Casting Audition for Modavia Supermodels Is On!

Do you have what it takes to be a Modavia Supermodel?
If you think you do, read on!

Modavia Fashion Marketing is pleased to announce that we will be holding our Fall casting for the Supermodels group this month. Supermodels will represent Modavia in the Modavia Fashion Directory and will participate in promotional events related to the Directory. Both male and female models are sought.

Semifinals will be held for 50 short-listed models on NOVEMBER 15th at 12 noon & 1pm SLT in 2 groups. Personal invites will be sent to those who will be joining.

Finals for 20 models will be held on NOVEMBER 22 at 12 noon SLT.

FIVE new Supermodels will receive invitations to the Modavia group.

There will be NO rescheduling of casting auditions made for individuals. So please mark these days and times if you are interested in joining.

There will be no public announcement of the list of models who will be in the semi and final castings. All announcements will be sent in the form of personal invitations. Please do not call asking if the selection has completed. You will know if you receive the invitation.

To apply for the casting:

1. Conditions to join:
– You must be at least 6 months old in SL
– Minimum level of English is necessary
– You must be an experienced model

2. Join Modavia Prospective Models group (unless already a member of a Modavia group). All Modavia groups will receive the same casting notices.

3. In case you do not have this on a notecard in-world, copy and past from the dotted line below and create your own notecard that can be sent as an application.

4. Insert ONE headshot and ONE full body shot into this note card. Please place YOUR NAME on each texture before inserting into the notecard and make sure that they are FULL PERM. Please note that applications with more than TWO photographs will be automatically disqualified.

5. The theme for this casting is the movie classic Dr Zhivago (key words: snowy winter weather – romantic, dramatic, opulent styling). You will be judged on how you interpret this theme and how you style your look accordingly. We are looking for unique male and female models with a flair for fabulous styling.

6. 4. Rename this notecard to “Modavia Fall 09 Casting – ” and send this notecard (full perm) to KAY FAIREY by NOVEMBER 10th.




3. Answer the following questions:




– Please tell us about your modelling experience (print and/or runway) in FIFTY (50) words or less.




Posted by Kay Fairey, Modavia Supermodel, Agency Director and Top model for Boulevard Agency, Team edo Director and writer for the Best of SL Magazine.

Fashion Photographer Of The Year Award


Modavia creates new Fashion Photographer of the Year award

October 28, 2009 – Modavia, publisher of the Modavia Fashion Directory, announced today that the company will be creating a new award to recognise outstanding accomplishment in the field of fashion photography. The FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR title, which will be awarded annually, will be open to all SL photographers and will be judged across three categories: 1) Haute Couture, 2) Street and 3) Boudoir. Judges will include designers, fashion magazine editors and Modavia editorial staff. The contest will be sponsored by photoLIFE, CW Studios, Moolto,, Reel Expression, Diesel Works and BehaviourBody animations. Fashion brands supporting this award include Baiastice, Kunglers, Ivalde, Ibizarre, A la Folie, B! Fashion, Bliss Couture, MEB, LeeZu!, Designing Nicky Ree, Miamai and Anubis Style.

Prizes will include:

❶ First prize
▫ L$100,000 cash
▫ a one year contract with Modavia
▫ Photography contract with LeeZu! (value L$12,000)
▫ L$9,900 studio gift certificate from photoLIFE and submission for consideration to the Master Photographer’s Group
▫ Six pose sets from Diesel Works including 25 unreleased poses and photo prop
▫ L$5,000 gift certificate from Designing Nicky Ree
▫ L$4,000 gift card from Miamai Fashion Creations

➋ Second prize
▫ L$9,900 studio gift certificate from photoLIFE
▫ L$5,000 storecard from CW Studios
▫ L$3,200 gift card from Reel Expression
▫ Four pose sets and photo prop from Diesel Works
▫ Complete new season Formals collection from Anubis Style
▫ L$2,500 gift certificate from Designing Nicky Ree
▫ L$2,000 gift card from Miamai Fashion Creations

➌ Third prize
▫ L$9,900 studio gift certificate from photoLIFE
▫ Mega pack of 135 poses from BehaviourBody animations
▫ 2 pose sets from Diesel Works
▫ L$1,000 gift certificate from Designing Nicky Ree
▫ L$1,000 gift card from Miamai Fashion Creations

Please check for application guidelines and updates on the prize packages.

Only original, unpublished work will be accepted. Deadline for submission is midnight November 30th, 2009. Short listed candidates will be asked to submit a portfolio of fashion photography which has been published in-world in the last 12 months.

Winners will be announced December 20th, 2009. Winning images will be published in the Modavia Fashion Directory, on Modavia web and Flickr sites as well as exhibited in-store and online by our sponsors. Coverage of winning images in other major fashion magazines is under negotiation.

Poptart Lilliehook
CEO, Modavia Fashion Marketing

OomPoppaMowMow Snookums
CEO, photoLIFE Professional Photography System

Posted by Kay Fairey, Modavia Supermodel, Agency Director and Top model for Boulevard Agency, Team edo Director and writer for the Best of SL Magazine.