Responsible for all facial and body makeup, including bruising and wounds, and facial hair on the performers. They are also responsible for any prosthetics required for special effects.
The Make-Up department works with the director(s) and performers to develop the desired look for each character. Special Make-Up effects includes prosthetics and other make-up effects such as airbrushing.
Entry Level & In-demand
What kind of jobs are available?
What those who work in this department usually bring to the work.
- Make-up training from accredited school with a portfolio demonstrating skills in various make-up forms: corrective, glamour and effects.
- Knowledge of applying make-up to diverse skin tones
- Make-up work experience with diverse skin tones.
- Work experience in make-up for stage, film, television or commercials.
Special Makeup Effects Artist
Assistant Makeup Department Head
Makeup Department Head
2nd Assistant MakeUp Artist
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