Will & Grace

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 […]

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 […]

Deadwood: Back to Life

by Melissa Yonkey | Dept. Head Hair Upon hearing the buzz around town that HBO & David Milch were doing Deadwood: The Movie for HBO, I was dying to be a part of the project. The iconic series that after three amazing seasons of Emmy & Golden Globe wins, was just never to come back. Fans […]