Schedule

All classes and speakers subject to change

Fri Pro-Card Event Jan 13
3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Classroom A

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!
 
*PLEASE NOTE: Class takes place prior to the Pro-Card Event. Ticket does NOT include entrance into the Pro Card Event. Class is open to the public. A Pro Card is not required to attend this class.

$55

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1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Classroom A

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

Rod Maxwell teaches a master class on 3-D digital make-up design from pre-production to post. Learn how 3-D printers are being used to produce molds for creating prosthetics. See how he uses programs like Adobe Photoshop and ZBrush to design make-ups—from beauty and old-age to creatures and monsters—for pre-visualization and presentation to clients.
 
*PLEASE NOTE: Class takes place prior to the Pro-Card Event. Ticket does NOT include entrance into the Pro Card Event. Class is open to the public. A Pro Card is not required to attend this class.

$75

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3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Steve Johnson—’Rubberhead: Sex, Drugs, and Special FX’

Keynote Discussion with Michael Key

6:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Celebration Hall
Sponsor:

Honoring 20 Years of IMATS

Join us in honoring those who have contributed to the last 20 years of IMATS!

Sat Jan 14
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Booth #1001
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Mike and Eden Elizalde—Demo

Visit the Make-Up Artist magazine booth for a demo from Mike and Eden Elizalde of Spectral Motion, Inc. 

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Hall One Stage
Sponsor:
L’Oréal Paris

The Art of Editorial Expression

During The Art of Editorial Expression, Sir John will demonstrate how to utilize light and shadows to complete a make-up transformation. His painterly approach to a three-dimensional canvas creates washes of color and radiance from within. This technique is an editorial method but provides a more artistic finished look which can easily be translated from everyday to avant garde looks.

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Hall Two Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

5 Essentials for Making Prosthetics

As a maker and teacher of prosthetic make-up, Stuart Bray will discuss common stumbling blocks that any prosthetic artist will encounter. He will delve into key issues, explain why they matter and tell you how to address them correctly and directly.

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Hall Three Stage
Sponsor:
Kat Von D Beauty

Transform Eyes, Lips, Face and Body with the Alchemist Palette

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Classroom A
Sponsor:
MEL Products

Tattoo Cover with MEL PAX

Allan Apone will demonstrate how to cover tattoos with MEL PAX products using airbrush and stipple techniques.

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Hall Three Stage
Sponsor:
TEMPTU

New Airbrush Mixology—No More Deep Cleaning

Are you afraid of committing to a full set of airbrush make-up? Don’t know where to start? Join us to find the fastest way to flawless with Tanya Deemer. Using cutting-edge airbrush technology, exclusive to TEMPTU, there is no more need to carry heavy equipment, break apart machines or deep clean guns. Learn how to achieve the perfect complexion, correct imperfections, create dimension, cover greys, define brows and much more. Hone in on another skill that will set you apart from the crowd!

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Classroom B
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Creature and Character Design for Prosthetic Make-up

In this class, Sandy Collora will focus on design theory and technique for creatures and fantasy characters for prosthetic make-up. He believes the industry needs to put more emphasis on design—the seed from which every character grows. Through lecture and a hands-on demonstration of his technique, you’ll learn the basics of what makes for a solid, believable design, before you start the sculpting process.

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Hall One Stage
Sponsor:
M•A•C Pro

Contemporary Beauty for Women of Color

M.A.C. Pro Senior Artist Fatima Thomas shares techniques for creating gorgeous contemporary make-up looks for women of color, incorporating current runway trends with a focus on editorial looks.

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Hall Two Stage
Sponsor:
Dermaflage

Discover Dermaflage: Innovation in Beauty, Bridal & SFX

Discover the varied uses of Dermaflage, the breakthrough brand used by the world’s top artists. Dermaflage is the first cosmetic that looks like real skin, a topical silicone filler that fills and conceals recessed skin imperfections like scars and frown lines. FastFX by Dermaflage is the best out-of- the-kit solution for quick dimensional injuries and skin effects. Learn how the Dermaflage line makes you a better artist and gives you an advantage in today’s competitive make-up artistry industry.

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Hall Three Stage
Sponsor:
NYX Cosmetics

Total Drop Foundation Collection

Demonstration of Total Drop Foundation Collection by NYX Cosmetics.

