Who are Kamera Kids???
Kamera Kids is Canada's biggest and best children's modeling and acting agency. A division of Sutherland Models, Kamera kids proudly represents children of diverse ethnic backgrounds, from newborn to 13 years of age, for the fashion modeling and television industries. .
It is a young, energetic and fun agency, where the children receive a lot of attention and where parents can receive professional guidance with respect to their children's careers.
Kamera Kids has a strong roster of kids who are self-confident, outgoing and personable, and it is these qualities which help make the agency so successful. As with Sutherland Models , the agency works closely with parents and kids to form a relationship based upon trust and a good knowledge of the modeling and acting industry. Supportive parents who understand the need to balance the business and their child's happiness is something of great importance to us. At Kamera Kids, work and play go hand in hand in creating a successful career.
Modeling and acting for children extends to as many markets as it does for the adults. The opportunities are endless!
Some of the areas Kamera Kids work in are catalogue, print and television. Catalogue child models appear in flyers, special booklets and catalogues for such stores as Sears, The Bay, Zellers and Canadian Tire, and these children earn from $60 to $120 per hour note that only Kamera Kids gets these rates, other agencies start as low as $50). These bookings are based mainly on the kids sizes.Print modeling includes clients such as Levis, Pizza Pizza, Cheerios, Spinmaster Toys and Today's Parent magazine, and the children are usually booked for their "look" rather than their size. These photos may be used in many different venues, such as billboards, posters or toy packaging, and models earn $90 to $120 per hour plus a usage fee if applicable. Lastly, television modeling includes tv commercials, series, movies and music videos, and kids are hired based on their look and their talent! Rates for these jobs are negotiated through the actor's union ACTRA.
Kamera Kids encourages parents to help kids become involved in activities and any training which will promote self-confidence. With the dedication, enthusiasm and support of those around them, children can develop into outstanding individuals with successes both inside and outside the industry.