When emerging fashion model Emma gets a chance to pursue her dream of becoming an international top model, she leaves her everyday life in Denmark behind, and moves to Paris. At a photo shoot in her new hometown, she meets the attractive photographer Shane White and they fall in love. But their relationship soon turns into a dangerous obsession for Emma.
Despite a lack of obvious similarities between Siberia and Tokyo, a thriving model industry connects these distant regions. GIRL MODEL follows two protagonists involved in this industry: Ashley, a deeply ambivalent model scout who scours the Siberian countryside looking for fresh faces to send to the Japanese market, and one of her discoveries, Nadya, a thirteen year-old plucked from the Siberian countryside and dropped into the center of Tokyo with promises of a profitable career. After Ashley’s initial discovery of Nadya, the two rarely meet again, but their stories are inextricably bound. As Nadya’s optimism about rescuing her family from their financial difficulties grows, her dreams contrast against Ashley’s more jaded outlook about the industry’s corrosive influence.
Supermodels compete for a coveted centerfold spread as a merciless killer stalks the glamorous women. Meanwhile, two detectives attempt to unravel the mystery before the body count mounts.
When T. J. and Benji, two California twenty-something best buddies, lose their girlfriends, they start a home grown bikini modeling academy to make money and meet new girls. With a little help from T.J.'s Uncle Seymour (Gary Busey), the guys begin recruiting pretty girls, until a rival modeling school owned by their old grade school enemy tries to shut them down.
While trying to raise money to prevent his car from being repossessed, George is attracted to Lola, a Frenchwoman who works in a "model shop" (an establishment which rents out beautiful pin-up models to photographers). George spends his last twelve dollars to photograph her, and discovers that she is as unhappy as he.
Gloria works as a top nude model and prostitute, but she has a secret. In reality she is writer and social critic Sarah Asproon researching her new book. Peter finds out and blackmails her by demanding sex for his silence. Meanwhile Sarah develops feelings for computer whiz Cliff, who struggles to resolve his own sexual orientation.
Jack's modeling agency has been losing its ground lately. His ex is running a competitive business and they both want the hot Rebecca to sign with them. He must also deal with his demanding tycoon dad and a secretary who wants him.
Lady X is a woman who works during the day as a model but turns into a fighter for justice at night with the help of her karate master Chang.
Gia Carangi travels to New York City with dreams of becoming a fashion model. Within minutes of arriving, she meets Wilhelmina Cooper, a wise and high-powered agent who takes Gia under her wing. With Cooper's help and her own natural instincts, Gia quickly shoots to the top of the modeling world. When Cooper dies of lung cancer, however, Gia turns to drugs – and both she and her career begin to spiral out of control.
This is a Disney Channel movie about two teenage girls, one an ordinary high school girl and the other a top teen model, who meet and switch places.
When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his android wife, Cherry model 2000 has blown a fuse, he hires sexy renegade tracker E. Johnson to find her exact duplicate. But as their journey to replace his perfect mate leads them into the treacherous and lawless region of 'The Zone', Treadwell learns the hard way that the perfect woman is made not of computer chips and diodes.
Kayla, an underprivileged Japanese American 16 year old, endangers her promising future as an aspiring artist when she becomes involved with a drug dealer.
For thousands of years, evidence of life after death has eluded mankind. Science is about to change that. With the help of a physicist, a blind medium, and Thomas Edison’s final experiment, Brayden Taylor embarks on a quest to contact his deceased fiancee. For his love to transcend dimensions, he must defy the laws of quantum physics. He must defy the balance nature demands. He must defy ... Einstein’s God Model.
An American officer scours Britain in search of his dead brother's girlfriend and becomes involved in a jewel heist.
Two salesmen trash a company truck on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice: do hard time or spend 150 service hours with a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look half bad.
Millionaire Richard Trainor is celebrating the fact that his new calendar featuring twelve nude woman is a huge success. However the party is ruined when Miss January is pushed off a building and later on that night Miss February is knifed to death. Policeman Lieutenant Dan Stoner is assigned to the case and he immediately strikes a friendship with photographer Cassie Bascomb. While Dan investigates the case Cassie is attacked. What connection is she to the case and will the killer be caught before he/she reached Miss December.
Caught by tabloid paparazzi with his mistress Elena, a famous and beautiful fashion model, billionaire Pierre Levasseur tries to avoid a divorce by inventing a preposterous lie. He uses the presence of a passerby in the photo to claim to his wife that it's not him Elena is seeing but the other man, one François Pignon. Pignon is a modest little man who works as a parking valet. To make the story convincing, Elena has to move in with Pignon.
