About the Industry

The South African Film Industry requires a supply of Models and Talent for various advertising media: - being print, television and film. The Industry needs a vast and constant supply of (1) featured (2) non-featured, and (3) extras to appear in various types of media.

The marketing and advertising industries experience trends that demand specific looks, performance and abilities at different times.  You never know when your look or talent will be in demand.

In general there are 2 main criteria used for selection of Models and Talent:

1.    Look – your unique look will determine the type of work and which media you are most suitable for ie Model, Talent or Extras
Performance – your confidence, personality and individual talents play a significant part in the types of roles you can be put forward for.


Ozone Management

Ozone Management was established in 2005 by Pene Saunders. Their office and photographic studio is in Table View, Cape Town, South Africa.  Cape Town and its’ surrounds are extremely popular for the shooting of commercials and movies, peaking during the summer months – October to April – with the influx of international clients.

Ozone Management provides Models &  Talent to the international & local Advertising, Television, Film & Photographic industries and is experienced in representation of Commercial Talent – Men, Women, Teens, Children & Babies. Ozone Management strives to deliver professional and committed talent to the industry.

Models who show high fashion potential are given model & performance training before being referred on to agencies who specialize in this area.  We represent Models and Talent for Featured work, but opportunities for those who wish to work as Extras are also given through affiliated agencies with whom we have a close relationship.

Ozone Management has been an OSCASA member since 2005. Models and Talent can only be represented for Featured work by ONE agent. Ozone Management does not sign Models & Talent registered with other agencies unless by prior agreement with that Agency.  Please contact us to discuss prior to completing the online application if you are currently signed to another agency.

Considerations before Applying

  • Models and Talent must reside within the Cape Town area in order to attend castings/auditions.
  • Models and Talent are required to attend castings/auditions to secure work.  
  • Fulltime employment must be flexible. There is a strong possibility one will be required to take the odd day off work.
  • Resignation from fulltime employment is not recommended as assignments can be sporadic and seasonal.
  • Shooting a commercial requires that you are available for an 11 hour day. Overtime is a possibility but is paid.  
  • Access to reliable transport is essential, especially if there are early morning shoots.
  • Models and Talent can be expected to travel 2-3 hours outside of Cape Town as part of a shoot day. In this instance, transport is provided.
  • National and International travel is a possibility.  A valid passport is a recommendation.
  • Models and Talent signing with Ozone Management are required to sign an Agency contract.
  • Ozone Management cannot guarantee a minimum number of castings
  • Children:
  • Models & Talent under the age of 18 years require an adult to sign the Agency contract on their behalf.
  • Children are required on set for less hours and is dependent on the age of the child.
  • Children require an adult to get them to set and stay on set with them, depending on their age.