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Primarily artist card is needed as it offers a protection to an artist’s main needs like payments, working hours and so on. When a large production house requires a huge number of junior artists, the authentic organizations produce these cards.

Why Do You Need Artist Card:

Primarily artist card is needed as it offers a protection to an artist’s main needs like payments, working hours and so on. When a large production house requires a huge number of junior artists, the authentic organizations produce these cards. Let’s take a note of the other reasons behind getting an artist card:

  • This card may be useful in particular for junior artists who do not have any professional training or who are devoid of any ambition to be the ‘super star’ in near future. Generally they don’t have dialogues or one or two perhaps. They may come from a community which sees acting as just a job to earn daily bread rather than an actual art. This is valid for people like makeup artist
  • You can appeal to the union if you are a registered junior artist with an artist card in case the casting directors ask you to do overtime without any valid overtime.
  • An actor with artist card and professionally trained may get better chance compared to an artist with union card holder.

Anyway this doesn’t mean that you can’t go without it since there are examples of people who had seen face of success without it. But it acts as a positive catalyst to fasten your progress.




Due to covid people think modelling and acting industry is not working but thats not TRUE..

Industry is ON

CASTING is done on phone, no personal visit required..

Audition you can record anywhere and send on whtsapp itself..

No need to stop hunting for work..

First you will get shortlisted on the basis of pictures and then client  might ask u to share your current introduction video, just to check your current look, your confidence and your body language..

This is the best time to work from home and approach as many new contacts as possible..

Improve your acting and modelling skills at home..

Shooting with permission is on….






Check how old is these social media accounts 

Check google reviews 

Check how old are google reviews and other reviews 

Ask as many questions as possible like shoot date, location, timing, payment on hand 

Talk in official time only 

Ask social media details of contact person

Search reviews on google

Dealing with Disappointment

Dealing with Disappointment


Don’t take it personally. By nature of the audition process, many talents will try out for a role but only one will receive it. To help children deal with the inevitable disappointment that comes when they don’t land a role, Rofé teaches her students that casting is “nothing personal.” A talent may nail an audition and still not receive the role simply because the director has a different look in mind for the part, for instance.

Poon says the word she and her husband use is “preference.” “It’s not about talent, it’s just the director’s preference. After you’ve done it enough, you know it’s not personal,” she says.

“You’ll never know why you don’t get the part,” . “They may have given it to an eighth-grader who’s graduating or maybe the role just wasn’t right for you—you never know. But every audition should be a win-win situation. If talents are confident and prepared, they’ll impress the director and they’re bound to get another role down the road.

It’s okay to be nervous. In fact, it’s a good thing. “You need that adrenaline to run a marathon, why wouldn’t you need it in an audition? Take that nervous energy and turn it into good energy,”

Keep calm

Prepare the right materials

Be willing to try new things, have fun





Can Body Type STOP you from doing Modelling ???

Can Body Type STOP you from doing Modelling ???

Can body type stop you doing Modeling ??

Your body type doesn’t matter. At least not in the way you might think. No matter what your body type is, you can still reach your goals. Natural chubsters can have flat abs, skinny hardgainers can get jacked, and you can absolutely crush it in fitness.

A body type won’t keep you from the body of their dreams. It can’t.

When it comes to getting modelling or acting jobs, your body type doesn’t really matter in commercial modelling. But when it comes to getting the best results, knowing your body type can make a big difference.

In the modelling world, everything can work. The trick is finding what works best for you—as an individual. That’s where the magic happens. Understanding your body type will help you fine-tune both training and nutrition to focus on what works best for you and maximize your progress..

So anyone can do modelling and acting, you shud just have confidence, body language and knowledge about how to carry urself..

Nothing can stop you..

How to Get Signed to a good Modeling Agency

How to Get Signed to a good Modeling Agency

How to Get Signed to a Good Modeling Agency

Modeling agencies are always looking for fresh talent. There are two basic ways to be discovered. You can have them come to you, or you can go to them.

In today’s social media-centric world, Instagram is being used by more and more talent scouts. The best modeling agencies are looking at Instagram profiles to help them find new talent.

Here are four top tips to help get signed by an agency.

1. Market yourself like a professional.

Set up an modelling portfolio and use Instagram and social media to your advantage. It doesn’t have to be all work related, but make sure your online presence communicates the real you. The scouts will be looking at it, so make sure there’s nothing there you don’t want them to see!

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2. Research modeling agencies and set up interviews.

Many smaller agencies have open calls throughout the week. Follow their instructions carefully. Bring the recommended photographs and paperwork, be professional, and be courteous. Remember, it’s not just about how you look in front of the camera but also about how trainable and personable you are.

