Oscar®-winning make-up artist Bill Corso (Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events) takes you behind the scenes of the HBO remake of Grey Gardens, starring Drew Barrymore and Jessica Lange. He writes about the challenges of creating age make-up for women and about the delights of working with his creative team.
Hillary Johnson takes a look at how creative employment and job-seeking strategies help beat the recession blues. Also, public relations agent Pierce Mattie gives his top tips on how to market yourself to people with hiring power.
Brett Glass talks to renowned make-up artist Bobbi Brown about her big year: She released her fifth book, opened her first free-standing store in Montclair, New Jersey and started Bobbi Brown University in conjunction with Montclair State University and her alma mater, Emerson College.
In our annual Make-Up Around the World feature, we check in on artists in Munich, Athens, Madrid, Mumbai, Stockholm and Istanbul and visit the labs that brought us Let the Right One In and Slumdog Millionaire.
Joe Nazzaro talks to the make-up crew of J.J. Abrams' new Star Trek movie. The extensive make-up duties were divided between department head Mindy Hall; Barney Burman, whose company Proteus Make-up FX was responsible for creating most of the film's distinctive alien characters; and Joel Harlow, of Harlow Designs, who worked on Nero and the other Romulans as well as the Vulcans and Klingons.
Agent Timothy Priano talks about his career beginnings and about the success of his global agency, Artists by Timothy Priano, which has offices in Los Angeles, New York, Canada, Chicago, Italy, Miami, the United Kingdom and Paris. Priano comments on his rising make-up artists Tina Turnbow, Matin and others as well as the state of the industry—a topic he'll further discuss at the 2009 International Make-Up Artist Trade Show in Los Angeles.