • Publication and special features (extras for TV, magazines, Instagram, Youtube, etc.)
  • and much more

The booking request will then be received by our model agency. Here one of our experts will take care of the booking request. You will receive your feedback within a very short time. Depending on how detailed the information was, with questions or directly with suggestions for production. It is important that you collect all information in advance to ensure a fast and smooth booking process.

Our model agency does not only take care of the selection of the models for a music video, but also of the complete production planning, i.e. hotels, travels and of course the briefings. So they can concentrate fully on their music video shooting while we pull the strings in the background for their actors.

Music video production

Music video productions are usually very costly and elaborate. Within one day everything has to be in place, the entire production team is planned, the location and the equipment. From 8 o’clock to 19 o’clock, for example, every single scene must be in the box so that nothing has to be re-produced. Of course, this requires absolute professionals as models, not amateurs. Therefore many production companies but also music labels turn to model agencies to get professional actors for music videos.

As soon as the spotlights turn on, the cameraman calls for action, it starts. Now every movement must fit, emotions, facial expressions and gestures. Everything must play together, in addition still the musician and naturally sometimes also the band. All these facial expressions and emotions must harmonize and fit together. The model must also have a cheerful charisma and positive energy. As a model agency, we take care of all this for your music video production.

Travel Planning and Management for Music Videos

Before you ask now, do I have to take care of hotels, flights, trains and taxis? No, of course as management we also take care of all connections to production, there and back. So that you can fully concentrate on your music video production as just described. As a model agency we book the right tickets and make sure that our models are ideally already on site the day before, so that the next day from styling to the mask everything is in place. This means they don’t lose any time and can be sure that the quality of their end product is completely right.

Questions about booking Models

If you have any questions about booking models for your music video, please do not hesitate to contact our team at any time. We use our expertise and experience to help you find the perfect model for your video shoot.

Contact and requests

Contact us now and we will help you to find a model. Here you will find all important contact details

Model Agency Best Ager

Model agency, Best Ager, you’ve come to the right place! Especially our best ager selection is very fine and accurate, for our clients, from all possible areas from fashion to real estate, hotel, lifestyle products, jewelry and much more, many need good best ager model for the presentation of their goods and services. That is why we also offer our customers a small but fine selection and very good Best Ager Models of international level. For automotive commercials and beauty campaigns, we are always on the lookout for new talent for our clients!

What does best Ager Model mean?

The term Best Ager refers to models in an advanced age. The definition is not exact but runs between 50 and 60 years. They represent an upmarket lifestyle and correspondingly high-priced products. Accordingly, you can build up a good portfolio with renowned brands in comparison to 16 or 17 year old models. Since the competition is too small, it is worthwhile to send an application to the model agency. Cause with any luck, you might make it on the board.

Model agency application for Best Ager Model

The model application and the model agency letter do not differ significantly from the younger models. The most important thing that the model scout needs from you in the first step, for the rating, are two to four super natural photos taken in daylight. So that the model scout can see you absolutely naturally, without make-up and without styling. Be just like you are! If you want to apply now, then send us your Model Application as best Ager!

Minimum dimensions and requirements for Best Ager Models

As a Best Ager model, the minimum requirements and dimensions are much more flexible than for young high fashion models. For you, it’s all about expressiveness, professionalism and a certain look that enchants customers! So you don’t need a minimum size of 175 cm as a woman or 185 cm as a man.

Model Agency for normal Weights

Many are also looking for a model agency for the normal weighty. While the high fashion and haute couture he demands a thinner line, curved and place ice cream he goes on girls and guys who have more on the hip, there is also a modeling agency for quite normal weight? Many people ask themselves this question, just have a look at the board of model agencies! There are much more normal-weight models represented than one would think.

Normal weight between Haute Couture and Curved

Of course, there is also space for people in advertising, with an average weight. Because there are numerous products in which the customers have to identify more with the model. In fashion it is often important that models change so that nothing distracts from the fashion line. Quite different in advertising, once a face has success with viewers or customers here, it is quite often booked for jobs. The famous advertising face! Therefore it is worthwhile for women and men with average figures to take a look at model agencies if they bring with them not only the figure or the proportions but also the certain something of facial expression, personality, appearance and emotions.

What are the Requirements for Models?

The different prerequisites for models cannot be defined exactly. Every single industry and every single area has its own specifications. In the high fashion industry you will often only find models with a height of 175 to 180 cm, if they are women and for men a rule of 185 to 192 cm applies. Why is that? Imagine a fashion show, the more harmonious the image between the models, the less attention the individual model attracts. All in all, the focus is clearly on the new fashion collection. Models in this area should have a clothing size of 34 or 36. If you lie above it as a woman, but also as a man, you are more likely to rank among the average of society. And advertising also needs such authentic models!

Model application

If you now feel like trying your luck yourself, then send us your:

Model Agency Fitness

Do you need a special model agency for fitness and sport models? Many ask themselves the question whether it is worthwhile to go to a special sports model agency. First of all, it is important to know your own clothing sizes and to be able to assess them for the market. On the other hand, it is important to assess whether you can only model for the fitness area or whether you can also function as a fashion model. If you can serve two areas, it is of course absolutely advantageous for you, as you can accept more castings and jobs. But what does that mean?

