Be the next District MTV Presenter

Winner Announced On
September 9, 2013

Fancy yourself as the next Cindy Crawford, Alexa Chung or Dawn O'Porter?

District MTV and Select Model Management are giving you the chance to launch your own presenting career, as the face of District MTV. It's the break you've been waiting for!

To enter, you must submit a 30 second video of yourself presenting the District MTV fashion show of your dreams and be ready to travel to London for London Fashion Week in September 2013.

District MTV is the home of pop style.

We bring you classic TV episodes from the MTV archive, shine a light on new talent and tell global stories of young amazing lives.

DistrictMTV.com is the place where you will find daily bursts of new, original pop style content in English, German, Spanish, Italian and French.

Watch Yo! MTV Raps, classic House of Style episodes, get prepped to name-drop up on the emerging designers that matter or get trashy and vote for your favourite celebrity look daily on District MTV

"The Face of District MTV competition is the chance to shortcut the sometimes difficult path to becoming an MTV-endorsed presenter. It's ideal for someone with a great personality and brilliant presence who loves pop style. If this opportunity had have existed when I was starting out, I would have jumped at it!" - Melanie Hick, editor-in-chief, District MTV

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The winner, as selected by District MTV, Select Model Management and the panel of judges, will:

  • Receive the chance to present at London Fashion Week between 13-17 September 2013* as the face of District MTV
  • Work with District MTV's film crew to create video reports on the ground
  • Receive professional TV presenting coaching from MTV presenters
  • Receive make-up, hair and styling
  • Take home their show reel
  • Meet with Select Model Management for expert advice and mentoring, with the opportunity to sign a year's contract for modelling or special bookings

    *Travel and 4 nights accommodation at the St Pancras Renaissance will be provided


    One highest voted will receive:

    • Presenter mentoring (face-to-face or via Skype depending on location)
    • £100
    Laura Whitmore
    In 2008, Laura beat 3000 other hopefuls to win a coveted MTV presenter role and has since interviewed some of the biggest names in music from Coldplay to Justin Bieber, hosted I'm A Celebrity and the Brits for ITV2, carried the Olympic torch and in 2013 signed to the special bookings division of Select Models.
    Kirsty Reilly
    Kirsty is head of special bookings, Select Women, has 16 years’ experience in the fashion/modelling world and moved into celebrity management seven years ago when looking after Mischa Barton during her time in the OC.
    Melanie Hick
    Melanie is the editor-in-chief of District MTV and has 13 years of online journalism experience. She launched her career writing for Melbourne's music street press.
    Helen Job
    Helen is the fashion director of District MTV, an expert trend forecaster she began her career working in print magazines.
    District MTV together with a panel of judges will select from all qualified submissions with special consideration for the top voted entries. A qualified submission is one which meets all the Terms & Conditions, Guidelines and Official Rules.
    • This opportunity is open to UK and Ireland residents only. If you are not from the UK or Ireland, you understand and agree you are not eligible for prizing
    • Participants must submit their video to YouTube or Vimeo then paste the video URL and click 'Get Video' using the upload tool below
    • Entries can be pre-existing material created by the participant
    • We recommend entries are to be 30 seconds in length
    • We recommend participants complete their Talenthouse Portfolio when submitting their work

    • Participants must include a description about their submission
    • The chosen winner must be available to attend London Fashion Week between September 13, 2013 to September 17, 2013
    • All videos submitted must be original content and not include third-party copyright
    • Talenthouse reserves the right to disqualify participants who we believe are cheating the voting system as this is against the spirit of the Creative Invite
    • Harmful or offensive or submissions that are not in line with the brief will be removed and asked to resubmit
    • No purchase necessary
    Official Rules
    It's important to know our Official Rules before starting your creative work.
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    Key Dates
    • Submit By: September 2, 2013 at 10:00 AM
    • Voting Starts: September 2, 2013 at 10:00 AM
    • Voting Ends: September 6, 2013 at 10:00 AM
    • Winner Announcement: September 9, 2013