How to Get Started with The Bell Agency

FOR FILM/TV/THEATRE FOR KIDS AND ADULTS

Please submit the following: a headshot, resume, and either a demo reel, taped monologue, or taped audition.

FOR KID MODELS 4-17

You can submit good, clear snapshots for submission if you do not have professional images to submit. However, professional industry-standard images will be required before we actually sign a minor. These photos are the most important tool that we have to submit your child to our clients. We have a list of recommended photographers on our Parent page and on our Resource page. Please know if you are under the age of 13, we do not want any makeup on your child, no jewelry, and very little Photoshop. Boys, no earrings at any age. We need kids to look like kids!

FOR KIDS UNDER 2 YEARS OLD

If you are under 2, you do not need professional photos, but you must have good photos of your child. These photos are the only tool we have to get your child work. Please do not just submit any photo that you have on your phone. Please take photos with a clean background and good light. Your child must be looking at the camera and smiling, if possible.

GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION PHOTOS FOR KIDS AGES 0-17

  • PHOTOS MUST BE A RECENT PHOTO
  • Snapshots are fine. Really try to capture their NATURAL smile
  • Looking straight at the camera
  • Needs to be cropped so I see the child clearly
  • Only the child should be in the photo
  • Not eating
  • No massive bows
  • No hats or sunglasses
  • No pacifiers
  • Good natural light is important
  • Smiling if possible
  • No Instagram filters

View a sample of the type of photos that we think are great here.
 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT ARE THE NEXT STEPS?

Once our team receives your submission, we will then decide if we have a need for talent in your category. We will email you back only if we feel that you would be a great fit for our clients. If you do not hear back from us in 2-4 weeks, you are welcome to resubmit in 6 months.

DO YOU PROVIDE TRAINING OR HEADSHOTS?

The Bell Agency does not provide training or headshots. Visit our resources page to see who we recommend. Also, visit our Facebook page for updates on upcoming classes and specials on photography.

WHAT KIND OF SERVICES DO YOU PROVIDE?

Bell and Play Talent covers a range of services including film, television, commercial, industrial, voice-over, print, and live events.

WHAT ARE THE COSTS OF BEING REPRESENTED?

We require our talent ages 4 and up to invest in professional industry-standard images annually to keep our clients up to date on your look and register on the casting websites we use, two of which have a small annual fee.

CAN I BE REPRESENTED BY OTHER AGENCIES?

No. We are an exclusive agency. We will represent you across the board in all departments in this region.
 

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