Agencies: Overview

These agencies are very focused on people. They look for recognizable types, who wish to feature in a commercial or on a billboard.

These agencies focus on youth, perfect sizes and looks. They do not represent the average young person, but rather the unique types that are unusual to find. 



Film and television


If you aspire to become a fully-fledged actor, these agencies can be your stepping stone.

If you first want to discover your voice and fine-tune your timbre, take a look at this overview of voice coaches.

step-by-step plan

how to put yourself on the market

01 - preparation

what do you stand for, and what do you need to profile yourself?

02 - registration

agencies will hopefully include you in their portfolio and promote you

03 - follow-up

brand awareness and brand connotation will help you get recognized

casting agencies



you wish to act in a  commercial or feature on a billboard as a model


for the rare ones amongst us, with the perfect dress size and dazzling looks

tv shows and films

you've always wanted to act or be an extra in a tv show or movie, with or without experience


there is also a market for those that wish to use only their captivating voice


Looks - what else?

Casting agencies are flooded with requests from ideal candidates. All of them with an admirable portfolio. Yet, certain people have an easier time getting callbacks. With the following basic requirements, you can stand out.

time & availability

easily available at the last minute


during shooting, you will often have to wait around

attitude & motivation

punctual, correct, calm and a good listener

Frequently asked questions

How much is the commission and when will you get paid? What do you bring to a shoot and how do you handle your taxes? How important is your availability?




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casting process

Not everyone gets chosen for the job

You see yourself as the best ambassador for a certain brand. And your friends have been telling you for so long how charming your look is, compared to this or that diva always making commercials for that one luxury brand.

So you sign up at a casting agency. Great, but having the right looks and sizes doesn't always cut it. You need that right attitude and extra pizzazz, flair and elegance. Eventually you get invited to a casting and the director is full of praise about you. But in the end you don't get the role, because the director is not the decision-maker. How does this work exactly?