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American Horror Story Master Sculptor to Keynote IMATS Sydney

Mike Hill

Award-winning sculptor Mike Hill, whose credits include The Wolf Man, Men in Black 3 and American Horror Story, will share onstage at IMATS Sydney.

Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Creative Art Director Gino Acevedo to Keynote at IMATS Sydney

Gino Acevedo

Join WETA’s Gino Acevedo as he addresses the controversial and evolving relationship between digital and practical make-up effects at IMATS Sydney.

Oscar Nominee Adrien Morot Keynotes IMATS Toronto

Adrien Morot on Noah set

Oscar nominee and make-up effects studio owner Adrien Morot will keynote IMATS Toronto. With a career spanning more than 100 features, Morot is a master at special make-up effects and will share his knowledge with attendees in an onstage make-up demonstration.

Morot headed up the make-up effects department for the soon-to-be-released film The Revenant, starring Leonardo …

Stock Your Kit Earlier—New Dates for IMATS Toronto 2015!

IMATS Toronto 2015 New Dates

We’re bringing IMATS to Toronto a few months earlier this year! Stock your kit before the busy holiday season: IMATS Toronto 2015 will be held Sept. 26-27 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, Hall C. This moves the show to a new building within the Convention Centre, and it will take place two months earlier than previous years.

Gwen Stefani’s Make-up Artist, Gregory Arlt of M.A.C. Pro, to Keynote IMATS Toronto

MAC Pro Gregory Arlt at IMATS Toronto

M.A.C. Pro Director of Makeup Artistry Gregory Arlt will be sharing his mastery of make-up skills on stage at IMATS Toronto, Saturday Sept. 26. Get your tickets to learn from this beauty guru and shop the latest in make-up products. For more details, view the schedule page.

Don’t Miss Creature Artist Steve Johnson at IMATS London 2015

Steve Johnson

Emmy-award winning American creature and effects artist Steve Johnson will be a keynote speaker at IMATS London 2015.

Join Curator Josh Turi on a Tour of Make-up Masterpieces at IMATS New York

Join Curator Josh Turi at the IMATS Make-up Museum in New York

At the IMATS New York 2015 Make-up Museum, you get a behind-the-scenes look at hit shows including Orange is the New Black, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb and Saturday Night Live.

Making up the Beatles: Riccie Johnson Shares 65 Years of Make-up at IMATS New York

Riccie Johnson

With a make-up career spanning 65 years and counting, Riccie Johnson reveals the secrets of her longevity in the make-up industry and discusses what it’s like to be a part of American history, making-up legends spanning U.S presidents to the Beatles.

Celebrity Make-up Artist and NARS Ambassador Andrew Gallimore to Keynote IMATS London

Make-up by Andrew Gallimore, photo by Rankin

Renowned make-up artist Andrew Gallimore will bring his creative talents to the stage at IMATS London during his keynote presentation The Art of Illusion. Gallimore’s work has graced the covers of Vogue and Harper’s Baazar as well as the faces of many celebrities.

Ripping Off Faces: Prosthetic Pros Mike Marino & Mike Fontaine at IMATS New York

Mike Marino, Mike Fontaine Discuss Prosthetic at IMATS New York

Couldn’t make it to IMATS New York? Watch as Oscar-winning make-up artist Robin Mathews gives you a behind-the-scenes look at IMATS in this series of [email protected] interviews with make-up legends, make-up effects masters and brand leaders.

In this [email protected] segment, make-up effects artists Mike Marino and Mike Fontaine—whose credits include Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, The Wolf of Wall Street and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty—dish on topics ranging from being Dick Smith protégées to ripping off faces and cutting off lips in Ryan Gosling’s Lost River.