Mad Max BAFTA
Lesley Vanderwalt and Damian Martin win the BAFTA for Best Make Up and Hair

On February 14, 2016, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the winners for the 2016 EE British Academy Film Awards. Lesley Vanderwalt and Damian Martin won in the make-up and hair design category for their work on Mad Max: Fury Road.

Vanderwalt was previously nominated for a Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Award for the The Great Gatsby in 2014, and won the award for Moulin Rouge! in 2002. Martin is known for his make-up work on Star Wars: Episode III—Revenge of the Sith.

Mad Max: Fury Road was a four-time winner at the BAFTAs, with awards for costume design, editing and production design as well.

Vanderwalt, Martin and Elka Wardega are also nominated for an Oscar for their work on the movie. See an exclusive interview with Vanderwalt and an artist-narrated Oscar consideration video here.

For more on the make-up and hair in Mad Max: Fury Road, see Issue 115.