This is an agreement between a talent agency and a client that wants to hire the agency
to promote the client’s modeling services. The client hires the agency to provide and
arrange modeling performances, fashion shows, modeling advertisements, runway
modeling and photography sessions. In return for the agency’s services, the client
agrees to pay the agency a commission percentage of all the compensation received as
a direct result of the agency’s efforts. This agreement can be used by individuals that
want to hire a talent agency, or by agencies that want to represent and promote a
THIS Talent Agreement (“Agreement”) made this ______ day of ________________, 20____,
by and between ____________________________ located at____________________________
(“Agent”) and____________________________ located
at____________________________________ (“Talent”), hereinafter jointly referred to as “the
WHEREAS, Agent is in the business of providing and arranging modeling performances, fashion
shows, modeling advertising for print, television and runway, and photography performances,
bookings, and other related activities (collectively “Services”) for its clients.
WHEREAS, Talent desires to appoint Agent as Talent’s sole and exclusive Agent for the
purpose of securing engagements on behalf of Talent to perform Services for Agent’s clients.
NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing, and in consideration of the promises,
covenants and conditions contained herein, the Parties agree to the following.
Talent appoints Agent as Talent’s sole and exclusive Agent to promote, market, advertise,
advise, counsel and book Talent for purpose of securing engagements to perform Services for
RESPONSIBILITIES OF AGENT
Agent agrees to use his/her/its reasonable efforts on behalf of Talent to secure engagements on
behalf of Talent to perform Services for Agent’s clients. It is understood and agreed that Agent
makes no guarantees, representations or warranties that Talent will receive any engagements for
RESPONSIBILITIES OF TALENT
3.1 Talent shall have no obligation to accept engagements offered by Agent, but agrees to
respond within a reasonable period of time to any offer of engagements offered by Agent.
3.2 Talent shall provide the Services on the date and time agreed and within the period
designated and shall endeavor to arrive ____ (____) hour(s) before the start of an event or as
agreed by the Parties.
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3.3 Talent must provide Agent with a minimum of FORTY-EIGHT (48) hours notice if
Talent is, for any reason, unable to perform the Services after Talent has accepted an
engagement. If such notice is not given and Agent is unable to find a replacement, Talent may be
asked to pay an amount equal to the amount that would have been payable to Agent in respect of
3.4 In the event that Talent is unable to perform and has failed to give the notice referred to
in paragraph 3.3, Talent shall endeavor to search for and introduce a suitable professional
substitute to Agent for the performance of the Services.
3.5 It is the sole responsibility of Talent to be available for the duration of the engagement.
If Talent fails to complete an engagement for any reason other than illness (to be evidenced by a
medical certificate) then Talent may be liable to pay for costs or losses incurred by Agent.
3.6 Talent shall perform the Services in accordance with applicable standards of the
profession including, personal appearance and dress and shall not conduct himself/herself in such
a way as to bring the name and reputation of Agent into disrepute with Agent’s client or the
general public or within the industry. Talent will be polite, professional, friendly and helpful at
all times and shall comply with such professional behavior code as Agent may specify from time
3.7 If performance of the Services requires a rehearsal(s), Talent must attend the
rehearsal(s) unless otherwise agreed to by the Parties.
3.8 If Talent requires the use of equipment for the performance of the Services, then Talent
shall bring said equipment.
3.9 Talent is responsible for his/her own transportation to and from the engagement and have
a working mobile phone. In the event that Talent should incur any out of pocket expenses
related to the performance of the Services, the Parties may agree in advance that some or all of
the expenses are subject to reimbursement.
3.10 Talent shall indemnify Agent for all injuries, losses, damage, costs, claims and actions
occasioned to Agent as a result of the negligence of Talent or any default of his/her obligations
under this Agreement.
3.11 Talent will make no representations, warranties, or commitments binding Agent without
Agent’s prior consent.
This Agreement shall begin on the date set forth above and shall continue for a period of one (1)
(“Term”) and will renew automatically indefinitely unless terminated as set forth herein.
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