Entering the Darkest Hour

by Kazuhiro Tsuji | Make-up Artist The first time I met Gary Oldman was when we started The Planet of the Apes 2000 at Rick Baker’s Cinovation Studios. After we took his life cast, he turned it down. He sent me an email in 2015: “I have a challenge for you. I have been offered a […]

Such a Wonder

by Arjen Tuiten | Special Make-up Designer for “Auggie Pullman” I was taken aback by how small Jacob Tremblay was when he first walked into my studio for his life-cast session. Jacob was 9 when we started the show, but he was more the size of a 7 year old, and knowing he would be in full […]

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

Oscar®-winning make-up artist Greg Cannom and four time Emmy®-winning hair stylist Mary Guerrero, will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards, (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) honoring outstanding achievements for make-up artists and hair stylists in motion pictures, television, commercials, and live theater. The black-tie awards gala returns to […]

The Beguiled

by Shandra (Sha’) Page | Co-Department Head Hair & Journeyman Hair Stylist | The Beguiled is an atmospheric thriller set during the Civil War, so the overall hair styles needed to be inspired by the 1800s. As heads of the hair department, Tony Ward and I,  collaborated with hair design artist Odile Gilbert, who set the look for the women in the film.

Making Up The Guardians

by John Blake| Department Head & Make-up Designer | When I first met director James Gunn, it was to discuss his vision of make-up. As you no doubt know, James wrote both scripts for the two movies so I was aware that his vision would be personal and strong. As a make-up designer, my job is to encapsulate his vision and transpose it onto the screen…