Since 1970, Models International Management has built a reputation as a leading talent agency. When it comes to kids and teen modelling, it’s no different; MIM’s talented and diverse roster of models have been featured in national and international campaigns, and learn from our expert instructors to ensure they get a great start in the industry. Our kids and teens have the talent and experience that our clients expect, developed through our summer camp programs and workshops hosted in Ottawa.

Modelling Builds Lifelong Skills

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Kids and teens develop lifelong skills through modelling that will help them grow and develop into confident, assured individuals, no matter where their lives take them. Some of the key characteristics they develop include self-confidence, positive self-image and attitude, teamwork skills, and resiliency. These skills are guaranteed to help them for many years to come.

Self-Confidence

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Building self-esteem and self-confidence are clear benefits when kids and teens start modelling. Who wouldn’t feel amazing while wearing stylish clothes and looking their best? Modelling can help shy teens break out of their shell and embrace their inner beauty, or help kids embrace their outgoing nature.

Positive Image

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Positive self-image and attitude is at the heart of all modelling—owning your appearance and maintaining a positive attitude are closely related to self-confidence and self-esteem, while being much more focused on individual effort. Kids and teens will learn how to maintain a positive attitude and self-image, even when things may have them feeling down.

Teamwork

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Although models are often the only person in front of a camera, it’s not a solo effort. A successful shoot or show relies on cooperation and collaboration between models, stylists, designers, and photographers. Learning to work as part of a team is a key skill in any job, and it’s one kids and teens will master through modelling.

Resiliency

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Sometimes, it’s tough to maintain a positive attitude, work with others, or hold on to your self-confidence. That’s where resiliency comes in. It’s as much an attitude as it is a skill; standing tall in the face of adversity or challenge is something we all develop over time, something even the most confident can struggle with. When things don’t work out, resiliency is what kids and teens will draw upon to make it through challenging times.