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Thursday, 16 February 2017

The Faces of Fashion World

The world of modelling is glamourous and gives you a very prosperous and fulfilling career but securing a place in the industry and creating a niche is something that doesn’t come easily. The rise of diverse entertainment, media and e-commerce markets has made modelling a very lucrative as well as competitive career.

Though, there are plenty of modelling jobs but the best ones go to those with highest level of professionalism and ability to charm. Every aspiring model sets out to be a supermodel someday, but the path to that kind of stardom is paved with many challenges. It requires determination, time, talent and patience to reach that level.

Modelling jobs are not limited to fashion industry but the opportunities are available in films, TV and internet productions. Almost all the businesses are in constant need of highlighting and marketing their products.

The best way to grab modelling jobs is to publicise your profile as much as you can. You can choose to endorse products at the initial stage. This arena is truly global for a deserving model as they get to work with international brands.

However, getting modelling jobs means one has to face intense competition, tight work schedule and stress. But isn’t it the reality of all careers today? A piece of advice for newcomers would be to begin with a professional photo-shoot preferably by a renowned photographer. Be realistic in your expectations and look for the assignments more suited to your personality and physical appearance.

We are living in an era of glossy magazines and flashy glamorous images splashed over web and social media. It is gratifying to have your face on magazine covers and billboards! Common folks can just dream of matching the beauty standards established by the professional models. Often the images are digitally enhanced to generate unrealistic results but this vision is somewhat unreasonable.

The pressure of grabbing best modelling jobs could lead to failure and resulting depression. To avoid these side-effects of the glamour world, one has to believe in their craft. You can always be your best as apart from your beauty and confidence, there are a lot of other ways too that help in enhancing your appearance and that’s the magic of make-up, photography and of course your dressing sense. 

A model’s work requires constant search for suitable modelling jobs and staying in touch with the industry recruiters. Also it is important for a model to set her own boundaries and make it clear to his/her employer so that surprises and unpleasant negotiations can be avoided. You yourself are responsible for maintaining your dignity and you must be able to handle situations in a professional manner.

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Writing is about changing the world into words…

It is absolutely true that “The true alchemists do not change lead into gold; they change the world into words” as William H. Gass has said. You can change the world just by penning down your thoughts. Writing is something that requires you to be creative, imaginary, organized and disciplined towards your passion.

To be a successful writer and get the best writer jobs, you must possess excellent research skills and your unique style of writing through which you can create and develop calibre in writing.
From fiction to non-fiction, from novels to poetry, from scripts to web content, writing field is so diverse that before applying for writer jobs, you need to find which one is your forte where you can excel.

Here, we have mentioned few of the career options in writing that can be opted by a writer;

Writing is one of the profession where most of the writer jobs are freelance basis and you can continue this profession as a secondary career also. You can reach out to various companies who require freelance writers and kick start your writing career.

To diversify your reach as a writer and to grab better writer jobs, you need to make speculative approach to start your career in writing. During your initial stage, you might get frustrated by not getting a positive response. So, you need to learn the fabulous way of pitching clients that results in landing a recurring gig.

Before applying for writer jobs, you need to understand your clients and the kind of content they expect from you. If you are willing to work for a newspaper, you have to be well informed about the things happening around the world. You need to nurture your writing skills according to the style of the newspaper for which you have applied and also you should be able to work under the extreme deadline pressure.

If your writing is up to the notch and you are willing to explore yourself more as a writer then novels and magazines are good options for writer jobs. You can look out for career options as an author or can write a guest post in a magazine.

Blogging is the new way to grab the best writer jobs. If you are maintaining a blog of your own then well and good, but if you’re not, then start doing one. Blogging is one of the hot business in the writing world, either you provide content for other blogger or start earning from your own blog.

Digital media or web content is the new medium to look out for writer jobs. There are a lot of news, entertainment, lifestyle, travel and other websites running on the internet and these require content on daily basis. So, you can choose from over hundreds of websites according to your interest and apply for the job.

As branding plays the key role in the success of any product, many brands do the publicity of their products through content. These companies look out for content writers who can write about their products and get it published through various online and offline mediums. For all those who are looking for writer jobs, can contact various brands and ask them if they need such content that can help in growing their business.

To be in the writing biz means you need to have the ability to accept criticism and understand the meaning of determination, resilience and of course to show your enthusiasm towards writing. Do not forget that ‘Writing is the best way to talk without being interrupted’ as said by Jules Renard, so keep on writing your thoughts and apply for writer jobs as much as you can.

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Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Tell your stories through photo essays!

Isn’t it the beauty of photography that helps you to preserve those magical moments of your life by creating another series of your journey stitched beautifully all together in one album. Just like painting, clicking pictures is also an art which everyone does not possess. But, if you have that talent to weave your story around a picture then your success is just a click away!

