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Amy Loring

Amy Loring

I have had 4 years experience of working as a freelance makeup and hair artist with basis in London and Cardiff. Full UK driving licence and able to travel worldwide. Previous work has been in live broadcast TV, VIP talent, E-commerce, Commercials, Music Videos and Live events. I am also trained in SFX and hair styling, cutting and barbering and have experience working on set in a film environment.

Work Experience

LIVE BROADCAST TV – BBC WALES TODAY
Key Make-up and Hair Artist
– Daily HD appropriate make-up and hair for 6 news presenters within a 10 minute time frame
– Budget control and buying stock for the makeup department including record keeping
– Creating a positive, safe space for all of the talent to relax and cool off before studio call time

THE WINTER KING – BAD WOLF PRODUCTION
Daily Hair & Makeup Artist
– Working with a talk back radio to run on and off set when required to touch up on background artists
– Applying period style makeup on to the stunt men and background artists
– Taking photos on the iPad continuously for continuity throughout scenes

FASHION – BARBARA HULANICKI DESIGNER (BRAND LAB LTD)
Make-up Artist
– Prep day with the designer to curate an editorial 60’s, “Twiggy” inspired glam makeup look that fits the collection for e-commerce.
– Communicating with the photographer to step into the studio space when appropriate for touch up’s and minor alterations.

MUSIC VIDEO – SKUNKADELIC (RED BRCK LTD)
African Body painter for VIP talent
– Extensive research behind African tribes and the heritage of the artist to design a tribal body piece personal to the talent.
– Detailed tribal painting on the upper torso of the artist in a 3 hour time frame on location.

Education

Special effects make-up and prosthetics application – Iver Makeup Academy (May 2022)
Haircutting, Barbering, Beard Certificate – Iver Makeup Academy (March 2022) Business Toolkit for film and HETV freelancers – Screenskills (April 2022)
Make-up Training – Bella Beaut (2018)
Covid-19 certificate
Barbicide (2021) FCPX Training (2015)

EDUCATION
– Diploma in Performance (2016)
– Maths, Musical Theatre A Levels (2014)

Years of Experience

  • Make-Up 5 years
  • Hair Dressing 1 year
  • SFX Less than a year
  • Prosthetics Less than a year
  • Barbering Less than a year
  • Body Art 3 years
  • Other Glitter makeup, Red carpet/VIP talent, Fashion, Editorial, HD TV makeup, E-commerce.

Other

  • IT Skills Very good IT skills - All Microsoft programmes - Video editing with final cut pro - On all social media platforms
  • Languages English and a little Welsh
  • Areas can work in Cardiff & London basis. But can work worldwide
  • Driver License Full UK driving licence
  • References Available on request