A Unique Photo Studio with Full Stylist Closet founded by Creative Model Photographers
The Models 212 division of CCL is a talent consulting agency housed within our state-of-the-art 5,000 sq. ft. Times Square photography studio. We scout talent and may offer Mother Agency representation.
As career coaching consultants we educate and provide ongoing guidance to talent seeking to be successfully employed within the modeling profession. For those willing to invest in exploring the possibilities of making their dreams financially rewarding experiences, Models 212 helps to build portfolios, provides in-depth knowledge, advice and career coaching.
As a Mother Agent we serve as talent advocates. We put talent portfolios in the hands of agents to secure representation; create introductions to casting directors & designers; and conduct media outreach with the goal of keeping our models high-profile, working and relevant. We keep our models focused on their goals, while reminding each of the importance of maintaining overall wellness.
Founders Dian Griesel and Charlotte Reardon work with all talent directly. Dian & Charlotte have been represented by agencies such as Wilhelmina, FFT, STATE, Stetts, BiCoastal, Q Models and EMG.
Dian Griesel has been named a Top Creative by over 15 international publications Her @SilverDisobedience content reaches millions of readers every month (according to Google) via http://www.SilverDisobedience.Rocks plus her Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube and TikTok pages along with an Anchor podcast which is available on all major channels. Dian appears in the media regularly and has partnered to create social media influencer campaigns for Lancôme Official • L’Oréal Paris • MARS • T-Mobile • Estée Lauder • Clinique • Hair Biology • Tivity • Coolibar • Target • Easy Spirit • Worthy • Chico’s • Laura Geller • Pantene • Dove • Capsule • Bob’s Red Mill • Ancient Nutrition • Loser’s Chews • Martha Stewart • Mark Fisher • Frette • Ruti • AdoreMe • MindGruve • The Wig Company • Peepers • AARP • OptumRx • Brookdale Living • Baggallini • Surya • byAcre • JBNY • Alliance for Downtown New York, During the course of her career, Dian has defined public communications messaging for over 400 companies. She is the author of fifteen business and self-help books, and throughout the 1980s she worked as a sponsorship and college tour agent representing a variety of talent including Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld, Adam Sandler, Damon Wayans, Bill Maher, Alice Cooper, The Beastie Boys, Faith-No-More and many others.
Charlotte Reardon has been featured in Elle, Harpers Bazaar, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair & Fashion TV walking runway for major designers at New York Fashion Week; Miami Swim Week & London Fashion Week. She is a Wilhelmina model, former Rockette, posture expert and movement coach. She has worked with Mazda • The Gap • Topo Chico • Scotch & Soda • Nine West • Guess Jeans • Calvin Klein• Rag & Bone • White House Black Market • Ellie Tahari • Lululemon • MadeWell • New Balance • True Religion • Montclair • Intimissimi • Macy’s • Lady Foot Locker • QVC and others. Charlotte’s expertise has been showcased in The New York Post, Metro US, Backstage Magazine, INSIDER, Yahoo, GLAM and MSN. As a theater and television performer, Charlotte’s credits include: So You Think You Can Dance UK, The Disney Channel (Europe), The Today Show, Rachael Ray Show and Good Morning America.
To explore what CCL Models 212 can do for you – from photo sessions, image shaping, building your social media presence, training, on-going coaching, agency introductions and other modeling related industry needs – fill out the form below. Upon scheduling a consultation we will tell you what we will need to see from you, outline a path for proceeding, disclose all fees and expenses, and discuss the possibilities.
Models 212 hosts open calls twice a month.
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