Ford Super Model Of the World 2011 – Nigeria
Are you a female, Nigerian by birth and between 14 to 21 years of age, then you are eligible to participate in the Ford Models Super Model of the World 2011 Nigeria competition and stand the chance to win a modeling contract with Ford Models worth $250,000.00.
About Ford Models
Ford founded in 1946 by legendary fashion industry pioneers Eileen and Jerry Ford, is the leading fashion talent management company in the world.
The Fords launched the company from their New York City home, and went on to redefine the business of modelling, in the process building FORD into the iconic and enduring symbol of beauty and glamour recognized around the world. Under the direction of its talented team of directors and managers, the company continues to expand its reach, broaden its scope, engage with the fashion community and confirm its reputation as a dynamic, innovative and iconic brand worldwide.
Ford’s international scouting efforts, combined with its ongoing vision and ability to recognize and nurture talent, has launched the careers of some of the most recognizable and successful faces in fashion. And today, FORD represents many of the top stars in the industry. The Ford Supermodels have graced the covers of various prestigious Publications including VOGUE, TIME, GLAMOUR, ELLE e.t.c and appeared in numerous high-profile advertising campaigns for brands such as Victoria Secret, Michaels Kors, Versace, Dolce & Gabana e.tc
2011 Program Overview
Castings to take place from March – May 2011 across selected locations in Nigeria. Advertising campaign will begin the month before each casting and will be 360 degrees – Traditional/Digital. Ford will promote the local events on its Social Media pages, its electronic distribution platform and on the Global Supermodel website.
A Ford judge will attend each casting, Zonal/National Finals and select the winner or winners. Final will be held in NYC on July 14th 2011.
There will be a full model boot camp – with hair and makeup consultations, runway lessons, photo tests, fashion styling…all of it filmed and photographed from July 7th to the final Gala night, which will be a runway show to be judged by jury panel to include top brands from the fashion industry.
All local finalists are arriving to NYC on July 6th.
How to Register
1. To register, you will need to fill an online form and upload two very good quality photos of yourself. The pictures should be one head shot (face only) and one bathing suit shot (full body – facing towards camera). Make sure that the quality of your photos are professional. Go to a studio and take some if you do not have good ones.
NOTE: There is a part of the form where you are asked to enter Model Agency and/or Sponsor. If you do not have an agency, you can use Nigerian Talent as your agency. Just enter the following details for that part of the form.
Deadline: Castings to take place from March – May 2011 across selected locations in Nigeria