How do I become a Pretty Goons Brand Ambassador?
Follow 5 simple steps at the top of the Pretty Goons application located here: https://www.thekhaliseum.com/pgapplication
Do I have to be a Model to Join?
No, You can be a podcast Co-Host or apart of our Admin Team
Is there a weight Requirement?
No, but we prefer all our ladies to healthly and be less than 300lbs
Do I have to walk the Runway?
No, you don't have to walk the runway to be a Pretty Goons model However we would love for you to walk the Runway but you don't have to. You can be a Print model, cohost or admin.
What do Pretty Goons Co-Host Do?
They give their opinions on our podcast and co-host via Zoom or in person.
Do I have to live in Tampa, Fl to be a Pretty Goon?
No,as a co-host on our podcast or as an admin you can live anywhere in the world as long as you have the ZOOM application. However if you want to be a Pretty Goons model you have to either live in Tampa Bay or be able to travel here frequently
Why do we have to participate in Fundraisers?
Just like all companies we have bills that keep the lights on. Our fundraisers help us cover those bills and keep our podcast & company afloat. As a team member we expect us all to pitch in and do our part to make sure the company survives.
Are Pretty Goons photo Shoots FREE?
No, however our team members pay for the photo shoots with thier time, participation, & helping with team fundraisers.
Am I required to travel to Tampa?
No, we would love for you to come visit us in Tampa but it is not a requirement unless you want to attend our fashion shows, events, photo shoots or in person group activities. You will be required to get their by your own means.
Can I join another modeling Team?
No, if you are a Pretty Goon you are not allowed to join another modeling team. This cuts down on confusion and any conflicts of interest
What qualities are required for PRETTY GOONS modeling?
You need to want to be a model and be committed to achieving it! You need to be dedicated to being the best model you can be and be a woman of your word. It might sound obvious but it is amazing how many prospective models realize they can't do a shoot and don't show up for many weeks and then give up due to a busy schedule. Having the right look and figure is also important but without determination you will not succeed. If you want to be a model then you should always be professional in your attitude. Also practie good communication. If you provide a phone number or email address you should always return contact promptly within 24 hours.
What do Pretty Goons models do?
- Co-Host mulitple TV Shows & Podcast on The GDE TV Network
- Promote various clothing lines
- Attend various special events, parties, & fashion shows
- Act as brand ambassadors to various clothing, cosmetic, & fashion brands
- Volunteer for various community service projects
Are there any restrictions for different categories of PRETTY GOONS modeling?
No We don't have a height requirement however, Different types of modeling have different requirements. For example, catwalk/runway has some specific requirements for size. At least, You need to be at 5'8" to suit to that type and if you are less than 5'8" you will need to wear heels to make up the height difference. The requirements for glamour & plus size modeling are far more relaxed and primarily just a figure that is in proportion.
Do I need a Model Portfolio?
We will help you build your portfolio so It is not a requirement for you to have a portfolio to become a PRETTY GOONS model.
Do I need good quality photos for my modeling portfolio?
Yes! You may be heard that an agency only need amateur photos to judge your potential as a model. This may be true, but these days much promotion of glamour models is done outside of model agencies on the web with online portfolio hosting sites where the best quality portfolio shots will give you an advantage. Your portfolio should show a variety of poses in different styles of modeling you are looking to do, but include a clear head face shot and full length shot to show your figure.
Is Pretty Goons a modeling agency?
No, Pretty Goons is more of a sorority than a modeling agency. We are a organization that helps models navigate, grow, and gain experience in the modeling industry.
Do I need to sign with a Modeling Agency?
Our answer is eventually you probably would want to. A modeling agency can help you to get work and represent you for potential modeling jobs that are required by clients. However, as a result of the internet, a large number of glamour or nude models now are able to work freelance with their own websites or portfolio hosting sites to generate leads for work. If you are only looking for fashion modeling, work it is highly, unlikely that you could earn sufficient to live on without any agency representation.
I'm interested in glamour modeling, but I am not sure that I am suitable?
There is no specific look for glamour modeling so let us be the judge of whether you are suitable. Some models who initially think that they don't have the right look have turned now to the best models.
Everyone says I should be a model. So can anyone be a model?
I wish I can say yes, but the truth is, no. Not everyone can be a model. There are certain looks that are generally desired and it takes a lot of hardwork and dedication to make it as a model. However you may be chosen to be a Co-Host on our podcast or join our Admin Team.
Do Pretty Goons offer a Exclusive or an Non-Exclusive Agreement?
We offer an Non-Exclusive Agreement
What's the difference between an Exclusive and an Non-Exclusive Agreement?
