Amiwigs Ltd., Bespoke Wig Makers was founded by Director Amy Holt in December 2011.
With Amy’s background in Television and Film, she has unrivalled knowledge in the field of wig making and hair loss solutions.
Amy trained at The London College of Fashion where she obtained a degree in Special Fx Makeup Design.
After three years of studying, she joined other wig makers as the in-house wigmaker and facial hair coordinator for the BBC Wigstore, where she was trained to a high standard in bespoke wigmaking, facial hair making and hair pieces. Having worked for the BBC for a year, she branched out into the world of the freelance film and television industry.
Amy has since worked for television dramas such as Midsomer Murders, Mr Selfridge and Game of Thrones, and feature films such as Warhorse and Thor 2, as well as being a key wig maker on Harry Potter. Her experience also extends out into the world of opera and theatre where she worked as both a wig assistant and a wig maker at Glyndebourne and The National Theatre.
Whilst working for the media industry, Amy has kept close to her heart her real interests and genuine regard for wigmaking and the services such skills can provide; medicinal/personal wigs.
“Running my business Amiwigs is my passion and my enjoyment. The services I provide are to a high and professional yet personable standard. I thoroughly enjoy meeting new people each day; it’s an absolute pleasure to be able to do the work I do.”
- Thor 2
- Snow White and the Huntsmen
- Harry Potter
- Jack the Giant Killer
- The Special Relationship
- Venus and the Sun
- Tamara Drewe Mr Selfridge
- Game of Thrones
- Pimms Commercial
- BBC Radio Commercial
- Last Choir Standing Commercial
- Midsummer Murders
- Dick and Dom
- Hand knotted Moneysupermarket Advert Gorilla
- National Theatre – Woman Killed With Kindness
- Sadlers Wells – Riz Mc
- The Rose Theatre – The Winslow Boy
- The O2 – Monkey: Journey to the West
- Glyndebourne Festival Opera
- Royal Albert Hall – Aida
- Emil – Walking on the Moon
- New Young Pony Club – We want to
- Belleruche – Anything you want (not that)
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