Have you ever wondered what it would be like to feature in an advert?

Paignton Zoo, Living Coasts and Newquay Zoo are on the look-out for three families to feature in their 2019 advertising campaign, which will include print, online and outdoor advertising.  

We are looking for the following:

  • Three families to include a child / children aged between 4 and 12 years old.
  • Auditions for shortlisted families will be held from Thursday 27th until Saturday 29th September 2018.
  • If successful you will be required for 2-3 days for a photo shoot and available on the following dates: Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st October 2018 and then one day (date to be agreed) between Monday 22nd and Friday 26th October 2018.

The photo shoot will take place both in a studio and on location at our three zoos. All three families will be required for the studio photo shoot and then each family will be assigned to one of our three zoos for a location photo shoot. 

If you think your family fits the bill, please email your contact details (names, ages and contact number) to [email protected] with two accompanying photos, to include one head and shoulders photo and one full length photo of your family.

Filtered and edited photos will not be accepted.  

Deadline for submitting your interest is midnight on Monday 24th September 2018. 

The successful three families will be offered annual passes for their involvement with this project.  


Full Terms and Conditions

1. Promoter’s name and address

Registered office and Promoter: Paignton Zoo, Charity No. 300923 at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Totnes Road, Paignton, Devon TQ4 7EU. Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Living Coasts Zoo & Aquarium and Newquay Zoo, as part of South West Environmental Park Ltd, reserve the right to amend, extend or full terminate this casting call at any time without incurring liability. We will not be responsible unless required by law, for any loss, changes, costs or expenses, which may arise in connection with this competition

2. About the casting call and general terms

The casting call has been created to search for models for Paignton Zoo's, Living Coasts and Newquay Zoo's upcoming 2019 advertising campaign. The casting call will begin on Wednesday 12th September 2018, with a post to the official Paignton Zoo, Living Coasts and Newquay Zoo Facebook pages and close at midnight on Monday 24th September.  

3. How to submit your interest

To submit their interest, entrants are required to send their contact details to [email protected] To accompany this, entrants must submit one head and shoulders photo and one full length photo of their family. Photos and contact details will not be passed on to any third party.  You may only submit one application to be considered during the full duration of the casting call. This casting call is open for UK residents only.  Applications must be submitted before the closing date. 

4. What to enter and copyright

All photos submitted for consideration must be the original work of the person or affiliated family member and must not infringe the rights of any other party. All photos must only represent the family members that you wish to put forward for this casting call. Photos submitted to other entry platforms will not be considered.

The copyright for all photos submitted will remain with the copyright holder.

6. Selection and notification of the models

After careful consideration, three families will be selected from the applications sent during the entry time to the stated email address above. The lead contact for the chosen families will be contacted via email or telephone by South West Environmental Park Ltd. The selected families must respond to such message to acknowledge their selection. If after two attempts there is no response from the successful applicants, then an alternative family will be selected and notified.

By submitting your interest, you acknowledge and agree that you will be required to be used in publicity and in future advertising campaigns for Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Living Coasts and Newquay Zoo, if you are selected. 

7. involvement with the project

The successful three families will each be offered a family annual pass for their involvement with this project.  An annual pass is valid for 12 months from the date of being granted and can be used at Paignton Zoo, Living Coasts and Newquay Zoo. No alternative reward will be offered and the annual pass cannot be exchanged for a cash alternative. Travel expenses incurred during the photo shoots by the three selected families will be paid for by South West Environmental Park Ltd. 

8. data protection

By entering this casting call, each individual entrant agrees that if successful, the Promoter may use their names and images to announce the selection of this casting call. This permission applies to adults over 18 for children under 18 that are in their care and responsibility.

By entering the casting call, each individual entrant agrees that any personal information provided by you may be held and used by South West Environmental Park Ltd only for the purpose of administering the modeling campaigns and communication, until completion.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

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