Want to be a television star? Send one half-body and one full-figure photo to TVB CCS Department, TV City, Clearwater Bay Road, Kowloon. It pays casual artists (with lines) $250 for one to two hours' work, and freelance extras (without lines) $180 for nine hours. Call 2335-2288, extension 7251. Tsun Pak Film Studio (803, Prosper Commercial Building, 9 Yin Chong Street, Mongkok) offers suitable candidates freelance work on films, TV dramas and advertisements. Western 'actors' needed; no casting fee. Call Joe or Man on 2770-4747.
Elite Hong Kong Model (Room 901, Workington Tower, 78 Bonham Strand East, Sheung Wan) holds regular model-training courses covering catwalk skills, and hair and makeup techniques. Applicants, preferably taller than 1.7 metres, are required to pass a screen test before joining the course; successful graduates may be hired by the agency as contract models. $10,000 for eight to 10 three-hour classes; three to six students a class. Send about three pictures to Ginny Chu at Elite, or call 2850-5550.
A group of composers and music producers, including Anthony Lun Wing-leung and Calvin Poon Yuen-leung, has organised an online company (www.ziczic.com) for talented composers and singers to upload their songs in MP3 versions. Suitable candidates may be chosen to become contract artists. Budding models should submit photos to the company's other site at www.talenteast.com.