Schedule

All classes and speakers subject to change

Fri Pro-Card Event Jun 3
3 - 7 p.m.
3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Make-Up Artist Pro-Card Event

Join other professional make-up artists for a preview of IMATS London! This exclusive event is for Make-Up Artist magazine Pro-Card holders only. From 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 3, you can shop leisurely (exhibitors are reserving products and offering deals) and network.

Throughout the weekend, other Make-Up Artist Pro-Card perks include front-of-the-line service, preferred classroom seating and pro-only discounts from participating exhibitors.

Ticket pre-registration is now required for all days of the show! You will find ticket allotments for each Pro-Card type when you register for your tickets.

To attend, you must visit the IMATS London tickets page and enter your Pro-Card information to register.

10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Club Room
Seating: 100 Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Becoming a Flesh Master—Making Color Theory Simple

Take control of the colors in your make-up kit. You don’t have to lug around a ton of make-up supplies or feel obligated to buy every flesh tone. When you learn the basics, you can adjust your make-ups with just a few colors and get that perfect match. This class will cover how to create and match flesh tones. From the creator of Flesh Master™ Color Game for the iPhone and iPad, training artists how to break down colors of the flesh in just a glance!

Price: £65 – Tickets on sale here.

Make-Up Artist Pro-Card membership is NOT required to participate in this class. Entry to our Pro-Card event is included in the purchase of your Master Class ticket and will be given at the completion of the class. Class limited to first 100 attendees.

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Club Room
Seating: 100 Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

A Master Class in 3-D Digital Make-up Design

Rod Maxwell teaches a master class on 3-D digital make-up design from preproduction to post. See how he uses programs including Adobe Photoshop and ZBrush to design make-ups—from beauty and old-age to creatures and monsters—for pre-visualization or presentation to your clients. You’ll see how 2-D images and 3-D models can be used like prosthetics to age or restore youth to actors in post! You’ll also learn how 3-D printers produce molds that can actually be used to create prosthetics.

Price: £75 – Tickets on sale here.

Make-Up Artist Pro-Card membership is NOT required to participate in this class. Entry to our Pro-Card event is included in the purchase of your Master Class ticket and will be given at the completion of the class. Class limited to first 100 attendees.

Bundle price for both master classes: £120

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Open Forum Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

From the BBC to Halle Berry

Learn from award-winning make-up artist Norma Hill-Patton as she shares her experiences, gives tips for success and discusses her latest project, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, where she works as Halle Berry’s personal. Don’t miss her wealth of knowledge during the Make-Up Artist magazine Pro-Card Event.

Sat Jun 4
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Open Forum Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Go Behind the Scenes of Game of Thrones

The award-winning make-up, hair and prosthetics team from HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones take the stage to share their unforgettable, engrossing work. Make-up designer Jane Walker, hair designers Candice Banks and Kevin Alexander, prosthetics supervisor Barrie Gower and prosthetics coordinator Sarah Gower, along with members of their make-up team, join the lineup of IMATS London educators. This team of experts will reveal behind-the-scenes stories on the Game of Thrones make-up effects and cast of characters.

 

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Open Forum Stage
Sponsor:
M·A·C Pro

Prosthetics and Fashion Unite: Neill Gorton & Rebecca Butterworth

In this master class experience, multi-award-winning make-up effects artist Neill Gorton joins forces with M.A.C. Senior Artist Rebecca Butterworth to create a unique, high fashion editorial make-up look.

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Club Room
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Age Before Beauty

Learn to erase age by creating an old-age make-up with special effects first!

This unique approach will help you understand corrective beauty make-up from a special make-up effects artist’s point of view. Rod Maxwell will walk you through the steps that go into creating an old-age make-up so it’s very clear what needs to be corrected and how.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
IMATS Stage
Sponsor:
BOBBI BROWN PRO

Bridal Beauty

Bobbi Brown Pro artist and U.K. bridal expert Hannah Martin will be leading a Secret to Perfect Skin & Bridal Beauty class. Along with the Bobbi Brown featured-artist team, Martin will show you how to create flawless looking skin on a range of skin tones, before showcasing three bridal looks, using different textures and colors that will leave every bride looking radiant and her most beautiful.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Club Room
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Beware the Moon: Behind the Scenes of An American Werewolf in London

