Stupidly i took my son to a shoot at the NY studio in Manchester in 2015. He was accepted by Blackberry and i was pushed into buying an apparently necessary portfolio, which the woman (who was as fake as the company) said was needed as my son needed a portfolio to add...
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Anonymous

I was approached by blackberry, did buy photos but I'd had passed experience so photos that they wanted £1000 for I paid £150 which I was glad about as I have never heard from...

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Clara

The same happened to me and sadly that's right you agree to buy the pictures so they have you in that way, basically it's just a scam way to sell pictures.And of course all mo...

1.0
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  • Photographer attitude
  • Everyting
  • Scam
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MVP Model & Talent MANAGEMENT Incorporated Camille Bailey & Cindy La Chapelle: I was signed under contract with MVP Management (used to be known as Shok Models but opened up under MVP management after Shok Models was shut down years ago) for only 17 months. Click this...
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Anonymous

This is 100% accurate.

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Anonymous

Emily Carpenter or Emily C Model has a history of making up fraudulent claims. This is her way of getting back at agencies as she tried to sue another one and lost. She also...

1.0
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  • 295 dollar charge for comp cards
  • Dishonest about commission rates
  • Overpriced model portfolio
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So my story is the same as everyone elses, pretty much. I sent photos in to a sponsored link on facebook, I thought "why not, it will be fun".. Didn't think much of it, until I got an email the next morning that they were interested in me and wanted me to attend a...
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Anonymous

We too are going through the same thing. This was Manchester instead. As soon as we had missed 2 payments fis was on our case. Rang them and told them I was seeking advice and...

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Anonymous

*UPDATE*Persistence pays off it seems, Upon overseeing my dispute and I believe trying to contact the other party, FIS have closed my account and I'm not required to pay the c...

1.2
Surbiton, Kingston Upon Thames
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I've been working at Stomp Models for around a year now. Why I like the employment: 1.Adaptable Hours: I head off to college so this is critical to me. They will give you a chance to change your accessibility at whatever point you have to, and in the event that you...
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Anonymous

Yeah sure! You are right.

4.4
I liked
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My daughter applied and was accepted for a test shoot. It all sounded legit, the website looks good so off we went to Media1 Studios on Charles Henry Street in Birmingham. The shoot went great. She had hair and make up done, filled in some forms and had a one hour...
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Anonymous

can I cancel my subscription to them?

1.4
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  • Photographer attitude
  • Prices
  • Inappropriate touching of minor
#666214
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I had the exact same experience this Sunday in Basement 208 with Blackberry Models. After my test shoot, a guy took me to the private room and complimented me of being so confident, having the right kind of attitude ("not everyone is like you") and said I looked great...
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2.0
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  • Scam
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Blackberry models scam I’m sure there are many if you on here, who aspire to be in the modelling industry. My passion has never been modelling, but writing I sent an application in order to gain publicity. I was accpetd and sent to a tiny studio in Birmingham...
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Kalbo

The evidence seems to be stacking up against blackberry models and the studios who supply them with models. Has anyone got anywhere by cancelling their direct debit? And does ...

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Anonymous

My daughter went for a photo shoot in the middle of last year and they accepted her as a model and I was forced into purchasing a portfolio at a cost of £500 and my daughter h...

1.0
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  • Manager attiude
  • Prices
  • Scam
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