A.M.P.A.S. logoFor its annual tradition of celebrating Oscar nominees, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invites the public to attend the Oscar Week: Makeup and Hairstyling Symposium—3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Hosted by Makeup Artist and Hairstylist Branch Governors Kathryn Blondell, Lois Burwell and Leonard Engelman, the free event will feature this year’s nominees for Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling (schedules permitting). Each group will discuss their creative processes and present film clips, photographs and displays of their work. Audiences may also ask questions.

The nominated films and artists are:

A Man Called Ove

Love Larson and Eva von Bahr, make-up designers and special make-up effects

Star Trek Beyond

Joel Harlow, special effects artist
Richard Alonzo, make-up effects artist

Suicide Squad

Alessandro Bertolazzi, make-up and hairstyling designer
Giorgio Gregorini, wig supervisor
Christopher Nelson, Killer Croc supervisor

Reserve your tickets via email, [email protected], starting 10 a.m. Feb. 1, or pick them up at the academy’s box office directly before the event (limit two tickets per person).


Visit our Oscar Watch 2017 page to get the latest coverage of the 2017 Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar, which will be awarded Feb. 26.