All classes and speakers subject to change
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. This year’s character-category theme is Age Make-up Challenge.
Sonia Leal-Serafim will demo her signature glam ‘Guess’ style make-up and hair. Approaching both super teased hair and sexy make-up, Leal-Serafim will show you how covering both hair and make-up will get you more work.
Join us as IMATS Executive Producer Michael Key interviews Oscar winning make-up artist Bill Corso on his remarkable career.
Emmy winner Kevin James Bennett shows you how to integrate traditional painting techniques into your make-up artistry using state-of-the-art brushes developed with Royal & Langnickel Brush Mfg. Bennett will show you how to harness the power of these [R]evolution-ary tools, which bridge the gap between art brush and make-up brush. Isn’t it time you took your make-up technique in for a tune-up?
Rich Knight will be creating a dark faerie character inspired by the art of Linda Ravenscroft and Toby Froud.
This class with Thomas Surprenant covers techniques used for film and television to change ethnicity of an actor for multiple characters in a role, such as a disguise or for doubling a character.
Dutch Bihary, who appeared on the popular body-painting TV show Skin Wars, will teach this demo, which covers various approaches to rendering jaw-dropping body-painting effects. Techniques that will be covered include sponge and brush, Kabuki, airbrush, stencils and appliances.
Siân Richards shows us that changing an actor’s skin tone on camera is tricky and multifaceted. Her groundbreaking work changing Queen Latifah from light-skinned daytime TV host to espresso-toned blues singer Bessie Smith in HBO’s movie Bessie featured many challenges. Richards will demonstrate how to change someone’s skin color while still keeping the skin alive and vital for close-up HD digital work.
Join us as IMATS Executive Producer Michael Key interviews Oscar-winning make-up artist Joel Harlow.
Join directors Jen and Sylvia Soska, MastersFX’s Jason Ward, and cast members John Emmet Tracy, Nelson Wong, and Paul Anthony from the horror masterpiece American Mary as they discuss special effects make-up on the hit film. This panel will be moderated by Charles Porlier.
Emmy winner Kevin James Bennett will demonstrate the tools and techniques needed to create the luminous complexions, bold eyes and signature lips that were featured on the runways. Bennett will discuss basic make-up brush construction, how he collaborated with Royal & Langnickel to design the [R]evolution Collection and best practices for caring for your tools. He will also recap the make-up trends that dominated fashion weeks in New York, Paris, Milan and London.
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. This year’s beauty-category theme is Historical Beauty Trends.
Join in a discussion with working IATSE Local 891 make-up artists. Topics will include getting started in the business, what the union really is (and isn’t), how the industry has changed and where it’s headed. A question-and-answer session with viewers will cap the event.
Jon Hennessey’s demo will focus on bridging the gap between creative street style and high-concept couture design for runway and print.