Ordinary single girl Amanda Pierce (Monica Potter) unexpectedly finds herself sharing an awesome Manhattan apartment with four sexy supermodels. Determined to bring Amanda into their world, the models give her the ultimate makeover. The plan works fabulously as Amanda connects with next door charmer Jim Winston (Freddie Prinze, Jr.). That is, until one night...
The short film that introduces the character of Derek Zoolander, first shown at the 1996 VH1 Fashion Awards.
Aspiring models compete for a chance to break into the business with a panel of judges critiquing their progress throughout the competition.
Moonlighting is an American television series that aired on ABC from March 3, 1985, to May 14, 1989. The network aired a total of 66 episodes. Starring Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd as private detectives, the show was a mixture of drama, comedy, and romance, and was considered to be one of the first successful and influential examples of comedy-drama, or "dramedy", emerging as a distinct television genre. The show's theme song was performed by jazz singer Al Jarreau and became a hit. The show is also credited with making Willis a star, while providing Shepherd with a critical success after a string of lackluster projects. In 1997, the episode "The Dream Sequence Always Rings Twice" was ranked #34 on TV Guide's 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time. In 2007, the series was listed as one of Time magazine's "100 Best TV Shows of All-Time." The relationship between David and Maddie was included in TV Guide's list of the best TV couples of all time.
Asia's Next Top Model is a reality television show of Top Model Franchise, in which a number of women compete for the title of Asia's Next Top Model and a chance to start their career in the modeling industry. The show will feature aspiring models from the entire Far East region, including South Asia subcontinent. The show was initially set to launch in mid-2012 on Ice-TV, after a deal was arranged with CBS for a Pan-Asian version. The casting process began in March 28, 2012 and was scheduled to end on May 5 of the same year. Later, the deadline was extended to May 21. The show was produced in Singapore. On April 11, it was publicly revealed that Nadya Hutagalung would take on the role of Head Judge and Host of the series. Fashion Director, Daniel Boey, Fashion Photographer, Todd Anthony Tyler, and model, Joey Mead King took secondary roles as judges. Around early October, STAR World and Channel 8 introduced the 14 finalists for season one, from 13 countries in South, Southeast and East Asia. The show was initially scheduled to premiere on November 4, 2012. However, the global premiere on STAR World was pushed back to November 25 due to monetary problems. The winner of the first cycle was 27 year old Jessica Amornkuldilok from Thailand.
Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model, often abbreviated as BNTM, BINTM, or Top Model, is a British reality television show in which a number of women compete for the title of Britain's Next Top Model and a chance to start their career in the modelling industry. The first "cycle" premiered on 14 September 2005 on Sky Living. The winner normally receives a modelling contract, cosmetics campaign, and a spread within a fashion magazine which also includes appearing on the front cover. Other benefits which can change from cycle to cycle include a car, holiday, money, or an apartment among other things. As part of the Top Model franchise, it is based on the American television series America's Next Top Model. From series 7 onwards, the show has been renamed Britain and Ireland's Next Top Model as it has begun to include contestants from Ireland.
Korea's Next Top Model is a Korean reality television show in which a number of women compete for the title of Korea's Next Top Model and a chance to start their career in the modelling industry. The prize also includes a feature in W Magazine Korea and a contract for SK-II. As part of the Top Model franchise, it is based on the hit American TV show America's Next Top Model, and it shares the same format. On 6 January 2010 it was announced that Korean channel Onstyle would begin production of a Korean version of the model search show. Model Jang Yoon-ju would helm the judging panel as the host of the show. Season 4 will start in August 2013.
West Africa's Next Top Model was a planned reality documentary based on Tyra Banks America's Next Top Model which would have featured contestants from all West African countries including Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Liberia and Nigeria against each other in a variety of competitions to determine who would win title of West Africa's Next Top Model and a lucrative modelling contract with an international model agency in hopes of a successful future in the modeling business. The competition was supposed to be hosted by Nigerian supermodel Oluchi Onweagba. Auditions began in March 2009, but due to unknown reasons, the show never aired and was left without any TV station.