An exclusive contract states that all work, including free work for TFP/TFCD, must go through the agency. No exceptions. An open contract on the other hand states that you are free to accept any offer that comes your way.
What should I wear for an interview, Casting, or Orientation?
Dress professionally. Remember, you only get one chance to make a first impression. Actors, real people models and commercial modeling applicants: Dress to impress, business casual. High fashion and catalogue modeling applicants Ladies please wear high heels, wear no makeup. Male high fashion and catalogue modeling applicants please be prepared to take your shirt off and show your walk.
Why do models have to be tall and slender?
For both aesthetic and practical reasons, that’s the longtime standard in the modeling industry. A tall, slender body is considered a better "hanger" for a designer’s clothes, both on the runway and in front of the camera (which really does add pounds). Clothing samples are cut to fit tall, slender bodies. For girls, that usually means clothes cut in sizes 4 to 6, fitting for a girl with a minimum height of 5 feet 7 inches. For guys, jacket sizes run from 40 to 42 and clothes are designed for who are minimum height of 5 feet 11 inches. Occasionally, an agency will accept shorter models (especially teenagers who wear large shoe sizes and have tall parents, in hopes that they will continue to grow). Some agencies also have divisions for petite and plus-size models, but the client demand is less for those categories.
Is there an age requirement?
Yes PRETTY GOONS models must be at least 8yrs to 45yrs old
What other qualities are important?
Good skin. A great smile. Healthy hair. Nice legs. Most of all, models need an outgoing personality and a supportive family
What kind of entry photos work best?
It's ideal for us to see you in person at our casting calls. Hair and makeup should be very natural. Professional photos aren't necessary.
What is commercial modeling?
Commercial models come in all shapes, sizes and ages. Some commercial models are gorgeous woman/ handsome men, and beautiful children, and many successful commercial models look just like everyday people. The individual who has the greatest chance of being chosen to appear in an ad is the one who can believably look like a mom, doctor, business person, plumber, student, grandparent, teacher, dad, etc. The best part about commercial modeling is that it is not necessary to have that “perfect” look in order to be successful.
Do I need modeling classes?
Nope! Although some agencies encourage them. If yours does, great! You can learn a lot, but they are not necessary.
Do PRETTY GOONS Models get Paid? ?
Although we are a strictly Volunteer based organization our models also have the chance of winning prizes & participating in cash incentive initiatives.
How Can I Get A Job In The Fashion Industry?
While we can't give you any definite career suggestion, here are some things to regard as: first, it actually depends on what closely you'd like to do. Working for a magazine, television show, public relations firm or as a stylist, clothing consultant, or photographer each need different talents that you should be conscious of. It would be supportive if you talked to a school/career counselor. They can help you to decide what you'd like to focus on and tell you about programs and schools in your area. Also, many companies offer internships or volunteer positions that would give you some hands on practice.
Where do the clothes come from?
The garments come from The Khaliseum Store and a number of designers from all over the world. We are continuously mounting our rosta of designers and countries where clothes are made to benefit limited communities in many areas across the world.
How do I know that the designers and manufacturers are ethical?
We work on an understanding of clearness of our designers' manufacturing process. We know that all of our designers are working to make their collections as ethical as possible; many previously use globally recognized eco, fair deal and organic cloths and fair trade procedure or are determined to get official recognition. In some cases it can take several years to get worldwide ethical or fair trade certification but we recognize their actions now.
Do I have to attend modeling school to exist as model?
It will help, but not required.
What is the requirement of being a model?
Dedication and presentation in general.
What is the most excellent age for modeling?
In the area of profitable printwork, there is no age limit for modeling, from 8yrs old to 60 or more years!
What kind of models and modeling are there?
Pretty Goons allows you to increase your chances of success and saves you time and money. Sending your photos or visiting agencies near you in person is always recommended, but not always practical. By posting your pictures on TheKhaliseum.com you are accessing a large number of top industry connects that are located all over the world.
Tell me the meaning of CompCard?
A CompCard is a models business card or a company's brochures of manually. PRETTY GOONS does not require them
Describe about portfolios?
Portfolio is a history of the work you have made
How do I put together eye contagious portfolio?
At Pretty Goons, we help the models to comprehend on how to put together the right kind of photographs for their head shot.
What is meant by Open call?
They are free and you will get the agencies' opinions on your modeling budding and one may even want to sign you.
How do I prefer a photographer?
If you are just new to the modeling career, then you may not be able to afford a famous model photographer. So just hire the photographer who is excellent in taking different stills. If you can afford, then hire a photographer on experience and skills.
Is there a fee to be a Pretty Goon model?
