FEMALE MODEL CALL APPLICATION
The Focused Lens Photography is issuing a Casting Call for the below listed models. There are multiple sections to this questionnaire, so please read carefully and respond, if interested, since several models are needed for new, stylized photography sessions.
All applicants MUST complete the below required information.
Your form will not be submitted if required information is left out.
FIRST ROUND OF AUDITIONS ARE SET TO OCCUR JANUARY 26TH, 27TH AND 28TH. IF YOU ARE SELECTED TO AUDITION, WE WILL CONTACT YOU AND RELAY INFORMATION ABOUT LOCATION, DATE AND TIME.
First Round Audition Invitations will go out on or before Thursday, January 25th.
Additional Audition Dates will occur in March.
Auditions are open until all spots are filled.
OPEN FEMALE MODEL CALL
Open Female Model Call is for females only, age 16 and up (Boudoir applicants must be over 18 yrs of age). We are casting for persons of all color, age, height, and size. We are interested in auditioning all types, so please don't hesitate to apply.
Models may be asked to model for one, or more, of the following portrait session types: High School Senior portraits, Dancer sessions (dance experience required), Senior Adults (age 60 and older), and Boudoir Sessions.
CONTRACT AND NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT SECTION
The below agreements are required to be completed before the audition. If you do not sign model release agreements, you will not be allowed to audition and/or interview. The below requirements cannot be negotiated, modified or changed in any manner. This is to protect all parties involved since many of these photographs will have the potential to have national and international exposure. All models will be required to sign the current Model Release Agreement at the audition. Boudoir models will sign a separate Boudoir Model Release Agreements at the audition, in addition to the current Model Release Agreement.
EXAMPLE MODEL RELEASE AGREEMENT
This Model Release Agreement, hereinafter referred to as the “Agreement”, is between The Focused Lens, L.L.C., referred to as the "Photographer", and the photographic subject of this photography agreement, hereinafter referred to as the " Model", collectively referred to as the "Parties", with the portrait session detailed below.
I, _____________________________________________, the below-signed Model, hereby assign full copyright of these photographs to The Focused Lens, L.L.C., and the related representatives and their assignees, together with the right of reproduction either wholly or in part.
I grant to the Photographer or licensees or assignees the permission to use the above-mentioned photographs either separately or together, either wholly or in part, the perpetual, irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish video and/or photographs of me, where I may be included for editorial trade, general marketing, product advertising, fashion and any other business purpose in any manner and media.
The Photographer and licensees or assignees may have unrestricted use of these photographs for whatever purpose, including advertising, with any retouching or alteration without restriction.
I agree that the above-described photographs and any reproductions shall be deemed to represent an imaginary person, and further agree that the Photographer or any person authorized by or acting on his or her behalf may use the above-mentioned photographs or any reproductions of them for any advertising purposes or for the purpose of illustrating any wording, and agree that no such wording shall be considered to be attributed to me personally unless my name is used.
Provided my name is not mentioned in connection with any other statement or wording which may be attributed to me personally, I undertake not to prosecute or to institute proceedings, claims or demands against either the Photographer or his or her agents in respect of any usage of the above-mentioned photographs. I hereby release the photographer named above from all claims and liability relating to images, video or photographs taken of me.
The term of this agreement is perptual for life and covers images captured from January 26th, 2018 thru January 29th, 2018 and is applicable to any photographs taken by The Focused Lens, L.L.C. during that time period.
I have read this Model Release form carefully and fully understand its meanings and implications.
MODEL: FOR THE FOCUSED LENS, L.L.C.:
Print Name Print Name
Signature / Date Signature / Date
AUDITION & PHOTO SHOOT INFORMATION
The first round of auditions are set to occur on January 26th, 27th and 28th in Shreveport, LA. If you are selected to audition, an Audition Invitation will be sent to you. It will contain the following information : Audition / Session Background that will explain the style of the photo session you have been chosen for, wardrobe and styling options, the date, time and exact address of where to be at ON-TIME.
You will need to come to the audition fully prepared and ready for a 1 hour photo session. We will interview you for about 15 minutes and then proceed with a 45 minute photo session.
In exchange for modeling, we are offering (1) 8X10 and (4) 4X6 prints OR, (3) fully edited digital images for your portfolio. These will be for social media sharing only, not for print or self editing and re-posting by model. Copyright of all images are retained by photographer.
WHEW!! You made it. CONGRATULATIONS!!! ONE MORE THING.
We are so glad you stuck around long enough to make it thus far. That's a good sign you have what it takes to be our model. Professional, attentive to details and dedicated to seeing things through.
So, ONE LAST INSTRUCTION. Return to the original Facebook posting and enter one of these words, "Completed", "Done", or "Submitted" into the comments section of the original Facebook posting. This will let us know to check your questionnaire and process it immediately.
Once we have reviewed all applications, we will notify each applicant thru invitations or further instructions. All Audition Invitations for first round auditions will be sent on or before Thursday, January 25th.
Thank your for submitting your application and GOOD LUCK.