Australia's Next Top Model is an Australian reality television series, based on a franchise that was created by Tyra Banks with America's Next Top Model. It is produced by Granada Productions and broadcast on the Australian subscription television channel, FOX8. The series' objective is to find a promising but as-yet undiscovered Australian fashion Model and reward her with a platform to boost her chances of forging a successful career within the modelling industry. The series was last formerly hosted by Australian model Sarah Murdoch, who also served as lead judge and co-executive producer of the show for cycles five to seven. Jodhi Meares and Erika Heynatz also served as former hosts. An eighth cycle was confirmed for production and broadcast during 2013. Producers had to find a replacement host before production re-commenced. In April 2012 it was announced that the series would take a break for 2012 due to the fact that producers of the show were having trouble finding a replacement for Sarah Murdoch. It was announced on 19 November 2012 that beauty queen, model, and television personality Jennifer Hawkins was chosen as the new host for the ongoing eighth cycle.
Holland's Next Top Model is a Dutch reality television show hosted by writer and former model Daphne Deckers, who also serves as the lead judge. The first "cycle" premiered in September 2006 and was one of RTL5's highest rated shows, which is based on the series America's Next Top Model with Tyra Banks. On July 24, 2012, RTL5 announced they would not broadcast a new season.
HaDugmaniyot is a reality documentary based on Tyra Banks' America's Next Top Model and is aired on Channel 10. The show pits contestants against each other in a variety of competitions to determine who will win a modelling contract with Tel Aviv-based agency Yuli Models in hopes of a promising career start in the modeling industry.
Former model and television personality Yolanda Hadid put coaches aspiring teen models through an intensive eight week training program, focused on the physical, mental and emotional wellness that it takes to build a sustainable brand.
Scandinavia's Next Top Model, Cycle 1 was the first Cycle of the Scandinavian reality television show, based on the original concept from America's Next Top Model. It was broadcast on TV3 in Denmark, Norway and Sweden by Viasat. The concept of the show was that each country started an internal competition with nine girls and a national top model eliminating one after other together with her own panel of judges until three girls were left in each country. At that point the pre-selection was over and the last nine girls competed together and against each other. Although each of the participating countries did the same photo shoots and visited the same locations the girls were never supposed to meet each other before the merge. As every country had a reserved spot in the shows final top 3, the competition remained between the national finalists until only one Danish, Swedish and Norwegian girl was left when a special jury in New York led by US American model Georgianna Robertson determined who the winner would be. In the final episode Kine Lauvås Bakke from Norway was named the very first winner of Scandinavia's Next Top Model over Nanna Schultz Christensen from Denmark and Elina Herbeck from Sweden.
New Zealand's Next Top Model is a New Zealand reality television series in which a number of young women compete for the title of New Zealand's Next Top Model and the chance to start their career in the modeling industry. The show's format was originally created by American talk-show host and model Tyra Banks. The New Zealand series is hosted by former model and 62 Models Management founder Sara Tetro, and airs on TV3 NZ. The winner of NZNTM wins a modelling contract with Sara's agency. Like its American counterpart, NZNTM features a photographer and international model on its judging panel, Chris Sisarich and Colin Mathura-Jeffree, respectively. Mathura-Jeffree also acts as runway coach to the girls, much like Miss Jay on America's Next Top Model.
Models Inc. is an American prime time soap opera that aired on the Fox television network during the 1994-1995 television season. It is the third series in the Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise. The series was created by Charles Pratt, Jr. and Frank South, and executive produced by Aaron Spelling, Charles Pratt, Jr., Frank South, and E. Duke Vincent.
Hrvatski Top Model is a reality documentary based on Tyra Banks' America's Next Top Model and is aired on RTL. The show pits contestants against each other in a variety of competitions to determine who will win title of the new Croatian Top Model as well as a modelling contract with an agency in hopes of a promising career start in the modeling industry. Croatian top-model Tatjana Jurić fills the host role of Tyra Banks in the original series as the head of the search as well as a mentor for the 16 girls that have been chosen to live in a house together in Zagreb. Together with the panel of judges which includes Borut Mihalić, Boris Bašić, Damir Hoyka and Boris Cavlina Jurić judges on the girls each week where usually one, but often two girls were eliminated until only 3 girls were left. Croatian Fashion Designer Marco Grubnic also had several appearances on the first Cycle to introduce the girls to the fashion industry and give them constructive criticism. After 14 weeks, Sabina Behlić was named the winner of the first Cycle beating Valentina Dropulić and Marina Jerković in the final. The show will return with a second Cycle in autumn 2010 with Vanja Rupena replacing Jurić.
