8TV 我要做MODEL I Wanna Be A Model 2016 returns with Shir Chong and Sean Feng as mentors
Strutting down the runaway parading the latest designer ensembles and appearing as talents in television commercials has long been the dream of aspiring models. But not everyone knows how and where to kick-start their career in this field. This is the very reason Media Prima’s Primeworks Studios created the modelling reality TV show, I Wanna Be A Model 2016, on 8TV which aims at giving these wannabe models a golden opportunity to take their dreams to the next level.
|Lynn Lim 林佩盈 (@fabulouslynnlim) - The host for I Wanna Be A Model 2016|
The programme which received overwhelming response from viewers, the media and fashion industries will now be returning in a fourth season after six years with Lynn Lim as the host and Shir Chong张嘉汶and Sean Feng 冯翔 as mentors. The last three seasons has seen the series coaching and producing a number of talented young models for the commercial and fashion industries both locally and internationally.
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Known for her iconic full lips, Shir Chong is no stranger to the fashion industry. After her eponymous win in the third season of I Wanna Be A Model in 2009, Shir became unstoppable in her modelling career by landing her first-ever magazine cover on Citta Bella Magazine and the cover of the award-winning Glam Magazine, styled by the renowned Cheah Wei Chun.
|Shir Chong 张嘉汶 (@shir.oh.shir) , Lynn Lim林佩盈 and Sean Feng 冯翔 at I Wanna Be A Model 2016 Press Conference|
Meanwhile, Sean Feng, a model from China, became a popular face in the fashion sector soon after he was chosen as one of the Top 3 finalists in the 2008 Shanghai-International Model Search. Since then, he has appeared in numerous magazines such as Esquire, GQ, Men’s Folio, Ellen Men, Harper’s Bazaar and many more. He also became the face of fashion brand advertisements such as Adidas, Converse and Decathlon. In addition, he has modelled for MCM, Lavin, Armani, Dunhill, BOSS and Dolce&Gabbana.
A total of 20 participants which comprises 10 male models and 10 female models, will strive to be head and shoulders above each other in becoming the ultimate male and female supermodel. They will compete during catwalk fashion shows, photo shoots, self-make up and self-styling assignments and video clip shoots.
|The important people behind 我要做MODEL I Wanna Be A Model 2016|
Just like the previous seasons, participants will need to undergo fitness trainings, catwalk lessons as well as make-up and grooming classes.
“The first three seasons has seen a positive response from viewers and have propelled many aspiring models to stardom. I strongly believe that this new installment will encourage more people to take up the challenge and come for the auditions” said Airin Zainul, Group General Manager of 8TV and ntv7.
The auditions are set to take place on 19th and 20th December 2015 from 9am-6pm at NSTP Balai Berita, Bangsar.
Participation Terms & Conditions:
- Competition is open to Malaysians, between the ages of eighteen (18) to thirty (30).
- Fluent in Mandarin.
- Participant's height is strictly required as Male shall be 175cm and above; Female 165cm and above.
- Participants who are contractually bound with 3rd party is ACCEPTABLE provided he/she is able to produce AND submit a valid written consent and/ or letter of release from the 3rd party to verify him/ her participation to take part in the Competition.
|《I Wanna Be A Model 2016》Casting @ NTSP Balai Berita, Bangsar|
19 and 20 December 2015
How to Participate I Wanna Be A Model 2016:
- Castings to be held on 19th & 20th December 2015.
- Original identification card must be presented during registration for verification purpose.
- Full and half body photo will be taken by organiser during the audition.
Date: 19 & 20 December 2015, Saturday & Sunday
Time: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Venue: Balai Berita Bangsar, 31 Jalan Riong, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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For more information, logon to www.8tv.com.my/iwannabeamodel.
|Shir Chong 张嘉汶 , Lynn Lim林佩盈 and Sean Feng 冯翔 at I Wanna Be A Model 2016 Press Conference|
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