Stationed in Los Angeles, Brenda is available throughout Southern California for film and television productions as well as private functions and theater. An experienced makeup artist, she has worked on-set in film, industrials, tv, web-series, print, stage and haunted house events. Brenda is skilled in mold-making and special effects shop work, including sculpting, foam prosthetic creation, silicone prosthetic creation, hair-laying and character makeup. Her lengthy experience as a computer games artist enables her to use her Photoshop skills to pre-visualize detailed makeups and work out alternative options.
Makeup has been a lifelong passion for Brenda, and when the chance for a new chapter in her life presented, she picked up her brushes and followed her dreams.
Combining her love of glamor with her love of science fiction and fantasy, Brenda developed her skills in both beauty and character special effects in film and television makeup, enabling her to tell the stories as they reveal themselves to her.
Name: Brenda Salamone
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Company: Salamone Fine Art and Brenda Salamone, Beauty and Special Effects Makeup Artistry
Occupation: Makeup Artist and Illustrator
Unique traits: Skilled artist specializing in large scale abstract oil paintings suitable for set decoration. Skilled beauty and special effects makeup artist.
Once, with Maggie
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Film (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Makeup Department Claimed as a 'dependent' by his successful bread-winning girlfriend Alice, Cam struggles to prove himself as he stumbles through different jobs and life's obstacles in the hopes to live out his Hollywood dream and finally rise to the occasion. "Dependent's Day" is a hilarious, heartfelt, authentic relationship comedy about the adventures of being in love and making it work. Written by Anonymous
I Know Where Lizzie Is
TV Movie (Crime and Thriller) Art department When 15-year-old Lizzie is kidnapped, her friendly but divorced parents Judith and Martin are devastated. The police can't find the girl but Tracy Spencer comes forward claiming she's a psychic and knows where Lizzie is. Judith is elated, but it soon becomes clear that Tracy has an agenda of her own. Written by Reel One Entertainment
Expressway to Your Skull
Film (Horror and Thriller) Makeup Department Expressway To Your Skull is the story of Ed and Amy, a thrill-seeking couple in their 20's desperately searching for a way to fix their strapped existence. With a stash of drugs, backpacks and half-cocked enthusiasm Ed and Amy hit the road... but as they arrive in the woods their idyllic 3-day trip slowly starts to turn into a nightmare. Written by Michael Okum
Film (Short and Comedy) Makeup Department Every girl dreams to be perfect. This girl the dream came true.
Bread and Butter
Film (Comedy) Actress Bread and Butter is a story about Amelia (30), an endearing misfit and virgin, who starts to be pursued by two men at the same time. One man is trying desperately to keep control of his life while the other embraces Crazy. In the midst of all the romantic confusion, Amelia has to deal with her eccentric boss, a life coach named Dr. Wellburn, and her overbearing parents. Bread and Butter aims to be a character study of one neurotic, sexually inexperienced girl being thrown into the gauntlet of romantic pursuit. Written by Liz Manashil
Love, Sex and Promotions
Film (Short and Comedy) Makeup Department Dick Van Dyke and the Office meet Bruce Almighty and Liar Liar in this short comedy about Love and Promotions...Joseph is hoping to make partner near the holiday season. Alex his buddy has noticed he has worked hard and wants him to get out for a fun time. Finishing up the work day Joseph meets Katie a new worker at the firm. She asks about Joe going to the holiday party. He accepts only for his buddy to feel betrayed. Anyway all attend this somewhat festive party and Joseph meets his boss who will either make or break his career. Through fun trials and tribulations...Will Joseph choose Love or Career. Written by Macleish Day
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Film (Short) Makeup Department Coming off a nasty attack by bullies that leave both his bike and his day ruined, a young boy named Eli has a chance encounter with members of the motorcycle community who gift him with a bandanna and a view into a new world. Years later, a socially-awkward, teenage Eli still finds himself the victim of ridicule by his peers. Releasing his frustration with a frenzied bike ride out of town, he finds himself at the front door of a motorcycle shop. Considering that fate has twice brought him to this world while he was at his lowest, Eli takes a job at the shop. In the ensuing years, he rebuilds an old motorcycle and at the same time rebuilds himself. Now graced with the confidence he needs and a sweet ride to boot, the open road lays out before him, full of possibility. Written by James Orlik
To Hell with a Bullet
Film (Drama, Horror and Thriller) Makeup Department A washed up rock singer makes a deal with a mysterious doctor who promises to return his voice to its prime with horrifying consequences.
Family Reunion (AKA, Uncle Money)
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The Lone Ranger
Film (Action, Adventure and Western) SPFX makeup lab technician In the 1930s, an elderly Tonto tells a young boy the tale of John Reid, the Lone Ranger. An idealistic lawyer, he rides with his brother and fellow Texas Rangers in pursuit of the notorious Butch Cavendish. Ambushed by the outlaw and left for dead, John Reid is rescued by the renegade Comanche, Tonto, at the insistence of a mysterious white horse and offers to help him to bring Cavendish to justice. Becoming a reluctant masked rider with a seemingly incomprehensible partner, Reid pursues the criminal against all obstacles. However, John and Tonto learn that Cavendish is only part of a far greater injustice and the pair must fight it in an adventure that would make them a legend. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (email@example.com)
Television (Adventure, Drama, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Makeup Department The Future. A world that seems to to frozen in time, where clones of an ancient Egyptian civilization now walk the Earth with powers that no one has seen or dealt with for thousands of years... See full synopsis »
Film (Biography) Makeup Department The true story of Abraham Lincoln and his bodyguard, U.S. Marshal Ward Hill Lamon. This unique film features sets created from actual Civil War photographs. Written by Salvador Litvak
Awesome County, USA
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Film (Short, Drama, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Makeup Department After ruining a chance with the girl he likes, an insecure teenager chastises his reflection in the mirror. Moments later, the reflection disappears.
Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Makeup Department Based on a true story, Kay is the story of a mom, without insurance, who is battling Schizophrenia and is then diagnosed with terminal Cancer. Upon hearing this news she now faces the toughest battle of her life, who will get custody of her youngest daughter after her death, her oldest daughter or a member of the church she belongs to. Written by Anonymous
Till Death Do Us Part
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Film (Short, Action, Drama and War) Actress Humanity has survived what seemed to be the apocalypse, but a threat still remains. Delta Zulu follows Clark, a freelance reporter who will be amongst the few civilians ever allowed into a Red Zone, a lawless quarantined area that still breathes war. Clark has been embedded with a team of mercenary contractors from White Shield International, one of the thousands of Private Military Companies that travel into The Zone on a daily basis to fulfill contracts for the government, large corporations, and private individuals. Clark attempts to find a story amongst a group of forgotten soldiers in a forgotten war and gets more than he bargains for. Written by Warehouse 1904 Productions
The Realms of Labyrinth
Television (Fantasy) Makeup Department A glimpse into the realms of Sypher and the adventures of its inhabitants.
Make-up Designory (Burbank, CA)
School of Communication Arts (Raleigh, NC)
University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)