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Saturday, January 14th

10:00 AM

BDellium Booth

All Day

BDellium Booth – All Day

Check in to watch a unique and specific Scifi Alien Transformation on actor Ivan Djurovic in the BDellium booth.

Makeup Demo artists are Sidney Cumbie & Jacquelyn Coon. Sidney and Jacquelyn have been a makeup team for nearly a decade now. Both have worked on numerous film and television projects, but are probably most well-known for working with the prosthetics company, RBFX, to bring most of their creatures to life.

10:15 AM


Mila Thomas

A fantastic Beauty Demonstration!

Named one of ESSENCE top 9 celebrity makeup artist you should know, Mila Thomas has been a multi-media beauty guru for over twenty years. Her work has graced the covers of world magazines, print ads, digital platforms and television screens on some of the most popular names of our time. An on-air beauty and style expert, Thomas has been featured on CBS The Couch,, Latino Magazine, Galore Magazine, Press Pass to Latino, BET 15 Makeup Artist of Color You Should Know 2018, Style Blazer, and was most recently a key note speaker at IMATS 2016 “Breaking into Reality Beauty” event. The North Carolina native moved to New York City working on the cast of the original Love and Hip Hop. From there she relocated to sunny Los Angeles as she was asked to take on the position of Department Head and Key Makeup Artist and Glam Coordinator for the hit VH1 franchise show Love and Hip Hop Hollywood. It is here Thomas hired her own team of 15 hair and makeup artist to help bring her signature “Young Hollywood Glam” look to life. Thomas continues to forge her own path and be a leader in the beauty industry. Creating high profile beauty looks that capture national attention, Thomas is innovative and sets the standard for everyday glam.

10:30 AM


Mark Coulier

Interview with Academy and BAFTA Award Winner – Mark Coulier. Work of note includes The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Iron Lady. His work also appears in films including Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, X-Men: First Class, AVP: Alien vs. Predator, Star Wars: Episode II—Attack of the Clones, The Fifth Element, Nightbreed, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Pinocchio (2019), ELVIS (2022).

Mark Coulier
10:45 AM



11:30 AM – 12 PM


Cinematic Skin

Learn the artistry of HD Skin. From the best skin prep all the way to high resolution correction.

Presented by Dannica Lamoureux.

11:45 AM


Victoria Bessarab

Body Painting demonstration that is sure to amaze!

For over 16 years, Victoria Bessarab—one of the most experienced make-up artists in the Ukrainian fashion and beauty market—has become the favorite to celebrities, designers, TV directors and photographers of Eastern Europe. In 2015 she became the first student from Kiev to study at Cinema Makeup School, and in 2016 she took second place in IMATS Los Angeles’ Battles of the.

Bessarab’s prosthetic make-up artwork has become revolutionary in Ukraine. Bessarab created images for top Ukrainian musicals such as Baron Munchausen and The Guardians of Dreams. She was also chief make-up artist for TV projects So You Think You Can Dance UA, The X-Factor UA, Dancing with the Stars, Ukraine’s Got Talent and Next Top Model UA.

At her eponymous Media Academy, Bessarab helps make-up beginners learn first steps and the skills required for a pro career. Her students include hundreds of make-up artists from Ukraine and beyond.

12:15 – 12:45 PM


Sculpted Dimension

Create dimensional skin with subtle radiance for the ultimate complexion.

Presented by Randi Orlinsky.

Stranger Things
12:00 PM



A panel discussion with Department Head makeup artist, Amy L Forsythe and her team from Stranger Things. We’ll discuss their amazing contribution to this juggernaut Netflix series. 

Stranger Things
1 – 1:30 PM


Eyes Trend Alert: 90’s Smoky Eyes

Rediscover 90’s grunge with tips and tricks on how to achieve this hot eye trend.

Presented by Ericka Brannon.

Stranger Things
1:30 PM


Eddie Duyos

Red Carpet Beauty Simplified – Discover multi-functional & easy to use products that will help you achieve a show-stopping red carpet look!

A NYC based Make-up artist and educator with a degree in Fashion Design who has been trained in Make-up Artistry for special effects, theater, runway, film, & editorial. With 25+ years of experience working with top beauty brands such as MAKE UP FOR EVER, NARS, SHU UEMURA, & M.A.C. he has developed a keen eye for color composition, and artistic trends. Because of his fluency in English, Spanish, and Portuguese Eduard has been a lead facilitator and creator of educational content for Artistry Brands in the U.S., Mexico, Canada & Brazil. Eduard has also had the opportunity as a Global Artist, lead talent on videos, and key facilitator for recognized Global Artistry brands.

Stranger Things
1:45 PM


Running a Modern FX Lab and the Future of Prosthetics

This panel is going DEEP into the FX future of prosthetics. The panel is going to inspire you to look further ahead at whats possible to come! Panelists include: Mike Marino, Justin Raleigh, Jason Collins, and Vincent Van Dyke.

2:30 – 3:00 PM


Softly Pouted Lips & Defining Blush

Define the lips with the perfect nude and accentuate the cheeks with blush that will amplify the bone structure.

Presented by Dustin.

3:00 PM


Battle of the Brushes

IMATS Battle of the Brushes

A competition like none other.  Come witness the display of talent on the Main Stage!

After a blind judging for each show, the Make-Up Artist magazine staff selects eight finalists in the beauty/fantasy category and eight in the character/prosthetic category, plus a runner-up for each. Finalists and their models receive free passes for both days of IMATS. The staff chooses a theme for each category every year.

Stranger Things
3:00 – 3:45 PM


Flash Color Case: The Icon

Explore the versatility of flash color and learn how to do a full make up with just one product.

Presented by Eddie.

Stranger Things
3:30 PM


A Tribute to Todd McIntosh

We’ll be celebrating the career and legacy of one of the most accomplished and diverse makeup artists in television and motion pictures. Also his significant contribution as an educator. Leaders and veterans of our industry will come together to honor Todd.

Stranger Things