Sized clothing for Fitness Models

It can never be so exactly determined on the basis of body measurements whether someone can only work for the fitness model area or also for the fashion model area. There are some fashion models who are very well trained. Usually you would say, however, as soon as you no longer see your body as defined but as trained, you are usually beyond the fashion model area. As I said, however, this is not a clear line but a flowing transition. If you are interested in fashion, you should definitely apply to a model agency.

Difference between job requests from Model agencies and Fitness Model agencies?

Differences between model agency and fitness model agency

From the appearance and look one would assume of course first of all that it would be profitable to go into a pure fitness model agency. But, remember, the big modeling agencies represent all jobs, from high fashion and haute couture to advertising and of course all segments from nutrition to real estate and sports. Your primary goal should always be to get into a modeling agency before you go into my specialized agency.

manifold jobs from photo shooting to fitness fair

From photo shoots for online shops or for Instagram to participation in trade fairs as a fitness sport model, there are many ways open to you.

Model Agency English

If you are a model looking for an international career and want to work not only in the German metropolises like Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne and Düsseldorf, but worldwide in Paris, Milan, Los Angeles and Shanghai, then you should definitely learn English well. Because the English language opens many doors for you. As a model you should therefore always remember to develop your language skills. Many team members are internationally represented and at some point you will also be travelling. Therefore, it is worth it if you prepare yourself as well as possible for becoming a model in school.

Find a Model Agency

Find the perfect model agency? That can be difficult! Ideally you should rely on ratings, recommendations and experiences from other models. Through their opinions and statements you can already learn a lot about a model agency. But before you decide on a specific model agency, the first step is the search! So let’s look for the perfect model agency!

Reputation and Website: Search and Find with Google

Pretty much everyone will start their search either on Google or on Instagram. Probably Google! Search engines are already an extremely good indicator, because they show you who is making an effort for his media appearance. Search engines like Google try hard to show you as a user only the content that might be really interesting for you. Apart from the advertisements you will usually only find the recommended model agencies at Google & Co.

Start your search regionally

Before you look for a model agency in Milan or New York, look for a good agency in Germany that can represent you for all important cities. In which city your model agency is located is not significant. Large agencies work for the entire German market. You should focus on getting into one of the best German agencies! Start your search with the keyword model agency and the name of the closest largest city with at least one million inhabitants. Exceptions may be Frankfurt and Düsseldorf, otherwise you should always orient yourself to the nearest, larger city. Then search for

  • Model Agency Berlin
  • Model agency Hamburg
  • Model agency Cologne
  • Model agency Munich

References and news on the website

On the website of every model agency you should find references, but also news. Here the agencies write about new jobs, commercials and photo shoots. If you don’t find any updates about new jobs on the agency page, this is not advantageous. Always check to see if you can find references and customers. Here you can get an idea of the customers the agency works for and thus you can find your perfect target group. In the last step, check the model board. How many models does the agency represent? Is it 500 or only 50 selected models? Every job planning and every travel planning costs time and money. The more models an agency represents, the less time it can invest in a single model. So take a look at how meaningful the portfolios are and compare different model agencies with each other. That way you can make the best impression on yourself! Let’s summarize again which points you should check on the websites of model agencies:

  • News, Blog and Job Postings
  • Customers and References
  • Number of models
  • Compare different modelboards

Rating on Google, Facebook and other portals

In the next step you can look at reviews on the different portals. Two important clues: Watch how many ratings model agencies have. Is it just two or are there 20 reviews? The more ratings, the better you can get a meaningful picture. What you should also pay attention to is the average number of stars. Is the number above 3.5 or below? If the agency has over 3.5, you can usually expect it to do a good job. When the agency creates 4 stars, you can assume that it does very good work. Individual negative comments should be checked, because model agencies often receive negative ratings from models that have not been accepted. With 50 applications that a model agency receives every day, not every model gets a feedback and therefore there are sometimes negative reviews without a real reason. Don’t let single negative reviews dissuade you from a model agency if the majority of the reviews are good. You usually get the most objective reviews from Google and Facebook. Many millions of German users are registered here and therefore the potential to have a meaningful amount of ratings is greatest. Besides the evaluation portals you should always take a look at the social networks!

Find model agency on Instagram and YouTube

Of course, model agencies are not only represented on Instagram and YouTube. Nevertheless, it is usually the most important networks for model agencies to find young models. Here you can look exactly the same as in the Blog of the agency whether the agency represents good customers, offers various jobs and strives for regular Postings.

You will find most model agencies on Instagram, because Instagram is made for model agencies! Photo, photo and sometimes a video! In any case, take a look at the social media channels of model agencies, because here you can also judge whether a model agency makes an effort or whether it does something without passion.

These were our tips to help you find your perfect modeling agency. We wish you every success!

Apply for Cocaine Models

If you want to apply in our model agency, then maybe you have already found the right agency for you! All information can be found here:

  • Model Application

Write to a model agency – Your perfect application looks like this

How do I correctly write a model agency? The model agency is very short, although many think that you need previous experience or professional photo shoots. In reality, you don’t need much, two photos and a few dates. Let’s have a look at what the perfect model agency looks like.

