Makeup Artist Jobs in Film & TV

What does a Makeup artist do?

Within film and television, makeup artists play a pivotal role in creating the correct style for their ch...
What does a Makeup artist do?

Within film and television, makeup artists play a pivotal role in creating the correct style for their characters by carefully maintaining the continuity of their artists' “look”. The makeup stylist is responsible for ensuring that their hair and makeup reflects the characters social class, time period, wellbeing, personality so that the desired illusion is accurately portrayed.

Movie makeup artists, also referred to as the makeup designer, are hired on a freelance basis to join the cast and crew, they accompany their actors whilst on set to not only take care of touch ups but to also remove performers' makeup, facial hair and small prosthetics swiftly when required. It is key that makeup artists are experienced in using a wide variety of professional makeup products. It is also important to note that as a freelance makeup artist you’ll be expected to work long hours with long spells away from home. Read more

As the makeup stylist, you’d report to and be briefed by the chief makeup artist, once briefed accordingly you will be expected to research and create your own design notes so you can familiarise yourself with the character’s look you will be creating. Whether it be the principle or supporting actors, you will become an integral part of the team, ensuring your actors are happy, comfortable and ready for their upcoming scene.

It is a fantastic role which allows your creative talents to flourish whilst testing your ability to stick to a brief, work to makeup designs and meet production requirements.

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  • Posted Date
    Type
  • 03/20/19
    Film (Short)
    Salary/Rate: 250 flat fee
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Film (Short)
    03/20/19
  • 03/20/19
    Film (Short)
    Salary/Rate: 155/12 per day , We are paying minimum wage for New York State areas outside of NYC. That's why the rate is $11.10/hr (instead of the NYC min wage).
    Location: Rockland County
    Film (Short)
    03/20/19
  • 03/20/19
    Documentary
    Salary/Rate: $100 flat fee , $100 for the 30 min session
    Location: New York
    Documentary
    03/20/19
  • 03/18/19
    Education
    Salary/Rate: 600 per day , Including kit fee
    Location: Juneau
    Education
    03/18/19
  • 03/18/19
    Film (Short)
    Salary/Rate: TBD per day
    Location: Brooklyn, NY
    Film (Short)
    03/18/19
  • 03/18/19
    Commercial
    Salary/Rate: TBD per day , Transportation and Meals
    Location: Various
    Commercial
    03/18/19
  • 03/18/19
    Documentary
    Salary/Rate: $150 flat fee , $150 for a session
    Location: San Mateo and San Diego
    Documentary
    03/18/19
  • 03/16/19
    Commercial
    Salary/Rate: varies depending on position and experience per day
    Location: Washington
    Commercial
    03/16/19
  • 03/14/19
    Television / TV
    Salary/Rate: 300 flat fee
    Location: LOS ANGELES
    Television / TV
    03/14/19
  • 03/13/19
    Television / TV
    Salary/Rate: On Request per hour
    Location: Dallas, TX
    Television / TV
    03/13/19
  • 03/12/19
    Live Event
    Salary/Rate: 150 per day
    Location: New York
    Live Event
    03/12/19
  • 03/11/19
    Film (Short)
    Salary/Rate: 150 per day
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Film (Short)
    03/11/19
  • 02/11/19
    Television / TV
    Salary/Rate:
    Location: NJ/NY
    Television / TV
    02/11/19
  • 12/10/18
    Film (Feature)
    Salary/Rate: $150 to $200 per day
    Location: Los angels
    Film (Feature)
    12/10/18
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