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Los Angeles casting calls: Modeling opportunities you won't want to miss

Taylor Bright attended the Miss USA 2013 pageant in Las Vegas
Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Whether you are new to the Los Angeles modeling scene, or an established local talent, there are always opportunities for aspiring models in and around Los Angeles to keep you busy during the summer season. Here are three LA modeling casting calls now seeking talent in Southern California.

1. New music video 'Ambiguous' by musical artist Taylor Bright

Seeking: Models for close-up beauty shots of youthful men and women
Types: Male and female, ages 18-32, all ethnicities
Compensation: High-quality photos and video clips provided
Job date: June 27th from 1:00 to 7:00 pm in Westwood, LA
To apply: Visit Backstage.com for details and model application

About the artist: Now 20 years of age, Taylor Bright is a singer who gained notoriety when she released an online video that went viral while still in high school.

2. Infomercial for anti-again skincare system

Seeking: Women to give testimonials about anti-aging skincare treatments
Types: Females, ages 29-59, all ethnicities
Compensation: $50 stipend per visit, plus 8-week skincare treatments valued at over $400
Job dates: Shoots two to three hours July 15th (baseline photos), July 22nd (7-day photos) and Sept. 2 (8-week photos) in Culver City; 4-hour video interview in OC or LA.
To apply: Visit Backstage.com for model application and instructions

About the product: This skincare company based in Beverly Hills sells its products in high-end retailers like Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom. The infomercial will be produced by Script to Screen.

3. Runway show 'Traffic' at LA Fashion Corner

Seeking: High fashion runway models and installation models
Types: Male and female (5'9" and up), ages 18-28, all ethnicities
Compensation: Event photos, video, and name mentioned in event credits
Job date: July 19, 2014 at the Avalon in Hollywood
To apply: Visit the LA Fashion Corner website and fill out a model application

About the event: For five years LA Fashion Corner has provided a seasonal venue for local and national fashion designers to showcase their talents to manufacturers, celebrities, buyers, and the media including Getty, LA Weekly, Wire Image, and Los Angeles magazine.

Submission tips for models: Follow the instructions carefully when applying for any modeling assignment directly (without the help of an agent). And be sure to check out these modeling safety tips before providing your personal contact information to anyone.