Fact: Model agencies have little time

The most important rule is keep your letter very short. Because in a renowned and good model agency, sometimes 50 to 100 applications arrive daily. If there is only one scout in the agency, he has only a few seconds for each application, besides the actual agency work. That’s why you have to score by your photo, not by a long cover letter.

Write to model agency: Contact Details and Dimensions

Your e-mail or letter should contain the following information:

  • Name and first name
  • age
  • Residence
  • E-Mail address
  • Phone number
  • body size
  • fabrication

This basic information should be written to your model agency.

References and Social Media Accounts

Additionally you can add some more information. e.g.

  • Instagram Channel URL
  • YouTube Channel URL if you have more than 5,000 followers
  • Experiences, if you already had jobs or references and customers
  • Reference Links to YouTube or Vimeo for commercials

More information should definitely not be written to your model agency. Now we come to the actually important step, your photo! That’s right, the singular, photo. You don’t need an expensive photo shoot, no professional photographer, just you and a friend or a girlfriend, gladly also your mum or dad, who takes a good photo of you in the daylight. That’s it.

Application Photo for your cover letter

As described above, if you are looking for new faces, the model scouts have little time. 50 to 100 applications reach a good model agency on average per day. This means that the model scout only has a few seconds for each application and each individual review of the application documents. In addition to scouting new faces, his work also includes making new contracts, planning the first shootings and presenting the model to the team. So what matters is your photo! In principle, your application should not contain more than a maximum of four photos, but basically one photo or two is sufficient.

  • Portraitfoto
  • full body photo

In combination with your height, clothing and age, the scout has all the important information for himself. The decision then only takes a few seconds. How can you make your photos too perfect?

Perfect Environment for Application photos

For your application photos you should definitely pay attention to daylight, here you have the best lighting conditions and also absolutely natural radiation. Light emitted by lamps does not have the natural warmth and of course the light source is directly in the room, which can also be seen in the shadows. Therefore you should always make sure in the first step that you take your photo in daylight. You should absolutely do without make-up, any styling that distracts from you and your skin, your hair, your facial features, your proportions is too much! That’s why you should completely do without make-up and styling. Clothes should not distract from you either, so you should wear black trousers and a black top as a woman or a black shirt as a man. With the shoes you should keep it the same, plain and unobtrusive. Let’s sum it up again:

  • photos in daylight
  • Good smartphone camera is enough
  • No make-up
  • No styling
  • Black trousers, black top, plain shoes

These are the most important facts for your application photos. So you have the two perfect pictures, portrait and full body. Make sure that you don’t laugh at either photo, be absolutely unemotional and just look into the camera. Like I said, nothing should distract from your person, even gestures or facial expressions. If you have both your photos, you are welcome to take a photo with a smile and a photo of the page so that you can also see yourself in the profile. That would give you four photos and the perfect basis for your model agency to write!

Model Application at Cocaine Models

If you want to apply in our model agency, then we are looking forward to your application! You have now learned everything you need to write for your application or model agency. If you have already taken your photos, then you can apply here as Model!

Model Agency Curvy

As a model agency for Curvy Models and Class Size Models we are looking forward to winning more and more customers in the field of Kraft Curved Models since the end of 2018. With our first curved model casting in Berlin, parallel to the Fashion Week, we made the start.

What makes curved models special?

The average woman has a ready-made size of 44. In fashion, models with a ready-made size of 34 – 36 are mostly used when it comes to female models. Since curved models correspond to the normal measurements of a woman, they increasingly find their place in advertising and fashion. The fact that women can better identify themselves with the models from advertising posters, television or catalogues increases the willingness to buy and thus also the willingness of customers to fall back more and more frequently on plus size models.

Curved models are not only becoming increasingly popular in advertising, but also in the fashion industry. From large department store chains to fashion magazines, as a curve model you can do everything today. Therefore we are very happy about your application, if you have just decided to go on model agency search. With our clients from all over Germany, from Berlin and Hamburg to Munich and Düsseldorf, we provide you with one of the best networks in Germany to develop yourself as a model and to develop your own personality. If you have already gained experience as a curved fashion designer, we are looking forward to receiving your application!

Personality and radiance as model

Especially as a curved model agency, we make sure that the personality is right! This is expressed in many facets. From a serious appearance in front of customers to punctuality and personality in front of the camera, in facial expressions and gestures. All these factors play together when it comes to evaluating a model. That’s why so many customers trust our opinion as a model agency when it comes to booking curved models. If you still have questions, you can find more information about the topic here:

Model Agency Beginners

The most people looking for a model agency are absolute beginners, of course! But what does it actually mean to be a model beginner? In principle, there are two stages in modeling, the first being the young age from 14 to 17, when you find out if you really want to do the job. Many have a wrong idea of modeling and think that they can get directly onto the cover of Vogue, Elle or Harper’s Bazaar without any work. Wrong. Modeling is a very demanding job which requires a lot of ambition, motivation, perseverance and the will to persevere at the big castings, e.g. in Milan, Paris or also in Berlin and Hamburg. Because, as a model, you are always surrounded by strong competition. Every year, 10,000 people want to be models. The really good ones apply in the top agencies, many take part in TV casting shows and a much bigger part tries it on internet platforms.

