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Power-Up Your Career at IMATS

Learning from those who have gone before you is like entering Jabba’s palace with a thermal detonator. Or like having a sonic shotgun in the sci-fi world of Minority Report. Or revealing your alpha-omega bomb in Beneath Planet of the Apes. Whatever simile you like best, the idea is the same: it’s a powerful tool.

Two …


Get ‘Lost in Space’ at IMATS

If “Danger, Will Robinson!” rings a bell then you’re going to loooove this panel at IMATS Vancouver! And if it doesn’t then hold on while we educate you real quick like.

Lost in Space is an awesome sci-fi TV show recently released via Netflix and is a reimagining of the 1965 version of the same name—and …


A Neill Treat!

IMATS Vancouver is in for a wonderful treat! And just in time for Halloween no less. Make-Up Artist’s publisher and IMATS executive producer, Michael Key, will sit down with Ve Neill for a live interview on the IMATS stage!

Ve Neill is the make-up artist behind some of our favorite and most iconic movie characters. Characters …


Puttin’ on the Fitz

Kelseyanna Fitzpatrick of Kat Von D Beauty’s Artistry Collective is known for her experimental, goth creations. Come learn to be bold with Fitzpatrick at IMATS Vancouver on Saturday at 10:45 a.m.


Wicked Awesome Make-up

Do you love the horror of it all? The upscale haunted houses? The over-the-top gory make-ups?

Well, lucky you! Michael Burnett will be dishing out insight at IMATS Vancouver—just in time for your next Halloween extravaganza!

Burnett knows how to achieve a ghoulishly high-level of Halloween looks. He has had experience running large-scale haunted house events like …


Knox Knox. Who’s there?

Make-up by Aaron Knox

One of the coolest in the industry! Aaron Knox, make-up artist extraordinaire, will join us at IMATS Vancouver for a booth demonstration. So, get ready to be impressed by some serious airbrushing skills.

Knox brings his creative designs to life through a range of artistic techniques. Come pick up some inside tips at the Make-Up Artist …


Bastien + Body Painting = Bedazzlement!

When it comes to body painting, the canvas is so unique, and we are always so inspired by creations we see at IMATS. Last year, Alexandra Bastien created decorative and verdant works that were ethereal and naturalesque. But this year, Bastien will change gears. And we’re really excited!

Bastien will create two works of art at …


Artistry Unlocked: Getting to Know Sara Seidman Vance

Make-up artists are usually behind the camera, like way behind the camera. Rarely do they get an opportunity to shine in front of the lens. At Make-Up Artist magazine we want to give them a chance to speak their truth when it comes to the profession and approach. As well as a chance for us to get …


Let’s See Those Portfolios!

Like in many industries, learning from predecessors is invaluable. Being able to sit down in front of someone—whose work you respect and admire—and get their professional opinion on your own work, can be life changing.

At IMATS Toronto you will have such an opportunity with Portfolio Reviews!

Alex LaMarsh, Colin Penman and Mike Hill will be doing …


Mo’ Wat? Mo’ Make-up!

Donald Mowat's make-up in Bladerunner

Donald Mowat is one of those make-up artists we can’t seem to get enough of. His litany of projects is impressive to the point of envy and his skills leave us in awe. Executive producer of IMATS, Michael Key, will be catching up with Mowat at IMATS Toronto.


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