Nikoleta Tzani

Nikoleta Tzani

Freelance hair, make-up and Prosthetics Trainee

  • Location: Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
  • Career stage: Entry
  • Freelancer: Available

I am a passionate and innovative make-up and prosthetics artist who can communicate with a diverse range of people. I have followed directions as well as taken initiative throughout my career working both individually and as part of a team. I have explored a variety of different techniques within make-up, prosthetic and hair styling during my time in education and know having this variety ensures I always deliver the best results. I am a very sociable person with a strong understanding of the etiquette required whilst on set and will always strive to exceed peoples expectations.

Since completing my BA Degree in Makeup and Special Effects with a First Class Honours, I worked as a makeup, hair and prosthetics artist on a low budget TV pilot, did dailies as a junior Hair and Makeup artist with the TV series 'Marcella 2' for ITV in 2017. Since then I have been working as a Technician for the Media Make-up with Special Effects course at Bradford College.

I'm always looking for opportunities to collaborate so if you have a project in mind, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Work History

Application Station Exhibitor - The Prosthetics Events

Nov 2018 - Nov 2018

Special Effects Make-Up Artist - One Knight Production

May 2018 - May 2018

Hair and Make-up Artist at No Filter TV Pilot (one episode) - Rotunda Films

Dec 2017 - Dec 2017

Junior Make-up Artist - dailies 'Marcella' (Series 2) - Buccaneer Media for ITV

Sep 2017 - Oct 2017

Work Experience, Shadowing Make-up Designer Melanie Lanihan on set - Overshadowed' of Rollem Productions for BBC3

Jun 2017 - Jun 2017

Makeup, Hair and Prosthetic Designer on Short Film: ‘Help Me’ - short flm created by students from Bradford college

Feb 2017 - Feb 2017

Work Experience, Shadowed Make-up designer Melanie Lenihan on set. - Carl Strathie / GSP Studios

Dec 2016 - Dec 2016

Halloween Make-Up Transformations for breakfast presenters during Pulse One Radio broadcast - Pulse Radio

Oct 2016 - Oct 2016

Make-up and Special Effects Assistant on short film "Within The Fray June " - Director :Richard Summers-Calvert

Jun 2016 - Jun 2016

Makeup, Hair and Prosthetic Designer on film "Alice " - short fllm created by students from Bradford college and flmed on locations in Hondarribia (Spain)

Apr 2016 - Apr 2016

Make-up Artist - Bingo / Short Student film of North Film School

Apr 2014 - Apr 2014

Education

Introduction to Barbering - One day Masterclass - Bradford College

Nov 2018 - Nov 2018

Prosthetics Application - One Day Masterclass - Shaun Harrison Academy

Jun 2018 - Jun 2018

Life Casting, Moulding and Sculpting Course - 5 Day Masterclass - Pinewood Studios - Creative Media Skills

Jun 2018 - Jun 2018

Period Hair and Wigs - 2 days Master class - Master class with Carolyn Cousins through screen Yorkshire

Jan 2018 - Jan 2018

HETV Industry Induction - Induction Course Through Creative Skillset and Screen Yorkshire - Screen Yorkshire HETV Boostcamp 3 Days Induction

Jan 2018 - Jan 2018

prosthetics - Online Courses - Stan Winston's School of Character Arts

May 2017 - Dec 2017

Media Make-up with Special Effects - Bachelors Of Arts With First Class Honours - Bradford College, awarded from Tesside University

Sep 2014 - Jul 2017

Diploma in Fashion, Theatre, Media Hair & Makeup - VTCT Level 3 - Leeds City College

Oct 2013 - Jul 2014

Drama & Acting - Level 3 Institute of Higher Education qualifcation - Melissa School of Art, Athens,Greece

Sep 2006 - Jun 2009

Skills

  • Aging (face/hand/neck)
  • Airbrushing
  • bald cap fabrication and application
  • Basic Hairdressing: Straightening / Waving / Braiding
  • Bilingual
  • body casting
  • Body Painting
  • Casualty Make-up
  • character makeup
  • Dressing and Applying Facial Hair
  • Emergency First Aid at work
  • Facial Lifecasting
  • Hair and Make-up
  • HD make-up
  • Historical Make-up & Hair
  • knotting, styling and fitting postiche
  • Make-up
  • Microsoft Office
  • Mouldmaking
  • Period Hair
  • Period Make-up
  • Prosthetics
  • prosthetics fabrication
  • prosthetics sculpting
  • Sculpting
  • sculpting, fabrication, application and colouring 3D transfers
  • Straight Corrective, Glamour, Period
  • Tattoo Cover

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