The best way is always a serious model management, because it is not about a unique TV appearance but about a sustainable career. The targeted promotion from the beginning to the end, tips before the big first job and of course also the entire administration as well as the subsequent protection of rights of use. All this is part of a good management and therefore you should also decide for one of the renowned German model agencies. For example, our agency was voted one of the top recommendations for Germany by the Bravo Girl in 2017 and directly afterwards in 2018. This gives you the best contacts to the fashion world but also to advertising. But let’s start at the very beginning.

14 to 17 years Model Portfolio Construction, school & first jobs

When you are young, you usually start at the age of 14 or 15 and send your first model application to the agency. You can see how a model application is structured in our article.

If you get feedback from an agency, congratulations! Because that is already a first big step. Top agencies receive 30, 40, up to 70, 80 applications daily. In a week, in a month, a lot of things come together. Therefore the recall of a model agency is already a first big success for you!

Recording and development for Beginners

In the beginning you compete with different new models, many fight for jobs, photo shoots and customers. But before you even get the chance, you need first experiences through photo shootings and model coachings. Because if you work for big customers, on an international level, the first job has to be right there and it must not seem that you are a total beginner. Although you honestly say that you have your first job today, it can’t look at you. That’s why it’s so important that you first build up a good model portfolio to gain your first experiences.

Construction of the Model folder

In order for your model portfolio to become more diverse and stronger, your agency will arrange your first test shootings with good fashion photographers. They help you not to get a one-page book, but to combine different routes. Sporty, high fashion, black and white, portrait, group photos, you need a strong brand to keep up with the big competition of models! That’s why the structure of your model folder is so important. Read more here about the model folder

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This is where those who take the job seriously and appear punctually at the test shootings, deliver good results and also satisfy photographers part with professional work. This phase is relatively long and parallel to the school you will do few jobs, because you will first get a good model folder and of course also the time flexibility to do e.g. jobs in other cities. That comes in the 2nd

Your first Jobs

Your first jobs as a model will be mainly for small photo shootings, e.g. for online shop and e-commerce but also for Instagram and Lookbooks. In these first jobs you can prove your professionalism and show that you can do more than just look good. Because at some point the first moving images are added, e.g. for small video clips. These small video clips may eventually become whole commercials, perhaps even with voice content. At the latest here you must not only deliver the good appearance but also be able, e.g. in emotions but also in acting with other people. Imagine, for example, an advertising spot for a large furniture retailer who wants to show how comfortable the new living room furnishings are in a family situation. Your job as a model is to play the young daughter, who doesn’t really want to spend an evening with her family, but because the sofa is so comfortable, she stays at home all night! So you play a happy family, act together, 3 emotions and faces have to fit perfectly on the photo and in the video camera at the same moment. These and other challenges are waiting for you as a beginner in a modeling agency. The more jobs you do, the more confident you become and the better!

Not everyone has this ambition and so many stop on this way, so that in the end maybe only 20 to 30% remain who absolutely want to become a model! What’s the matter with you? Modeling is a demanding job. Nobody becomes a star overnight and the competition is big. Only those who are willing to take on this challenge and see it as an entrepreneurial challenge will be able to survive and get to know the big world.

Model Agency Evaluation

Good ratings are very important for any model agency. Because ratings show positive feedback. They also show you as a young model how serious a model agency is. So if you already see in your Google search that an agency has an average of only two stars for several ratings, you might want to keep your hands off it right from the start. If an agency has more than 3.5 stars, you can almost always assume that it is a good job. Even though it gets harder and harder, here is a good overview of what the majority of opinions about a model agency are. If a model agency has more than 4 stars or even almost 5 stars, you can be sure, if there are many reviews, that the model agency does a good job, has good references and good recommendations!

It is important that you always have a close look at ratings, likes and comments. So we’ll give you a little tip on how to assess the quality of the ratings. Nowadays you can buy both positive and negative feedback. If you look at a few indicators, you can easily see if they are real comments or bought ones. Also this should always play a role in your model agency rating!

Where can you see Reviews about Model Agencies?

There are many reviews about model agencies on the Internet. However, it is important that you use a portal that reflects different opinions and does not only include one or two reviews. Ideally, 20 or 30 people should have voted, because this will also tell you the size of a model agency. Those who have only managed to make two or three recommendations so far are either still at the beginning or their performance is not good enough yet. For ratings there are different portals, e.g. Google.

Google Reviews on Model Agencies

On Google you get a very good overview, because Google has the most users in Germany. This gives you a good overview of the different opinions and statements of people. The small disadvantage is that everyone is allowed to give an evaluation. For example, people who have not been accepted into the agency and are therefore angry are critical. In the short moment of rejection, one clicks quickly on Google and gives a bad rating. As a model, you should also pay attention to this and always ask yourself, is the evaluation serious or not constructive?