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Classroom A
Sponsor:
EVE PEARL Beauty Brands

Flawless Face: Bride of all Ages

Eve Pearl will teach you a multi-faceted approach to breaking into the bridal industry, a consistent area to generate income as a make-up artist. Her fast, easy and effective make-up techniques focus on matching any skin tone, color correcting, contouring and enhancing.  She will delve into the business side with a discussion on what to charge for services, how to book a trial and ultimately how get the job. 

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Hall Two Stage
Sponsor:
Kryolan Professional Make-up

Strange Beauty

Kryolan make-up artist Jordan Plath shows the methods used to create a beautiful other-worldly character fusing FX and beauty techniques.

1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Hall One Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Sam Fine

Keynote Discussion

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Classroom B
Sponsor:
Promakeup.com

Blend, Contour & Bake with Ben Nye Products

In this class, Liza will demonstrate blending and contouring techniques used by top industry professionals.  She will share with you her favorite products and tools that she personally uses to create the most seamless finish.  You’ll learn everything you need to know about contouring for any occasion. Liza will answer all your questions on baking and show how this effective technique can be used successfully on every age group.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Hall Three Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Beauty Make-up, Color and Mixology

Roque Cozzette will discuss and demonstrate how to create vivid color for photography. He will explain the use and placement of color and product, including highlighting and contouring, while using Cozzette Brushes, Infinite Makeup and Infinite Eyeshadows. In addition he will demonstrate the integration of airbrush techniques and how the layering process can elevate your make-up looks. He will also discuss etiquette and relationship-building with photographers to ensure that what you see is what you get, going into great detail about selecting the right brush and product to create the final photo payoff.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Hall Two Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

‘Rubberhead: Sex, Drugs, and Special FX’

Get highlights from Steve Johnson’s new book—Rubberhead: Sex, Drugs, and Special FX—and relive the glory days of Johnson’s XFX shop. Featuring guests Joel Harlow, Chris Nelson, Constantine Sekeris and William Bryan; moderated by Matt Winston.

 

3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Hall One Stage
Sponsor:
Dermaflage

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 2017 character/prosthetic theme is Guardians of the Galaxy.

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3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Hall One Stage
Sponsor:
MAKE UP FOR EVER

20-Year Retrospective with Make Up For Ever

Become immersed in the world of Make Up For Ever and learn from creative director & brand founder Dany Sanz as she takes you through the cult brand’s most iconic franchises and application techniques! Sanz will explain her inspiration and history of product innovation, while top educators assist her on-stage with demonstrations that showcase multiple levels of the brand’s famous make-up techniques.

3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Hall Three Stage
Sponsor:
EVE PEARL Beauty Brands

Social Media & The Power of Influence: Building a Successful Image, Brand & Business

Eve Pearl hosts with Brian Champagne, Nikki French and Ashley K Holm, and special guest Linda Tawil-Morphe.
Hear success stories and learn about opportunities to be featured as an influencer. There will be a question and answer segment, as well as raffle prizes.

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Hall Two Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Set Secrets: Journey Through ‘Star Trek Beyond’

Find out what it was like to create looks for Star Trek Beyond.  Oscar-winner Joel Harlow will lead a panel discussion on all the unique make-ups from the movie.

Panelists will include Don Lanning, Norman Cabrera, Steve Buscaino, Richie Alonzo, Felix Fox, Michael Fields and Ashley Edner.

Sun Jan 15
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Booth #1001
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Richard Redlefsen – Aging Make-up Demo

Richard Redlefsen will fast forward through time by applying a full silicone old-age make-up made up of 10 different prosthetics as well as hair pieces. Visit the Make-Up Artist magazine booth.

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Hall One Stage
Sponsor:
Kryolan Professional Make-up

Immaculate Tattoo Cover

Join Kryolan make-up artist Jordan Plath as he demonstrates how to flawlessly conceal a tattoo using ECARF-certified Dermacolor Camouflage Crème. Useful in preparation for TV, film and photography.

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Hall Three Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

The Beauty of Restraint

Editorial beauty hinges on great decision making. Great make-up artists have mastered the art of making confident choices and know when to exercise restraint. This class speaks candidly about working in the industry and what it takes to elevate your artistry.

