IGSA Academy Set to Transform Aspiring Talents with Exclusive Masterclass Launch in January 2024

Are you ready to elevate your dreams to new heights? MS Entertainment Network is thrilled to unveil “The International Golden Sash Academy (IGSA),” a groundbreaking educational initiative poised to empower aspiring models and catapult them into the dynamic world of the entertainment industry.

Launching in January 2024, IGSA Academy recognizes that a successful career in the entertainment industry demands more than just a photogenic appearance; it requires a comprehensive understanding of the industry, honed skills, and insider knowledge. This transformative one-day intensive Masterclass is meticulously designed to impart essential tools and insights that go beyond the traditional modeling curriculum.

Key Features of the IGSA Academy Masterclass (Limited to 12 Spots!):

  1. Complimentary Meals: Immerse yourself in a day of immersive learning with complimentary breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  2. Professional Photoshoot: Capture your essence with a photoshoot led by one of the world’s top photographers, ensuring high-quality portfolio images.
  3. Magazine Feature: Secure the chance to be featured in a prestigious magazine, amplifying your visibility within the industry.
  4. TV6 Network Video Feature: Showcase your talent through a video feature on TV6 Network, extending your reach to a broader audience.
  5. Live Catwalk in a Fashion Event: Apply your newfound skills on the runway with a live catwalk experience, turning theory into practice.

Key Learning Points:

  1. Makeup and Skincare: Master the art of applying your own makeup and skincare, refining your personal grooming skills.
  2. Runway, Deportment & Poses: Perfect the techniques of walking down the catwalk with confidence and style.
  3. Portfolio Building: Acquire the skills to create a compelling portfolio and a standout comp card.
  4. Posture & Presentation: Discover the secrets of presenting yourself with elegance in various situations.
  5. Confidence & Communication: Hone your confidence and communication skills, which are vital for success in the entertainment industry.
  6. TV & Media Training: Gain valuable insights into navigating television and media appearances with grace and poise.
  7. Social Media: Leverage the power of social media to enhance your personal brand and reach a wider audience.

Enroll in IGSA Academy’s Masterclass now to embark on a transformative journey toward modeling success. With limited spots available (maximum 12 people only), this exclusive program guarantees personalized attention and hands-on learning experiences. Seize this opportunity to shape your modeling future – secure your spot in IGSA Academy today!

Let’s get acquainted with some of the instructors set to teach at IGSA Academy:

Pedro Virgil

Pedro Virgil is renowned as a celebrity photographer and personality on reality TV shows. Notably, he served as a judge and photographer on the reality series Caribbean’s Next Top Model, and contributed as a Guest Photographer on Australia’s Next Top Model and Project Runway Australia seasons 1 & 2. His photography has graced numerous magazine covers and editorials, including features in prestigious publications like Inside Sport, Men’s Health, GQ, Sports Illustrated, DNA Magazine, and FHM, among others.

Pedro’s artistic work extends to major billboards showcasing high-profile brands such as Rolex, Sony, Adidas, Sony Ericsson, and Van Heusen. He has also made his mark in underwear campaigns, including notable brands like Calvin Klein. Pedro’s photographic expertise has been featured on hit television shows such as Australia’s Next Top Model, Project Runway seasons I & II, Football Superstar, Caribbean’s Next Top Model, and Australian Idol.

Joanne Nicolas

Joanne Nicolas, the talented, brilliant, and beautiful international fashion model, has established herself as one of the hardest-working supermodels in the modelling industry. She excels in various types of modelling and she’s highly experienced with several years of runway work under her belt.

Having 17 years of experience in the modelling industry, mostly in New York and Sydney, she was scouted by Victoria’s Secret to the VS casting in 2011 New York, and she has modelled for several high-profile brands, such as Oppo with America’s Next Top Model, Maybelline, Myer, L’Oreal, Vera Wang, Sony, Chanel, Max Mara, Westpac, David Jones, Karl Lagerfeld and many more.

Maryrose Salubre

Maryrose Salubre serves as the Founder and Managing Director of Mrs Universe Australia, Mrs Universe Official, and MS Entertainment Network. Having earned prestigious titles such as Mrs. Universe Australia 2020, Mrs. Southeast Asia, Mrs. Universe Courage 2016, and Mrs. Classic Galaxy 2017 during her reign as a beauty queen, Maryrose is not only a symbol of beauty but also a resilient breast cancer survivor.

Devoted to meaningful causes, Maryrose dedicates her time to raising awareness for breast cancer, championing women’s empowerment, preventing domestic abuse, and advocating for human rights. Her commitment extends beyond pageantry and advocacy, as she actively contributes to various pursuits. Maryrose is a producer-presenter at Sandigan Radio (88.1 FM 2RDJ) and a publisher of MS Magazine, Mrs. Universe Magazine, and Golden Sash Magazine. Academically accomplished, she recently completed her CCJ- Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffiths University and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Law at the University of New England.

Maryrose’s multifaceted involvement reflects her dedication to making meaningful contributions across diverse fields. Notably, she holds a doctorate and proudly serves as an international ambassador for youth human rights at the United Nations in New York, further solidifying her impact on a global scale.

Jojo Almazora Sebastian

Jojo Almazora Sebastian, a distinguished male force in the world of public speaking, weaves a narrative of diverse expertise and impactful engagements. From training beauty pageant candidates aged 6 to 65, Jojo showcases an ability to communicate effectively across generations and professions. As a Former University Professor, he seamlessly merges academic acumen with his public speaking prowess, shaping the next generation of communicators.

Jojo extends his influence as a Guest Motivational Speaker, leaving an indelible mark on high school and college graduations. Addressing societal issues, he engages in seminars on domestic violence and child abuse, using his eloquence to contribute to positive change. Jojo’s commitment to personal development is evident in seminars covering personality development, deportment, and charity development.

As a Professional Runway Coach, Jojo refines his role, combining poise and presentation with public speaking finesse. A member of Toastmasters International and a Multi-Awarded Professional Master of Ceremony, he stands as a beacon in communication excellence. Beyond the stage, Jojo’s versatility unfolds as a performer and singer, adding a melodious dimension to his impactful presence. In every facet, Jojo Almazora Sebastian stands as a multifaceted communicator, leaving an enduring imprint on stages and hearts alike.

Merven Virueda

Merven Virueda, Parramatta Community College’s Marketing and Programs Manager, stands as a beacon of creativity and expertise in the dynamic worlds of marketing, sales, and entertainment. With an impressive career spanning over two decades, Merven has become a driving force in helping businesses across diverse industries maximise their ROI and lead generation.

Merven’s professional journey has seen him collaborate with a wide array of organizations, showcasing his adaptability and prowess in navigating the unique challenges presented by hotels, home builders, educational services, NGOs, FMCG, nightclubs/pubs, and e-commerce ventures. His holistic approach to marketing extends beyond conventional boundaries, making him a sought-after professional in the field.