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At 36, first ‘OFW supermodel’ still in business | Manila Bulletin

if you would like to get to MILAN one day – apply for SUPERMODELME details here – https://aplink.wordpress.com/2010/02/23/asias-next-top-model-supermodelme/ – hurry models wanted now…

At 36, first ‘OFW supermodel’ still in business

“MILAN is the place to be for models,” Rollen Caralde states matter-of-factly. And if anyone would know, it would be her. Having spent the last six years in the beautiful country of Italy, Caralde is one of the painfully few, proudly Filipino international supermodels.

“I’ve modeled in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Jakarta before moving to Italy,” she shares without reservation. “There is a demand there for Filipinas, I’ve established a niche that needs to be filled.”

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International Applications available online at: http://www.supermodelme.tv/season2/

Have you ever believed you could be a Model or Do you know someone special that could be a model?

A Cool S$20,000 CASH and many other prizes await the new winner !

For our contestants…

Get discovered! A bigger and bolder SUPERMODELME returns with Season II and here is your chance to live your dream. Refinery Media, the producers of SUPERMODELME are searching for Asia’s next SUPERMODEL and we are making it as easy as possible for you. Are you the next SUPERMODELME ?

Walk in auditions are now OPEN – follow the instructions below and soon you could be gliding down the hottest catwalks in Asia.

Auditions Hours: Monday to Friday from 11am to 5pm
You can call ahead to ensure an appointment : +65 62218460

Ask for Ethe

Our address: Refinery Media, 51 Cantonment Road, Singapore 089752

If you have modeling experience, bring your portfolio – if not, bring yourself and some nice current photos – either way we will look after
you upon arrival.

For more information, visit http://www.supermodelme.tv/season2/

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We are heading for the finishing line at SUPERMODELME.tv

…a couple of things need noting about the series so far – the production quality of SUPERMODELME.tv is amazing, alot of energy and eye for detail has been applied to the production and whilst we are here to find Asia’s next SUPERMODEL – a light that shine’s throughout the entire season 1 is Singapore’s 1st and stunningly beautiful Host & Judge – Charmaine Harn – i especially love it when she giggles 🙂

So here are your TOP THREE Models – they need your vote to win – head to http://www.SUPERMODELME.tv to get the instructions on how to vote – ANYONE on this planet can and the production team have made it possible for you to vote… check out the fanpages on facebook http://facebook.com/Supermodelme.tv – and take part in the community chatter and engage with ALL TOP Ten Models on their fan pages !







I know who SHOULD win – can you guess ?

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Win dinner with Singapore’s 1st SuperModel

Win dinner with Singapore’s 1st SuperModel – 5 winners will be selected also runner up VIP passes to the SUPERMODELME.tv finale event at ZOUK!

Have you ever wanted to know what it takes to become a SUPERMODEL, what drives a model to SUPERMODEL status and how their lives change overnight or would you just like to get some personal beauty, fitness, dietry or dating advice & tips from Singapore’s 1st SuperModel, Charmaine Harn, now is your chance…

…enter The Charmaine Harn Challenge – brought to you by SUPERMODELME.tv

Each week the models in SUPERMODELME.tv have to complete challenges, now we turn the tables and invite you to suggest…

What is your ultimate challenge for SUPERMODELME.tv host Charmaine Harn, Singapore’s 1st SuperModel?

Let your imagination go ballistic.

Charmaine will be on the judging panel and if your challenge is exciting and full of adrenalin she may surprise you and take up the challenge.

To enter:

* tag your entry #SMMDINNER
* tweet it on twitter
* post it on your blog
* ping it to ping.sg “The Community Meta Blog”
* add it to our fan page on facebook – http://facebook.com/supermodelme.tv
* add it to your own myspace, friendster or facebook profile
* entries can be video, photos or simple text

The more social media places you put the challenge the more opportunities we have of selecting you as a finalist and then the ultimate winners to enjoy dinner with Charmaine at Singapore’s elite restaurant MIMOLETTE on the 12th August 2009. The more imagination you apply to your entry the more engaged Charmaine will become with the Challenge and to meet you in person. charmaine_harn for profile link

If, after all your social media activity you want to make doubly sure Charmaine sees your challenge – send an email to charmaine @ supermodelme.tv This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. Only entries on public social media platforms qualify as an entry into the contest.

