Brenda Salamone

Brenda Salamone

Salamone Fine Art and Brenda Salamone, Beauty and Special Effects Makeup Artistry

Makeup artist and illustrator in Los Angeles, California

About Brenda

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.

Credits

  • Once, with Maggie

    Once, with Maggie (2016)
    Film (Short and Romance) Makeup Department Add a Plot »

  • Dependent's Day

    Dependent's Day (2016)
    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

    I Know Where Lizzie Is (2016)
    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

    Expressway to Your Skull (2014)
    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

  • Perfect Girl

    Perfect Girl (2014)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Makeup Department Every girl dreams to be perfect. This girl the dream came true.

  • Bread and Butter

    Bread and Butter (2014)
    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

    Love, Sex and Promotions (2013)
    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

  • Seven

    Seven (2013)
    Film (Short and Drama) Makeup Department Add a Plot »

  • Eli's Run

    Eli's Run (2013)
    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

    To Hell with a Bullet (2013)
    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)

    Family Reunion (AKA, Uncle Money) (2013)
    AKA (Short and Crime) Makeup Department Add a Plot »

  • The Proposition

    The Proposition (2013)
    Film (Short and Drama) Makeup Department Add a Plot »

  • Breakout Trainyard

    Breakout Trainyard (2013)
    Film (Short and Action) Makeup Department Add a Plot »

  • The Lone Ranger

    The Lone Ranger (2013)
    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 (kchishol@rogers.com)

  • The Journeys

    The Journeys (2013)
    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 »

  • Saving Lincoln

    Saving Lincoln (2013)
    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

    Awesome County, USA (2013)
    TV Movie (Family) Makeup Department Add a Plot »

  • Reflection

    Reflection (2013)
    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.

  • Kay

    Kay (2012)
    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

    Till Death Do Us Part (2012)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Horror) Makeup Department Add a Plot »

  • Delta Zulu

    Delta Zulu (2012)
    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

    The Realms of Labyrinth (2011)
    Television (Fantasy) Makeup Department A glimpse into the realms of Sypher and the adventures of its inhabitants.

Education

  • Make-up Designory (Burbank, CA)

  • School of Communication Arts (Raleigh, NC)

  • University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

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