When director Denis Villeneuve contacted Donald Mowat to discuss Dune, Mowat was overwhelmed at the prospect of running make-up, hair and prosthetics as the designer/head of department (HOD).
Working with Aaron Sorkin on Being the Ricardos, a story about the life of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz (both iconic characters) that spans 12 years of their lives, was a thrill for the artisans.
Marietta Carter-Narcisse listened to the gentle voice on the phone, director Anthony Hemingway. “I just got your name from Angie Wells. What is your availability?” She said she was available.
All of us fortunate enough to have worked on a soap opera, know the benefit of a steady gig and being with a cast and crew that becomes like a family.
The Make-up and Hair Departments for Barry Jenkins’ adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s novel, The Underground Railroad, describe their process.
Designing hair styles for Dickinson offered many unique opportunities. The story is about an eccentric forward-thinking young girl. The time setting is the mid-19th century.