Modeling 101: Fundamentals of Modeling - The Academy of Film, Fashion & Design

Modeling 101: Fundamentals of Modeling

Have you been told you’re beautiful and the camera loves you?
Does everyone tell you how photogenic you are?
Would you like to get paid to travel the World and join the fashion industry?
Have you always dreamed of becoming a model and having a lucrative career doing so?

If you answered “yes” to these questions, our course will give you a systematic approach to getting started on your new modeling career!

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Course Information

Being beautiful and photogenic are important traits but not what’s going to make you succeed in this competitive industry? Some of the traits that are important for working in modeling are a good sense of style, adaptability, a positive attitude, excellent stamina, communication skills, ability to look good on camera at all times, and outstanding facial projection. If you believe you possess these traits remember to draw attention to them.

Our successful model and modeling coach will give you the tips, tricks and training you need to succeed!

Course topics include:

  • What is a model?
  • Different types of modeling
  • Fashion vs Lifestyle modeling
  • Modeling on television
  • Learn to pose correctly
  • Learning to walk runway
  • Building a good photo portfolio
  • How to find photographers
  • Test modeling/Trade for photos
  • Working with photographers
  • What does an agent do
  • How to find the right agent for you
  • Utilizing social media to promote yourself
  • Personal conduct and preparedness
  • Knowing basic hair and makeup
  • Keeping up hygiene
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Meet our expert

  • Kate Holliday

    Kate Holliday has been in the modeling industry for over 20 years. She has a background working as both a fashion and lifestyle model. She has experience walking high fashion runways as well as catalog and print editorials. Her chameleon like persona has helped garnered her longevity in an industry known for its brief shelf life. She has worked with such lifestyle brands as Disney, HSN, Bealls, JCPenny and Dillards. Her fashion experience includes walking the runway for Etro, MuiMui, Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus.


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