Ken Diaz

Ken Diaz has been a make-up artist in film and television for over 40 years. His many awards include two Academy Award nominations and three Emmy Awards. Diaz’s managerial skills, problem-solving and innovative approaches as the special make-up effects coordinator on John Carpenter’s The Thing were instrumental in creating many of the film’s milestone special make-up effects. Diaz’s accomplishments in the areas of age transitions, tattoos, prosthetics, facial hair, character and beauty make-up are well-known in the industry. Diaz is also a well-respected lecturer, educator and product innovator.

Sun. 12 - 1 p.m.

'Black Panther' Discussion Panel

(STAGE TWO)

Ken Diaz has been a make-up artist in film and television for over 40 years. His many awards include two Academy Award nominations and three Emmy Awards. Diaz’s managerial skills, problem-solving and innovative approaches as the special make-up effects coordinator on John Carpenter’s The Thing were instrumental in creating many of the film’s milestone special make-up effects. Diaz’s accomplishments in the areas of age transitions, tattoos, prosthetics, facial hair, character and beauty make-up are well-known in the industry. Diaz is also a well-respected lecturer, educator and product innovator.