Since we are a Volunteer based organization we offer Completely Free Registration. However all PRETTY GOONS models are required to subscribe to The Khaliseum website for $1.99 per month and participate in monthly fundraisers
Do I need experience to initiate working?
In modeling you can begin to book convinced jobs right away. Be flexible, practice frequently.
Can Pretty Goons promise work?
Any Agency cannot assurance work. Pretty Goons assist you in your modeling career
What is known as go-see
A go-see is when you "go and see" a client to show manually and your work for upcoming modeling bookings.
How much money do models actually compose?
We are Volunteer only however In worldwide, models make about $150- $300 per hour, but it depends upon their experience. If you are new, then you may get little below than this and also it depends upon the modeling agencies.
What age, sizes, and look do I require to be a model?
It all depends on what area of modeling you are interested in and robust for. This is why we break down each major area of chance and give you comprehensive answers for each particular area. Some models are not tall and thin yet can construct a good income from the industry as a commercial print or lifestyle model.
How can I obtain an interview with an agency?
Top NYC organizations like Ford, Wilhelmina, and Elite have "open calls" on a usual basis. You, or any one else, can politely walk in devoid of an appointment and get a free personal interview. Several top agencies in other cities also have the same chance. We will help you get the particulars on these "open calls", and show you to get the best results from this fair opportunity.
Do models get to keep the clothes?
Unfortunately models are not frequently given clothes from their modeling jobs. It is not rare for the value of clothing used in a shoot to go outside the amount paid to the models. In photos and fashion shows the clothes featured are often pre-production samples which will be used by other sales and advertising people to show probable buyers. In several cases, a model may buy the clothes at the wholesale price. Infrequently a model may be offered a deal; you model for them/ they pay you with clothing you select equal in retail price to model fees that would have been paid to you.
How many agencies I ought to contact or visit?
Don't get depressed if the first modeling agency you approach does not accept you. Just because you don't fit the criteria of the agency doesn't mean that you won't be exact for other one. So contact other agencies and try unless you get selected.
What concerning model searches, online agencies and conventions?
Today there are model look for companies popping up universally. Some are a superior way to go, but most models are a waste of your money and time. Which of these searches are realistic? How much you can anticipate spending on one? We can guide you to the most upright opportunities and even walk you during what to expect and how to avoid wasting your money.
How can I get immense photos to start a modeling career without spending hundreds of dollars?
We will do a series of photo shoots with you and then show you how to pose step by step.
Is it probable to model part-time and make money where I live?
We are strictly Volunteer based however Local modeling can be a great part-time job to put you through school or help you arrive at other goals. These types of modeling can often start with little or no experience but you should wait for to at least 1-3 months before making any money. We will clarify you how and where to get started even if there are no modeling agencies in your area. We will also help you guide clear of modeling opportunities that may guide to ethical compromise or even a sexual trap.
Is a modeling agency is as identical as modeling school?
Modeling agencies should not be puzzled with the modeling schools. Modeling schools build money teaching basics concerning how to look walk, and feel more confident. Only a small percentage (5-10%) of today's victorious models yet attended modeling school. A modeling agency never charges a fee to suppose a model. An agency by law can only get a fixed percentage of the money you make on jobs they get for you. Agents get jobs for models, organize interviews, and talk rates on behalf of models they represent. In our material we give you a very clear perceptive of how all this works and where you will profit the most.
How much commission will an agency acquire?
PRETTY GOONS doesnt' take a commission however an agency fee may range from 15%-20% for print and illustrate work in America agency commissions. Only 10% are permissible for TV commercials and film work agents by S.A.G. rules 40%-50% may deduct in Europe, Japan, and other foreign markets agencies. The extra 20%-30% is consideration to go to the countries government for income taxes, etc.
Should I sign a modeling bond?
Don't sign a contract with an agency because they offer you one. Check the agency first and make sure to read the contract suspiciously with your parents. In general, contracts are for the agencies well-being and build no guarantees for your achievement or pocketbook. We will demonstrate you what it means to be "signed" with an organization.
Can I be registered with more than one modeling team?
No. This causes conflict between Pretty Goons and confuses clients
By joining Pretty Goons will I be guaranteed work?
No company can guarantee a job placement to its members. As it all depends on his/hers portfolio and overall potential. However, the amount of professionalism we deliver gives you a great advantage in getting work.We maximise exposure, thus helping you to be noticed by the correct person.
By joining in your community what are the benefits we can get?
Join in our community and get a passport to the world of fashion. Here, we publish news, fashion suggestions, tips, beauty secrets and everything that is needed for beginners and professional models. So, join our team soon.