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All "Hyped up" about Mission Catwalk!! Day 1

Friday, March 16, 2012
Hi Guys , so if you are an avid reader of my blog , you would have realized that I'm super excited about Mission Catwalk. I loooove the fact that this is a Jamaican show showcasing talents from all over the  Caribbean :-)) With that being said ... i am even more excited because i was so privileged to receive the official media kit of the show with all the designers and their profiles as well as all the prizes and all the information that i need. Being the kind person that i am , I decided to share some of these with you, what i will do is "a series of posts. Firstly , here is an overview of the show.



MISSION CATWALK-SEASON TWO

Fashion Designer Reality Series



Mission Catwalk is an exciting reality TV series aimed at discovering and developing talented fashion designers. Season One showcased 15 designers in a fierce competition for top prizes.  This year, the series shortlisted 20 designers from across the Caribbean; including Barbados, Belize, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and Jamaica. These 20 designers will meet a swift and ferocious first round of challenges in which 5 designers are eliminated in the first episode.

This TV series tests and nurtures the talents of the contestants through numerous challenges and exercises geared at identifying and honing a range of creative skills and abilities.  Mission Catwalk  is set in Kingston, Jamaica and each hour-long episode comprises of four segments: the challenge, the design production, the runway show, and the elimination of a designer. The series lasts thirteen weeks and culminates with three designers at a live showdown in Kingston. One designer will win the ultimate prize- to show their collection at London Fashion Week 2012.

 The winner will receive the following prizes:

·         An opportunity to show a collection at the London Fashion Week 2012.

·         JMD$500K funding to start their clothing line courtesy of NCB.

·         Industrial sewing equipment valued at JMD$200K courtesy of Singer Jamaica.

·         A contract to sell their designs at SOHO Boutique.

·         A six-page fashion editorial in Ocean Style Magazine.

·         A scholarship to pursue fashion program at London College of Fashion

·         A scholarship to study tailoring at Savile Row Academy in London.

Season two of Mission Catwalk will premiere on Tuesday March 27, 2012 at 8:30 PM on TVJ and is also scheduled to air across the Caribbean in Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Guyana and Belize.




CAST
Host/Exec Prod:
Keneea Linton-George
Judges:
Novia McDonald- Whyte
Carlton Brown
Guest Judges:
Sonia Noel-Guyana Fashion Week, Nadia Khan Actress, Barry-Moncrieffe-
Designer, Marcellas James-Milliner, Lady Saw-Singer, Dr. Sharlene Jarrett-MOH,
Dexter Pottinger-Designer/Celebrity Stylist, Douglas Gordon-Ocean Style
 Magazine, Celia Levy-Designer, Thalia Lyn-Entrepreneur, Michele Coulton-
SOHO Boutique, Meiling Esau-Designer, Claudia Pegus-Designer
Contestants:
Kesia Estwick, Janelle Forde, Ryan Chan, Ryan Berkeley, Rebecca Stirm, Shannon
Kwong, Shellane McFarlane, Kerin Scott, Gregory Williams, Crystal Powell,
Kimbally Smith, Janel Jolly, Keshon Hawthorne, Natalie Rochester, Maria King-
Beadle
Core Team:
Michael Cushnie
Director/Editor
Gareth M Daley
Director of Photography
Keneea Linton-George
Executive Producer
Carolyn Bolt
Producer

If you would like more information about the show, please contact us on 1 (876) 810-9446,
1 (876) 399 1996 or email missioncatwalk@gmail.com


 Haute People will like to thank AGSelect Public Relations for this information. I must apologise for the "CAST" section , as i said it was a Press Release sent to me , so please just diligently cast your eye down to that section.





  




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