In 2009, filmmaker Paul Davis produced Beware the Moon, an in-depth look at the making of An American Werewolf in London. Davis has followed that up with a lavishly illustrated companion book (on sale in August), featuring a wealth of previously unseen material. He’s joined at IMATS by Tom Hester of Rick Baker’s creature effects crew to discuss the classic film with Make-Up Artist magazine contributor Joe Nazzaro.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Apex Room
Sponsor:
Treasure House of Make-up / Mehron UK

Texture Make-Up

Body painting with clay and foundation application with glitter. When it comes to breaking rules, Karla Powell most certainly is not afraid of bringing something different to the term “creative make-up.” This is an opportunity for you to learn new and exciting skills. Powell will demonstrate one of her most creative looks to date, featured on the Issue 116 cover of Make-Up Artist magazine, using one of her favorite make-up brands: Mehron.

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Apex Room
Sponsor:
Rodial

Ultimate Sculpting

This class will explore the evolving trend of sculpting—the signature of the Rodial make-up collection. Senior make-up artist Rachel Tang will demonstrate how to work with Rodial’s tools and multi-use products to contour, highlight and define the features for a flawless looking complexion. Taking inspiration from celebrity fan Kim Kardashian and touching on new techniques of strobing and sandbagging, this is a must-see class.

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Open Forum Stage
Sponsor:
Royal & Langnickel Brush Mfg.

Steps to Success

Photo shoots, red-carpet events, television, music videos, film: no matter what medium you work in, long-lasting, great-looking beauty make-up is an artist’s ultimate goal. Multiple Emmy-winner Kevin James Bennett explains and demonstrates how correct steps and proper tools will help you achieve consistently beautiful, durable multimedia make-up applications.

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
IMATS Stage
Sponsor:
Kryolan UK

Prosthetics-Infused Fashion

With her unique style, Danny Marie Elias will be demonstrating how prosthetics can be used to create innovative high fashion looks. Teaming up with Kryolan Professional Make-up and showcasing the new silicone range, Danny will be pushing the boundaries of these two specific genres and throwing them into the mix together.

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

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. The 2016 character/prosthetic theme is Four Decades of Star Wars.

Battle of the Brushes Themes 2016
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
IMATS Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Futuristic Couture

Get immersed in the future fashion world and learn how to create looks for the haute couture industry.

 

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Apex Room
Sponsor:
Urban Decay

Make-up the Urban Decay Way

Learn how to recreate the Urban Decay signature looks, by make-up junkies, for make-up junkies. Caron Keane demonstrates two glamorous red carpet UD signature looks.

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Open Forum Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Keynote Demo: American Horror Story

Go behind the scenes of American Horror Story with keynote speakers Eryn Krueger Mekash and Mike Mekash as they demonstrate their most beloved blood gag: the slashed neck! Mike will reveal his bladder technique and the duo will apply a silicone slashed-neck prosthetic, then make it bleed. Sharing a reel from the show, the AHS pair will talk about their work on the Emmy award-winning TV series.

 

3:45 p.m. - 5 p.m.
IMATS Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Keynote with Alex Box

Watch the awe-inspiring Alex Box perform onstage. Box will demonstrate her artistry with two different looks capturing the essence of her craft. The demonstration will be followed by an interview with IMATS Executive Producer Michael Key.

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Club Room
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Working in Theater

Join make-up industry veteran Sheelagh Wells in an informal chat with Gillian Blair covering Blair’s long career in the theater, from London’s West End to the National Theatre, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

Sun Jun 5
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
IMATS 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. The 2016 beauty/fantasy category theme is Carnival/Circus.

Battle of the Brushes Themes 2016
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
IMATS Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Studio

Game of Tones

Each year more and more cosmetic tones are released into the market, from matte to shimmer to sparkle, giving us countless options when applied and allowing an endless series of tones. Light loves to play games with these tones. As much as artist Paddy McGurgan loves natural fashion make-ups, he feels at home layering tones to create even more unique hues and will show you how in this class.

2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Club Room
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Championship Body Painting: The Art of Competition

Here you’ll learn how to craft strategies for competition, from the concept-development and design phases, through practice and final presentations. Madelyn Greco shares tips that helped carry the two-person team of LivingBrush Bodypainting into the history books as the only artists ever to consecutively win all five categories at the World Bodypainting Festival.