India’s biggest talent hiring platform, talentrack is giving an opportunity to all the photographers to participate in their FotoDiaries Contest under talentrack talkies. All you have to do is to select a theme, click pictures accordingly, upload and share it with your friends through your Facebook profile.

You can submit your entries by creating a photo essay based on any theme out of three themes – A Bicycle Journey, Father & Son or Street Food. To participate and to make your entry outstanding read the following rules;

For entry, you have to create a photo essay, meaning a series of pictures weaved together in a video based on any one of the theme. It can be with or without narration, background music or caption.

Each photo essay has to have a minimum of 5 photographs and a maximum of 15 pictures. Also, the photographs used in the photo essay, should be clicked by you.

You can submit multiple entries for the contest, but only one entry can be submitted for each theme.

If you want to add music to your photo essay then try adding copyright free music available on the internet such as: www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music/2, www.purple-planet.com

Your photo essays should not exceed the duration of 2 minutes. Also, the photo essay should be stitched in a way that it represents a story based on one of the themes.

All the entries will be evaluated based on the creative quotient and the quality of the end product.

Last but not the least, entries that merely stitch the pictures together, without telling a story relevant to one of the mentioned themes will be disqualified.

The winners will be decided by the in-house jury on the basis of the entries received and weightage will be given to the entries with maximum views on talentrack’s website and social media platforms. 

The first lucky winner will be given Rs. 10,000 along with an yearly upgrade membership of talentrack worth Rs.14,000. The second lucky winner will be entitled to get Rs 5,000 as prize money with half-yearly upgrade membership of talentrack worth Rs. 8,000. The third lucky winner will be awarded with the cash prize of Rs. 3,000 along with 3 months of upgrade membership of talentrack worth Rs. 5,000.

So photographers, what are you waiting for? Grab your camera and start clicking, you never know this might be the moment of your life that you’ll cherish forever.

Life is like a dance, you learn as you go…

‘Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body’ as said by famous dancer Martha Graham and it is absolutely true! Dance is an art through which people usually express themselves. For some, dancing is their hobby and for some it is their passion which they want to turn into their career.

Though dancing is an interesting career option but one has to keep in mind the omnipresence of fierce competition among the professional dancers resulting in limited dancer jobs. So we bring you few career options that can help a dancer to achieve success in their respective fields.

Know your move! That’s the first and foremost step towards the success of your career. You should know which dance form is your strength on the basis of which you can proceed your journey of becoming one of the best dancers or getting suitable dancer jobs.

Starting your dancing journey at an early stage definitely helps you. Start by becoming a member of a theatrical or musical group. This will help you in gaining the confidence, basic knowledge and experience. Theatres are very raw and real and the more you will participate in theatre or musical shows, the more you will be able to nurture your craft and getting dancer jobs.

Another great career option for dancers can be music videos. There are a lot of music videos being made these days and they require fresh and talented dancers to showcase their dancing skills. Also, by being a part of any music video, you might land up getting dancer jobs or becoming an assistant choreographer which is really good to kick-start your dancing journey.

As dancing is a competitive field, unfortunately only few dancers find steady work and this is the harsh fact of the dancing world which eventually forces many dancers to change their career option or to hold other jobs as well.

While taking up dancer jobs, choosing dance teacher as a career aspect can also be considered. This job can be done on a part-time and full-time basis. For teaching dance, you don’t need to have any formal education but if you have worked with some experienced dancer or have a training from some prominent dance school then it will be very helpful.

Choreography can also be an option when looking for dancer jobs. Choreographers play an important role in the movie making business as no film is complete without a song and if there is a song, there has to be dance also. So ideally, to be among the best choreographers of the industry, one has to be an all-rounder in terms of dancing and should be able to perform many types of dance.

There is no doubt that dancing is a rigorous art form and it requires a lot of hard work, patience and persistence to get best dancers job. And if you are here to stay longer, then you have to be physically fit by following a strict diet and of-course a regular exercise routine.

Finding dancer jobs might be a challenging task as everyone is not meant to opt this path but if you have contemplated dancing as your career then you should have a free soul to follow your dreams.
Just remember, life is like a dance, you learn as you go. Sometimes you lead and sometimes you follow, so don’t worry while thinking about losing your chance, instead dance like no one is watching!

Making Your Way Into The World Of Casting Agents!

The entertainment industry is full of glamour and it gives you a prosperous career by providing lot of opportunities and one of the niche position is of casting agents. Apart from actors, writers, directors and others, casting is also considered as one of the vital job prospective.

To start and make your stay sustainable in the world of casting here are some tips:

First of all, to bask in the glory of success by being one of the best casting agents, you need to know what casting is all about. How do these casting agents work and why their role in this entertainment industry is so pivotal?

