Barney’s Version: Narration by Adrien Morot

The Way Back: Narration by Ed Henriques

The Wolfman: Narration by Rick Baker and Dave Elsey

Make-Up Artist magazine is proud to bring you exclusive narrated video clips from this year’s make-up Oscar contenders. Each 10-minute clip features footage from the films and commentary from the artists who worked on them. The artists describe the work they did, giving viewers an unprecedented behind-the-scenes understanding of the processes. Click on each video box below to see complete clips and commentary from Barney’s Version, The Way Back and The Wolfman. Click here for more on the nominees.

The nominees recently presented their work to the Makeup Artist and Hairstylist Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the nominating meeting, also known as the bake-off. The event was held at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. At the meeting, members narrowed the teams of contenders for the Achievement in Makeup Oscar from seven to three.

On Saturday, Feb. 26 at 2:30 p.m., the fifth annual Oscar-Nominated Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Symposium will be held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater. This event celebrates the make-up artists and hairstylists nominated for an Achievement in Makeup Oscar. Admission is free and open to the public, but advance tickets are required; limit two tickets per person. Tickets will be available at on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1.