THE EMMY® WINNING PROJECT RUNWAY IS BACK!
Now casting talented fashion designers who are ready to take the runway by storm on Bravo's hit competition series.
If you think you have what it takes, apply now by completing the form below!
NOTE: This application needs to be done in ONE sitting. We suggest you complete this application on a computer rather than your phone.
TO DO BEFORE YOU APPLY:
If you have any additional questions or need help filling out this form, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
FILMING: If you are selected to participate on the show, we require a four to six week commitment for filming. Filming is TBD.
Please answer every question in the application. Do not leave any question unanswered or any space blank. If a question is not applicable to you, write N/A in the space provided.
To be considered for this show, you must fill out this application honestly, accurately, completely, and to the best of your ability. Failure to do so may result in your elimination from consideration or from the show, as well as the forfeiture of any prizes or other things you may have been awarded, whether or not you have already received them. Applications that are incomplete or corrupted are void and will not be accepted.
NOTE: Throughout this application, you will be asked for contact information by various people. By listing a person, you are granting us permission to contact that person as a reference, as a means of contacting you, or as a means of obtaining additional information about you.
Thank you for your interest in Project Runway. We can't wait to review your application and appreciate the time you are taking to fill out this questionnaire!
PART I: BASIC INFO
First Name *
Last Name *
Mobile Phone *
If you have a FACEBOOK account, please copy and paste the URL below.
If you have an INSTAGRAM account, please copy and paste the URL below.
If you have a WEBSITE or ONLINE PORTFOLIO, please copy and paste the URL below.
Occupation/Current Position *
Date of Birth ^ *
How did you hear about casting for Project Runway? *
If you said OTHER, please list below.
PART II: GETTING TO KNOW YOU
Are you a fashion designer? *
If YES, how many years have you been a fashion designer?
Do you make a living as a fashion designer? Or is this a hobby? *
If you do NOT currently make a living as a fashion designer, how do you make your living?
If you DO currently make a living as a fashion designer, please list any and all fashion/design related positions you CURRENTLY hold, including your accurate and up to date resume.
Do you know how to do the following? Please check all that apply. *
What are your areas of expertise? *
In addition to the above options, do you have other design areas of expertise? Please explain.
Please describe any seamstress/tailoring experience you’ve had in your career. *
Have you ever worked or do you currently work for a designer or manufacturer? *
If YES, please list any and all positions you have held working for a designer or manufacturer to date (include your responsibilities and if it was staff or intern position).
Have you attended a design/fashion school or any other design or art program? *
If NO, what is your fashion background and training?
If YES, name of design school(s) and program(s) that you attended and type of degree(s) earned:
Do you currently or have you ever had your own fashion line? If YES, please list below. *
List any places that your garments are displayed or sold (internet included), or have previously been sold. *
Have you presented a completed collection? If so, please list show name(s), location(s) and date(s). *
Do you design for your own label full time? *
If YES, how long have you been in business?
What do you consider your “aesthetic”? Please describe. *
Do you prefer designing for men or women, and if so why? *
What are the specific challenges or rewards of designing for a specific gender? *
What are your strengths & weakness as a designer? *
Who are the designers you admire the most? *
What do you believe to be the next “up and coming” fashion trend? *
What do you consider cliché in the fashion world right now? *
Do you have anyone that you would consider your biggest fashion rival? *
Do you have any personal relationships with other designers (siblings/married/dating)? *
If you had to brag about the four most important accomplishments in your career, what would they be? *
How do you describe success in fashion? *
Pretend for a moment that you are a contestant on the show. If you were tasked with creating an avant garde outfit, would you prefer unlimited time with a limited budget, or unlimited budget with limited time? Please describe your plan of attack for either limitation. *
What are your favorite events (red carpet, bridal, ready to wear) to design, and why? *
PART III: GETTING TO KNOW YOU PERSONALLY
How would someone close to you describe your personality? What would they say are your best and worst traits? *
Briefly describe your current family and living situation: *
What is the toughest obstacle you've ever had to overcome? *
PART IV: THINGS WE MUST ASK
Are you a citizen or a permanent legal resident of the United States? *
If you have a visa issued by the United States Customs and Immigration Service, please specify your visa category (B-1, B-2, J-1, L-1, O-1 etc.)
Do you have a valid passport that will be in full force and effect beginning no later than June 2020 and continuing through June 2021? *
Have you met, worked with, socialized with, or do you know any well-known celebrity designers? *
If YES, please list names and detail the nature and extent of your relationship.
Have you met, worked with, socialized with, or do you know any of the mentors, judges, guest judges or former contestants that have appeared on prior seasons of Project Runway (the "Program")? *
Have you every applied or appeared on Project Runway? *
If YES, please list the seasons you've previously applied, and please signify if you were selected on the final cast. If you appeared on the show, please list the seasons and dates you filmed.
Do you know anyone else who is applying to be on the Program? *
If YES, please list their name(s) and phone number(s):
Have you ever applied and/or appeared on any game/competition/talk/reality TV/web series/film/documentary/etc.? Please include any that you are currently being considered for, shows that haven’t yet aired, etc. *
If YES, please list below.
Have you ever acted, performed or appeared on television (including cable), film or stage? *
If YES, please list the shows, dates and type of media you performed in:
Are you currently or have you ever been represented by a manager or agent in any capacity? *
If YES, please specify what the representation covers or covered and provide the name of the manager or agent, along with their phone number and e-mail address.
Have you appeared in any magazines, publicly disseminated photographs, and advertisements or on the Internet? *
If YES, please describe:
Are you available to leave your family, work, and friends to go to a location to be designated by Producer for approximately four to six consecutive weeks and possibly longer or shorter (plus time for promotion and publicity)? *
PART V: PICTURES & VIDEOS
Please attach a clear and recent photo of your FACE. *
Please attach a clear and FULL BODY shot of yourself. *
Photo of your garment. *
Photo of your garment.
LENGTH: 2-4 minutesFORMAT: Please submit your videos in one of these formats: .MOV, .MP4, or QuickTime. IMPORTANT: PLEASE HAVE SOMEONE (OTHER THAN YOURSELF) FILM YOU or have your device set up handsfree.
1. Tell us about yourself! Who are you as a designer? What do you love (and hate!) about the fashion industry? What is your design philosophy and what sets you apart from other fashion designers? Why should you be on the next season of Project Runway?
2. Show us your workspace, your designs, a glimpse at your process and your sketches! If there is anyone or thing that inspired your design show us that too!
FILMING ON AN IPHONE OR ANY SMARTPHONE: TURN THE PHONE HORIZONTAL. You wouldn't watch TV VERTICAL and neither do we. This will make it easier for us to see you!
SAVE: Finally, save your video and label it with your FULL NAME & CITY.Please do NOT use “Project Runway” or “PR” in the name of your video.
Video Upload: Please upload your video to YouTube, Vimeo, Dropbox or WeTransfer and paste the link here. You may also email the video to email@example.com. Please make sure that your video is UNLISTED when you upload it. Thank you!
Workspace Video: Please upload your video to YouTube, Vimeo, Dropbox or WeTransfer and paste the link here. You may also email the video to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make sure that your video is UNLISTED when you upload it. Thank you!
PART VI: ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND RELEASES *
I HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND, AND AGREE WITH THE FOREGOING APPLICATION, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE TERMS OF THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND RELEASES (COLLECTIVELY, “AGREEMENT”). I UNDERSTAND THAT I AM GIVING UP CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, MY RIGHT TO FILE A LAWSUIT IN COURT WITH RESPECT TO ANY CLAIM ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT.
SIGNATURE BELOW *
Please upload your most up to date resume: