PARIS, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Elite New Face documents the incredible global journey of 70 fresh faces from every corner of the world, aspiring to be international runway models. The 10 episode series is available on the free, ad-supported Hulu and Hulu Plus subscription service.
The series follows the intensely emotional adventure of a group of contestants from the Elite Model Look contest, which attracts hundreds of thousands of participants every year from over 70 countries. Created in 1983, Elite Model Look is now the most prestigious international model search. A genuine career accelerator, the competition has propelled many aspiring and up-and-coming talents to become international top models including Cindy Crawford, Stephanie Seymour, Gisele Bundchen, Adriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio. It is the only contest that offers the opportunity to young girls of all nationalities, from all over the world, to become fashion icons and to begin a career with the best possible support from an international network of agents.
Elite New Face gives viewers an exclusive backstage pass into a fascinating industry. Spectators will have the opportunity to watch the aspiring models journey from local castings in the UK, France, Italy and Spain, to the World Final in Shanghai, where contestants, Elite agents and a stellar cast of supermodels and celebrities will unite for the biggest casting event in the global fashion calendar.
Exclusively available to U.S. audiences on Hulu and Hulu Plus, viewers get the opportunity to really learn about the girls, discovering their back stories, the journey they have undertaken so far and witnessing moments of real drama and tension as the girls move ever closer to fulfilling their dream of becoming a professional model with Elite World. Hulu Plus subscribers are also able to watch Elite New Face in HD on multiple platforms, including connected TVs, tablets, gaming consoles, computers and mobile phones.
Digital entertainment curator FilmBuff, a long-standing distributor of quality entertainment across multiple platforms, is the distribution partner of Elite World for the Elite New Face series. FilmBuff recognised the value of the relationship between the Elite Model Look contest and digital audiences, and secured Hulu as a partner, to reach a wide and passionate audience.
About Elite World
Elite breathes global beauty and style. Founded in 1972, Elite is the world's largest modeling agency, representing more than 2,000 models across five continents.
Elite models have featured on over 1,000 magazine covers from around the world and include legendary icons such as Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, and Gisele Bundchen. Elite is also shaping the stars of today such as Alessandra Ambrosio, Constance Jablonski, Sigrid Agren, Eniko Mihalik and Fei Fei Sun, and continues to explore the world in search of the next rising stars through its Elite Model Look contest.
Elite is not just a network of modeling agencies, it is a true brand with activities such as model management, the Elite Model Look contest and world-class licensing.
To learn more about Elite, visit www.elitemodelworld.com
Founded in 2007, New York-based FilmBuff is the most successful distributor of incomparable digital entertainment. The company draws upon its deep relationships within the film industry to curate content for audiences that consistently informs, entertains and inspires. FilmBuff delivers to all of the leading on-demand platforms worldwide, supplying cable, satellite and telco companies, game consoles, online retailers, wireless platforms and hardware manufacturers. Serving as a bridge between filmmakers and viewers, FilmBuff actively engages in conversations with fellow entertainment lovers through its exclusive industry access, original content and unique voice. Connect with FilmBuff at www.FilmBuff.com and @filmbuff.