Project Runway 2018 is an internationally hit American TV reality show. The show is based on Fashion designing and is hosted by model Heidi Klum. The show was created by the renowned designer Eli Holzman and was first telecasted on Bravo Network and is now aired on Lifetime.
Project Runway 2018 Auditions Requirements:
- Aspirants must be 21 years of age
- Candidate should also not have had gross sales of more than $500,000 in last 3 years
Project Runway 2018 Casting Call:
Below are the steps to apply:
- Go to http://www.bmpcasting.com/casting/pr/
- Fill the form
Project Runway 2018 Auditions:
Not announced. Visit official website for regular updates: www.mylifetime.com/shows/project-runway
About Project Runway:
Initially 12 participants contest against each other by creating the best clothes within the given material, time period and theme.
Their designs are judged by the Jury Panel which had some most imminent names from the Fashion industry like- Heidi Klum, Zac Posen and Nina Garcia. Based on their judgment one designer is eliminated every week. Finally, towards the end only 3 contestants are left to compete for the final round. These three finalists prepare a complete fashion collection of twelve looks to be presented at New York Fashion Week in Bryant Park. The finalists are given 12 weeks and $8000 for this task, which they perform at their own homes or studios. Prior to the final runaway the contestants come for a short meeting with their models and make sure that the hair do and styling is done as per their demands only. Now, based on the outcome of their long engagement in designing performance a winner is chosen from among them. The winner receives $100,000 to start his or her own design line, a feature spread in Marie Claire magazine, a mentorship from a design firm or the optional opportunity to sell his or her collection on bluefly.com. The last few seasons also rewarded the winner with a new car sponsored by automobile company Saturn.
The first five seasons of the show were shot in New York and in Paris for certain challenges. With the change in the genre of the show the location was also shifted to Los Angeles.
The show had run for 15 successful seasons and in May 2016, Lifetime renewed the show for three seasons more (16-18) in a deal with Weinstein Co.
The international popularity of the show resulted in various spin-offs which in turn were an equally big hit.
Some spin-offs of the show are
Project Runway All Stars- It is a spin-off of Project Runway, featuring designers from previous seasons of Project Runway.
Project Runway: Under the Gunn- It brings back Project Runway alumni Anya Ayoung-Chee, Nick Verreos and Mondo Guerra to mentor and manage the designer contestants.
Project Accessory – The show was contested by 12 applicants who participated in challenges to design and display the most amazing accessories.
Project Runway Junior is a direct spin-off of Project Runway, featuring twelve teen designers aged between 13 and 17.
Project Runway: Fashion Startup- The format of the show invites aspiring fashion entrepreneurs who pitch their concepts for the chance to receive investment funds from a panel of investors of fashion jury to help grow their budding ventures.
The show franchise ran in many other Nations too namely- Asia. Australia, Belgium, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Finland, Indonesia, Israel, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, England, Vietnam, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Thailand and a few more.
Among all these nations Mission Catwalk from Jamaica has been the longest running series after the US version.
Seeing its immense popularity and significance in the fashion Industry the show won a Peabody Award in 2007 “for using the ‘television reality contest’ genre to engage, inform, enlighten and entertain.”