Casting agents are the essential players in the movie making business. They are the one who selects the cast according to the script and fills the gap like a bridge between the actors and the production houses.

To start your career as a casting director, first you need to have basic knowledge/education. That doesn’t mean that you have to undergo through some specific training, but you should have a degree in arts or in related field along with high interest in films and actors.

Although you will get a brief about film making business and how casting is important for the same, but you need to start your career while working with some of the best casting agents.

At an entry-level position, you can assist a casting director so that you gain some experience and knowledge of this business. Also, assisting the established casting agents will help you to know about the existing and new talents.

The more experience you have, the more you will success in this glamour industry. So, it is very essential to gain as much knowledge you can. Also, you should be good at communications. The success graph of casting agents depends upon their networking and connections in the industry.

While working with actors, directors, other professionals, try to maintain a cordial relationship so that they can approach you instantly when they get any work for you.

Learn the ethics of cinema world, especially what sort of norms and procedures does casting agents have to follow. How do they crack a deal with production houses and how they negotiate with an actor when it comes to remuneration. You have to learn all these tactics, if you really want to become a successful casting director.

Lastly, have faith and confidence in your craft and skills. You may not get success instantly, but through hard work, experience and knowledge you will get it surely.

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Acting is all about exploring the unexplored!

Glitz, glamour, fame and success is what describes an actor’s life. There are so many people who dream about becoming an actor without knowing how the existing superstars started their career and work hard under the proverbial limelight. Having stupendous talent is extremely important to get acting jobs but following only one path is not enough, at least not now!

In India, acting means Bollywood which is also known as the Mecca of the Indian Film Industry, but if you are trying to get acting jobs then Bollywood should not be your only goal. For all aspiring actors there are other options too and those are like open platforms for any artist.

If you are searching for acting jobs, then small screen can be your platform to achieve success. There are a lot of opportunities in the TV industry for artists who are looking for that one chance. With numerous daily soaps and upcoming reality shows, this is the platform where you can try your luck to get your kind of acting jobs.

To become a successful cine star, you have to go through a lot of struggle because it’s not easy to get your first break. So while looking upon your favorite stars for inspiration, try to be a part of theater and stage shows. Working as a theater artist will nurture your craft and you will learn the real meaning of acting which will ultimately help you in getting the best acting jobs.

Now-a-days, there are a lot of opportunities exploding for the artists on various platforms and one of them is the digital platform. If you are struggling to get acting jobs in our film industry then going digital is not a bad idea to start your career with. There are so many short films and web series being made these days and the good part is that the makers experiment with new comers and give them the opportunity if an artist has talent and willing to showcase it.

With lots of opportunities and increasing number of platforms, getting acting jobs is not a difficult task for aspiring artists. What all they require to have is the talent, passion and confidence in their craft to get success. Not to forget, if your start is better then no one can stop you to achieve your dream because someone has said, “Well begun is half done”.

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Friday, 30 December 2016

The Runway of Your Dreams!

If you are getting started in the glamour world and looking for modelling jobs, there are some important steps you should take. It begins with understanding your expectations and the kind of work you wish to do in the industry. There are several types of modelling jobs available such as print, catalogue, runway, commercial and fashion. You should also be clear how seriously you want to pursue modelling as a career.

Modelling is a business and you manage yourself as a business manager. Like any other business, it requires commitment, time, investment and hard-work. Sometimes it takes longer than one would expect to taste success in the industry. Before starting your journey, take out some time to learn and educate yourself about the industry and kind of modelling jobs available in the market.

More you learn about the modelling, more comfortable you would feel talking to people in the business and build contacts. If you don’t have any experience, consider charity fashion shows or any other opportunity of getting a feel of the professional work. You can use this work to enhance your portfolio. Start appearing in open casting calls.

There was a time when modelling agencies would be a starting point of career but now with the help of talent hiring platforms like talentrack.in, one can find direct access to hundreds of modelling jobs posted by agencies as well as event management companies, production houses and fashion labels.

If you are getting into a contract with a modelling agency, be sure of duration, terms of payment, cancellation, exclusiveness and any hidden cost. You should sign only when you are 100% sure. Take help of a lawyer if needed. Another benefit of a modelling career is that you can always take up other related professions like acting if you have a talent and inclination for it.

Your profile speaks volumes about your professionalism so you should have a stunning portfolio with your pictures and also the videos to showcase your talent. Online platforms provide an excellent way to build and share your portfolio. It’s much easier and now becoming an industry standard to share portfolios online. All the recruiters and agencies prefer digital portfolios. Online platforms like talentrack.in have made it even easier to navigate a career in modelling with the help of mobile apps.

These apps help you find relevant modelling jobs, manage your portfolio and even do online auditions! With the help of technology, it’s easier now to find right connections and turn your dreams into reality.

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