Kids modelling and kids fashion model have become very familiar topics in India. For past generations, this has been a taboo but not now-parents have become very straightforward and want to showcase their children’s talents to the whole world. In the social networking sites, our generation is almost always grinning at the cute and adorable baby pictures-a little bit of smartness oozing out from children is always appreciated by other people. So people are always in the lookout for opportunities. In this article, we are going to see the scopes available for kids modelling in India:
- TV serials: From the era of globalization kids are frequenting the television screen. After the 90s, they are provided with a lot of chances.
- Kids are required for different labels: kids required for commercials about health drink and dairy products.
- Kids between ages of 8 and 11 are required for stationary product commercials like toys and video games. Kids between this age differences is also required for concept shoot and stock photography that caters to demand of metropolitan cities.
- Kids with same age difference are also required for shooting toy commercials i.e. toys and video games. Enthusiasm for outdoor sports is also encouraged through these commercial platforms.
In case of a portfolio, one can request a modelling agency to shoot it. An agency only needs to click a few good pictures of your children to know whether they would be able to commit to such a career. A modelling agency can do that. There are several notable and exclusive modelling agencies in India and one need to choose them to pursue a modelling career for their children. Other agencies which lack exclusivity can ask you for the full amount of money without getting the whole job done. One needs to be aware of that.
The best modelling agency will always contact the applicant within a few weeks; usually agencies search for a committed a parent who will be able to groom his or her children properly. These works are mostly contractual so many parents are not that dedicated and the modelling agencies have to bear the brunt for that. But if the parents and the modelling agencies work together they will be able to bring the job to fruition. Initially the earning is meagre, but once one starts climbing the ladder, there is no upper limit.
Modelling may sound glamorous but posing for camera is hard work for both-the parent and the child. The parent has to put effort and make the child camera-friendly. He must not be uncommunicative rather than straightforward while working with the professional photographers. The lighting often takes much time to set up during which the parents need to amuse or keep busy their children.
Moreover, there are several modelling agencies available in the market. These agencies are nowadays breaking stereotypes by featuring toddler models with Down syndrome. Other retailers are also featuring models with disabilities in its ads. These kinds of agencies are not only providing quality content but they are also helping in spreading social awareness which brings out the positive side of glamour world.