Oscar Watch 2013: Nominations for Make-up and Hairstyling Announced
Posted: Thursday January 10, 2013
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the
85th Academy Awards nominations. Here are the nominees for the
Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar:
Hitchcock: Howard Berger, Peter Montagna and Martin Samuel
Special make-up effects artist Howard Berger (FAR LEFT) won an Oscar for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe;
this is the first Oscar nomination for special make-up effects artist
Peter Montagna (NEAR LEFT). Hair department head Martin Samuel has two
previous Oscar nominations: for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2004) and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2008). For more on how the artists transformed actor Anthony Hopkins into Alfred Hitchcock, see Issue 99 and Issue 100 of Make-Up Artist magazine.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey: Peter Swords King, Rick Findlater and Tami Lane
Make-up/hair designer Peter Swords King won an Academy Award for his work on The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2004); this is the first nomination for key make-up artist and hair
supervisor Rick Findlater. Prosthetics supervisor Tami Lane won an Oscar
for her work on The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. See Issue 100 of Make-Up Artist for more on The Hobbit make-up.
Les Misérables: Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell
This is the third Oscar nomination for make-up/hair designer Lisa Westcott, who was nominated for Mrs. Brown (1998) and Shakespeare in Love (1999). This is the first Academy Award nomination for make-up and hair artist Julie Dartnell. Pick up Issue 100 of Make-Up Artist for more about Les Misérables make-up.
pre-Oscar make-up and hairstyling symposium, which is open to the
public, will be held 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Samuel Goldwyn
Theater. Admission is free but tickets are required; limit two tickets
per person. Tickets will be available at oscars.org on a first-come, first-served basis.
The 85th Academy Awards presentation will be Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. EST / 4 p.m. PST on ABC. Follow Make-Up Artist’s live commentary on Twitter and Facebook.
Howard Berger and Tami Lane will be keynote speakers at IMATS Los Angeles. For details, click imats.net.
London-based make-up artist Angela Holthuis and photographer Izabela Habur set a challenge for themselves: Habur
asked Holthuis, a fashion pro, to create “a small story with bold looks
within a small time frame, to test out how far we [could] push
ourselves creatively,” Holthuis said.
Make-Up Artist magazine is now accepting student competition
applications for the 2009 Los Angeles International Make-Up Artist
Trade Show. The themes for this year are Gothic and X-Men Mutants. The competition is open to students of a recognized make-up school and
to those who graduated 12 months prior to the competition. Make-Up Artist will only accept competition entries postmarked by May 22, 2009.
If you like Prescriptives products, you’d better stock up while you
can: On Sept. 17, Estée Lauder Companies announced it will stop
production and global wholesale distribution of the brand by Jan. 31,
2010. The brand will still be sold online at www.prescriptives.com
while inventory lasts.