he #1 Beauty channel for professionals, Bringing you the latest in Hair, Makeup, Lifestyle and Fashion trends around the world.
VSN Network is an American media company targeting professionals of the beauty (Television, Web, mobile app). VSN showcases the industry leaders, emerging trends, innovative and avant-garde of the salons beauty products / spas and events around the world. VSN is considered to be the tool of communication n°1 in the US for beauty professionals.
Howard Gilliam Jr. Director of Production
Howard holds a B.A in Mass Communications Radio/Television, minor in theater from Shaw University in Raleigh, NC. He is also a noble member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Howard is the director, cameraman and non linear editor of Urban Expressions a billboard music video show that aired for over a decade on WGTW TV 48, now on WYBE TV 35 in Philadelphia. Howard manages a video production company that offers wedding videos, bar mitzvas packages, music videos and religious programming that airs weekly on the Trinity Broadcast Network. Howard is also the co-founder of Newartistsonline.com, a web based music distribution company that distributes more than 1000 independent artists CDs on his roster. As the Director of Production for V-SN TV, Howard brings a multi faceted hands on experience to the position. He is responsible for content acquisition, content development and on going branding of V-SN.
Sidney Paul Director of Photography
Sidney is an internationally known photographer and his career span over 25 years. He sees himself as a Beauty/glamor photographer. For over 10 years, Sidney was the Director of Photography for Accents on hair magazine, an upscale beauty trade magazine distributed in 30 states and 10 countries. His work has appeared in numerous publications such as Modern salon, American salon, Hype hair, Moods magazine. Sidney directed several international photo shoots in Paris, Martinique and Guadeloupe with E! Entertainment television sponsored by leading beauty and cosmetics manufacturers. His distinct work is always recognizable through his mastering of the lighting elements. Sidney is also a gifted jazz musician. His Love of Music and rhythm often brings a unique character and inspirational dimension to his photography.
Michel Thomas C.E.O. and founder
Formally educated in Paris at Sorbonne University and Ecole Polytechnique, Michel possesses a diversity of creative skills, including hands-on sales/marketing, publishing, event planning and producing. Shortly after moving to New York, Michel founded and published Accents on Hair, an upscale bilingual beauty industry publication distributed in 30 states and 10 countries. Michel’s first edition was a noted success, selling 30,000 copies within one month of inception. Throughout the years, his company hosted major events showcasing the hottest trendsetters and largest beauty manufacturers. Among them, John Atchison, Jacques Dessange (L’Oreal, Paris), Gerard Dure (Guadeloupe Co-production with Revlon), Haute Coiffure de Paris (Martinique Co-production with the French Office of Tourism and E! Entertainment Television) Today.