Rising Star Make-up Artist Registration

Created in Birmingham the Midlands Fashion Awards (MFA) celebrates and rewards fashion, creativity, providing emerging designers across the Midlands with the opportunity to showcase their talent. The Midlands Fashion Awards bring together some of the best emerging designers from across the region and beyond.

Rising Star Make-up Artists Application Form

Entries are now open for aspiring make-up artists that show real flair for working in the creative industry and demonstrates this passion. Apply here for the opportunity to create work which can be used in your portfolio.

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Complete the section below detailing your biography, experience a description of your work and any milestones achieved.  Include a detailed biography telling us what motivates and inspires your creative process together with a strong and clear vision of your future plans. You may also include anyone who has contributed to your success and why you are an exceptional in your field of work (200 words maximum).  In the event of your submission being shortlisted we will publish a summary of your submission on our website.

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Entrants must submit an entry form and images as described below. 

  • Complete the entry form detailing your biography, education and a description of your current experience.
  • Submit a mood board based on your predictions for a catwalk look based on make-up for 2018 and submit at least 2 photographic images from your portfolio to support this concept. 
  • Photographic images must be in colour and any accompanying images must be in either a .JPEG file no larger than 2MB or in .PNG or PDF format. Photo images must be in high resolution and MUST be your own work. 
  • Shortlisted entrants will be given the opportunity to take part in creating the look for the MFA catwalk show to be held October 2017 and to participate in future editorial and location shoots for the Midlands Fashion Awards.
  • Judges will be looking for originality, creativity and use of research. Also, make-up artists that can work to a brief and execute a look in a given time frame as well as being able to work as part of a team. We are looking for a makeup artist that is willing to learn and will grow as a result of the mentoring prize.
  • Please ensure you have obtained permission to use any photo images you submit with your entry form. 
  • Judges will assess all entries using a points system based on your presentation, how you use your kit, professionalism, artistic talent and creativity and team work
  • Successful applicants will be informed by email. 
  • The closing date for entries is 18th June 2017.
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  • By submitting your entry, you automatically deemed to have read, understood and accepted the terms and conditions.
  • Supporting photo images – maximum file size 2mb