FAQs

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Is TS Studios an agency?

Is TS Studios an agency?

TS Studios is not an agency and doesn’t find models work. Instead, we help you get started in the modelling business by teaching you the skills you need. With this information, you can approach agencies more confidently.

Should I have a portfolio?

Should I have a portfolio?

To be successful, you need a portfolio. Consider it your CV. As a model, you should use your portfolio to demonstrate your capabilities, versatility, and full potential. Your chances of getting hired increase when you have a good portfolio. The better your portfolio, the more likely you will get hired by an agency.

Do I have to pay for my portfolio?

Do I have to pay for my portfolio?

For each portfolio, models will be required to pay. Some fashion agencies are known for creating portfolios for their models and taking a cut of the first pay. However, not all models are able to sign with one of these agencies because they have stringent requirements.

Do agencies require professional images?

Do agencies require professional images?

Professional images are always needed to market models. Still, some agencies and companies ask for natural photos before making a decision.

Does TS Studios work with studios?

Does TS Studios work with studios?

TS Studios is owned by Thomas Street Studios Limited, which owns studios in London and Manchester. We would encourage you to compare our work to the work of others.

Do TS Studios guarantee work?

Do TS Studios guarantee work?

No agency can guarantee work. While they represent you and market you, it’s ultimately up to the creative decision-makers to decide which model they want to work with after looking over your portfolio.

When can I expect to find a job?

When can I expect to find a job?

In this case, it depends on what the client wants. It is not uncommon for models to begin getting work the day they sign up or even three months after signing up for a modelling agency. Trends, fashions, and companies can also influence this.

How much will I be paid?

How much will I be paid?

Model rates vary greatly depending on the client. There are daily and hourly rates. Your contract will tell you what percentages and rates your agent will take, so you should be very clear about those rates to keep track of your earnings.

Am I required to travel?

Am I required to travel?

You may have to travel when you model, depending on where the shoots and castings are held. Typically, your agent arranges your travel.

What effect would modelling have on my studies?

What effect would modelling have on my studies?

Castings and shoots are up to you; agencies will represent you and assist you in finding work. Be confident in saying no to castings and shoots. If you are enrolled full-time in school, your agency will only contact you on weekends and holidays to not disrupt your studies.

Are you allowed to join more than one agency?

Are you allowed to join more than one agency?

Almost all models within the industry work on a freelance basis – they do not have exclusive contracts. This allows them to work with more than one agency.

Is it a good idea to be a certain size and shape?

Is it a good idea to be a certain size and shape?

Modelling underwent a revolution in the past five years: a size zero is no longer necessary for success. Currently, many leading designers do not allow size zero models to participate in runway shows. Therefore, bringing the right portfolio to the right agencies is essential.

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I came into TS Studios in 2022 January and had the best time of my life! The makeup artist, hair stylist and even the photographers I worked with were all amazing! I especially loved how my photos turned out, and I would happily do the entire photoshoot all over again!

Chloe Longmoore

Chloe Longmoore