After graduating from Pinewood Studios as a Bafta Prince William Scholar, Fatuma Odwar is now a professional TV and Film, Hair & Makeup artist at Pinewood Studios, as well as now working on Season 7 Warner Bros, Cohort. In this interview, we get to learn more about Fatuma’s journey in the makeup industry so far, what it was like studying at Pinewood Studios, as well as some great advice for any aspiring makeup artists.
At the age of 18, I made the decision to not follow the traditional path of going to University and instead chose to do an Apprenticeship. I’ve always enjoyed earning money and working in different business sectors. After completing my GCSE’s, I didn’t want to have to choose between earning my own money or getting a better education. I don’t think many people admit to this!