All classes and speakers subject to change
Eve Pearl, a five-time Emmy winner, will demonstrate her signature technique of contouring in two steps. The Eve Pearl Method of Reverse Contouring is the revolutionary way to contour, enhance and deliver a flawless complexion in half the time.
Film and television make-up expert Randy Daudlin will demonstrate how to use out-of-the- kit techniques to break down a model’s appearance from healthy to weather-worn. Daudlin will discuss how to make minor scrapes, bruises, dirt placement and tooth decay.
Emmy winner Kevin James Bennett shows you how to integrate traditional painting techniques into your make-up artistry using state-of-the-art brushes developed with Royal & Langnickel Brush Mfg. Bennett will show you how to harness the power of these [R]evolution-ary tools, which bridge the gap between art brush and make-up brush. Isn’t it time you took your make-up technique in for a tune-up?
Watch as the make-up masters of the hit show The Strain re-create its gruesome make-up at IMATS Toronto. Creature effects supervisor Sean Sansom and special make-up effects artist Neil Morrill will demonstrate the thriller’s effects on stage.
The Strain, which airs on the FX Network, is based on a bestselling trilogy co-written by producers Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan. The show follows a team from the Centers for Disease Control as it investigates a global vampire pandemic; the show films in Toronto.
Join guest speaker Randy Daudlin (Pompeii, 5ive Girls) at the Make-Up Artist magazine booth (#412) for an exclusive book. Copies of his books may be purchased in the booth.
Learn the art of real, fresh-looking skin! Sebastien Tardif shares his latest tricks and product creations essential to achieving flawless coverage with a fearless glow. Do without the kind of cakey, crease-y finish that would get any pro artists banished from HD movie, film or photo-shoot sets.
Get the ghastly details of Guillermo del Toro’s soon-to-be released horror film Crimson Peak at IMATS Toronto. Make-up department head Jordan Samuel will discuss all the gory make-up details of the highly anticipated film live onstage along with Patricia Keighran.
Crimson Peak is a full-scale ghost story honoring the haunted house genre; it was filmed in Toronto. Crimson Peak stars Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain and Charlie Hunnam opens in theaters Oct. 16, 2015.
Keynote speaker and M.A.C.’s Director of Makeup Artistry, Gregory Arlt, leads an innovative new class designed for the social media age. This class is a step-by-step look at beauty makeup that’s carefully perfected to photograph beautifully while still looking flawless in person.
Watch as the stars of tomorrow face off in the student make-up competition. Models will present the final make-up creations of make-up students, who are competing for cash and prizes. This year’s character-category theme is Age Make-up Challenge.
View beauty through a different lens! Professional make-up artist and photographer Jordan Liberty deconstructs his editorial style, redefining beauty with a minimalistic approach. In this class, learn how to manipulate light, shadow and texture to achieve maximum results in high definition. Create the strong, clean, cutting-edge looks that will get you noticed!
Eve Pearl, a five-time Emmy award winner, shares her “Pearls of Wisdom” and revolutionary simple solutions for achieving a flawless face in half the time. Minimize your kit and clutter and learn how to maximize your time, energy, finances and lifestyle.
Oscar nominee and make-up effects studio owner Adrien Morot will keynote IMATS Toronto. Morot’s career has included work on more than 100 features, including the soon-to-be-released film The Revenant, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, as well as X-Men: Days of Future Past, Noah and Barney’s Version, the last of which earned him an Oscar nomination. Morot is a master at special make-up effects and will share his knowledge with attendees in an onstage make-up effects demonstration.
Siân Richards shows how changing an actor’s skin tone on camera is tricky and multifaceted. Her groundbreaking Emmy nominated work changing Queen Latifah from light-skinned daytime TV host to espresso-toned blues singer Bessie Smith in HBO’s movie Bessie featured many challenges. Richards will demonstrate how to change someone’s skin color while still keeping the skin alive and vital for close-up HD digital work.
Watch as the stars of tomorrow face off in the student make-up competition. Models will present the final make-up creations of make-up students, who are competing for cash and prizes. This year’s beauty-category theme is Historical Beauty Trends.
Knowing how to apply perfect bridal make-up ensures a stress-free environment for you and your bridal clients on the big day. Join TEMPTU Pro and professional airbrush artist Tanya Deemer to learn how to flawlessly airbrush any bride, regardless of features or skin tone, for a look that will last all day!
There are images from our childhoods that opened our minds and imaginations and inspired us to find creative outlets for our own artistic abilities. In this lecture/demo you’ll find a new take on a classic sci-fi character that has inspired many film and television artists. You’ll also learn prosthetic application techniques and discuss finding images that inspire as well as frighten.
Roque Cozzette will demonstrate advanced make-up application techniques that enhance shape, creating the illusion of light and shadow on beautifully perfected skin. The focus will be on beauty make-up appropriate for print, celebrity, bridal, fashion and high-definition formats. Cozzette will show airbrush eye shadow techniques, contour and highlights, and discuss traditional make-up versus modern airbrush techniques. Cozzette will also touch on personal awareness and career building.
Randy Daudlin will demonstrate a quick and easy technique for covering unwanted tattoos with the Jordane Cosmetics Total Tattoo Coverage Palette. He will discuss how environmental and physical work conditions can require variations in this technique. He will use other materials, such as an alcohol palette, for finishing. Daudlin, a 30-year make-up veteran, is the co-creator of the Total Tattoo Coverage Palette.