model management international Apr 2008Featuring creative talent and services from the most interesting industry sectors
Group Model Mmgt
ABC Model Agency
East West Models
4play Model Mmgt
Max Models is proud to be one of the top modelling agencies in South Africa. Dedicated to supplying the highest standards in service, the quality of its models has brought international acclaim to this agency located at the southern tip of Africa.
A round-up of latest news:
- Gina Athans is the first South African model to appear on the
cover of special edition Marie Claire. She has just finished
a campaign shot by photographer Koto Bolofo, who was flown to Cape
Town from Paris for the shoot.
- Max models signed Jenna Peterson for a 2nd year's exclusivity
in Europe. She shot lingerie and swimwear with Hunkemoller,
and a special feature for GQ Magazine which included the
April '08 cover.
- Minki van der Westhuizen is now the face of both Mumm
and Shimansky. Maryke Pieterse was recently booked for
Vogue UK, Mala Bryan for Vogue Brazil, and
Claire Melvill for Harper's Bazaar. Palesa Vedala has been
signed-up as the face of Yardley Africa.
- Amber Arbucci is an exciting new addition to the Max board.
- Gina Athans is the first South African model to appear on the cover of special edition Marie Claire. She has just finished a campaign shot by photographer Koto Bolofo, who was flown to Cape Town from Paris for the shoot.
Munich Models was founded in 1992 by Susanne Maushake. Over the years she has built a highly respected agency and developed a wide range of contacts on the back of trusted booking experiences and efficient customer support.
The agency's client base includes fashion-editorial departments, famous designers, advertising agencies, and major fashion companies.
Serving both national and international markets, Munich Models is established as a full-service agency that focuses on building long term successful partnerships. High demand for the agency's services results both from the quality of its models and the competence of the organisation in achieving excellent results.
The professional and highly experienced team at Munich Models currently manages the careers of over 400 female models.
Group Model Management has been in the business for more than 20 years and is known for being a consistent market leader with a serious, stable and reliable approach.
The company has exclusivity in Spain on some amazing top international models, and is a pioneer when it comes to discovering new talents.
Throughout the years Group has collaborated with some of the most prestigious photographers and important clients from all over the country, and many of its models have gone on to achieve highly successful international careers.
Rebel Management is a fresh new company ready to hit the market with its fine portfolio of models suitable for all types of production, anywhere in the world.
Operating as a boutique agency Rebel focuses on a personal approach to model management. With an experienced and motivated staff the agency provides its models with the one-on-one attention they deserve, resulting in clients receiving an end product that far exceeds expectations.
Rebel Management began after former South American Models president Rosario Garcia Torres and the highly experienced Ofelia Memoli came together as partners, putting their lives and loves into the Rebel project.
As well as model management Rebel represents some of the finest photographers, stylists and hairdressers in Argentina. Rebel also acts as a broker for some of Latin America's most important clients, bringing the world's top models to productions throughout South America.
ABC Models is a veteran agency with a young and enterprising spirit. Its models are supported by a team that aims to draw out the best results for every job. Established career models and fresh new faces with brilliant futures ahead of them make up the agency's extensive talent pool. ABC believes that a flair for fashion and a positive attitude achieve the best results for its clients.
ABC Models also has a fashion production team, formed from the very best professionals to achieve high quality productions at competitive prices.
ABC has a strong international presence with offices in Russia, Brazil and Lithuania.
Attitude + Talent = Success: this is the summary of 15 years of work and also the agency's guiding motto for the future.
Model Management Hamburg was founded by Heidi Gross in 1990 and has since been one of the best and most successful German agencies. It covers the entire range of high fashion and top commercial models, with additional features that include press, PR work, and scouting. Model Management works with Elite Model Look, a partnership that discovered top model-turned-actress, Diane Kruger.
Model Management has been instrumental in promoting the careers of Claudia Schiffer and Heidi Klum, two of the best known faces in the business. The agency's celebrities also include Liz Hurley and Ines Sastre. Present upcoming stars include Charlott Cordes and Franziska Frank, Victoria's Secret angel Alessandra Ambrosio and Alice icon Vanessa Hessler.
- Franziska Frank was shot in Los Angeles by Bryan Adams for the new Guess fall 2008 campaign.
