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L.A. Tickets on Sale With New Options and Discounts!

Hello, L.A. IMATers!
 
We’ve got great news! We’ve added another layer to your experience at IMATS. This means more ticket options catered to your wants and needs, ensuring you are getting the best experience.
 
For a limited time, General Admission tickets are only $45—that’s a savings of $15! Act now because prices increase to $55 after the …


MacKinnon Will Make You Jump, Jump

That is, jump up to get your IMATS Toronto tickets!

The great James MacKinnon with be doing a prosthetic demo on Sunday, Sept. 23 from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. It’s sure to be transformative! He is teaming up with Hugo Villaseñor and Rocky Faulkner for this demo.

Education is the cornerstone of IMATS, and without the …


The Battle Rages On

Tick tock make-up warriors!

Toronto’s Battle of the Brushes submission deadline is looming. It’s not too late to throw your hat into the ring but it soon will be, come July 23.

A little late to the game and don’t know what Battle of the Brushes is? Think Face Off but, like, the older cooler sibling that …


Colin Penman in the House

IMATS is happy to be returning to Toronto this year! We are looking forward to so many aspects of this make-up artistry celebration, one of which is seeing our friend and very talented artist Colin Penman in action!

In his 29 years of experience, Colin has worked with so many top talents and on some of …


The Shape of Make-up

Mike Hill working on Amphibian Man for The Shape of Water

Mike Hill is an award-winning sculptor. His career began early; in fact, at age four he was sculpting mud on the riverbank. Last year, we saw him sculpt his way to the top seven movies being considered for an Oscar with his work on The Shape of Water. The creativity and innovation of the man-like …


Two Great Loves, One Big Event: IMATS London to Show Royal Wedding

IMATS London and the royal wedding all on the same day might seem like a dilemma. But we would never make you choose! We are just as excited about both events as you are. That’s why we will be showing the royal wedding at IMATS London—live—Saturday, May 19. Celebrate Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s union …


Leading Ladies Speak Out

Make-Up Artist magazine is helping to celebrate and acknowledge female make-up artists—who, while always being a vital part of the industry, haven’t always been appreciated as they should have been. Leading Ladies of Makeup Effects, a book written by husband and wife team Patricia L. Terry and Gary Christensen, aims to correct this oversight and made its …


Make-up Madness With Masterful Mike

Yes, we like alliterations. But we love make-up artistry! That’s why we are excited to share that the BAFTA-nominated sculptor Mike Hill will be at IMATS London this year! He will sit down with Make-Up Artist magazine’s publisher, Michael Key, to discuss his extensive career. With credits under Hill’s belt like The Shape of Water, …


An Interview to Inspire

Having worked closely with both Rick Baker on projects like The Incredible Shrinking Woman, The Funhouse and An American Werewolf in London and with his idol and mentor Dick Smith on Altered States, Craig Reardon is a wealth of make-up knowledge and incredible stories.

Make-Up Artist magazine’s publisher, Michael Key, will delve into the mind of this Emmy-winning make-up …


Clever Girl!

Mimi Choi is back! Did you miss her at IMATS New York? Well you have another chance to see this talented visionary artist at IMATS London. Her clever creations at IMATS New York were absolute show stoppers and we can’t wait to see what she conjures up for this upcoming show. Trust us, the illusions …


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