iPOP! had over 1200 children, teenagers and young adults competing and auditioning in front of the best agents, managers and casting directors in the entertainment business today. We are very happy that J-14 Magazine and The Bauer Publishing Teen Group are on board with iPOP!.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2008
iPOP! (International Presentation of Performers) a top tier talent convention on the talent circuit and a must-go-to event for any talented child, teenager or young adult who can act, sing, model or dance took place this year in Las Vegas at the Venetian Hotel from June 30 to July 3, 2008. Agents, managers and talent scouts were on hand to audition these lucky iPOP! participants. Representatives from Bauer Publishing Teen Group and its popular teen magazine, J-14, were on stage during the awards night to announce some of the top winners in the competitive acting, modeling, dancing and singing competitions.
Four iPOP! winners will be seen in a full page advertisement in J-14 Magazine's October 2008 issue. The first award announced by Bauer Publishing's Angie Niemeyer went to one of iPOP!'s top singers, Malika Sanders who is from Dallas' John Robert Powers School System. Ms. Sanders won a recording demo contract with Big Management's music producer, Mike Rizzo. iPOP! will fly Malika Sanders to New York City to record with Mike Rizzo in Times Square. The iPOP! top model from John Robert Powers Tucson, Jules Doolittle won a $100,000 contract with iModel modeling agency and the top iPOP! actor also from Dallas' John Robert Powers was Kristi Lee Hair. Ms. Hair won an acting management contract with Los Angeles based Brown Leader Management. The top iPOP! dancer announced by Bauer Publishing's Ms. Niemeyer was Chicago John Robert Powers student Mikka Olarte. Ms. Olarte will win dance choreography workshop sessions with dance sensation, Jeff Costa from Nike Star Fitness who is based in Los Angeles.
In addition to J-14, The Bauer Publishing Teen Group also publishes popular teen magazines Twist, M Magazine, Twist, Astro Girl and Quiz Fest. The Bauer Publishing booth at iPOP! was buzzing with excitement and high energy as iPOP! participants had their photos taken with a J-14 blow up magazine cover with cut-outs for teen faces. iPOP! attendees also got the chance to enter a J-14/iPOP! sweepstakes in which four lucky winners were called up on stage at the iPOP! awards show and photographed backstage. These photos will be featured as well in the upcoming J-14 Magazine October 2008 issue.
"Malika Sanders, Jules Doolittle, Kristi Lee Hair and Mikka Olarte should be honored that they were selected by iPOP!, J-14 Magazine and The Bauer Publishing Teen Group," said iPOP! President Joseph Beauchamp. "iPOP! had over 1200 children, teenagers and young adults competing and auditioning in front of the best agents, managers and casting directors in the entertainment business today. We are very happy that J-14 Magazine and The Bauer Publishing Teen Group are on board with iPOP!."
The Bauer Publishing Teen Group is the only set of celebrity, entertainment magazines designed for the young teen market. The publishing company combines the best in celebrity, music, fashion, beauty and relationships to deliver to the largest audience of young teen female readers in the country.
International Presentation of Performers, iPOP! is the successful merger of the music and acting industry with fashion and modeling, creating one of the largest and most well respected events for aspiring actors, singers, dancers and models to attend. Inaugurated in July 2005 with two conventions annually, iPOP! has already introduced close to seven thousand talented children, teenagers and young adults to the most respected agents, managers, producers and casting agents in the business today. iPOP! participants have signed modeling contracts with Wilhelmina, Elite, MMG or LA Models and have done fashion layouts for Glamour Magazine, JC Penny, Mervins, Target, Teen Magazine and Seventeen Magazine. iPOP! participants have appeared in commercials for Motorola, Cingular, L'Oreal, McDonalds, Band-Aid, Microsoft Windows and have booked television appearances on Desperate Housewives, Ugly Betty, Scrubs, Entourage, Hannah Montana, Zoey 101, Criminal Minds, Bones, Law & Order and Grey's Anatomy. They have appeared in films such as Blood Oranges, Crossing Over with Harrison Ford and The Number 23 with Jim Carrey.
For information on an upcoming iPOP! please visit http://www.ipopconventions.com or call 800-819-iPOP.