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The Blueprint for Beginners

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

  • Starts Jul 23
  • 197 US dollars
  • Online Class

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Service Description

Price: $197.00 Dates: July 23 - August 20, 2023 | 5 Weeks | Pre-Recorded Videos Time: 8:00 am PST / 11:00 am EST Blueprint For Beginners is designed for hairstylists and makeup artists looking to transition from salon/cosmetology school to TV or Film sets. The program is taught by Camille Friend, one of the most respected and sought-after hairstylists in the industry. With her vast experience and an Oscar nomination under her belt, Camille is the perfect guide to help you navigate the nuances of the entertainment industry. The program comprises five units that will span over five weeks. Each unit will be taught via an online pre-recorded video instructional course, available every Sunday at 8:00 am PST / 11:00 am EST, starting on July 23, 2023. Additionally, every Wednesday (time TBD), there will be an optional live Zoom session with Camille to go over homework and questions. All five online courses will be available to watch for three months after the last video is made available. Topics include: Week 1 - July 23, 2023 Introduction and Unions • What is the union and how do you join • Strategies to get into the union Week 2 - July 30, 2023 Resumes and Portfolios • How to build an impressive resume • Portfolio templates and ways to show your work • How to Interview Week 3 – August 6, 2023 Continuity • How to do continuity • Continuity photos • Continuity breakdown • Working with actors Week 4 – August 13, 2023 First Day of Work • Paperwork you’ll need to fill out • Set Protocol • Trailer Etiquette • Set terms Week 5 – August 20, 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 class was a pivot for me! You will be overflowing with USEFUL information. Worth every penny!" - Venus “Highly recommend! This course helps prepare you for production life. Camille teaches you how to be successful from day one on set." - Sakeithal “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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