What are Model Bonanza events?
Facilitated, location, group photo shoots with models moving from station to station in some of the most sought after locations in Melbourne. We organise everything for you - sourcing of reliable and appropriate talent, venue hire, make up and hair, styling, photographers, coordination of the day, staff to help you, and full catering - so all you have to focus on is your own creativity and getting outstanding results!
Events are repeatable, come back as often as you like to update your portfolio, reflect changes to your look or style, or express your creative vision!
5-8 MAKE UP / HAIR ARTISTS
4 FEATURED DESIGNERS / STYLISTS
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP & MENTORING
MODEL DIRECTION AND MAKE UP ARTIST MENTORING
PLANNED AND SCHEDULED SHOOT THEMES SUCH AS TRIBAL, COUTURE, FASHION
POST EVENT NETWORKING FOR FURTHER WORK OPPORTUNITIES
What’s the objective of Bonanza events?
For professionals and enthusiasts of the fashion industry to network and collaborate in an inspiring and buzzing environment, create strong portfolio shots in stunning locations, learn by observing those more experienced, and build lasting relationships leading to increased industry opportunities. Bonanza events bring creative people together, for.the best networking opportunity in fashion and photography - exposure to 35 industry people in one day!
What do you get?
• A provided coordinated schedule of models moving from station to station
• Multiple photographers with different styles, and locations with different set ups
• Make up and hair artists creating different looks throughout the day
• Designer garments, jewellery and props supplied (most events)
• Training in posing and industry practice from a professional model
• Photography workshop and one on one mentoring from an acitve industry photographer
• Make up support from an established make up artist with her own cosmetics company
• Your name posted here on our site and inclusion in our private Facebook group
• Current Working with Children and Police Clearance, and experience with underage models
Event team and sponsors:
Bonanza events are run by a team selected for their industry experience, professionalism, and allignment with Model Success' vision of bringing people together in safe and results oriented events. Events feature well known fashion photographers, professionally trained make up artists, stylists, and designers, and Model Success founder and long time model Joanna Sherwell. Read more about our team here.
Sponsor of Bonanza events Sun Studios, is known and respected for it's contribution to the fashion and creative industries. As part of our alliance with Sun they offer Bonanza attendees 50% off their elite level studio and equipment hire … a MASSIVE saving for professional facilities. Download the VIP Model Bonanza voucher here and contact: Andrew Miller 9427 7440 to inquire.
Iridis Cosmetics provides professional advice and mentoring to MUA's at Bonanza events, for tips and advice on creating their model's look. Iridis also teaches women to apply makeup to suit their personality and lifestyle through hands on, practical makeup lessons. Check out their page here or on Model Mayhem
Windmill Gardens is one of our cherished Bonanza shoot locations. Set in 11 acres of elegant landscaped gardens, the two-storey windmill with rustic scenery and mill water wheel, sits next to a lake and waterways. Smell the roses and listen to the waterfalls while you enjoy the country air creating beautiful images!
Halsey Rd Recyclers is a specialist antique warehouse in Airport West. The wonderful team at Halsey enthusiastically sponsor Model Bonanza events by providing their warehouse and amazing array of collectors items for use in our events. Check out Halsey's page here.
You event registration includes professionally edited high resolution images available to you digitally, venue hire and insurance costs covered, full healthy catering, and mentoring from industry professionals to ensure you get the most out of the day. Prices start from $20-175 depending on which genre you're attending as - photog, model, mua etc.
Assistants and parents are welcome however as we pay venue hire and catering per head we are required to charge a small fee for them to attend so our costs are covered. Click here for full pricing info.
How to register for an event:
Before you register you may want to read the note to the right about why we charge for these events, or Freqeuntly Asked Questions to find out how the events run and what's expected of you on the day. You can also view action shots and final images produced at the events, our refund policy is below, and we offer a 10% off special also below.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!