Looking for a top modeling agency to represent your baby? Learn to identify a reputable agency and avoid scams. According to Parents Magazine, a top baby modeling agency is likely to be located in an urban area such as New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, or Dallas (Reference 4), and will never ask for money up front or demand payment for professional pictures. Parents may also check with the Better Business Bureaus for recommendations (Reference 1).
International Modeling Agency
Established in 1946, the Ford Modeling Agency offers representation for babies as well as adults and represents supermodels as well as many well-known actors and actresses. Although its headquarters are located in New York City, the agency has offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, San Francisco, Europe, Sao Paulo, and Toronto. The agency asks that potential models submit photographs and applications online (Reference 5).
Ford Models, Inc. 111 Fifth Ave. New York, NY 10003 212-219-6500 fordmodels.com
New York Agency
Since 1997, Product Model Management has placed babies on the covers of major magazines, advertisements, department stores, fashion campaigns, and fashion runways. The agency, which prides itself on representing models from many different ethnicities and diverse racial backgrounds, asks that potential models submit a snapshot either through regular mail or online. Responses are promised between one and ten days for online applications and one month for regular mail. (Reference 2)
Product Model Management 16 Penn Plaza New York, NY 10001 212-563-6444 productmodelmgmt.com
Florida Modeling Agency
Since 1994, Miami-based AGE Modeling Agency has represented newborn babies to young teens for advertising campaigns for major corporations such as Kodak and Pepsi, music videos for major music acts, and national magazines. The agency asks that potential models send a portrait and a full length snapshot via U.S. mail for consideration. Due to the large number of submissions, the agents at AGE modeling agency contact only the applicants that interest them (Reference 3).
AGE Model Management 940 Lincoln Rd. Suite 202 Miami Beach, FL 33139 305- 674-9881 agekids.com
San Francisco Modeling Agency
Since 2003, San Francisco based JE Model Management has represented newborn to 12-year-old models for magazines, catalogues, and advertising campaigns. Parents should send a home snapshot or Polaroid of their baby. If the agents at JE Model Management see marketing potential in the snapshots, they will contact the applicant.
JE Model Management Inc. 323 Geary St. Suite 302 San Francisco, CA 94102 415-395-4777 jemodel.com