Many parents look to capitalise on the looks of their children from an early age by putting them forward to be models. If they are selected they could have a very successful modelling career, a career that would start off by contacting your local kid’s agency.
There are literally hundreds of kids agencies that now take on young children. Simply type the keywords ‘kids’ agency’ into your preferred search engine and you will be presented with a long list of possible companies. Many of them just require a few simple details to get started. Name and address of course will be required, both of the child and the parent, as well as a contact number and email address. Also a recent photograph will need to be included as well. Many agencies have age restrictions with the majority starting around the age of three, though there is a few selected kids’ agency that will accept children of a younger age.
Many kids’ agencies will be in touch with you within a certain time frame, usually around 48 hours. As you appreciate there are inundated with parents who are looking to get their children started at a very early age so they do tend to be rather busy. A reputable and reliable kid’s agency will be in touch with you and your child and the first thing they should do is offer you a free consultation. They will give you as a parent all of the advice and guidance you will need to get your child started in the modelling world.
Many of the very best kid’s agencies will hold open days on a regular basis, as well as holding modelling workshops too. Make sure your check out as many kids’ agency websites as you can and see for yourself when these events are happening so you can take your child along with you. This is a great way to see of your child is outgoing and up to the rigours of being a model, and also it is a good way to see if they like being in front of lots of people and most of all being in front of the cameras.
Kingklip is a casting kids agency that has established itself as one of the most respected casting agencies in South Africa. Visit kingklip.co.za for acting, presenting and voice-over representation.