We know we are not going to be able to take everyone to dinner with Charmaine so we have runner up VIP tickets up for grabs to the SUPERMODELME.tv final at ZOUK on the 22nd August 2009 – get those Challenges out there you could be  dining with Charmaine or partying as a VIP guest at the SUPERMODELME.tv finale at ZOUK.

Contest starts NOW – closes on Friday 7th August 2009 – remember all entries must be tagged #SMMDINNER

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Top Ten Female Supermodels of All Time

Courtesy of Sports37.com

You will see them every where. They are the creators and breakers of trends in the fashion industry. They are the ultimate fantasy of every adult male and they are the one who shine on the covers of fashion magazines all over the world. Yes, they are super models. Though the life of a super model is full of glitz and glamor, it is not easy to become a supermodel. There are only handful of models who are considered as supermodels in the world and where ever they go, they rule the media. Here is a list of some of the top supermodels of all time. You know many of them.

See who makes the List :


Watch Asia’s 1st Search for a SUPERMODEL http://supermodelme.tv

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Most Entrepreneurial Supermodels – Forbes.com

Pity the poor supermodel. A decade ago she was stomping her way to $50,000 a day on the runways of New York, Paris or Milan. Today, all but the cream of the crop are likely to slink from the flashbulbs with little more than taxi fare and a few pairs of Manolo Blahniks. As for cosmetics contracts, long the province of names like Claudia Schiffer, Cindy Crawford and Christy Turlington, those are going to Hollywood types like Scarlett Johansson and Eva Longoria, both with L’Oréal.

Fortunately, pretty faces never go out of style. A popular model with a few contracts under her belt can slap her name on fragrances, clothes, shoes and skincare lines. “Brands are still looking for that beautiful face or body,” says Ryan Schinman, chief executive of Platinum Rye, which represents corporations that partner with celebrities. “Older models with household names are making more than they ever did as supermodels in the 1980s or 1990s. They are at the height of their earning potential.”

In Pictures: 12 Supermodels Turned Moguls

via Most Entrepreneurial Supermodels – Forbes.com.


10 gorgeous girls in one house, all competing to become Asia’s next big modeling sensation. What can possibly go wrong? Join the girls on their journey to fame as they pout and strut their way through weekly challenges and elimination rounds.

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Gisele Bündchen

The highest-paid supermodel in the world, with an estimated $35 million in earnings last year, is also an astute businesswoman. Last year, Gisele reportedly began demanding to be paid in euros instead of the ever-shrinking dollar. And even though she has over 20 modeling contracts, the biggest payday comes from her licensing deal with Brazilian sandal-maker Grendene. The model’s line, Ipanema by Gisele, is sold worldwide and accounts for 20% of the company’s shoe sales, or about 30 million pairs last year. Gisele’s annual royalty stream: about $8 million. Tom Brady’s gal pal has also recently licensed her name to Luxottica’s Vogue Eyewear for her own line of sunglasses called “Gisele’s Selects.” Oh, yeah, and she’s in the hospitality business to boot, as the owner of Brazil’s successful Palladium Executive hotel.

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The Living Room: Sizzlin’ Grills & Supermodels

“Why didn’t anyone think of this before?” ~ was the first question I asked Karen Seah, Executive Producer of Refinery Media & Managing Director of The Refinery Studio that’s responsible for SUPERMODELME.tv. What’s so unique about this reality model search? Well, it’s 100% online.

That means you get to interact freely & directly with the models through virtual chat-rooms, web conferences, and participate in online voting. Also, with an innovative technology called Hyperspot, you can simply click on a model’s dress and information about its price & brand pop up instantly. Or how about clicking on her face and getting instant beauty tips?

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via The Living Room: Sizzlin’ Grills & Supermodels.

celebrity chef & host of License to Grill, currently showing on the Asian Food Channel. He’s of course the sizzling BBQ expert Robert Rainford, who gleefully goes “mush! mush!” while marinating his meats! *amused chuckle*

Originally from Jamaica, this Canadian chef sure is passionate about his meats & marinades. I tossed him many questions and he juggled them with absolute confidence and finesse!
Check out this robert Rainford Berjaya Contest.. http://www.berjaya.edu.my/afc-contest.php


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RippleVox social media community peaks into supermodelme

Fancy a sneak peek into the real world of haute couture and flashing camera bulbs?

