Oscar Watch 2013: Nominations for Make-up and Hairstyling Announced
Posted: Thursday January 10, 2013
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the 85th Academy Awards nominations. Here are the nominees for the Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar:
Hitchcock: Howard Berger, Peter Montagna and Martin Samuel
Special make-up effects artist Howard Berger (FAR LEFT) won an Oscar for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; this is the first Oscar nomination for special make-up effects artist Peter Montagna (NEAR LEFT). Hair department head Martin Samuel has two previous Oscar nominations: for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2004) and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2008). For more on how the artists transformed actor Anthony Hopkins into Alfred Hitchcock, see Issue 99 and Issue 100 of Make-Up Artist magazine.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey: Peter Swords King, Rick Findlater and Tami Lane
Make-up/hair designer Peter Swords King won an Academy Award for his work on The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2004); this is the first nomination for key make-up artist and hair supervisor Rick Findlater. Prosthetics supervisor Tami Lane won an Oscar for her work on The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. See Issue 100 of Make-Up Artist for more on The Hobbit make-up.
Les Misérables: Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell
This is the third Oscar nomination for make-up/hair designer Lisa Westcott, who was nominated for Mrs. Brown (1998) and Shakespeare in Love (1999). This is the first Academy Award nomination for make-up and hair artist Julie Dartnell. Pick up Issue 100 of Make-Up Artist for more about Les Misérables make-up.
The pre-Oscar make-up and hairstyling symposium, which is open to the public, will be held 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
The 85th Academy Awards presentation will be Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. EST / 4 p.m. PST on ABC. Follow Make-Up Artist’s live commentary on Twitter and Facebook.
Howard Berger and Tami Lane will be keynote speakers at IMATS Los Angeles. For details, click imats.net.