Model Behaviour is a British television reality show which aired on Channel 4 in 2001 and 2002. The show featured a search for a new model with the winner securing a year's contract with a top model agency. The programme was produced by Princess Productions and was similar in format to ITV's Popstars in that it followed the fortunes of several individuals as they lived together and competed for the top prize. The first series followed five women who had been picked from thousands of applicants. The second series followed both male and female potential models. The 2001 series was won by Jenny Richards, a young mother from south Wales who won a year's contract with the Premier agency. and went on to have a successful career as a catwalk model. The 2002 winners were South African Nathan Roberts, and Camilla Priest from Sunderland, who both won a year's contract with Select.
Malta's Top Model is a Maltese reality documentary based on Tyra Banks' America's Next Top Model and is aired on Favourite Channel. The show places contestants against each other in a variety tests to determine who will win title of the new Maltese Top Model as well as a modeling contract with a small modeling agency and the front cover of a local magazine in hopes of a promising career start in the modeling industry. Claire Amato equals the role of Tyra Banks in the original series as the head of the search, and mentor for the chosen finalists during the competition. Other judges are casting director Alan J. "Jay" Darmanin and challenge organizer Jeff Francalanza. The show started with a casting recap after which 14 girls were chosen, however 14th contestant Maria immediately withdrew after the competition started. Each week the 13 girls that were living together on the same island faced challenges and a weekly photo shoot whereupon the judges chose to eliminate one girl per episode. In addition to this, the viewers could vote for their favorite girl every week per SMS. 17 year-old Audrienne Thaipend won the competition over 25 year-old old Sanaa Rizgalla. This version of the show is the second installment worldwide to feature a trans woman among its finalists after America's Next Top Model cycle 11 alumna Isis King. Each girl was supported by her own Maltese sponsor.
Canada's Next Top Model is a Canadian reality show in which female contestants compete for the title "Canada's Next Top Model" and a chance to start their career in the modeling industry. The winner receives a modeling contract from Elmer Olsen Modeling Agency, a $100,000 beauty contract from Procter & Gamble, and an editorial spread in Fashion magazine. CNTM is based on the successful American franchise America's Next Top Model. It is produced by Temple Street Productions in association with CTVglobemedia and CBS Paramount International TV. Three cycles have been produced and aired.
Sweden's Next Top Model or Top Model Sverige was a Swedish reality television show based on America's Next Top Model. It was broadcast on TV3 in Sweden. In Top Model Sverige, the 9 contestants are competing for a top 3 spots to compete in Scandinavia's Next Top Model. These final 3 girls then join with Norway and Denmark's contestants. One winner came from Sweden over the 3 seasons of the show, Freja Kjellberg Borchies. For the first two cycles, Top Model Sverige was hosted by Mini Andén but she quit and Malin Persson replaced her. Persson left and was replaced by another Swedish model Vendela Kirsebom in Cycle 4 as a host when the show was aired for one Cycle on TV4 under the name Top Model Stockholm. After the first individual Cycle ended it took eight years until the show returned to TV3 in 2012 with Izabella Scorupco as host. However, she also lasted for one season only and was replaced by Caroline Winberg who hosted the show in 2013.
Scandinavia's Next Top Model was a Scandinavian reality television show, based on the original concept from America's Next Top Model. It is broadcast on TV3 in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden by Viasat. The show is similar to the American version but the Scandinavian contestants are brought to Paris instead of New York or Los Angeles and are competing for a modeling contract with Marilyn modeling agency and a make-up contract with L'Oréal. The show has some differences from the American version. Most importantly, since three countries are involved, nine women from each country compete amongst themselves before being brought together when only three from each country remain. Yet they still compete only with the contestants from the same country; not until the very end, when one competitor from each country remains, is a final winner chosen. The hosts for each of the countries have been Mini Anden in Sweden, Kathrine Sørland in Norway, and Anne P in Denmark—all female models. In Sweden, Mini left the show after few seasons, and Malin Persson took over. After the contestants from the three countries have been brought together, the show has been hosted by an American fashion expert, Cynthia Garrett. Tyra Banks, the founder of the original American version, has been asked to host or guest-host the show but she has declined the offer. The coach on all the episodes has been Herve Bernard and the posing coach was Mariana Verkerk who also appears in Holland's Next Top Model, Benelux' Next Top Model, and Norway's Next Top Model as the runway coach and as a permanent judge. The runway coach was the same as in the U.S. version, J. Alexander.