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Hellboy 2 Artists Will Speak at IMATS

The film Hellboy 2: The Golden Army owes its look in large part to Spectral Motion, the Los Angeles-based shop that specializes in the design and creation of cinematic effects, special make-up effects, animatronics and…
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Local 798 Elects New President

Local 798, the East Coast union for make-up artists and hairstylists, has elected Valerie Gladstone as its new president. Elections were held June 8 at the union’s general membership meeting. Gladstone, a veteran of film,…
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Local 798 President Norman Bryn Resigns

Citing professional and personal concerns (including the ill health of his father), Norman Bryn recently announced his resignation as president of Local 798, the East Coast Make-up Artist and Hairstylist Union.  The announcement was made…
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Tsuji, Antonella, Berger Headline IMATS L.A.

Kazuhiro Tsuji, whose work on the films Click and Norbit earned him two Oscar nominations, will design and apply an original prosthetic silicone make-up exclusively for this year’s International Make-Up Artist Trade Show, held June 21-22…
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Greet the Dawn

The Stream of Consciousness online TV network has archived its one-hour interview with Oscar-winning make-up artist Jeff Dawn, in which Dawn answers a series of questions about what it’s like to be a make-up artist, including how to…
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Oscar Goes to Lavergne, Archibald

Make-up artist Didier Lavergne and hairstylist Jan Archibald won the Achievement in Makeup Oscar at the 80th annual Academy Awards, held Feb. 24 in Los Angeles. Their work on La Vie en Rose, a French-language biopic on the legendary singer Edith…
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