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Black Panther Makeup Designer and Effects Wizard Joel Harlow Fleshes Out the Biggest Movie in The World – Scars and All

March 28, 2018 | By
Black Panther Makeup Designer and Effects Wizard Joel Harlow Fleshes Out the Biggest Movie in The World – Scars and All

When Oscar winner Joel Harlow received a call in early 2016 from executive producer Jeffrey Chernov, with whom he’d worked on Star Trek, the makeup designer was merely told to keep the end of his year open. “Jeffrey was going to be producing Black Panther,” Harlow recalled of the highly-anticipated Marvel Studios project. “Anything Jeffrey... »

Independent Spirit Awards 2018: Get Out Takes The Big Prize

March 7, 2018 | By
Independent Spirit Awards 2018: Get Out Takes The Big Prize

    The 33rd Film Independent Spirit Awards returned to their beach venue in Santa Monica to honor artist-driven films made with an economy of means by filmmakers whose films embody diversity, innovation and uniqueness of vision. President Josh Welsh opened the show by telling the assembled filmmakers that in these days of cynicism,... »

Kasuhiro Tsuji Transforms Gary Oldman into Churchill for Darkest Hour

February 27, 2018 | By
Kasuhiro Tsuji Transforms Gary Oldman into Churchill for Darkest Hour

  Though he had been in a self-imposed retirement from working on movies, artist of many media, Kazuhiro Tsuji, was called back into the world of cinema by actor Gary Oldman, who personally requested the artist for Darkest Hour.  When considering portraying British prime minister,Winston Churchill, Oldman told Tsuji, “I want you to do... »

Arjen Tuiten Delivers a Wondrous Makeup in Wonder

February 26, 2018 | By
Arjen Tuiten Delivers a Wondrous Makeup in Wonder

    To bring the character of Auggie Pullman (a boy with severe facial deformities) to fruition in the film Wonder, makeup effects artist, Arjen Tuiten researched children with Treacher Collins syndrome. “Most of the time, they had a very similar look,” Tuiten stated. “Very distinguished. To create the illusion, I knew Auggie was... »

MUAHS Awards Winners 2018

February 24, 2018 | By
MUAHS Awards Winners 2018

  FEATURE FILMS BEST CONTEMPORARY MAKE-UP Pitch Perfect 3 Melanie Hughes-Weaver, Judy Yonemoto, Erica Kyker BEST CONTEMPORARY HAIR STYLING Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Camille Friend, Louisa Anthony, Jules Holdren BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER MAKE-UP Darkest Hour Ivana Primorac, Flora Moody BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER HAIR STYLING I, Tonya Adruitha Lee, Mary Everett... »

Frankie J. Grande to Host Red Carpet Live Stream at MUAHS Awards, Feb 24th

February 23, 2018 | By
Frankie J. Grande to Host Red Carpet Live Stream at MUAHS Awards, Feb 24th

Watch The Make-Up Artists And Hair Stylists Guild Awards Live-Stream From The Red Carpet With Host Frankie J. Grande on Sat. Feb. 24th at 5pm PST here:  www.local706.org/live-red-carpet/ or americancinematheque.com/MUAHSLiveStream/ For the first time, the annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) Awards Red Carpet will be live-streamed from LA... »

Tippi Hedren to Present at the 2018 MUAHS Awards

February 18, 2018 | By
Tippi Hedren to Present at the 2018 MUAHS Awards

Affectionately referred to as the MUAHS, the Make-Up & Hair Stylists Guild Awards recognize the talented hair stylists and make-up artists working in film, television and live events.  The guild recently announced this year’s lineup of revered industry luminaries who will be presenting the awards at the annual MUAH ceremony being held Saturday, February... »

Contenders: Head of Makeup Department Deborah La Mia Denaver and Department Head of Hair Design Adruitha Lee – I, Tonya

January 12, 2018 | By
Contenders: Head of Makeup Department Deborah La Mia Denaver and Department Head of Hair Design Adruitha Lee  – I, Tonya

    For makeup department head Deborah La Mia Denaver and hairstyling department head Adruitha Lee, I, Tonya represented several formidable challenges: recreating a lead character familiar to the general public, and aging that character—and others in the cast—through various life stages. In the case of this film, the central character was champion figure... »

The 2018 Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Nominations

January 8, 2018 | By
The 2018 Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Nominations

Feature Length Motion Picture – Best Contemporary Make-Up BABY DRIVER Fionagh Cush, Phyllis Temple THE BIG SICK Leo Won, Kirsten Sylvester GHOST IN THE SHELL Deborah La Mia Denaver, Jane O’Kane PITCH PERFECT 3 Melanie Hughes-Weaver, Judy Yonemoto, Erica Kyker WONDER Naomi Bakstad, Jean Black, Megan Harkness Feature Length Motion Picture – Best Contemporary... »

Beneath the Face of Makeup Artistry and Hair Styling on Feud

June 26, 2017 | By
Beneath the Face of Makeup Artistry and Hair Styling on <em>Feud</em>

For the FX Network series Feud, which depicts the interpersonal rift between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford in and around the 1962 film What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, series creator Ryan Murphy knew he needed the best makeup artistry and hair styling department available. Enter makeup designer Eryn Krueger Mekash and hair department... »

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