If you’re a new model and in the process of signing a contract for the first time, this is an incredibly exciting time for you and you’ll be eager to sign the contract to get started right away! Before you sign, however, you need to make sure you understand exactly what you agree to, or you risk putting yourself in a position that could affect your modeling career in the long term or agree to terms that aren’t in your best interest.
To make sure that never happens to you, ensure you have an agent you trust, like the ones from scentmodels.com, who can review a contract for you. Or, you can hire a lawyer to review a contract if that is an option for you.
To help you begin to understand modeling contracts, let’s cover some of the basics.