International: Storm Model Agency, known for discovering iconic models like Kate Moss, Lily Cole, Cara Delevingne, and Jourdan Dunn has partnered with viral media and music platform, Triller, BritAsia TV and RIKA Records to find the ‘New Face of Asia.’ The competition’s entry period begins on August, 1st at 9am BST and will end on August, 31st at 23:59 BST.
Aspiring models will be invited to submit their catwalk audition video through the Triller app with the hashtag, #newfaceofasia. The video should be filmed to “Believe In Ya” from the pop artist, RIKA’s debut EP Doses. Entrants must be between the ages of 16 and 24 years old and have no current contract with a model agency or company. The competition is open internationally and all genders are welcome.
Judges include Storm Model Agency’s Sarah Doukas, Triller’s VP Marketing and Rohan Tyagi, BritAsia TV’s Tony Shergill, and Rika Records’ own, Rika. The two chosen winners will be signed by Storm Model Management Ltd. on the Company’s standard terms.
“We’re delighted to be working with a stellar cast of partners on this project and look forward to showcasing new modeling talent as it is discovered,” said Mike Lu, CEO of Triller.
“Storm has discovered and nurtured the careers of some of the greatest models and we are thrilled to be joining forces with Triller, BritAsia TV and Rika Records, and to discovering the next generation of Asian stars,” said Founder and Chair of Storm Model Agency, Sarah Doukas.
CEO of BritAsia TV, Tony Shergill added, “BritAsia TV has been at the forefront of British Asian Music for over a decade and has been proudly flying the flag for British talent around the World. We are now proud to be working alongside Triller, the iconic Storm Model Agency and RIKA Records, to find the New Face of Asia within the World of mainstream fashion. The New Faces challenge offers a unique opportunity for young Asian male & female models to become stars of the future.”
Artist and judge of the competition, RIKA said, “It will be fantastic to see Asian talent highlighted in the global scenario for fashion and modeling.”