Barney’s Version: Adrien Morot
Adrien Morot impressed the Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch of the Academy with his recent presentation at the bake-off. He has worked on such films as Secret Window, The Day After Tomorrow, 300 and Night at the Museum. This is his first Oscar nomination. For more on the make-up in Barney’s Version, see Issue 88 of Make-Up Artist magazine.
The Way Back: Edouard F. Henriques, Gregory Funk and Yolanda Toussieng
This is the third Oscar nomination for department head Edouard Henriques; he was also nominated for The Cell and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. Emmy-winning artist Gregory Funk (The X-Files and Babylon 5) has worked on such films as Transformers, Frost/Nixon and Star Trek; this is his first Oscar nomination. This is hairstylist Yolanda Toussieng’s fourth time on an Oscar ballot. She previously won for her work on Mrs. Doubtfire and Ed Wood and was nominated for Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. Follow this link for more on the make-up in The Way Back.
The Wolfman: Rick Baker and Dave Elsey
In a way, Rick Baker’s nomination for The Wolfman has brought him full circle. He received his first Oscar, and the first for any make-up artist, for his work on An American Werewolf in London. He also won Oscars for his work in Harry and the Hendersons, Ed Wood, The Nutty Professor, Men in Black and How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
This is Dave Elsey’s second Oscar nomination: his first was for Star Wars: Episode III—Revenge of the Sith. His work appears in such films as Mission: Impossible, Ghost Rider and Where the Wild Things Are. For more on the make-up in The Wolfman, see Issues 82, 83 and 87 of Make-Up Artist magazine.
The pre-Oscar make-up symposium, which is open to the public, will be held 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Admission is free, but advance tickets are required; limit two tickets per person. Tickets will be available at www.oscars.org on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1. The 83rd Annual Academy Awards presentation will be Feb. 27 on ABC.
Barney’s Version photos by ©Sabrina Lantos, courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
The Way Back photos courtesy of Newmarket Films
The Wolfman photos courtesy of Rick Baker