DISTANCE LEARNING COURSE

A Fascinating look into the fast-paced and (occasionally!) glamorous world of Fashion Styling. Whether its film, magazine or celebrity styling you’re interested in, this course will arm you with the knowledge and confidence needed to pursue an exciting and diverse career.

MODULEDESCRIPTION
1Introduction
What is fashion styling?
What’s needed to be a successful fashion stylist
Stills styling – editorial, commercial, catalogue
Film styling – commercial, television, features
Runway styling
Celebrity styling
2Fashion studies
Elements & principals of design
Understanding fashion fads, trends, classics,
Fashion cycles, fashion adoption and trend forecasting
3The brief
Interpreting a brief
feedback - storyboards, tear-sheets
Directors, producers, agency - who’s who in the crew
4Sourcing and fitting wardrobe
Shopping
Hiring
Manufacturing
Wardrobe no-no’s
Briefing cast
Setting up for a wardrobe fitting
Finalising wardrobe options
The importance of wardrobe call notes
5Pre-shoot prep
Alterations
Special effects, wardrobe aging and breakdowns
The Stylist’s kit
What’s needed for the shoot – packing
Confirming call times and locations
6On the job
Setting up
On set stand-by
Continuity
The crew – who’s who in the Wardrobe department
7It’s a wrap
Returning wardrobe to hiring companies or stores
Reconing a job
Invoicing
8Finding work
Where to start?
Working independently vs using an agent
Getting a booking
Getting out there, marketing yourself, exposure
Putting together a show reel or book
Test shooting

COURSE DETAILS

  • 100% distance learning, no attendance
  • Career starter/booster
  • Start immediately
  • 12 months to complete
  • Exclusive content
  • Certificate level
  • Payment options available

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Comprehensive training manual
  • Fashion styles glossary
  • International size chart
  • AFS certification
  • AFS accreditation logo

COST

R4 995