Rate Sheets and Pricing

Production Makeup for Film and Television

From low budget short films to major theatrical motion picture blockbusters and network television programs, professional productions count on talented makeup artists and hairstylists to make their stars and cast look their very best.

Daily Rate:
Studio Rate: $250.00 to $1200.00
Low Budget and Student Films: $150.00 to $750.00
Overtime: 1.5 times the hourly rate after 8 hours

A full day rate will be charged if the artist(s) are needed on call for the entire day. A day rate consists of eight (8) consecutive hours, with a minimum one (1) hour lunch break. This booking arrangement can not be changed after the artist(s) arrives for the appointment. Day rate must be specified at the time of the booking and must be paid, even if the artist(s) are not used for the entire day. Additional charges may be incurred for large member casts, specialty makeup, extensive special effects work, special order wigs and long distance travel.

An overtime rate will be in effect after eight (8) hours of consecutive work has commenced unless other arrangements have been agreed upon prior to shooting. Overtime rates are billed in one (1) hour increments. Any services scheduled on a major holiday will immediately be charged at the overtime rate unless other arrangements have been agreed upon.

Additional Fees:

Mileage: If the round trip mileage to and from the primary shooting location is more than fifty (50) miles, a twenty (20) dollar travel fee will be assessed up to the first one hundred (100) miles, with a fifty (.50) cent per mile charge there after.

Parking & Valet: Unless provided and instructed, any parking and/or valet charges incurred will be billed directly to production.

Overnight Accommodations: Should overnight accommodations be required for a distant shoot, actual costs must be covered by production. 

Assistants: Based on project size and specifications, additional makeup/hair assistants may be required to manage client needs and expectations. Assistant will require supplementary fees of seventy five (75) dollars for studio rates and fifty (50) dollars for low budget and student productions.

Print and Photography 

Makeup and Hair Styling services start at $150.00

These published rates are for general photography sessions including fashion, glamor, print and editorial, and are variable for budget sized sessions. These rates are all encompassing for a total of eight (8) hours and includes services for up to three (3) models. This booking arrangement can not be changed after the artist(s) have arrived for the appointment. Day rate must be specified at the time of the booking and must be paid, even if the artist(s) are not used for the entire day. Additional charges may be applied for large model groups, specialty makeup, extensive special effects work, special order wigs and extensions and long distance travel.

Head Shot Rates
Makeup: Men - $100.00 / Women $150.00
Hair: Men $75.00 / Women $125.00

These published rates are for head shot photography and are for single subject sessions, for up to three looks. Additional looks can be added to the session at the rate of twenty five (25) dollars per look.

Additional Fees:

Mileage: If the round trip mileage to and from the primary shooting location is more than fifty (50) miles, a twenty (20) dollar travel fee will be assessed up to the first one hundred (100) miles, with a fifty (.50) cent per mile charge there after.

Parking & Valet: Unless provided and instructed, any parking and/or valet charges incurred will be billed directly to booking party.

Assistants: Based on project size and specifications, additional makeup/hair assistants may be required to manage client needs and expectations. Assistant will require supplementary fees of fifty (50) dollars per day.


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