Season 2 Ep004: How to Get a Job in Television and Film with AnneMichelle Radcliffe part1

How to get a job in television and film doing hair or makeup

Emmy Award-Winning hair stylist Anne Michelle Radcliffe has over 25 years of experience in the entertainment industry.

She is the recipient of the 2011 Designing Women Award for her ensemble work on Showtime’s Nurse Jackie and her contribution to the television and film industry.

AnneMichelle is also a highly respected wig specialist. She has nearly two decades of experience in wig design, construction and maintenance, often making her a “first call” consultant.

She has worked with some of hollywood favorite celebrites such as Elle MacPherson, LeBron James, Julianne Moore,  Matt Damon, Angelica Houston, Eddiie Vedder, Debra Messing , Katharine McPhee, Will Ferrell, Justin Timberlake and Tina Fey

She initially got her start as a make-up artist and eventually transitioned into hair. She focused on continually honing her craft and building a strong portfolio.

After being turned down a couple of times she eventually landed on the roster of David and Lee Agency.

In this 2 part series she chronicles her journey into the world of television and film. She also gives insider industry secrets on joining a union, overcoming fear and working on set as a hair and make-up artist.


“Practice random acts of kindness and senseless beauty”

In this Episode we discuss:

- The importance of believing you yourself
- What is testing
- How to overcome “NO”
- Working on Broadway
- Landing a job at SNL
- Overcoming fear
- Joining a union
- Key Hair Stylist
- Continuity photos
- Shoot schedule
- Working behind the scenes in television and film
- Day playing
- How to transitions from a relaxer to natural hair
- How to transitions from a relaxer to natural hair


Links and Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

IATSE Local Union 798



Previous Episodes:

From Corporate America to Booking Clients for Television, Music Videos and Film with Crystal Wright


Facebook: AnneMichellehair

Twitter: @AMhair


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