Designer & Model Application

Deadline to Apply 4/30/2022 11:59pm
Designer/Model Call 5/1/2022 @2pm

Welcome To The Fashion Of Film Designer & Model Application


The Fashion of Film competition was created by Tommy Nichols and produced by the Charlotte Back Film Festival. This year's theme is "Creative Authority"

Our Fashion of Film competition will allow designers to showcase their creative talents while incorporating film into their designs. This year’s contest we are asking entrants to design a stylish and innovative garment that reflects their personal interpretation of a fashion flare film.

Selected designers for the competition will be notified and required to pay a $99 showcase fee adult and $59 for student designer.. Each designer will then be introduced at our Fashion of Film networking event. Designers will select a number that will correspond to the film or TV show in which his or her design will be created. The model casting call, local press, media, and other industry professionals will be in attendance. Designers will have the opportunity to meet with models should they need them for the design showcase.

Designer I Category is open to non- students whether you have 20 designs or none but feel you have a flair for fashion and creativity.

Designer II Category is open to students presently enrolled in high school or college.

Finalists will present their designs at the Fashion of Film Showcase at the University Hilton Hotel on Friday, June 24th, 2022 at 8 PM. Winners will be announced at the 12th Annual Red Carpet Vision Awards June 25, 2022, on the main stage at the University Hotel . So what are you waiting for? Now is the time to #CreateYourStoryInStyle!

Awards & Prizes

Awards & Prizes

At the 12th Annual Red Carpet Vision Awards, we will announce two winners; The Designer II winner will receive the title of "Fashion of Film Designer of the Year", The Designer II winner will be named "Student Fashion of Film Designer of the Year" A Total of $1500.00 in cash and prizes will be awarded. In addition, each winning Designer will be promoted in after festival media on Social media.

The People’s Choice Award

People's Choice winner will be determined by a public voting system. Voting will take place at the "Fashion of Film Showcase" and will be announced at the Red Carpet Awards Show. The winner will be recognized and receive their "People's Choice Award".

Rules & Terms

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

Designer I - Non- students whether you have 20 designs or none but feel you have a flair for fashion and creativity.

Designer II - is open to students presently enrolled in high school or college

The competition has two stages.

Stage I: Entrants are required to create a short 1 - 3-minute video highlighting the inspiration behind your reason for becoming a designer. Be sure to include design samples, favorite fashion trends, samples of fabrics used, sketches and images. In the video talk about your favorite movie clothing designs, and why you feel you should be selected as a finalist.

Video should include the following·: (Cell phone videos is acceptable)

• Introduce yourself or team (name, city, school or business)

• Highlight the inspiration behind your reasons for becoming a designer.

• What have you designed in the past or fashion shows participated in (if any upload pictures or video links to support your experience).

• Pick one of your favorite movies and describe the fashion scene and add your creativity on what you would add, delete or change. (Please describe the scene of  the movie).

Designers Model Selection: On Sunday May 1, 2022 at 1 :00pm - Location will be emailed

All models please submit a headshot and a full body picture and comp card if available. The designer film selection, model call, networking event for every registered model will take place on April 23th where the designer will choose the model of choice. The top three models chosen by the audience and judges at the Fashion of Film Showcase will be awarded at the Red Carpet Vision Awards on June 25, 2022 at 8:00 pm Also model will receive discounts to the festival activities.