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Where do you fit in the industry?

As the modelling industry becomes more and more diverse, the agencies are expanding their divisions and more often the industry standards are being overlooked. So where do you see yourself fitting in the modelling industry? When looking for representation, make sure you research the agency thoroughly. See what models they represent, what clients they work …

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Your self-image dictates your modelling success

You may have heard that mechanics / strategies and operations to achieve a goal is not enough to reach that dream and become successful. There is another massive factor that plays a major role – psychology / mindset. So, what is the breakdown exactly? You may be surprised, but it is mostly all in our …

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How to stand out from the crowd at runway casting

Some people have interviews in order to secure a job, and models go to castings to be selected for a job. You may have heard that first impressions are vital, even more so at castings with many many other models, which means.. you also need to know how to stand out from the crowd. At …

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5 characteristic traits evident in successful models

Following on our previous blog about different types of modelling, we hope it has cleared up some of your confusion or concerns on starting out in the industry. Now let’s look at how you can develop some foundational attributes to stand out from the crowd and become a successful model. Characteristics you need to embody: …

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AAM Runway

AAM Runway – our signature event to celebrate the talent trained by our academy. In February 2019 we celebrated our graduates with 3 runways, friends and family, and of course our fellow industry professionals. Our AAM Runway is open to all of our graduates of the Comprehensive Model Course. They get to showcase themselves and …

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Essential steps to an immaculate complexion

It is no surprise that a model’s physical presentation is one of the most important factors to booking jobs and therefor succeeding in the industry. This is why you want to make sure that your image is consistent, and you are looking great on the jobs, as well as off duty. Our skin is our …

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AAM editorial training – what’s that all about?

Surely you have seen our amazing editorial photos on the social media pages, as well as some behind the scenes snaps of how those beautiful images were created. We thought we would let you into the world of our editorial training and explain exactly what all that on-set fun entails! To help our students kickstart …

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How Do Models Get Paid?

Did you know that models work as contractors? News to many, we know! This means, you need to set yourself up as a business and get an ABN – Australian Business Number. No stress, this is all very straightforward and is done through your Tax File Number, the business structure is also the simplest and …

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One cup of glowing skin and radiant health please

Hello AAMers, For those following our blogs, you would already be familiar with the phases of metabolism; and now we thought we would share tips on optimising your metabolism and health with the beneficial morning routine. First thing we teach our students in regards to the overall health, is the apparent intake of water throughout …

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How to prepare for a photo shoot – what to do and what not to do!

So you have a photo shoot booked, yay! But how do you know you are prepared for it?? What to do?? What to bring? How to dress? So many questions! Well, first of all breathe, you booked a shoot, so well done!! And we will tell you how to prep for it! First of all, …

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10 Things You Need to Know to Start Out in The Modelling Industry

So, you want to become a Professional Model? Or you just have some curiosity about the industry?

Either way, there must be a million questions running through your mind, and possibly even the doubts. Are you good enough? Do you have what it takes? Are you tall enough? What if you fail? These are some of the most common challenges we see aspiring models face.

We hope this e-book will give you a thorough insight into the industry and help guide you in the right direction to chase your dreams.

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