Here you can see some of our Google ratings:

Ratings on Instagram

There is no direct way to rate model agencies on Instagram, but you can see how well a model agency takes care of its models, castings, jobs and news from the likes and dislikes of the followers. Those who constantly have something new to report also make a lot of effort. It is important to make sure that the model agency has not only many followers, which you can buy relatively cheaply, but also that the interaction is right. How many Likes does a single photo have? Is the number always relatively the same or do the numbers fluctuate? This could also be an indication for bought Likes. Are there comments from real users? All these factors should always be taken into account in your evaluation.

Here you can find our Instagram Channel:

Rating on Facebook

Facebook is used by many users, which is why there is a good opportunity to view reviews and form an opinion, especially for products with an older target group. However, the users on Facebook are rather older and there are many trolls here as well, paid by competitors or just looking for rejection. Nevertheless one can get a very good overview.

Here you can see some of our Facebook reviews

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Rating by online portals

In the internet there are two, three very good model portals where you can find model agencies worldwide. These agencies are hand researched and also evaluated by an editor. By different quality criteria, they are finally included in the list. Here you will find two recommendations where you can find many good agencies for your city:

Good luck with your search! If you are looking for more tips for your model application, have a look at our other articles and learn how to contact a model agency.

Commercial Model Agency

Commercial means commercial and therefore selling. Conversely, we are thus in advertising and everything that has to do with advertising.

Commercial Models in Advertising

Commercial shots are advertising because they arouse a certain feeling in the customer through certain expressions, e.g. joy, love or passion and thus desire it. Desire for a product, a service or even affiliation, e.g. in communities. So if you are booked as a model for commercial photography, you have to know more than just good looks. It’s all about emotions, facial expressions and expressions that transport exact feelings, at the push of a button, with every photo or video sequence. There are not only the classic emotions you know from the television of casting shows, like sexy or sweet, of course there are also much more sophisticated sets, such as family shootings. You interact together with your life partner, the small child and on top comes the family dog. While you throw a ball to the child, everyone should laugh and look over the camera. Do you know how difficult it is to capture this situation perfectly? That’s why you need absolute professionals for commercial photography!

Lachen at the push of a button is not that easy

Who thinks laughing is so easy at the push of a button or, for example, playing an intimate situation between partners in front of a team of ten, like the first kiss, requires a lot of practice and experience. However, if the production time is only half a day and all team members have been optioned for that day, each recording must be perfect. That’s why modelling is so much more than just looking good, it’s about arousing emotions, that’s why you have to be very communicative but also social, because you have to be able to transfer into others and know their needs in order to get exactly what the customer booking needs for the campaign. Who builds up such a good reputation in the model agency, but also with customers, gets regular follow-up bookings. Especially in advertising, this can happen quite often, e.g. if you advertise for a bigger brand that is constantly adding new products to its portfolio.

Emotions during photo shoots

So that you can see how multifaceted emotions can be, here is a short overview of the different emotions you as a model have to master and that with different views, sets and situations:

  • anxiety
  • dislike
  • cluelessness
  • aggressiveness
  • apprehensiveness
  • thirsty
  • muddle
  • shaken
  • frightened
  • nuisance
  • hectic
  • hopeful
  • love
  • sleepy
  • surprised
  • overwhelmed
  • crazy
  • angry

More Character Than Mode

While fashion consists of novelty and permanent change, hence the term trend, it constantly needs a new look. To constantly create a new look you need constantly changing designs, colors, fabrics, patterns but also models. In order for fashion to focus absolutely on the collections, models are changed more frequently so that the same face is not always visible. With models it is a little different, if the customers like a person, she is booked quite frequently. Here you are again at recurring sequence bookings, an important indicator for you as a model. Because here you can see that your model agency likes to work with you and also the customers are satisfied.

Application for commercial Model

If you want to apply as a commercial model in our model agency, we are looking forward to receiving your photos! Send us yours here:

Model Agency Training – Your Job in Vocational Training

You want to do an apprenticeship in a model agency? Then you have certainly made a very smart decision! Because there are only a few specialists who are interested in working in a model agency. After all, the training is much more intensive and extensive than you might think. Because model agency does not mean photo shootings, but office work! Travel management, customer administration, marketing, public relations, at some point at the end there will be a photo shoot. If you are interested in a model agency training, then we have here once the most important information for you!

Model agent is not an apprenticeship

The direct term model agent, does not exist as training, if you want to do a model agency training, then you do classical training as a businessman or businesswoman for office management or dialogue marketing. During your training you will then specialize in the topics of a model agency. As mentioned above, this includes customer administration, travel management and also, for example, the calculation of usage rights for different media, countries and time periods. Of course, your instructors will teach you everything step by step, so that you become more and more a professional and eventually a real expert in the fashion industry. You have to be communicative, because you are constantly in conversation with customers, with your team or even with your models and of course influencers. Being a model agent means a lot of diligence, punctuality and always being a bit of a role model, because many of your models or influencers are younger than you, even if you are only 19 years old. This in turn gives you one of the few professions in this world in which you can develop very far very early on. In our vocational training, you already have in the first year contact points with international jobs, campaigns, photo shootings, buy-outs, designers, for you sometime an easy game. Of course, only with a basic training, technically well-founded and from real experts.

