One Night in Miami

By Scott Wheeler | Make-up Department Head My journey on this film began with an email out of the blue inquiring if I might be interested. How could any make-up artist not be interested? After doing some conceptual designs, I met with our director Regina King, and all of our producers before I was actually hired. I […]

The Irishman

PHOTOS COURTESY OF NETFLIX By SEAN FLANIGAN | DEPARTMENT HEAD HAIR  Being chosen as the department head hair for a film of the scope and magnitude of The Irishman was a peak moment in my 25-year career. Nicki Ledermann, Department Head Make-up, brought me in as her partner in crime. In our initial discussions about this […]


PHOTOS BY HILARY B GAYLE/LIONSGATE SPECIAL MAKE-UP EFFECTS by KAZU HIRO | PROSTHETIC MAKE-UP DESIGNER  In July of 2018, I received an email from Charlize Theron’s assistant, Matt Maher. He asked me if I was available for a film where she would be playing Megyn Kelly. I had met Charlize briefly when I was working on Mighty […]