FOR A CREATIVE DIRECTOR OR SENIOR STYLIST WITH EXCEPTIONAL
ARTISTIC SKILL AND COMMERCIAL EXPERTISE
Category sponsor L’ORÉAL PROFESSIONNEL
Download Creative Talent category criteria, rules and entry form (3-page PDF)
Get entry tips and advice from the 2018 winner (video)
Download the Most Wanted 2019 full entry pack (all categories) (26-page PDF)
WHAT WE NEED – FOR THE JUDGES
A portfolio (max A3 size/ 24 pages) containing all of the following:
PERSONAL SUMMARY – max 750 words
Judges need to get a clear picture of who you are and how you work
Introduce yourself and outline your skills, passions, achievements and accolades. Include a brief CV and an overview of your roles and responsibilities. Include supporting imagery as relevant.
2x CASE STUDIES – max 500 words each
Demonstrate to the judges why you are a creative front-runner
Describe two ways in which you have risen to creative challenges during the past 12 months. Perhaps you restyled the blow-dry menu, or led the hair team on a high-profile shoot, show or campaign? Back up each case with imagery and an indication of success.
IMAGE EDIT – max 24 images
Judges need to see your work!
Within your portfolio, include up to 24 images that demonstrate your work. All work must have been produced by you during the past 12 months. Include a brief explanation for each image.
OPTIONAL EXTRA – ADD A VIDEO!
You may supplement your entry with a video illustrating your creative credentials. Videos submitted will be viewed by judges on a laptop or tablet. Smart phone footage is fine! Video must be supplied in .mov or .mp4 format on a clearly labelled CD or USB device. Maximum duration 2 minutes. NB: This video is an optional extra and must not replace any of the entry material outlined above.
WHAT WE NEED – FOR CREATIVE HEAD USE ONLY
THE MOST WANTED ENTRY FORM – fully completed and signed by you. You can download copies at creativeheadmag.com/mostwanted. Photocopies accepted.
A CD OR USB DEVICE – containing 1 picture of you, at least 2 pictures illustrating your case studies, and up to 10 images that feature within your image edit. Images must be high resolution as we may publish them if you reach the Grand Final.