How long does vocational training take in a model agency?

Like any vocational training, this commercial training is also set at 3 years. Within the three years, you will have a permanent practical orientation in the agency and every week you will also have theory in the vocational school. This combination enables direct access to practical know-how instead of theoretical knowledge as in the university. This makes training in a model agency very attractive for many. After the three years you have your degree and are a state-certified businessman or state-certified businesswoman. In addition within your special field, e.g. office management or dialogue marketing. The vocational training then takes place in our headquarters, which you will find in Cologne. With occasional visits to Berlin, you will gradually expand your knowledge. After the first year of the apprenticeship there are further aspects, e.g. tax issues but also project management for larger campaigns, also more and more for influencer campaigns. Here, too, the combination of practical and theoretical knowledge is worth its weight in gold. The planning of such large projects and campaigns requires sound knowledge, from project management to accounting. Because only when projects end with a positive conclusion are customers satisfied and, of course, so are we as superiors. With this expertise, you can then switch directly to a very good full-time position after three years of vocational training.

How many model agencies offer training?

In fact, there are not many model agencies in Germany that offer a model agency training. In order to be a vocational trainer, you need special prior knowledge, so I have to register with the Chamber of Industry and Commerce and take exams to be a trainer. You will probably only find sound training at every tenth to twelfth model agency. If you can’t find any information about current vacancies on the website, it’s best to send an e-mail to the agency or just give us a call.

How do I write an application?

The most important thing for your application, for vocational training, is a short cover letter, maximum half a page and a short curriculum vitae, maximum one page. If you are applying for vocational training, it is of course clear that you are still relatively young and therefore cannot have much previous experience. That’s absolutely okay too! So just write down your most important knowledge, maybe one or two internships you have already done or side jobs and a short cover letter with motivation for your model agency training! You can find a free template for your application here.

Model Agency Alternative – People Models for Advertising

Alternative models, that means tattoos, piercings, edgy looks! No matter if in Berlin or Hamburg, especially for advertising and photo shootings with advertising motives you always need interesting faces. Therefore, many advertising agencies are also looking for alternative model agencies. Here you can find People Models, the technical term for alternative models. People means people from real life. From dreadlocks, to extreme and body size of 2 m 10, lure large tooth gaps or even once missing teeth. Especially for advertising, you need alternative characters that highlight the product once again or appeal to a very special and specific target group. No matter if it’s the vegan mom from Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg or the alternative punk in Hamburg. For many jobs there are different challenges.

Alternative Models in Advertising

For the muesli commercial, the new pram or even the chic small town car, advertising constantly demands characters that correspond to the realistic image of society rather than high fashion models. Therefore, many agencies have specialized in this area and call themselves People Agencies as described above. Here you’ll find the most exciting characters and, of course, special features that give some commercials the right spice. We all know commercials that live mainly from their character portrayals. Be it sympathetic sellers in electronics stores or the above-mentioned muesli commercial for a large German manufacturer that unites 3 hippies at one table. Each role has its own character and therefore needs a suitable character to fill it.

Where do I find good alternative model agencies?

In Germany there are a number of renowned agencies that also deal with alternative models, from body size to appearance. You can find a good list here:

 

Writing to a Model Agency – Application and Preparation

How do I correctly write a model agency? The model agency is very short, although many think that you need previous experience or professional photo shoots. In reality, you don’t need much, two photos and a few dates. Let’s have a look at what the perfect model agency looks like.

Fact: Model agencies have little time

The most important rule is keep your letter very short. Because in a renowned and good model agency, sometimes 50 to 100 applications arrive daily. If there is only one scout in the agency, he has only a few seconds for each application, besides the actual agency work. That’s why you have to score by your photo, not by a long cover letter.

Write to model agency: Contact Details and Dimensions

Your e-mail or letter should contain the following information:

  • Name and first name
  • Age
  • Residence
  • E-Mail address
  • Phone number
  • Body size
  • Fabrication

This basic information should be written to your model agency.

References and Social Media Accounts

Additionally you can add some more information. e.g.

  • Instagram Channel URL
  • YouTube Channel URL if you have more than 5,000 followers
  • Experiences, if you already had jobs or references and customers
  • Reference Links to YouTube or Vimeo for commercials

More information should definitely not be written to your model agency. Now we come to the actually important step, your photo! That’s right, the singular, photo. You don’t need an expensive photo shoot, no professional photographer, just you and a friend or a girlfriend, gladly also your mum or dad, who takes a good photo of you in the daylight. That’s it.

Application Photo for your Letter

As described above, if you are looking for new faces, the model scouts have little time. 50 to 100 applications reach a good model agency on average per day. This means that the model scout only has a few seconds for each application and each individual review of the application documents. In addition to scouting new faces, his work also includes making new contracts, planning the first shootings and presenting the model to the team. So what matters is your photo! In principle, your application should not contain more than a maximum of four photos, but basically one photo or two is sufficient.

  • Portraitfoto
  • Full body photo

In combination with your height, clothing and age, the scout has all the important information for himself. The decision then only takes a few seconds. How can you make your photos too perfect?

