Eryn Krueger Mekash, Matthew Mungle and Patricia Dehaney Discuss Make-Up, Prosthetics and Hair THE MAKE-UP by Eryn Krueger Mekash | Department Head Make-up My phone rang mid-April 2019 while I was working on Ratched. The caller ID was one I hadn’t seen in a while; Diana Pokorny, who is a very successful producer that I’d worked for years ago […]
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 make-up and hair departments for the stunning period series, Little Fires Everywhere, share their experiences.
by Patty Bunch | Department Head Make-up After four decades, 11 seasons, and 246 episodes as one of the most influential sitcoms of all time, Will & Grace is coming to a historic and gratifying end. With 91 Emmy nominations, including 18 Emmy wins, the show will be remembered for years to come by grateful fans […]
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 […]
As the department head make-up, Angie Wells’ challenge for the film was a total transformation for the glamorous Cynthia Erivo, who plays Harriet, by creating a realistic look that would support the character’s journey.