News Articles

Celebrating 50 Years of Star Trek

Star Trek at IMATS

Commemorating 50 years of the Star Trek franchise, top artists, filmmakers and cast members will gather on one IMATS Los Angeles stage to discuss their roles in the TV shows and films. The panel will be led by Oscar winner and nine-time Emmy winner Michael Westmore.

IMATS L.A. Expands!

IMATS LA Expands

The biggest and best IMATS ever comes the Pasadena Convention Center in Los Angeles Jan. 15-17, 2016. More than 30 new exhibitors will be at this year’s IMATS L.A.

Gruesome Demo from ‘The Strain’ at IMATS Toronto

The Strain Demo

Watch as the make-up masters of the hit show The Strain re-create its gruesome make-up at IMATS Toronto. Creature effects supervisor Sean Sansom and special make-up effects artist Neil Morrill will demonstrate the thriller’s effects on stage.

Vogue Artist Roshar Joins IMATS Sydney


ModelROCK Lashes brings keynote speaker and international make-up artist Roshar to IMATS Sydney 2015.

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.