We’re looking for a bunch of trendy, stylish RippleVoxers keen on being a part of


Our RV SUPERSCOUTS will get hot access to all the glitz, glamour and gossip of

the show. We’ll take you behind the scenes, slip you production secrets and give

you juicy insider information on the models.

We’ve even got exclusive invites to the press conference, VIP private launch party and even an opportunity to meet the models up close and personal or be involved in the production shoot!

RippleVox is your one and only source into the sensational lives of the modeling elite – sign up now!

via Welcome to RippleVox.

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Top 10 Asia SUPERMODELS start the fight..

Refinery Media launches SUPERMODELME.tv in a MOU Signing with Exploit Technologies

SINGAPORE, May 2009, the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between multimedia production agency Refinery Media and Exploit Technologies Pte Ltd – a member of A*STAR – will see the beginnings of Substream, the latest webbased subtitling technology to hit Singapore’s new media industry which allows viewers to switch between English and Mandarin subtitles with ease as they view online programmes, including SUPERMODELME.tv, a reality model search conceptualised and produced by Refinery Media.


Conducted through a press briefing at the Red Dot Traffic Museum, the MOU signing ceremony will be graced by Guest-of-Honour, Mr. Lim Chuan Poh, Chairman of A*STAR and finalises the partnership between Exploit Technologies, as represented by Executive Chairman Mr. Boon Swan Foo, and Refinery Media, by its Founder Ms. Karen Seah, who is also one of Singapore’s most successful entertainment and nightlife entrepreneurs. Conducted through a press briefing at the Red Dot Traffic Museum, the MOU signing ceremony will be graced by Guest-of-Honour, Mr. Lim Chuan Poh, Chairman of A*STAR and finalises the partnership between Exploit Technologies, as represented by Executive Chairman Mr. Boon Swan Foo, and Refinery Media, by its Founder Ms. Karen Seah, who is also one of Singapore’s most successful entertainment and nightlife entrepreneurs.

“A homegrown start-up like Refinery Media is a bright spark in today’s economic climate. I am impressed with the drive and courage of Refinery Media’s founder, Karen Seah, in investing in a new media startup despite the crisis. This is an inspiring story of how a young Singaporean pushes on, despite the downturn, to leverage made-in-Singapore technologies to find open up new market opportunities,” said Mr. Boon.

Set to debut on 16 June 2009, SUPERMODELME.tv is a twice weekly, 20-episode online model search that will showcase the ups and downs encountered by ten aspiring models from Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, Thailand, the Philippines and even India, as they compete for the Grand Prize of S$10,000 and for the chance of becoming the next prominent Asian face to grace runways and fashion magazines.

Hosted by Singapore’s first supermodel, Charmaine Harn, the road to success for the triumphant model will not be easy as they must deal with the pressures of living together under one roof. Above all else to avoid weekly elimination, they must impress a panel of resident judges, made up of established fashion industry veterans, including prolific fashion photographer Geoff Ang and guest judges such as fashion designer Frederick Lee and celebrity hairstylist, David Gan, through a series of specially designedchallenges. signSME150509-07

SUPERMODELME.tv is not your average web-based reality programme with the introduction and use of Hyperspot technology, the hottest tech-speak that will bring virtual lifestyle entertainment to the very next interactive level. With Hyperspot technology enabled, viewers can receive real-time information on the models’ apparel, as well as exclusive hair and beauty tips, simply by clicking on the images of their choice. Viewers will also be able to enjoy instant information on the brands, prices and even details on where to buy the outfits worn by the models.

At the same time, there will maximum programme participation as viewers can interact directly and freely with the models via online voting, web conferences, virtual chat-rooms and even post their comments and thoughts about the programme on the website.

“SUPERMODELME.tv – Asia’s most groundbreaking online reality programme, is the result of my vision and attempt to bridge the vacuous canvas and connection between the fashion world and the tech-savvy audience. The audience will be able to experience the thrill and receive immediate fulfilment of knowing where to purchase that desirable get-up, for example, or even learn the most up-to-date methods in coifing chic runway hair-dos”, added Ms Seah.

