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BE SET READY: Makeup for tv and film in 2 Parts In Person

Part of X-WAVE@Trinity Square Video, BIPOC-centered Workshop. A safe space to learn and build your career. A place for BIPOC talent to engage with others and share knowledge. Maya Bastian in partnership with Trinity Square Video presents a series of workshops specifically for BIPOC participants; which refers to the next wave of filmmakers, video artists and storytellers that we know will redefine our culture through their diverse lived experiences.

A new educational opportunity for teaching BIPOC talent a marketable skill of makeup in the e-trades. 2022 Canadian Screen Award winner “Best Achievement in Makeup,” Founder of emPowered by Beauty, Global Not-for-Profit Beauty School, Producer and Talent Manager Jessica Carter will be leading this session. Making a difference in the lives of BIPOC talent. Join Jessica Carter who will moderate a hands-on, practical workshop to train emerging professionals in the makeup department on set.

Workshop #1: This workshop is an introduction to industry standard basics. The workshop will provide racialized emerging professionals with insight on preparing for set days, products that are a “must have” in their makeup kit-along with tips for folks with sensitive skin regarding redness and blemishes. Techniques in this workshop will be practical and help emerging makeup artists hold their ground at the beginning of their journey in the makeup department-before attending the following part 2 workshop that will provide an introduction into basic special effects makeup, character makeup, common makeup looks and more.

Workshop #2: This workshop will provide racialized emerging professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary to become successful makeup artists in the film industry. Participants will learn how to create a variety of makeup looks for film and television, including basic special effects makeup, period makeup, and character makeup. Participants will focus on set etiquette, film set terminology and working with other departments. The workshop will also cover the business and professional skills needed to succeed in the industry, such as networking, portfolio development, and the steps to take to get into the unions.

Image Credit: Courtesy of Jessica K. Carter

Workshop
BE SET READY: Makeup for tv and film in 2 Parts In Person
Instructor
Jessica K. Carter
Date
September 17, 2023 - September 24, 2023
Time
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location
Trinity Square Video
401 Richmond Street West
Suite 121
Toronto, ON M5V 3A8
Register

$80 Member | $120 Non-Member

To register email milada@trinitysquarevideo.com

TSV’s workshops may be subject to changes in the schedule, instructor, or content. If so, TSV will refund full workshop payment to participants who are unable to make the rescheduled dates or should the program be cancelled. Workshop registrants will be notified in advance of any changes or cancellations.

To be registered, you must be paid up in full. NO REFUNDS GIVEN for CANCELLATIONS made with less than 5 business days.

Biographies:

Jessica K. Carter

Jessica K. Carter is a Canadian Screen Award-winning Makeup Artist, a 100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women honoree 2022 with over twenty-five years of experience in the entertainment industry. Jessica has worked on shows such as; Degrassi: The Next Generation, the Lifetime drama feature film Salt-N-Peppa and many more. She is the founder of Oshun Woman, a Canadian non-profit focused on empowering racialized women through teaching beauty industry skills globally. Recently, Jessica Carter became the founder of Great Oak Creative Entertainment Management, Canada’s newest talent firm. The firm will represent some of the most pristine Canadian talent and will provide clients with professional advice on developing their career and work closely with them to achieve their career goals through professional development.