In 2015, two well known talent agencies joined forces and became the Brown Modeling Agency. The two talent agencies working together allows for models, actors, makeup artist, fashion designers, and filmmakers to collaborate under one entity. They have offices in both Dallas and Los Angeles, however their main office is in Austin, Texas. The Brown Agency is responsible for selecting the most talented models to represent many brand named companies such as L’Oréal, Louis Vuitton, Toyota, just to name a few.
The CEO of Brown Modeling Agency is Justin Brown. A former model himself. Spent his college years modelling. Michael B. Bonnée, the co-founder, is experienced with movie talent. Michael jumped at the opportunity to work with Justin Brown in building a better brand that would acquire and maintain a broader range of talent. For more details visit Crunchbase.
New talent is interviewed every Thursday between the hours of 3 and 4 pm at their Austin Texas location. Just bring yourself, a few pictures, and your resume. Most modeling jobs are for Runway and High Fashion, magazines, books, billboards, movies, and commercials. For runway and high fashion gigs, they are usually looking for models between the ages of 18 and 21 who are at least 5 ft. 8 inches tall. Successful model are required to keep their muscles and bones strong. Wearing high heels down the runway is most likely. Typically models must be tall and thin, however they need plus size models as well. These models have to be between size 10 and 16, and have to be at least 5 feet and 8 inches tall. All models must possess great eating habits, keep their skin clear, and they have to steer clear of abusing recreational pharmaceuticals. Some of the requirements vary when it comes to books, magazines, billboards, and movies. It usually depends on what topic or storyline they are trying to portray.
For the 4th of July, The Brown Agency launched a party, models had a blast dipping in the pool, enjoyed beverages and music. The Brown Agency Launched a Formula one party in 2015. The stage was set, viewers were in their seats, cell phones and cameras were out for photos. The models stood on the sidelines, patiently waiting for their queue to start cat walking down the runway. Actors, Models, designers and hairstylist that filled the room shared something in common, the love of fashion and showing it off.
The Brown Agency is not just a modeling scout for brand names. Shows like the Leftover, American Crime, and the Queen of the South, rely on the Brown agency to supply actors for recurring roles for upcoming seasons. Now with the joint venture, models and actors can come together and share their talents with both fashion and screenplay.