An Artist’s Guide to The Model & Talent Industry

Written by Sadie, Company Director – SJB Management

With an ever-growing market, it's important to know the ins and outs of this industry. Whether you're just starting out in your career or have been working as a model for years on end - I've got tips that will help make sure success continues! I can't tell you how many times people ask me what am i really supposed to do before getting started? Here is all the info you need to get started

  1. Foreword
  2. Am I right for this industry?
  3. How do I find a good agency?
  4. Beware! You do not need an expensive portfolio!
  5. How do agencies assess?
  6. What do I do if my application is declined?
  7. What are my obligations to an agency?
  8. Sole Representation
  9. What are an agency’s obligations to me?
  10. Getting to auditions/assignments?
  11. What should I expect at an audition?
  12. What happens at a photo shoot?
  13. What happens at a commercial shoot?
  14. What is a licence and does my child need one?
  15. What about school?
  16. How much is an artist paid?
  17. Usage fees and buyouts explained.
  18. How do I get paid?
  19. Does my child have to pay income tax?
  20. Further information