This chapter seeks to prepare those makeup artists specifically looking to get into the film and television industry. Christine Sciortino outlines what a makeup artist would need to build their profile and raise their chances of getting on set. From the moment you forward your résumé, to securing your first contract, Sciortino gives tips and tricks to makeup artists breaking into, or trying to better understand, how employment works in cinema. She goes through what a makeup artist ought to include in their résumé, how to market yourself online with a diverse portfolio and in real life when networking, but also, how to handle interviews once you've got an opportunity.