Thread: Tear or call sheets
December 12th, 2006, 12:22 PM #1
Tear or call sheets
Can someone tell me what these are? I see them as requirements for many of the makeup artist discount programs, and I was told I should have one if I have done weddings or photoshoots, but I thought this was something that was only used in the film and modeling industry. Can someone tell me how I would get one or where I can find an example of what they even contain or look like?**Farra**
December 12th, 2006, 02:26 PM #2
Tear sheets are when your work is published in a magazine. You bring in the actual page from the magazine.
Call sheets are put out by production companies (mostly) and list everyone involved with the project & all the information you would need to know (title, phone #, call time).
They both prove that you are working professionally in the field & aren't just something you can make up just to get the discount. (The industry doesn't count weddings as "real" freelance work)"Dorks die when bullets hit them. Dorks cry real tears"~Kathleen Hanna
December 13th, 2006, 12:19 AM #3
Thank you. This helps but sucks! So, if one of the photographers I work with calls me and asks me to do makeup for someone who is having professional pictures taken, I would have to have a call sheet to prove that I am a professional, or does this not really count either? I appreciate your quick and thorough response! Thanks again!**Farra**
December 13th, 2006, 08:33 AM #4
A small shoot that only has a photographer, an MA and a talent isn't big enough to require a call sheet - they're only used if you're juggling multiple talents or multiple sets, or if the small-shoot photographer is incredibly anal.
For something that small, I'd just request something on letterhead from the photographer confirming that you worked X hours/day for X wage.