Space and Beyond

Behind the Scenes on The Orville By Howard Berger | Department Head Make-up and  Maxine Morris  | Department Head Hair Howard Berger: July 2016, I was contacted by Seth MacFarlane to come aboard the starship USS Orville to be part of the team in helping create the universe he had always imagined since he was a boy. A […]

Hostiles

The Great American Western Make-Up Guide Words of wisdom with Jane Galli | Dept. Head Make-up Interviewed by Doniella Davy | Key Make-up Preceding Hostiles, you did 3:10 to Yuma and Cowboys & Aliens. There are some distinctions in your style as a make-up artist that really lend themselves to Westerns. What do you think they are? Jane Galli: […]

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 […]

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…

Guardians Universe

by Camille Friend | Department Head Hair Stylist | Throughout my career working in film and television, I’ve done a world of hair styles. But never before was I put in charge of literally creating a universe of hair designs. Get ready to take a little trip with me into the awesome alien realm of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

Moonlight

by Doniella Davy | Trainee Make-up Artist | “Hi Randy, it’s Donni again, Doniella Davy. I need to go over the Local 706 eligibility requirements one more time—the ones that pertain to a film flipping. I know we went over all of this last week and also the week before, and I still have that list.