FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How long has Generations been in business?
Generations was founded in 1994 and is nationally recognized. Owner has over 20 years of agency experience & working with children. The agency is licensed & bonded with the State of California & has been franchised with SAG & AFTRA unions.
How is Generations different from other agencies?
Owner is actively involved in all aspects of the agency process, starting at first interview through bookings and then timely payment for work. Consistent & reliable service has created industry credibility & opportunities for the agency's models and talent in all forms of work. Generations respects its valuable contribution to the industry & this is reflected in the service provided to clients & the variety of work opportunities made available.
Do I have to pay any fees to get started?
No fees are required to submit, interview or sign with a California state licensed talent agency. Commissions are deducted from work completed. Personal investment in marketing materials (ie. headshots & online database files) are paid by models & actors directly to vendors approved by the agency.
Do I need to have professional pictures in order to be considered for representation?
Professional photos are not required in order to first submit to the agency. If you are signed, however, the agency does request professional photos be taken, headshots printed & online files set up and actively managed. Referrals will be given at that time.
What kinds of jobs can I expect to be sent on?
Some are ideal candidates for print, while others are more appropriate for commercial or film work. Marketability is determined during initial interview & subsequent readings.
When are jobs and what amount of notice am I given?
Calls from the agency are for assignments the very next day. The nature of the business does not allow for more notice. Talent must have a flexible weekday schedules & be accessible by cellphone or PDA at all times. All represented talent must live within the greater Bay Area of California, as most assignments are located in San Francisco. Depending upon your current marketability & the seasonal flow of work opportunities, you could be called as much as every week for several weeks in a row!