This morning the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the 87th Academy Awards nominations. Below are the nominees for the Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar.
Foxcatcher: Bill Corso and Dennis Liddiard
This is make-up department head Bill Corso’s third nomination; he previously won an Oscar for Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events (2005). This is the first Oscar nomination for key make-up artist Dennis Liddiard. He previously worked on 22 Jump Street, Captain America: The Winter Solder and Killing Them Softly; he has also been the personal make-up artist for actor Kurt Russell. For more on Foxcatcher, see Issue 111 of Make-Up Artist magazine.
The Grand Budapest Hotel: Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier
This is the first Oscar nomination for make-up, hair and prosthetics designer Frances Hannon; she previously won two BAFTA awards. Her list of credits includes Captain Phillips, World War Z, X-Men: First Class and The King’s Speech. Prosthetics make-up designer Mark Coulier previous won an Oscar for his work on The Iron Lady (2012). He previously worked on In the Heart of the Sea, Rush, Merlin and the Harry Potter series. For more on the film, see Issue 108 of Make-Up Artist magazine.
Guardians of the Galaxy: Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou and David White
This is the first Oscar nomination for make-up and hair designer Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou; she previously worked on Thor: The Dark World, Made in Dagenham and An Education. This is also the first Oscar nomination for special make-up effects designer David White. His list of credits includes Maleficent, Captain America: The First Avenger, Quantum of Solace and La Vie en Rose. For more on the film, see Issue 110 of Make-Up Artist magazine.
A pre-Academy Awards celebration of the nominations for make-up and hairstyling will be held Feb. 21. Get the latest coverage of the 2015 Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar, which will be awarded Feb. 22, on the Make-Up Artist magazine Oscar Watch 2015 page.
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.