Your search for answers about how to break into print, video, film and TV has come to an end. Former celebrity styling agent Crystal Wright’s ‘Guide’ is the definitive resource for makeup artists, hair stylists, fashion stylists and manicurists who want to make it big in the beauty, fashion and entertainment industries. If you have ever wondered what it would be like to work on magazine shoots, television commercials, the red carpet or travel with your favorite celebrities, Crystal gives the essential information and breaks the process down into step-by-step instructions for anyone aspiring to have a successful career.
As a celebrity styling agent for over 25 years, Crystal negotiated advertising, TV, music video, and magazine deals for her artists. The Crystal Agency worked with A-List celebrities such as Halle Berry, Alec Baldwin, Kerry Washington, Pink, Janet Jackson, Jim Carrey and Tyra Banks.
Throughout the book, she tackles the business challenges that you face on a daily basis and teaches you how to establish and market your brand, connect with decision-makers, network, get hired and get rebooked on the jobs you dream of.
You will learn how to:
• Develop your online portfolio.
• Market, self-promote and win clients.
• Find and collaborate with the right photographers.
• Approach agencies for representation.
• Create a big persona in a small market.
• Establish your day rate.
• Speak the language of the industry.
• Build your professional sandbox.
Learn business tips and tricks from celebrity makeup artists, Sir John and Daniel Chinchilla, hair stylists, Oscar James and Daven Mayeda, fashion and beauty photographer, Mike Ruiz, TV commercial director, Craig Brooks, creative director, Carol Oliveto, Emmy magazine photo editor, Rose Cefalu, Limelight CEO, Michele Gay and Sr Agent, Frank Moore of Celestine Agency.
This information will shave 3-5 years off your learning curve, put you in control of your freelance career and hand you the keys to mastering the industry and getting ahead!
Crystal helps you to build confidence and teaches you how to connect the dots to build stronger professional relationships with clients and photographers.