Schedule

All classes and speakers subject to change

Sat May 30
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Main Stage
Sponsors:
Make-Up Artist magazine
Sticks and Stones / Rubber Wear

BATTLE OF THE BRUSHES: CHARACTER/PROSTHETIC AWARDS SHOW

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.

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Open Forum Stage

Glam Beauty & Fashion Makeup

Sonia Leal-Serafim will demo her signature glam ‘Guess’ style make-up and hair.  Approaching both super teased hair and sexy make-up, Leal-Serafim will show you how covering both hair and make-up will get you more work. 

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Main Stage
Seating: 300 Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Keynote Speaker BILL CORSO

Join us as IMATS Executive Producer Michael Key interviews Oscar winning make-up artist Bill Corso on his remarkable career.

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Main Stage
Sponsor:
Royal & Langnickel Brush Mfg.

Back to Basics

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?

2 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Open Forum Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Dark Faerie Prosthetic Appliance and Airbrush Application

Rich Knight will be creating a dark faerie character inspired by the art of Linda Ravenscroft and Toby Froud.

10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Open Forum Stage
Sponsor:
Bdellium Tools

Ethnic Transformation

This class with Thomas Surprenant covers techniques used for film and television to change ethnicity of an actor for multiple characters in a role, such as a disguise or for doubling a character.

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Open Forum Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Multimedia Body-Painting Demo Featuring Pro-Aiir

Dutch Bihary, who appeared on the popular body-painting TV show Skin Wars, will teach this demo, which covers various approaches to rendering jaw-dropping body-painting effects. Techniques that will be covered include sponge and brush, Kabuki, airbrush, stencils and appliances.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Main stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Transforming Color

Siân Richards shows us that changing an actor’s skin tone on camera is tricky and multifaceted. Her groundbreaking 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.

Sun May 31
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Main Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Keynote Speaker Joel Harlow

Join us as IMATS Executive Producer Michael Key interviews Oscar-winning make-up artist Joel Harlow. 

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Open Forum Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

American Mary Panel with the Soska Sisters

Join directors Jen and Sylvia Soska, MastersFX’s Jason Ward, and cast members John Emmet Tracy, Nelson Wong, and Paul Anthony from the horror masterpiece American Mary as they discuss special effects make-up on the hit film.   This panel will be moderated by Charles Porlier.

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Main Stage
Sponsor:
Royal & Langnickel Brush Mfg.

Tracking Trends

Emmy winner Kevin James Bennett will demonstrate the tools and techniques needed to create the luminous complexions, bold eyes and signature lips that were featured on the runways. Bennett will discuss basic make-up brush construction, how he collaborated with Royal & Langnickel to design the [R]evolution Collection and best practices for caring for your tools. He will also recap the make-up trends that dominated fashion weeks in New York, Paris, Milan and London.   

3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Main Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

BATTLE OF THE BRUSHES: BEAUTY/FANTASY AWARDS SHOW

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.

2015 Battle of the Brushes
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Open Forum Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

IATSE Local 891 Panel Discussion

Join in a discussion with working IATSE Local 891 make-up artists. Topics will include getting started in the business, what the union really is (and isn’t), how the industry has changed and where it’s headed. A question-and-answer session with viewers will cap the event.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Main stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Keynote Speaker Jon Hennessey

Subculture vs. Couture

Jon Hennessey’s demo will focus on bridging the gap between creative street style and high-concept couture design for runway and print.

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