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Are you an athlete looking to make the transition into a fitness lifestyle or sports modeling? or a model who wants to add another facet to your career, if so then we would love to hear from you. AEFM is an international sports modeling agency that specialises in representing real people that make fitness a part of their daily or weekly routine. We are looking for new talent to join our roster of exceptional athletes. Our models include male and female athletes, young teen fitness models, and mature and curvy athletic talent that come from a wide array of sporting backgrounds like cheerleading, athletics, tennis, badminton, and sports as wide as cross-country skiing. Every single one of our models is exceptionally skilled in their chosen field or sport.

What we can do for you

Making the decision to start your fitness journey with AEFM International is simple. If you are under the age of 18, you must have consent from a parent or guardian. All information submitted must be true and correct Everyone has the potential for greatness, which is why we are always on the lookout for fresh new talent. Whether you’re just starting out, or already established as an athlete model, we want to hear from you. With access to a wide range of global opportunities. We receive a steady stream of jobs for “in-demand” fitness models from the likes of advertising agencies, film and television production companies, photographers, and more. From luxury brands to multinational corporations, our talent has the virtuosity to make any campaign a success.

Who we have worked with

We believe that every client is different which is why we hand-select the right fit model to the individual needs of our clients. This means that no two campaigns are ever the same and no two campaigns will be handled in exactly the same way. We have supported a diverse range of clients on a diverse range of campaigns. Be it marketing, advertising, film, or television, Australia’s Elite Fitness Models have been there to make it a success. Just scroll down to see some of the great brands that have trusted us to help them deliver their vision or check out our Clients Testimonials page and read what they have to say about us.

What we expect from you in return

  • Keep in shape all year round and keep working to be the best in your chosen fitness specialties and talents.
  • Keep your portfolio and social media sites updated with your newest photos and most recent work experience. If you haven’t already, set up separate accounts to keep your social life and business accounts completely separate and ensure that everything posted (on either website) is tasteful and what you would want any future employer to gravitate towards.
  • Make yourself available for castings as much as you possibly can.
  • Maintain the highest level of professionalism when attending castings. Remember, you are an ambassador for AEFM, and elite is in our name so be gracious, be accomplished and most of all, be elite!
  • You will be expected to network with other fellow fitness professionals and complete two to three test shoots per month for the first 4-months whilst in development.
  • Capture short workout videos that show your athleticism. Clients that are looking for a fresh new face, need to be convinced by what they see, videos tend to be more compelling than imagery, therefore the more relevant you are, and the more up-to-date the footage and or content, the more likely it will be to secure that casting assignment.

Application Form

Making the decision to start your fitness journey with AEFM International is simple. If you are under the age of 18, you must have consent from a parent or guardian. All information submitted must be true and correct.

At AEFM International, we understand that this is a big decision for you. Our management team will work hard to ensure that the process is as easy as possible for you, starting with our application process. We believe strongly in transparency and honesty, so we will provide complete answers to all of your questions before you begin, this will take place via a telephone interview prior to commencing with AEFM.

If you are ready to get started on your journey today, please fill in the below form to begin the application process.

    The next steps

    AEFM Next Step 1

    We will make contact with you

    If successful, you will be contacted by the main principal, Jason, within 24 to 48 hours via email. A time will then be arranged to speak to him via Whatsapp if the number you have provided is signed up with Whatsapp for a telephone interview. Please make sure to check your spam folder for his email reply. It is common for the reply to be sent straight to the spam folder or trash folder.

    AEFM Next Step 2

    Your Portfolio Shoot

    Within 5-days of your interview, a fitness portfolio shoot will be organised with our in-house fitness photographer.

    We will contact you via email first to ask for a front and back image in figure-hugging fitness apparel, sporting skills, and whether you have had any formal or informal experience in front of the camera, albeit for a small start-up business or a large sporting brand.

    From there we shall plan your shoot date. For this, you will need to bring your own workout clothing, shoes, and accessories for this shoot.

    AEFM Next Step 3

    Post Portfolio Shoot & Test Shoot Preparation

    You will receive your retouched images within ten days of the photoshoot. This will serve you well moving forward when speaking to the next photographer or creative person. It’s important to have a strong, initial portfolio, one that gives you the best opportunity to win castings and more importantly win assignments.

    AEFM Next Step 4

    Ready For Casting

    And then, it’s all systems GO! Your bio and edited images will be uploaded directly to our official website and then you will be directly marketed to our database which consists of casting agencies, sporting/fitness brands, ad agencies, and more.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to start fitness modelling

    The very first step is making the decision yourself as to whether you want to explore this type of modelling. It takes dedication to be a fitness model. Your lifestyle will dictate on whether you are a suitable candidate.  

    What age do you need to be to in order to join the agency?

    Without your parents consent 18, if you are under the age of 18, you will need your parents consent. We take on all ages.

    How do I join AEFM?

    First you need to read and familiarise yourself with “About AEFM” to make sure this is an organisation you want to be represented by. Following this you will need to ‘Read and acknowledge’ our Terms & Conditions. To join AEFM please go to the following link and submit your information https://www.aefm.com.au/be-discovered/. There is a 48 hour turn around due to the sheer number of inquiries.

    Do I need a fitness professional portfolio?

    We have professional photographers in all states throughout Australia, and a team to help you assemble a portfolio.

    How will I know whether I have been accepted into AEFM?

    A representative from AEFM will respond via email or by telephone within 72-hours. You will receive a letter of acceptance.

    Does it cost anything to join the AEFM agency?

    No.

    Are there any out of pockets costs in having my professional photos taken?

    Yes, each photographer works as an independent sub-contractor. Each shoot depending on location is charged, these costs are disclosed within the BE DISCOVERED information.

    What are the next steps after my Professional Photo Shoot?

    Both yourself and AEFM will receive your 12 x edited images. We then add your images to our official website (aefm.com.au), and are broadcasted to our database.

    Are there any height restrictions?

    No.

    Do you do any promotional work?

    No, unless the model requests for it.

    Where are the photo shoots carried out?

    All states within Australia.