Apply now- model application

Apply Now – Model Application – 100% free to join!

Our books are open all year to all children from birth – 18 years old throughout the UK.

PARENTS- This is a fast paced industry and castings can sometimes have only 24 hours notice and we need to be able to contact you and receive quick responses. PLEASE bear this in mind before you apply. PLEASE also read the image guide lines.

We do not require expensive portfolios, you can upload your own images but please read the image guidelines carefully. You can also read this helpful blog for tips and advise to help you take a better photos on your mobile phone Photo Tips 

Lacara are also proud to welcome children with disabilities, please read our page for further  ADVICE

Mini model photoshoot -£80

Although portfolios are not a requirement to join Lacara we strongly recommend a portfolio session with us at our studio in Loughton Essex.  Exceptional value  at only £80 for a disc of all the photos we take.  Register your interest email: portfolios@lacara.co.uk More info http://www.lacara.co.uk/become-a-model/child-model-portfolios/

To apply please complete the following online application form:

APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF IMAGE GUIDELINES ARE NOT FOLLOWED  READ GUIDELINES

Model Registration
Middle names not required
Please add a short bio of your child, this is very important for clients to understand a little more about personality. Do not leave blank. PLEASE ALSO LIST ANY DISABILITIES. SELF TAPE NOTES: If your child is aged 5+ we need to see a self tape of them. Please video your child:
  • HOLD YOUR PHONE LANDSCAPE.
  • CHOOSE A PLAIN WALL AND GOOD LIGHT. CHILD NEEDS TO GIVE A SHORT INTRODUCTION, NAME AGE AND WHAT THEY LIKE/HOBBIES. THE TAPE SHOULD BE NO LONGER THAN 30 SECONDS. PLEASE THEN UPLOAD THE VIDEO TO YOU TUBE OR VIMEO NAD PASTE THE LINK IN THE ABOVE BIO BOX AND SUPPLY ANY PASSWORDS IF YOU HAVE PASSWORD PROTECTED IT. APPLICATIONS WILL BE REJECTED IF WE DO NOT HAVE THE LINK TO A SELF TAPE. SELF TAPES ARE HIGHLY IMPORTANT TO HELP US REVIEW YOUR CHILDS APPLICATION.

    IMAGE GUIDELINES- APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF GUIDELINES ARE NOT FOLLOWED

    • Please upload 3 photos.
    • The images should be taken using PLAIN backgrounds
    • 2 head and shoulders photo and one full length shot.
    • Attach the best close up photo first on your application form
    • No hats, hair bows, acessories or props
    • Photos must be taken at eye level
    • Keep camera angles upright and straight
    • Colour photos only
    • Eyes open (no sleeping babies, as cute as they are!)
    • Eyes looking at camera
    • No dummies or thumbs in mouth
    • Clean face, no food or dribble
    • No red eye photos accepted
    • Photos taken of another photo or a computer screen are not accepted, due to poor quality
    • No heavy makeup
    • No fancy dress
    • Keep hair and hands away from eyes and face
    • No other people in photo, child only
    • IF PHOTO GUIDELINES ARE NOT FOLLOWED IT MAY RESULT IN REJECTION OF APPLICATION- THESE PHOTOS ARE IMPORTANT AS IT IS WHAT WILL BE SENT TO CASTING DIRECTORS. We appreciate your co-operation.
    Example images
    Please add details of languages spoken and if any localised accents
    You can find your local authority using this link https://www.gov.uk/find-your-local-council.

    Please select the locations you would be willing to travel to

    Parent information

    The following information is only used for our means of contacting you. This information will not be displayed to clients.
    STOP! Before applying please read the considerations below and check out our FAQ page.

    • Castings/auditions are often short notice, sometimes as little as 24 hours
    • It is advisable to be within 1 hour of central London, as this is where most work takes place.
    • Children need to be confident with meeting new people and be happy in front of a camera.
    • Some assignments happen during school hours, where licenses will need to be obtained from your local council.
    • Access to email is essential; all jobs will need to be confirmed via email.
    • Applications via website only.
    OFFICE USE ONLY
    Sending

    Application process

    Once your application is submitted you will receive a confirmation email immediately, If you do not receive this your application has not gone through, please retry.

    Applications received will then be reviewed by the Lacara Team within 7-10 working days.

     

    Successful applicants will be sent a welcome email  with an electronic  NON SOLE contract for you to sign. Once you complete the online contract, within 5 working days your child’s profile will be made live to the media industry  on our searchable database of which you will receive a confirmation email.

    Due to protection of our models, profiles can only be viewed by members of the media industry with authorised login. However, we will send out regular reminders for you to be able to submit updated photos and measurements, all part of our complimentary service.