Natalie India Balmain
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Height:5'7"
Weight:120 lbs
Shoe Size:4.5
Hair Color:Black
Hair Length:Long
Eye Color:Brown
Ethnicity :Other
Skin Color:Brown
Experience:Experienced
Compensation:Depends on Assignment
Info
Join:24 Aug 2009
Last:6 Jun 2012

About Me

************** AGENCY REPRESENTED MODEL ********************

"I will NOT be outworked. Period... You might have more talent than me, you might be smarter than me, you might be sexier than me, you might be all of those things. You got it on me in nine categories. But if we get on the treadmill together, there's two things: Either you're getting off first, or I'm gonna die. It's really that simple."

Helloooooooooo!!! and thankyou for checking out my page!

Originally a native Brummie-girl, I now live in Manchester (and am an official Northerner!), but am willing to travel across the UK and worldwide.

I am half Indian and half English but my looks are quite versatile and I have been used as a Mediterranean, South American, and Asian model. I am quite chameleon-like in real life too, and hope never to be categorised or tied down to one style. I trained at stage school as an actress and dancer, and these are my main focus as well as modelling.

The fashion industry, I feel, should be treated like any other business, and I am constantly researching trends and fresh ideas in order to improve my work. I come to every shoot armed with ideas for styling, lighting, locations and poses. (Secretly I fancy myself as a bit of an artistic director!)

I am looking to do everything I can in the industry, not just "expand my folio" but break boundaries, create fresh ideas and be controversial!

My previous work includes: various music videos, 2x short films ("Bloody Love: An Anniversary" and "One Minutes"), catwalk shows for Wella Live and a number of Asian bridalwear designers, and photoshoots for Lipsy, Toni & Guy, Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, and various local boutiques. My most recent assignments have been a Toshiba campaign to launch their new phone, a solo shoot for the cover of a CD sleeve.. and you can see me on UK television in the current DFS ads!!

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"Natalie is great fun to work with. I had her leaping and twirling around like a Dervish and she gave it everything she had! She's punctual, easy to communicate with and - with her dark, exotic looks - she's a photographer's delight." - Vincent Abbey

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"Natalie is a delight to work with, very down to earth and funny girl. In front of the camera, she's an absolute gem, she is patient and takes direction well, not to mention inputting her own vision into a shoot. Highly recommend her, and given the time, I'll definately work with her again in the near future." - Ed Lui

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Agent(s):

DK Model Management (Sheffield) www.dkmodels.net

Kerri Parker International (Worldwide) www.kerriparkerinternational.com

Credits

Credits:

FashionTV catwalk show
Anjali catwalk show
Toni & Guy window display
Per Una charity catwalk show
New Look catwalk show
Wella Live Hairstyling
"Bloody Love- An Anniversary" short film
Duggal & Paige Jewellery print campaign Winter '05
Hip Hop Honeyz Poster -March '06 edition
"One Minutes" feature film (shown at Cannes)
"Iceland" sponsership commercials for "I'm a Celeb..." 2008
"Girls of Manchester" 2009 calendar
"Extreme Fliers" internet viral commercial
Toshiba campaign to launch new 3G phone (2009)
"Anonymous" Saturday night ITV show
"Face of Varsity" runner-up 2009
Lipsy Summer 2009 Collection
DFS Summer 2009 commercials
Irwin Mitchell Solicitors' Website
CD Single cover for 2009 hit "I Try & Try" by Taste ft. Kirstin

"One Minutes" Bollywood film
http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=RRHymzGFmZc

"Extreme Fliers" Viral Ad for new "Anti-Gravity Remote Controlled Car"
http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=CeOQEFcCdio

DFS Summer 2009 commercials- Version 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ju2bwRp3yyU

DFS Summer 2009 commercials- Version 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2IZRi1BkK4

DFS Summer 2009 commercials- Version 3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4-ZBzxfN0o



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30 May 12 07:01
Thank you very much for your visit. Pietro
29 May 12 11:43
Great portfolio and magnificent features. P
20 Sep 10 19:20
"IMPRESSIVE" GRISHA:NYC
24 Aug 09 12:05
Welcome and a great addition here!! Beautifully done port!
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