3. Submit to agencies online.

Almost all commercial modeling agencies accept online submissions from models. You’ll be expected to have a few photographs and maybe a portfolio. Check out some great examples of model portfolios. Many also want to see your Instagram or Facebook profiles, if you use those to market yourself (which you should be doing!).

4. Get natural photos as well along with professional photographs.

Most agencies want to see the “natural” you. They want snapshots with natural poses and little or no makeup. Simple hair styling and a basic outfit (like jeans and white t-shirt) are recommended as well. If you are submitting to an agency online via their web form or email, double and triple check their requirements whether it is one of the good modeling agencies for beginners. Many agencies spell out the sort of photographs they’re looking for and their current needs in terms of models.

Staying Safe

Unfortunately, in the process of marketing yourself to agencies, you may be approached by nefarious individuals claiming to be talent scouts. In an industry where many new models are waiting for their big break, unscrupulous individuals have figured out ways to take advantage. If a talent scout approaches you, always double check their credentials and check with the agency with which they work. As always, if it’s too good to be true, it probably is. The agencies know this is a problem, and there is never any harm on checking up on who you are working with.

Modelling Tips: Ramp Walk Tips For Indian Models

Modelling Tips: Ramp Walk Tips For Indian Models

Modelling Tips: Ramp Walk Tips For Indian Models

Setting Your Facial Expression
1) Set your chin facing slightly down. Don’t hang or droop your head- act like you have the invisible string attached at the top of your head holding you up. Because you will be above the audience on the catwalk, keeping your chin facing slightly down will let the audience see more of your face. Additionally, keeping your chin slightly tilted down will add angle to your face and will help lend you a little bit of attitude.

2) Don’t smile, and keep your mouth closed in a natural position. You don’t want to distract from the clothes you are wearing with a smile. Look in the mirror and try to hold your mouth naturally to see how it looks and feels. Ask someone else how your facial expressions look. Sometimes other people will be able to see things that you don’t notice.
For example, ask your friend “Do I look fierce?”.
If your lips slightly part naturally, you don’t have to force your lips closed.

3) Keep your eyes focused on something ahead of you. When it comes to making a good facial expression, the emphasis in the facial expression is on the eyes and eyebrows. Keep your eyes fixed on a point, and do not look around you. Stay concentrated on where you are going, and look alert and at attention. Focus on something that gives you purpose, and it will show in your eyes.
It may be tempting to make eye contact with someone in the audience; however, hold your facial expression, and avoid eye contact.
Be careful not to trip as you are walking. You should occasionally check your walk with your eyes only to keep yourself balanced and confident in your walk.
Use a mirror or a friend to double-check how your look is coming across. Keep trying with different looks until you find one that works as a supermodel look while feeling natural for you.

Walking and Posture
1) Stand up straight! Imagine that there is an invisible string holding you up from your spine to the top of your head. Keep your shoulders slightly back, and stand up as straight as you possibly can. This posture is what is going to sell the model presence the most, even if you are not actually tall like a model.
Keep your body loose while you stand tall. You do not have to hold your body stiff in order to stay tall. Practice appearing comfortable while walking tall by practicing in front of a mirror.

2) Place one foot in front of the other and walk with long strides. Imagine that you are walking on a rope by keeping one foot in front of the other walk, which will allow your hips to swing from side to side in that classic model way. As you strut forward, try to project confidence with your walk.If you are doing male style modeling, you do not have to place one foot directly in front of the other, instead, you can walk more naturally with your feet placed more side by side than one foot in front of the other.
Don’t go overboard with swinging your hips. You don’t have to be afraid of letting your hips move; however, do not exaggerate the motion intentionally.
3) Allow your arms to hang at your sides, and keep your hands relaxed. You do not need to swing your arms quite as much as your body will naturally. Let your arms hang and swing only slightly. This will make you look cool and composed as you walk down the catwalk. Likewise, keep your hands relaxed so that they are loosely cupped and slightly open. Also, don’t hold your fingers together too closely. There can be a 1/4 inch of space between your fingers.
Don’t make your arms too stiff, let them bend and sway slightly with your body.
Try not to move your hands too much or ball them up as this will make you appear nervous.

4) Practice walking with your heels on. No catwalk strut is complete without a tall pair of heels to give you height. But, if you are not practiced in walking in high heels it can take some getting used to. Put on your heels in the morning while you are getting ready. Strut around to get used to walking like a model and walking in high heels at the same time.

