3. WHO IS CALLED FOR INTERVIEW?
4. WHERE DO THE INTERVIEWS TAKE
5. WHAT HAPPENS AT THE INTERVIEW?
6. WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE INTERVIEW?
7. IS THERE
A CONTRACT PERIOD?
I GET WORK/AUDITIONS?
IF I AM CAST IN A PRODUCTION?
12. HOW DO I GET PAID?
13. WHAT AMOUNT IS THE AGENCY'S
14. WHAT TYPES OF PRODUCTIONS ARE CAST?
1. WHAT IS YOUNG ARTISTS
Young Artists Management is a Dublin based talent agency
in children and young adults. As Ireland's top children's
represent both newcoming and established Actors, Models and
with a playing age of 0-18 years and offer the largest
website of it's kind in Ireland.
We provide training in the areas of acting and modeling and
supply talent from babies, toddlers and teenagers up to
young adults for Film, Television, Theatre, Radio, Print,
Commercials and Special Events.
DO I APPLY?
We accept talent submissions throughout the year for our
recruitment session. Applicants must submit a recent
themselves along with a completed application form which
submitted ONLINE or downloaded from our website here.
IS CALLED FOR INTERVIEW?
Due to the large number of submissions that we receive, it
impossible for us to interview all applicants. We only
for interview if we are interested in offering them
our agency. If you are short-listed for interview, you
contacted close to the time of our next Recruitment Day.
applicants will generally not be notified, but submissions
reconsidered for future recruitment up to 1 year.
DO THE INTERVIEWS TAKE PLACE?
Our interviews take place annually in Dublin towards the
end of each
HAPPENS AT THE INTERVIEW?
The interview will take the form of a typical audition.
The procedure varies depending on the age of the
preparation for applicants aged 0-3 Years. Applicants in
category will simply be required to have their
photographs taken on the
Applicants in this age
category will be required to prepare a short piece of
dialogue from a
tv commercial which will be provided on the day. They
will read this on
camera at the interview which will be followed by a
Applicants in this age
category will be required to prepare a short excerpt
from a screenplay.
A choice of three excerpts will be provided on the day
from which they
must choose ONE to read on camera at the interview.
the applicant has a piece already prepared, they are
welcome to perform
this instead of the excerpts provided (duration should
1-2 minutes). The interview will be followed by a
Applicants in this
age category will be required to prepare a short excerpt
screenplay. A choice of three excerpts will be provided
on the day from
which they must choose ONE to read on camera at the
Alternatively, if the applicant has a monologue already
are welcome to perform this instead of the excerpt
should be approximately 1-2 minutes). The interview will
be followed by
a photoshoot session.
Applicants are advised to allow at least 1 hour to
interview, photoshoot and
6. WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE
After attending our interviews/photoshoot, if you wish to
proceed with your registration, you should complete and
return your Registration Package to our office.
7. IS THERE A CONTRACT PERIOD?
No. You don't need to agree to any contract period. Our
agreement with clients is very casual and can be
terminated at any time.
8. ARE THERE ANY FEES?
We do not charge interview or registration fees for our
is, however, a combined photographic fee and maintenance
only if you wish to proceed with your registration). This
covers the cost of your studio session, photographic
processing and your
profile page on our
website. We have made every effort to make this as
affordable as possible for clients and offer special
families with 2 or more clients: 1 Client - €60 / 2
Clients - €80 / 3
Clients - €90 / 4 Clients - €100.
DO I GET WORK/AUDITIONS?
Generally, casting directors and industry personnel will
familiar with your headshot by browsing our website or
Client Book or
from suggestions that we send in response to a casting
brief. If they
in auditioning or casting you for a role, they will
contact our office.
We will then notify the artist with specific details of
appointment. This decision is always made by the casting
production comapany (not Young Artists Management).
I GUARANTEED WORK/AUDITIONS?
No. It should be stressed that, due to the nature of the
is impossible for us to guarantee work/auditions for all
clients. The fact that we represent such a large number of
makes our agency appealing to casting personnel, but this
also lowers the possibility of securing work/auditions for
clients. We urge parents of clients not to rely on our
service as a
their child, but rather to view it as a hobby or casual
without obligation. In line with the department of trade
rulings, no agency can
guarantee work for an artist on their books. It is our
to only accept those that we feel would be excellent
casting personnel and an asset to our agency.
HAPPENS IF I AM CAST IN A PRODUCTION?
If you have been successful at an audition, you will be
our office. We will then negotiate a contract on your
behalf and inform
you of the relevant details. When working for the
(normally a production company) the artist is expected to
comply as far
as possible with the punctuality and other reasonable
the company and to conduct themselves in a proper and
DO I GET PAID?
You will be paid by Young Artists Management as soon as we
received payment from the production company and deducted
commission. Usually this happens within a month or so, but
aware that certain clients can take up to 3 months to
AMOUNT IS THE AGENCY'S COMMISSION?
Our commission ranges from 10% to 20% depending on the
type of work
undertaken as follows: Theatre / Radio = 10%; Film &
15%; Commercials and Print Advertising = 20%. We reserve
the right to
adjust these rates at any time.
TYPES OF PRODUCTIONS ARE CAST?
Our client are involved in a vast range of productions.
The majority of
castings calls we receive are for tv commercials, feature
television dramas. Our clients have also been involved in
voice-over and theatre work. Details of Recent Client Work
viewed in the 'News' section of our website here.
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