Model Casting Calls
Do you have star quality?
Then this is your chance to shine and gain exposure in a major runway event.
Jacksonville Fashion Week is set to host an open casting call on Tuesday, February 12 & 19 2013 from 4-7pm at Taste Food Studio (9726 Touchton Rd, Jacksonville, FL ) for male and female models interested in gracing the catwalk for Jacksonville Fashion Week to be held March 27-30, 2013.
In its third year, Jacksonville Fashion Week is an annual lifestyle event that will display the fashion and style of 17 distinguished, emerging and established designers for entertainment and commercial purposes. This year JFW events will benefit chosen charities Dignity U Wear, Wolfson Children’s Hospital, and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). You will have the opportunity to showcase your talents and abilities for model scouts, members of the media and other influential industry professionals.
There are no age restrictions or required experience for the Model Casting (however experience is preferred). Applicants under the age of 18 must have parental/guardian permission to apply. Females must be at least 5’7” and males must be at least 5’10” to qualify and height will be confirmed at the casting call. **NO CHILDREN PLEASE**
What to Wear:
Dress is casual. Women should wear form-fitted clothing, little to no makeup, with hair pulled back and you MUST have heels to walk in. Men should wear fitted pants and a fitted t-shirt, with hair brushed away from the face. A headshot photograph of you will be taken at the casting call you attend. If you interested in walking for our swimwear runway shows, please bring a swimsuit with you (women only).
Time Commitment Requirements:
Punctuality and professional demeanor will be required at all times. You will be required to attend the designer fittings. If you are cast in more than one show, you will be required to attend fittings for each designer. All fitting dates and times are at each designer’s sole discretion. Each model is required to attend mandatory dress rehearsal of Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Models not in attendance at mandatory rehearsals will immediately be disqualified from participating in Jacksonville Fashion Week. The night of your designer’s show, you will be required to be on location as early as 3 pm, Thursday, March 28th through Saturday, March 30th for evening runway presentations.
All models selected to participate in a JFW runway show will receive:
- A JFW VIP gift bag valued at more than $200.00 following the event.
- Recognition on the JFW website.
- Opportunity to network and showcase your talents and abilities for experienced designers, model scouts, members of the media and other influential industry professional.
- Voucher for $75 off of portfolio photography services from Mario Peralta Photography
All models selected to participate in Jacksonville Fashion Week will be chosen by the participating designers and only those selected will be notified. If you do not receive notification of your selection then you have not been chosen at this time to participate. All models chosen will receive notification by mid-March.
Apply to be a JFW model HERE
We look forward to seeing all of you at one of the casting calls!!
-The JFW Team–