Perfect Environment for Application photos

For your application photos you should definitely pay attention to daylight, here you have the best lighting conditions and also absolutely natural radiation. Light emitted by lamps does not have the natural warmth and of course the light source is directly in the room, which can also be seen in the shadows. Therefore you should always make sure in the first step that you take your photo in daylight. You should absolutely do without make-up, any styling that distracts from you and your skin, your hair, your facial features, your proportions is too much! That’s why you should completely do without make-up and styling. Clothes should not distract from you either, so you should wear black trousers and as a woman a black top or as a man a black shirt. With the shoes you should keep it the same, plain and unobtrusive. Let’s sum it up again:

  • Photos in daylight
  • Good smartphone camera is enough
  • No make-up
  • No styling
  • Black trousers, black top, plain shoes

These are the most important facts for your application photos. So you have the two perfect pictures, portrait and full body. Make sure that you don’t laugh at either photo, be absolutely unemotional and just look into the camera. Like I said, nothing should distract from your person, even gestures or facial expressions. If you have both your photos, you are welcome to take a photo with a laugh and a photo of the page so that you can also see yourself in the profile. That would give you four photos and the perfect basis for your model agency to write!

Model Application at Cocaine Models

If you want to apply in our model agency, then we are looking forward to your application! You have now learned everything you need to write for your application or model agency. If you have already taken your photos, then you can apply as model!

Model agency for children – the perfect children model agency find

You’re looking for a children’s modeling agency? A children’s model agency is different from a model agency for adults and teenagers. Why is that? Particularly due to the special legal requirements regarding working hours and examinations, individual agencies have specialised in the placement of children’s models. In Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, Düsseldorf or even Munich there are good contacts for models at a young age. Especially for parents, it is important to find a reputable children’s agency that you can trust.

How does a child model agency work?

Just like every model agency you can also find children’s model agencies around their represented models. At first, however, this always means management and maintaining contacts, as in every company. The model agency is there to find customers, keep them and manage their jobs. The better a model agency takes care of the management of its clients and models, the more renowned it is. So working in an agency nowadays is very computer intensive. Appointments are planned, e-mails sent, mood boards for photo shootings or even polaroids for customers where they can get a natural impression of the model.

The better an agency is structured, the more requests it receives every day. These inquiries are then accepted and processed by a competent model agency, in the technical term Booker. He or she then chooses which models to propose for the customer or job. The first thing to do, however, is to deter various parameters and obtain information. Beginning with the basic data of the photo shooting, from the address to the start and end time, over the travel planning and the management of flights and hotels, up to the rights of use in different media, periods and also territories or countries.

At the end the customer decides for one of the models from the agency or another agency. Once the decision has been made, the model will be informed immediately or, at a children’s agency, the parents as well!

What serious model agencies are there for children?

If you are looking for a child model agency in Germany, we can recommend this list to you:

What should I look out for at a children’s model agency?

Basically, a model agency should not cost any money, which means that you never have to pay money to join a model agency. Model agencies provide the network as you do your potential work for photo shootings or advertising. As long as nobody has earned money, nobody should have to pay money. This is very important!

Some agencies take a small annual amount, if the reputation is right, that is of course legitimate. For example, if the agency works with very large customers and you can also see this on the website. This is the second most important point, pays attention to the reputation, that is, the appearance of the model agency. For example, take a look at the block and see what current jobs there are. Have a look at the modelboard and the quality of the photos, best compared to other model agencies. Does the agency work with 500 models or with selected 50 talents? The fewer talents an agency represents, the more it can focus on a single one. This is important because large jobs also take up a lot of time, key point travel planning.

Then take a look at Instagram, YouTube or Facebook in the next step. Does the agency post jobs regularly? Can you see castings? Is the agency active? Do you follow people? Is it a few thousand or only a few hundred? Need are the most important questions you have to ask yourself first. Our last and most important recommendation at this point, once again emphasized, is to always compare several model agency sites for children, so you definitely make a right decision, since you have looked at several candidates. Just like a casting director! Good luck with the children model search and the first cover letter for the model application, here again the link to Children*s Model Agency List.

Model Agency Baby

You’re looking for a modeling agency for your baby? Our model agency represents models only from the age of 15 years or already preparing at the age of 14 years. If you want to register your child early in an agency, then you should contact a special children’s model agency. Children’s model agencies have a special focus on working with kids and parents. Due to special legislation for minors and babies as well as a higher degree of care, one should always contact a renowned children’s model agency.

Children’s Model Agency Recommendations

In the following list you will find recommendations for Kindermodelagentur all over Germany. Have a look at the different offers here and decide if it is the right step already and which of the reputable agencies you choose. You can find the complete list here:

Model agency from 40

Become a model at the age of 40? Even at the age of 40 you can still join a model agency. However, it is a great advantage if you have already gained experience. E.g. because you already work as a make-up artist or in an advertising agency and sometimes even stood in front of the camera. If you want to professionalize yourself, do more jobs and build up your own model portfolio, then it is worth applying to a model agency.

