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Is Working in the Film Industry Right for You?
A career as a makeup artist working on movie sets may sound glamourous and exciting but the reality can be quite different. The working hours can be brutal – you work long days. Twelve-to-fourteen-hour days are normal. It’s also an intensely competitive industry where...
What do Makeup Artists do on Film Sets?
The makeup department is the team responsible for the way actors and performers look on screen. Makeup Artists are responsible for creating makeup hair designs, special makeup effects and prosthetics, body makeup, facial hair, wigs, contacts lenses and even teeth –...
How to Be a Successful Film Makeup Trainee
What do you think is the most important thing that will help you succeed as a trainee makeup artist in the film industry? I can hear you saying ‘talent’ and ‘creativity’ and ‘awesome makeup skills.’ And yes, those are important but what really sets you apart is your...
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Best Makeup Artist Tradeshows
Insider Guide to Makeup Industry Trade Shows If you’ve never been to a pro makeup industry trade show, then you’re missing out. Thousands of new and established makeup artists make the pilgrimage every year to the ‘meccas of makeup’ that are pro artist trade shows....
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