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Open Forum Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

From X (Men) to (World War) Z

Make-up/hair/prosthetics designer Frances Hannon has won just about every award imaginable, including BAFTAs for The Singing Detective, The Gathering Storm and The Grand Budapest Hotel (also earning an Academy Award and a Make-up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Award). Other credits include The King’s Speech, X-Men: First Class, World War Z and Victor Frankenstein. Hannon joins us for the first time to discuss her long and eclectic career.

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Apex Room
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Tales from the DC Universe with Victoria Down

Director Zack Snyder has been slowly re-shaping the DC Comics cinematic universe, starting with Man of Steel, followed by Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and moving on to the upcoming Justice League film currently shooting in London. His longtime make-up department head, Victoria Down, will discuss the challenges of creating the unique visual aesthetic of the so-called ‘Snyder-verse.’

12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Club Room
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Anatomical Character Sculpture

In this class, Tom Hester will demonstrate sculpting the anatomical features of a head and neck, starting with the basic forms of the skull, neck vertebrae, collarbones, shoulder blades and top of the rib cage. Major muscle groups and facial features will then be added, along with a description of their basic respective forms. Character, gesture and expression will also be discussed.

 

2 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Open Forum Stage
Sponsor:
Bdellium Tools

Safe Removal of Prosthetic Application

Learn from master special make-up effects artist Thomas Surprenant as he demonstrates the critical skill of prosthetic removal. Surprenant will take you through the six steps to safe prosthetic removal, to avoid angry skin and even angrier talent.

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

The Revenant Panel

Artists from the award-winning film The Revenant talk at IMATS London! Join Duncan Jarman, Sunita Parmar, Tristan Versluis, Leon Smikle, Audrey Doyle, Graham Johnson, Kristyan Mallett and Chris Hickson for this riveting behind-the-scenes discussion.

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Apex Room
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Road to Gold: Understanding the BAFTAs and Academy Awards

A high level discussion between BAFTA and motion picture award winners about the selection and nomination process for the British Academy Film Awards and the Academy Awards. Join the conversation with Leonard EngelmanLizzie Yianni-Georgiou, Frances Hannon, Jan Sewell and Nick Dudman.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Apex Room
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Mutants, Monsters and Superheroes

Award-winning make-up effects wizard David White’s extensive list of credits includes such ’80s-genre classics as Krull and The Keep, and more recent work includes Captain America: The First Avenger, Guardians of the Galaxy and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. White sits down this weekend for his very first IMATS solo chat with Make-Up Artist magazine contributor Joe Nazzaro.

3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Club Room
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

The Secrets of Crimson Peak

One of the most visually striking films of 2015, Guillermo del Toro’s gothic thriller Crimson Peak tells the story of a young newlywed trapped in a crumbling mansion full of ghosts. David Martí, co-founder of the Barcelona-based DDT Efectos Especiales, will talk about the creation of the movie’s terrifying inhabitants, with Make-Up Artist magazine contributor Joe Nazzaro.

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Gallery Level
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

1:1 with Alex Box

An IMATS first! Get a personal reading with Alex Box to inspire your creativity! Box will share her energy and insight to ignite your creative passion. Sign up for your spot on site at IMATS on Sunday, June 5. You will be given a one-hour time frame to queue for your personal spot so you can take in all that IMATS has to offer.

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Open Forum Stage
Sponsor:
Royal & Langnickel Brush Mfg.

The Best Tools for Working On Set

Join film and fashion make-up artist Mahealani Diego as she demonstrates the best tools for working on set, guiding you through the essential items required for your professional kit.

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Club Room
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Going Backstage

Introducing a career in wigs, hair and make-up for theater.

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
IMATS Stage
Sponsor:
Yves Saint Laurent Beauté

Yves Saint Laurent with Frederic Letailleur

Frederic Letailleur ignores convention with his two cutting edge looks for today’s young, daring woman. With a focus on festival grunge, expect bold metallic eyes, chromed cheeks and bitten lips. Transforming this into an extreme graphic eye look, Letailleur will demonstrate how to achieve a blacker than black finish and colored ombré lashes, encapsulating YSL’s unique, confident style. An essential show for the modern make-up artist!

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
IMATS Stage
Sponsor:
Kryolan UK

Kryolan Trends for 2016

Kryolan’s Global Head of Make-up, Paul James Merchant, will present looks from various Kryolan 2016 campaigns and trends, discussing how campaigns are created and the reasons behind the product choices. This class will cover innovations from the Kryolan range and look into the designs created for the campaign Persephone’s Rise, Trendlooks, features in Vogue and more.

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