Models over 40 years for photo shootings and advertising

There are extremely many products and accordingly many customers for 40 year old models. Whether it’s beauty products, advertising spots for real estate portals or food or even fashion online shops. The possibilities of jobs are very varied and accordingly one can also build up and establish oneself as a model at an advanced age. Especially due to the demographic change, the market for older models is getting bigger and bigger, so who prepares himself at the age of 40, so to speak, can get hold of Thomas later and win many different customers for himself.

Anyone who has already gained experience and has been active in model agencies before will of course have many advantages, precisely because of the demographic change that has just been mentioned. More and more commercials and more and more advertising campaigns are designed for an older audience or target group.

If you want to apply in our model agency, then we are looking forward to your application! Here you can find all information about the model application.

Model agency NRW – Become a Model & Requirements

Model agency Nordrhein-Westfalen – also in NRW many young models are looking for a good model agency. Whether in Cologne, Düsseldorf or the cities of the Ruhr area, from Dortmund to Essen and Bielefeld. North Rhine-Westphalia is the most populous region in Europe and therefore a perfect stepping stone into a career for models. With good connections to Germany, such as Berlin or Munich, but also close to European metropolises such as Paris and Amsterdam, NRW is an interesting location. Not only the agency landscape, also many customers have their location.

Modeling in North Rhine-Westphalia

Anyone who works as a model in North Rhine-Westphalia has a wide range of possibilities here. Düsseldorf is home to many fashion brands, from C&A to Peek and Cloppenburg to Hugo Boss. Various fashion shows, events and store openings. Cologne is also a media metropolis, with RTL, VOX but also large corporations such as Rewe. Photoshootings, commercials or also Shootings for Onlineshops, here one can collect as a model thus fast much experience, completely differently than in other areas in Germany. Therefore it is worthwhile to think about your own career at an early stage so that you can gain your first experience as early as possible and then make the leap into a professional modeling career.

Minimum dimensions and requirements for North Rhine-Westphalia

As a model it is no different in NRW than in the other federal states, from Bavaria to Berlin. There are individual requirements and prerequisites for each area, which you must fulfill for the majority of the jobs. For example, productions for advertising, fashion and also high fashion differ. The prerequisites for jobs in the beauty sector and jobs for sports models also differ. So there are individual guidelines for everyone. In general, however, it can be said that minimum sizes apply to the majority of models.

Female models in NRW

As a female model you should bring a minimum size of 174 cm with you in NRW, you should have a good skin structure and full hair. Your figure should be strong and you should usually have a ready-made size of 34 or 36. So you have chances for most jobs when it comes to photo shoots for online shops or even for commercials. Since you ultimately want to earn money with modeling, you should find your market and therefore also consider the respective requirements. Ideally, you don’t have tattoos or piercings. Here once again everything important summarized

  • Minimum size women of 174 cm
  • Fabrication 34/36
  • No tattoos, piercings, etc.

Men models in NRW

Of course, certain basic requirements also apply to men and boys, especially when it comes to jobs in fashion. Since most jobs take place here, however, less in commercial advertising, because here the characters are rather interchangeable, you should also as a man observe the requirements and minimum dimensions.

As a male model, a body height of at least 185 cm is recommended. For men, the clothing size varies depending on whether you want to focus on a career as an international model or a sports model. Anyone who later wants to work on the international stage at the age of 18 or 19 should have a slim, slightly defined figure. If you train too much and have too many muscles, you will be out for many jobs for many customers, especially in the big fashion metropolises around Paris and Milan, but also in Germany, e.g. in Berlin. Here once again summarized the most important information for male models

  • Minimum size men of 185 cm
  • Slim or slightly defined, sporty figure

Model Coachings in NRW

If you want to apply in our model agency, then you not only have the advantage of having one of the best management in Germany behind you, we also offer regular model coaching. Here we invite our experts and trainers to prepare our models for the most important first jobs. In particular, it is first and foremost a question of cooperation with the Agency. Punctuality, communication but also fast information, e.g. to free appointments or if you have to shoot a small video for a commercial spontaneously. All this has to work quickly so that you have the best chances of getting the jobs. For all photo shootings there is a strict deadline, also for the model selection.

A large part of the coaching deals with the topic of self-confidence and personality. How do you enter a room? Especially when it is early, when you arrived the evening before by plane, came directly from the hotel and now 15 people stand tired on the set and wait. Who’s got the power? You! You!

In addition there are tips from our fashion photographer for the first photo shoot, especially facial expressions, gestures but also posing in groups. E.g. for photos showing friends shopping and having fun together in the city or many different other situations. At the end there’s still the fashion show. No matter if it is the small showroom, the fashion show in Berlin or the international catwalk in Milan, all turns and movements have to sit. That’s why model coachings are so important and as one of the top agencies we attach great importance to our models making fast progress.

How to apply as a model in NRW?

You don’t need professional photo shoots, our model scouts have two simple mobile phone photos of you. A portrait and a full body photo. All this in natural daylight and without make-up or styling. Just wear a black jeans and a top or for men a shirt. You then send your two photos directly to our model scouts, with the most important information:

  • Body size
  • Confection size
  • Age
  • Name
  • Contact details

That’s it, you can apply as a model in NRW so easily!