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What is Minimum Qualification for Modelling & Acting | Right Age To Start Acting | मॉडलिंग करियर |

What is Minimum Qualification for Modelling & Acting | Right Age To Start Acting | मॉडलिंग करियर |

What is Minimum Qualification for Modelling & Acting | Right Age To Start Acting | मॉडलिंग करियर |

Eligibility: There is no specific qualification or age limit to enter into this field. First step for making an entry is to prepare a portfolio. This consists of a series of photographs taken by a professional photographer. The portfolio can then be shown to an advertising agency, a model co-ordinating agency providing suitable models according to requirements, or a fashion designer. Another way to enter into this career is to apply for the contests sponsored by magazines, cloth manufactures, cosmetic companies etc and participating in beauty pageants. 

There are no set standards of training in this area, and models are usually expected to learn on the job. A beginning for training in this field has been made by ex-models who have set up training schools, however it is restricted mainly to Delhi and Mumbai.

Main attributes required to become a model is a good and healthy complexion, and lustrous hair. Models should be tall, fashion industry criteria for best models are 5’7″ to 6′ or 6′ plus. For a man, height should be 6′ or 6′ plus and he should be muscular. Being photogenic is the single most important quality to have for a model. Apart from this good knowledge of acting, camera friendly attitude and a great amount of self confidence will reward success in this profession. They must also be open to criticism.




How to Become a Model

How to Become a Model

How to Become a Model

Commercial modeling is arguably the hardest to get across in your portfolio. Take your photographer to a food truck festival and really enjoy those tacos. Use your purse or backpack as a focal point in the shot. Pore over magazine ads, and try to recreate them. Commercial modeling is acting in print and can be incredibly hard to sell. But when you do it right, the photographs are incredibly compelling and sell both the product and your abilities as a model.

Lastly, you’ll want to include any tearsheets you have. A tearsheet is a page torn out of a publication where you’ve been featured. For your digital portfolio, linking to the publication will suffice. If you are going to include tearsheets in your physical portfolio, be sure that they have cleanly cut edges and are in protective plastic sheets. It will leave a bad impression if your pages look tattered.

These are your portfolio must-haves. This will leave you with a small collection of photographs. You can fill it out by adding other shots from these categories. Make sure there is at least one of you smiling, and end on a compelling headshot.

Fitness Model

Do you like to hit the gym? Do you lift? Does the idea of being covered in baby oil and flexing your hard-won muscles for an appreciative audience appeal to you? Sounds like you’ve got the what it takes to become a fitness model. A fitness model is dedicated to displaying a healthy, toned physique and focused on maintaining highly defined muscles. Fitness modeling has become a driving force in the industry. Beyond the dedicated competitions, there are several industry and commercial magazines ripe with opportunities for gym buffs.

Glamour Model

Lights! Camera! Smoulder! Glamour modeling is surprisingly diverse. Unlike many other types of modeling, there are no industry standards or limitations to body size and shape. Glamour models embrace the sexier and sultrier side of modeling. Bikini, boudoir, and lingerie modeling all fall under this broad umbrella. Glamour models sell a high-end lifestyle—whether it’s in a music video, an art house print, or a bikini calendar.

Alt Model

Do you have an ever-expanding collection of tattoos and piercings? Is your everyday look other people’s idea of a fancy dress costume? Alt, or alternative, models don’t typically fit in with industry norms when it comes to beauty and style. With their tattoos, piercings, radical hair, and wardrobes brimming with spikes, corsets, and PVC, alternatives models are the wild children of the modeling world. Alt modeling is usually a cross between glamour modeling and art modeling.

Plus Model

With the majority of American women falling into the plus-sized category, this type of modeling has been growing at a rapid pace. Traditionally, plus models were sizes 6 to 8 US (4 to 6 UK), but with the plus fashion industry changing as rapidly as it has, the industry has seen a rise of models of all shapes and further size diversity. Plus models are gaining a lot of traction, especially on social media, and designers are continuously expanding their size ranges to embrace this growing market.

Runway Model

Divas to the runway please! Runway models are the crème de la crème of the fashion world. Adhering to strict regulations regarding height, weight, and measurements, these models travel the world and are often seen walking for the best of the best designers and fashion houses. Some runway models even go on to create their own fashion lines or agencies.

Editorial or Commercial

Finally, we have editorial models. While all of the above can also be editorial or commercial print models, editorial models know how to really interact with the camera and create interesting shapes with their bodies to show off a garment. Depending on the theme and mood of the photos, anyone can be cast for an editorial shoot. Print models tend to be the most varied and versatile of the group.