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Classroom A
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

The Importance of the Union & How to Get Into Local 706

IATSE Local 706 president Sue Cabral-Ebert will discuss the history of the union and its importance, as well as the correct procedures for applying to the union.

 

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Hall Two Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Tom Burman Interview with Michael Key

This interview with veteran artist Tom Burman will include a look back at the original Planet of the Apes—50 years after its debut—with a world-premiere look at Making Apes, a documentary on the iconic film’s make-up. 
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Classroom B
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Breaking Into Beauty For Television

Mila Thomas will guide you on creating a look from one of her latest shows. Giving you tips and tricks for looks that can work in front of a green screen or that can seem flawless under any HD camera, Thomas will tell you what is needed to prepare for a career in television beauty. Featuring a special guest from one of her shows, Thomas will give a live demo on perfecting make-up for network television. 

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Hall Three Stage
Sponsor:
EVE PEARL Beauty Brands

Corrective Make-up with Eve Pearl

Eve Pearl, a five-time Emmy winner, will will show you how to create a flawless face through color correction, neutralizing discoloration, balance and evening out skin tone. Her method of Reverse Contouring is the revolutionary way to contour, highlight, enhance and deliver a flawless complexion in half the time. Minimize your kit and clutter while maximizing your time, energy, finances and your lifestyle.

 

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Hall One Stage
Sponsor:
M•A•C Pro

Eras Reinterpreted

The Bombshell. Vamps. Sirens. The Diva. M.A.C. Pro Senior Artist Ashley Rudder shows how to interpret the looks of legendary beauties for inventive editorial make-up. Learn techniques for creating iconic make-up looks across the decades–from the smoky eyes of the 1920s to classic red Hollywood lips and drawn‐on lashes.

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Hall Two Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

30th Anniversary Reunion Panel of The Lost Boys

Oscar-winning make-up artists Ve Neill, Greg Cannom and Steve LaPorte will be a part of our 30th anniversary reunion panel of The Lost Boys. The panel will be moderated by documentarian and author Paul Davis, who is currently writing a book on the making of The Lost Boys. Actor, director and author Alex Winter, who played Marko in the film, will be part of the panel as well.

Additional guests to be announced soon.

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Classroom B
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Bridal Industry Success

Thought about jumping into the bridal industry? Have you already jumped in but can’t seem to find your way to make a successful career? Learn the nuances about working with brides, wedding planners, photographers and more. Find out how to succeed in this age-old industry by determining what clients look for, what not to do and more.

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Classroom B
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

How to Tame the Bridezilla

Bridal make-up can help set the tone for the big day, and your skills as an artist can get the bride to sing your praises. Learn how to create bridal make-up that lasts, looks natural and most of all, meets the bride’s expectations. Be a part of this lucrative industry and gain the skills necessary to tame and beautify a potential bridezilla.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Hall Two Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Michael Westmore – 100 Years of Westmores

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Hall One Stage
Sponsor:
Royal & Langnickel Brush Mfg.

The Moneymaker—Classic Beauty Make-up

Trends come and go, but classic, feature enhancing beauty make-up never goes out of style. We call it “The Moneymaker”, because no matter what media format you work in (film, video, photo), it remains a staple. Achieving this style of make-up (successfully) requires solid technical skills, and lots of product knowledge. Kevin is uniquely qualified to break it down, thanks to his 30+ yrs of experience (and success) in all media formats.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Hall Three Stage
Sponsor:
London Brush Company

Power Through Subtlety

In an age where we are surrounded by very obvious make-up application, Siân takes us back to basics and shows us the power of character make-up and subtle work through paint without prosthetics. Recognized time and again for her ability to invisibly change people’s skin tone and character, Siân’s class is an important one for any serious make-up artist to attend.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Classroom A
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

The Path to One Million Followers

3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Hall One Stage
Sponsor:
Dose of Colors

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 2017 beauty/fantasy category theme is International Beauty.

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4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Hall Two Stage
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

Lottie

Keynote Discussion

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Classroom B
Sponsor:
Make-Up Artist magazine

‘What It Takes’

Talarico Productions discusses the documentary What It Takes

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