Modeling Industry Standards
Owning a modeling agency in Oklahoma can definitely raise eyebrows. Globally, the industry has a reputation of being populated by scams, bottom feeders and those I refer to as “slippery people.” There are elements of truth to this reputation, but efforts have been made in the last decade to change that reputation and make the industry more transparent with more progress being made each day. After decades of being one of the most under-regulated segments of the entertainment industry, high fashion modeling is slowly but surely getting a much needed overhaul. In the social media age, industry secrecy is waning because people can and will call you out anytime they have a problem. One organization helping to raise the call to action is The Model Alliance. The Model Alliance was formed by a group of former and working models who saw a need for the advocacy of young models. People often forget that many models are, in fact, children. They may not look like children, but they are nonetheless. They are also young, impressionable minds, who are not necessarily in a position to advocate for themselves against the powerful forces that govern their careers. The Model Alliance is doing it […]
14 Apr 2015 in Modeling Industry News, by