Category: Freelancing

7 Reasons You Weren’t Hired for the Model Casting.

Why wasn’t I picked for the casting? We all know how disappointing it is to not get picked for a job you were hoping to book! Rest assured, “it’s not you.” Or it probably wasn’t you. 7 reasons you weren’t hired for the model casting.  You just don’t have the right look. It’s simply that. The client has a veryy specific look… Read more →

Pros and Cons of Being an Agency Model

This post requires no prelude. However, this is the opinion of several experienced models and not just myself. We are all in agreement. Here are some pros and cons of being an agency represented model.  10 PROS of Being an Agency Represented Model: You are, or should be, constantly busy with castings, test shoots, and jobs. You can make great connections… Read more →

How to Get Paid: Filing Small Claims

Small Claims Court There is something that needs to be said about Small Claims. Small Claims is easy. Models and freelancers generally have an income that is dependent not on one, but many various, possibly unreliable, sources. You need to know that if someone owes you money, there are safe and easy ways to go about getting it.  If you… Read more →

Model Mayhem 101: Contests and Boards

Before, I discussed the basic functions and how-to’s of Model Mayhem, using casting calls and collaborating on Model Mayhem, and finally, adapting your Model Mayhem account as you gain experience. Now, the last remaining Model Mayhem features of note are the contests and forums. Contests I see the contests as a way to verify your experience and expertise, the Model… Read more →

Model Fuse vs Model Mayhem: Review

**UPDATE: Sadly, Model Fuse has seemed to disappeared off the internet. Unfortunate, because they showed promise. But it just goes to show how difficult it can be to get a ‘leg up’ over competition (especially established). In the meantime, my good model friend Sierra Mckenzie is working on her own Freelance Models project. Feel free to click and check it… Read more →