With Sarah Carter, dreams do come true…

By: Rene Dashiell (Makeup Artist)

I had just taken over as Dept Head on the TV series “Shark” starring James Woods and Jeri Ryan. It was the show’s first season and there had been many shakeups in the Makeup Dept. One of the show’s lead actresses was Sarah Carter. She had gone through several makeup artists and had a rough go of it. On our first day together, Sarah’s Mom was in attendance (she had traveled all the way from Canada and was there for Continue reading

Simon Baker Stands Up For The Little Guy

By: Essie Cha (Makeup Artist)

I was working on the show ‘The Mentalist’. It was a second season show and the scene was being shot in a casino. I was doing makeup on an extra, who was playing the role of a beautiful Vegas showgirl. After putting on her final touches, we were ready to shoot the scene. The assistant director (AD) team had placed all the BGs (extras) in position and we were ready to shoot. Continue reading