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.
Jane Galli/Dept. Head Make-up and Gloria Casny/Dept. Head Hair track the process to get the stars across the finish line.
The Department Head Hair for the TV series Black-ish wanted to create a look that has never been seen on television, but would be admired by the hair styling community and others across the world.
I was working with Betty Gilpin on Masters of Sex back in 2015 when she asked if she could borrow a wig for an audition for a new show called GLOW. I asked her, “Do you mean GLOW: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling?”