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Emily Mortimore

Emily Mortimore

I have had a love for film and TV since I was a kid, and once I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to be behind the scenes of a set, I was introduced to a whole new appreciation for it. I am always enthusiastic to learn from those around me and can bring skill and positivity to the table. I enjoy working with and meeting new people, and being part of a team. Training at The Iver Academy opened my eyes to all the different avenues within the industry. I acquired valuable skills there and have worked on some amazing Films, Tv shows and Theatre productions. From these experiences I have learnt about working within a tight time frame, paying attention to detail, catering to the team I’m in, and the importance of putting passion into all the work I produce. As a trainee, I am aware that we are often given the tasks of looking after wigs, cleaning equipment, organising fitting sheets etc, so being organised, concise and careful are very important traits to have. I have worked in many different team dynamics and would say I am calm, hard working, and fit into any environment appropriately. I am good at taking initiative, however I do know when to ask for help. I also pride myself in making a very good cup of tea.

Work Experience

Lawrence of Arabia – Trainee
MUA for Purple Girls Collective series ‘Modern Masulinity’
HMUA for editorial shoot for OBEY magazine-
Makeup Artist, short film ‘Purple Girls’ Produced by Rife Magazine,
Directed by Qezz Gill –
Daily crowd trainee on ‘Fillmore’- Crowd room supervisor Emma Bailey, Designed by Peter Swords King
Daily crowd Trainee on ‘The Spanish Princess’- Crowd Room Supervisor Richard Muller, designed by Niamh Morrison.
‘The Grimm tales’ theatre production
Team leader of small production with 40 cast in character makeup.
‘The Wild Party’ theatre production at The Royal Academy Of Music- designed by Richard Muller.
Feature film, ‘Lawrence After Arabia’- designed by Kirsten Sare
Makeup and hair on both SA’s and main artists.
Designer on Short film- ‘Kalina And The Fish’,
LAMDA short film, ‘Bleeder’- designed by Nadia Becker
May 2019.
Daily trainee on MORBIUS – Designed by Jeremy Woodhead
Short Film- ‘The Dream Cut’ at NFTS, Directed by Vlad Muko
April 2019.

Education

*Advanced course at The Iver Makeup Academy- September 2018 – April 2019
*Prosthetics and SFX, Arts University Bournemouth -October 2017 – December 2017
*Thomas Hardye School – A-Levels in: Philosophy and Ethics, English Literature and Photography.

Years of Experience

  • Hair Dressing 1 year
  • SFX 1 year
  • Prosthetics 1 year
  • Wig Dressing 1 year
  • Knotting 1 year
  • Airbrushing 1 year

Other

  • Languages English
  • Driver License Yes
  • References Elizabeth Tagg-Wooster: l.taggwooster@iveracademy.co.uk Tamsin Barbosa: tamsinbarbosa@gmail.com Christine Vidler: christine485@icloud.com