Work that Runway

Now that you’ve had a primer on how to get into modeling and how to choose the type of modeling that’s right for you, it’s time to go out there and werk! Find your light, your angles, and your stride. You’ve got this. The single biggest factor that will help you become a model? Confidence!

Tips to avoid Casting Scam

Tips to avoid Casting Scam

Tips to avoid Casting Scam


Across a lot of websites there’s been an increase in the number of internet scams targeting actors and models. At the end of this article you’ll find an example of a recent scam to be on the lookout for.

So when looking at casting calls on any site, or when receiving messages from casting personnel you haven’t worked with before, please keep an eye out for the following 11 warning signs:

Bad Grammar & Strange Emails :

The majority of casting scams are from foreigners with a bad understanding of English and entertainment-industry terminology. It’s also common for scammers to write out their email addresses in odd ways, such as using spaces, parentheses, brackets, or other special characters. For instance, they might format their email address like casting [@] example [dot] com. Beware of any casting calls using that technique. And these scammers may also use nonsensical job titles and obviously fake names (e.g., “Jimmy Freelancer”), etc.

Prepayment :

No real project will offer to pay you upfront before you’ve actually done any work for them. Scammers, however, will frequently offer to pay upfront to try and gain your trust (but you’ll never get any real money from them) or to try and trick you into revealing your banking details, or to try and talk you into wiring them some money back in return, etc.

Check Sent in the Mail

False Identities :

Scammers will sometimes use the names of real people and real companies. They may even link to the real websites of the people they’re pretending to be. But if you check the scammer’s email address, phone number, and project details against the details of the real people, you’ll find they don’t match up.

Modeling Jobs:

The majority of casting scams are for modeling gigs. Although there are lots of real model casting calls as well, be extra cautious when considering modeling opportunities.

Casting Without an Audition :

Although some real projects will also cast actors online without meeting them first, it’s more common among scammers to claim they want to hire you without even meeting you first.

No Locations :

Casting scams will often say they’re “shooting near you” without being specific about the state where the project is taking place. Or they’ll even change the state to match your location if you tell them that you’ve moved.

Address Requests :

Scammers will often imply that you’ve been hired but ask you to send them some additional info first, including your home address. A real project wouldn’t usually need your full home address upfront.

Wire Transfers :

Scammers will often come up with a variety of excuses for why you need to wire them money. They’ll even offer to pay you extra in exchange for wiring some money back to them. Unknown to you, the money you wire will be picked up by the scammers’ associates using a different name, likely in a different country, and then they’ll disappear with the money. Never wire any stranger money, ever.

No Casting Notices :

Although some scammers will try to post a fake casting call online to supplement their scam emails, most scammers do not bother to take this extra step. So if someone you’ve never heard of before emails you out of the blue offering to cast you in a project and they don’t have a casting notice that they can link back to for more details, then you should be suspicious!

Nudity & Inappropriate Requests :

If a project asks you to send them anything you’re not comfortable sending them, or if they ask you to do anything at an audition or on set that you’re not comfortable with – such as an unexpected request for nudity or any other unusual, strange, unprofessional, or innappropriate requests – don’t be afraid to say “no.” Trust your instincts, and walk away from potentially bad situations.

Unexpected Fees :

If an opportunity requires any sort of legitimate payment from you to participate (e.g., a membership fee to join a community theater, or an entry fee to enter a talent competition), then the fee requirements should be clearly spelled out in their original listing. However, if fees were not mentioned in the original casting call, and then the producers surprise you with unexpected fees or other dubious obligations, then be wary. This could be a case of a pay-to-play or bait-and-switch scam.


What Soft Skills Do You Need to Succeed in This Career?

Active Listening:

The ability to listen carefully to directors and fellow actors is essential.

Verbal Communication

You must be able to speak clearly and express your feelings orally.


You will have to conjure up emotions and motives of the characters you portray.


Actors must be able to memorize lines.


This is a competitive field. It is more likely than not that you will have to repeatedly audition and deal with rejection often.


Common Misconceptions

A director or producer will discover you:

If you sit around waiting to be discovered, you will most likely remain a starving artist. If you want to work, you will have to go out and audition.

You will be rich:

The median wage for this career is relatively low. Many aspiring actors make ends meet by working unrelated jobs, for example waiting tables.

You will be a star:

If you are hoping to become a celebrity, you will be disappointed. Become an actor because you love acting, not because you want to become famous.

All you need is talent:

If all you needed was the talent to land roles, there would be far fewer unemployed actors. Not only must you be talented, but also those in charge of casting must consider you “right” for the parts for which you audition.