Best Modeling Agencies for Teens and Kids in South Africa: When you think of modeling, you might think of runways, fashions shows, and high profile magazines. However, the reality is, there are lots of modeling gigs for clothing catalogs and other type products that teens and kids in South Africa can get. Maybe you want to be walking the catwalk, but don’t shy away from casual gigs, especially when you’re just starting out. These gigs require models with all different body types and looks and can be easier for teens and kids to get.
What the law says about Kids Working on TV in South Africa
While it may be a good idea to instill the value of money in children by having them perform odd jobs to earn extra pocket money, there is a fine line between letting children work and having them employed.
According to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, employing anyone under the age of 15 is illegal. Children may work part-time in the performing arts (TV, the theatre or modelling, for example) – but they need a permit to do so.
List of Kids and Teens Agencies in South Africa
Kids Inc Agency: Cape Town
Kids Inc is an agency that specializes in models from newborn to 12 yrs. We have a teenage section called Models Inc, which specializes in models from ages 13-19 yrs. We cover the full spectrum of work, which includes TV commercials, fashion catalogues, documentaries, voice-overs, ramp work and movies. Although we work extensively with all the local clients (Woolworth’s, Edgar’s, Foschini, Pep, Ackerman’s…) about 90% of our client base is international. …Sign Up
Louis B Juniors Agency: Johannesburg
Louis B Juniors specialises in kids model management from babies through to teens. We represent our talent for both local and international films, TV commercials, campaigns, series, catalogue and more. A child that is confirmed for a job could earn some extra pocket money or, in the case of some of our wonderful campaigns, put money away towards his or her tertiary education…Sign Up