On Monday evening (27 April) the 2008 Face of DV8 Carrie-Anne Burton made it through to the final 6 in the RTE reality TV show The Model Agent. The original 12 girls were judged on how they performed in a catwalk and photo-shoot challenge. Supermodel Erin O’Connor coached the entrants on their runway walk and poise, while top photographers scrutinised their performance in front of the lens. Six girls were sent home., but Carrie-Anne was praised in both challenges and in next weeks programme (Mon 4 May) heads to London for the next stage of the competition. Watch this space!
The 14 finalists in this years ‘Face of DV8′ competition have been revealed (see pics below) and the excitement is now building to the final on May 14! Can you pick the winners? Leave a post telling us which girl and boy you think will win…
The girls, from left – Deborah Carson (17), from Saintfield; Akvile Druteikaite (22), Dungannon; Seana Chang (20), Dungannon; Laura Gilliland (17), Holywood; Anneliesel Sid (18), Ballymoney; Sarah McDonald (18), Crumlin; Deepika Sharma (17), Newtownabbey.
The boys, from left – Jonathan Donnelly (18), Ballymoney; Geoff McCollum (22), Portadown; Ross Wilson (19), Bangor; Brent Fisher (18), Lisburn; Kishore Dan (24), Belfast; Sean McGovern (22), Castledawson; Martin Eldon (27), Dungannon.
Don’t forget the Face of DV8 audition day is Thursday 16 April. You can register on the day. Just turn up at 9.30am at the DV8 store on Belfast’s Castle Place to meet the judges and get a picture taken. Entrants have to be 17-30 yrs old and full time residents of Northern Ireland. You don’t need any modeling experience. The lucky male and female winners get to be the Face of DV8 for a year, £500 of DV8 clothes each, a contract with Alison Campbell Models and hairstyling by award-winning salon Paul Stafford Hairdressing.
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Nineteen year old Carrie-Anne Burton, from Downpatrick, the current female Face of DV8, is understood to be one of the contestants on an upcoming reality TV programme to find the next Irish supermodel!
The programme, being aired from April 20 on RTÉ Two, will follow international model scout Ellis, Director of New Faces at London agency Independent Models, in her quest to find the best modelling talent on the island of Ireland.
Carrie-Anne’s talent as a model was first spotted last year by the judges in the inaugural Face of DV8 model search. Carrie-Anne Burton (19) from Downpatrick and Aaron Kearney (18) from Portadown beat almost four hundred young hopefuls to take the 2008 Face of DV8 titles.
The Model Agent is an elimination-based TV programme that follows contestants through the judging process, until one winner walks away with the prize, including a contract with Independent Models in London and a cover shoot for IMAGE magazine. Supermodels Liz Hurley, Lizzie Jagger, Iman and Helena Christensen are all represented by Independent Models.
The male and female winner of the 2009 Face of DV8 competition will represent the DV8 brand in all advertising online and in-store for a year. They also get a year-long contract with Alison Campbell Models, £500 worth of DV8 clothes vouchers and hair styling by Paul Stafford Hairdressing. Contestants do not have to have modelling experience.
Registration forms and rules of entry for the Face of DV8 are available at DV8 stores and online at www.dv8fashion.com The closing date for the receipt of postal entries is Monday 13 April, but contestants can also register at the auditions, being held at DV8’s flagship store on Belfast’s Castle Place at 9.30am on Thursday 16 April.
The Model Agent is on RTE Two at 10.25pm every Monday for six weeks starting April 20.
Get your entry forms in for Face of DV8 ’09, to be in with a chance of winning a modeling contract, hundreds of £’s worth of DV8 clothes and hairstyling by Paul Stafford Hairdressing for a year! If you’d like to get involved or you know someone who would, all you have to do is click on the Face of DV8 link on the home page. The closing date for receipt of entry forms is 13 April. You can also just turn up at the auditions on 16 April. Don’t forget you must be 17-30 and be resident in NI. Good luck!!