- Mirka Michlikova appeared in Tush Magazine, shot by Thiemo Sanders in Paris.
- The winner of International Elite Model Look 2006, Denisa Dvorakova, featured in the latest Versace Jeans Couture campaign by Michelangelo di Battista. She also features in the current D&G campaign, shot in LA by Mario Testino.
- Upcoming star Charlott Cordes will finish school and take on full time modelling from June 2008 onwards.
- Katia Kokoreva can be seen in the forthcoming Schwarzkopf Hair campaign, shot by Sarah Silver.
- Bobbi Wiens is loose in the latest Oscar de la Renta campaign.
Contempo represents top national and international talent in the Mexican market.
International model Solange Wilvert is now represented in Mexico by Contempo. Solange provided the face for campaigns by Gucci and the Stella McCartney fragrance 'Stella'. Global star Heather Marks will be on the catwalk in Mexico this month during 'Acapulco Moda' for international designers Angel Sanchez and Louis Verdad.
Santiago Montero recently joined the agency. He has been the face of huge international campaigns for Yves Saint Laurent, Cavalli, and Valentino. This summer, Mexican/German model Jens Hofmann will begin his international career in Europe and New York.
International model Eduardo Braun is also represented in Mexico by Contempo. Eduardo has been the face of campaigns by Salvatore Ferragamo, Gucci, and Burberry. 15 year-old newcomer Fernanda Vizzuet has been causing a storm among clients with her amazing face and hair.
The agency's YouTube channel recently received an award for its consistently high viewer ratings.
Contempo's 'New Model Search' will be touring the country throughout 2008 hoping to find the next Liliana Dominguez or Elsa Benitez. Check the website for more details.
East West Models was founded in 1989. The agency has wide international scope with clients including all the major catalogues (Otto, Littlewoods, Karstadt, Neckermann, Wehkamp, Quelle), advertising/production companies (Ogilvy, Teamwerk, Xing, Scholz & Friends, P4, Newlineconcept), labels (Beiersdorf, Adidas, Schiesser, Lufthansa, Wilkinson, Pantene, Braun) and editorial offices.
East West enjoys established long-term relationships with all of its clients and partners, and the agency's models are booked on photo shoots for fashion, lingerie and advertising campaigns around the globe. East West also provides strong early management for new faces and offers a good range of big-size models.
Cooperation with all the major agencies worldwide underlines East West's professional work. International scouting structures allow clients to book the agency's models on the spot from international locations.
scout was founded in September 2004 by Bettina Schaefer. The company manages more than 200 talents and forms part of the most successful modelling agency in Switzerland.
The company connects top Swiss models including Anna Meier, Leonie Häsler, Martina Ley, Diego Krauss, Matthias Imhof and Lucien Thompkins with highly renowned international names. Despite its small size multicultural Switzerland offers many interesting new faces for international clients, and scout leads the market in discovering this fresh talent.
scout is a platform for new faces to build-up a professional international career. The agency is also a pioneer in the 30+ market and provides top class elder professional models to clients across the fashion and advertising industries.
scout's models are personally looked-after by the owner and her expert team. Pushing quality rather than quantity, the agency works with only a certain number of the very best models.
4play is a niche agency that specialises in the growing demand for authentic models in the advertising and TV commercial markets. The Hamburg-based company has developed strongly over the past four years, and features a broad portfolio of talent aimed at satisfying clients looking for charismatic models with unique appearances. The agency also represents many international models from across Europe.
4play models have featured in campaigns by Lufthansa, Mini Cooper, New Yorker Fashion, Langnese, and Tchibo. Editorials have included Blond, Brigitte and Verve Mag, and the agency's talent has appeared in commercials by Amicelli, Nivea, Mercedes, Bahlsen/Pick Up, McDonalds and Ritter Sport.
4play is already part of a strong German and European-wide community, but constantly looks to strengthen its network with new agencies and production companies who share a similar philosophy and approach. Get in touch to find out more.
Splendide is a Berlin-based international model agency representing models of an international standard alongside selected newcomers.
Splendide provides competent advice on matters surrounding the modelling business. With a transparent pricing structure it can provide offers without further obligation, including all-inclusive packages for fashion shows.
All of the agency's models are professionally prepared and advised by the Splendide team.
Visit the website for a peep behind the scenes to discover common visions, current successes and future goals.