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The Blueprint for Beginners

How to Transition from Salon to a Career in the Film and TV Industry

  • Starts Mar 26
  • 199 US dollars
  • Zoom Link will be emailed

Available spots

Service Description

Price: $199.00 Dates: March 26 - April 23, 2023 | 5 Weeks | Pre-Recorded Videos Time: 8:00 am PST / 11:00 am EST The Blueprint For Beginners Program was designed for hairstylists and makeup artists looking to transition from salon/cosmetology school to TV or Film set. Learn everything you need to know for a career in the entertainment industry from Oscar nominated Camille Friend, one of the most respected and sought-after hairstylists. Our five-unit program will take place over the course of five weeks via an online pre-recorded video instructional course taught by Camille Friend. Each week, starting on March 26, 2023, a new video will be available on Sunday mornings at 8:00 am PST / 11:00 am EST. The following Wednesday (time TBD) there will be an optional live zoom with Camille offered to go over any questions and homework for that weeks subject matter. All five online courses will be available to watch for three months after the last video is made available. Topics include: Week 1 - March 26, 2023 Introduction and Unions • What is the union and how do you join • Strategies to get into the union Week 2 - April 2, 2023 Resumes and Portfolios • How to build an impressive resume • Portfolio templates and ways to show your work • How to Interview Week 3 – April 9, 2023 Continuity • How to do continuity • Continuity photos • Continuity break down • Working with actors Week 4 – April 16, 2023 First Day of Work • Paperwork you’ll need to fill out • Set Protocol • Trailer Etiquette • Set terms Week 5 – April 23, 2023 Location and Working With the Team • Packing your kit • Shipping gear • Travel tips • Positions in the Hair and M/U Department: Department Head, Key and 3rd • Becoming a key hairstylist/makeup artist Each week will have required homework with pdf documents available for download. Limited to 100 participants. Reviews: “This program is an Ivy League crash course in the business of hair for film. And from the very first module, you are challenged to start preparing for your future.” -Lillian D. “They were amazing, Camille left nothing out. If you are hairstylist that is seeking to get into the union, this is your program. Apply today.” -Ryan B. “It’s been a great experience. Hair Scholars wants you to succeed, they want you to go to that next level. To me it was a great investment..." -Angela G.

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No cancellations or refunds. Please contact us for rescheduling.

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