Asia’s first online reality programme – SUPERMODELME.tv is proudly presented by StarHub and supported by Hyundai and FEVO Prepaid MasterCard by EZ-Link Pte Ltd and MasterCard Worldwide, and also supported by the following partners: Exploit Technologies Pte Ltd (A member of A*STAR), Jetstar Asia Airways, The Ascott, Redken, M.A.C., Tiger, Piper Heidsieck, Russian Standard, Red Bull, F&N, alldressedup, diva, Dorothy Perkins, Massimo Dutti, Max Studio, Miss Selfridge, Pull and Bear, PUMA, Rip Curl, River Island, TOPSHOP, Warehouse, ZARA, Her World, NuYou, Mimolette, Red Dot Traffic, Zouk, Suncoast Sitra, True Group, IDP, Akamai, m:idea and Webvisions.

“We are proud and excited to be associated with this reality TV show made for the Internet. It showcases a new engagement model for both TV viewers, and Internet users used to watching videos online. StarHub Mobile customers will also get exclusive mob-isodes of ‘behind the scenes’ footage and ‘confessions’ filmed by the models themselves using StarHub-provided camera handsets. We are pleased to provide our Hub Trooper Premium Technical Support service to Refinery Media where the cast and crew will enjoy the extensive range of StarHub’s entertainment, communications and connectivity services on location throughout the shoot. They will be able to access to StarHub’s cable TV programmes while staying in touch with the world, and their friends and family both online and on mobile”, said Ms Iris Wee, Head of StarHub’s Marketing.

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TOP 10 Models in SUPERMODELME.tv and the judges’

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smm lo res 10 gorgeous girls in one house, all competing to become Asia’s next big modeling sensation. What can possibly go wrong? Join the girls on their journey to fame as they pout and strut their way through weekly challenges and elimination rounds.

Who will crack under pressure? Who will be the resident bitch? Who will overcome all odds to turn her dream into reality? You decide, because we’re letting you play a part in it.

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Geoff Ang – Photographer/Director

Taking the Singapore and Asian fashion scene by storm, fashion and advertising photographer, Geoff Ang has been creating beautiful, thought-provoking and edgy pictures for many years. A self-taught lensman, 32-year-old Geoff has been shooting since the age of 16. In 1998, he set up GEOFFSTUDIO, doing still-life photography. In 2001, he began to specialize in fashion photography. Now, he is indisputably one of the most in-demand fashion photographers, both locally and internationally. His relentless pursuit for visual creativity has led him to directing TV commercials.

Geoff’s accolades include Singapore Fashion Awards where he won “Fashion Photographer of the Year” after only eight months in the fashion business as well as advertising awards in the Clio, NY Festivals, The One Show, Indonesian Advertising Awards and the London International Advertising Awards.

Olivier Henry – Photographer

After graduating from Paris’ Parson’s School of Design and SPEOS Paris Photographic Institute, Olivier Henry decided to leave France in search of a new journey. He moved to Singapore nine years ago and started Milk Photographie. Since then, he has built up an impressive roster of clients including Evian, L’Oreal, Raoul, Mont Blanc, Mercedes Benz, Johnnie Walker, Veuve Clicquot, Singapore JewelFest, Singapore Airlines, Sony, Levi’s as well as numerous local and international publications. Most well-known for his portrait photography, Olivier has shot many local and international celebrities and artistes. He was also commissioned to shoot Sophia Loren, Debbie Gibson and The Pussy Cat Dolls’ portraits.

Olivier has had five personal exhibitions to date – the latest commissioned by Swiss watchmaker Baume et Mercier, featuring a collaboration with well-known Singaporean film director Royston Tan.

Jeanette Ejlersen – Fashion and Beauty Director

Jeanette Ejlersen is the fashion and beauty director of Her World, Singapore’s No. 1 women’s magazine. She has been dubbed “Singapore fashion world’s queen-maker” for having plucked a fresh-faced Zoe Tay from the streets 20 years ago, seeing the promise in the late model Bonny Hicks and launching the careers of models Jacqueline Albas and Serena Adsit. Jeanette has been in the industry for 24 years, having started off as a fashion intern with the now-defunct GO magazine in 1982.

Grace Lee – Editor-in-Chief

Grace Lee is the Editor-in-Chief of NuYou magazine. A leading Chinese-language fashion and beauty publication in the region, NuYou has two editions in Singapore and Malaysia. Grace was instrumental in starting the Malaysian edition and it is now one of the most widely read Chinese magazines in Malaysia. Popular and widely respected for her intimate knowledge and up-to-the-minute predictions of fashion trends, the fashion industry veteran has been invited to judge many fashion design competitions including the Mercedes-Benz Asia Fashion Awards. Her passion is to help the world appreciate Asia Pacific’s best fashion designers.

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