United Makeup Artists Expo The UKs Professional Makeup Artist Trade Show That Listens

Saturday May 7th Speakers
Location : Stage 1Time : 10:30 to 11:15
Love Larson (Oscar Nominated Makeup Artist)
Love Larson
Role : Speaker
Location : TBA

Love Larson is a Swedish Make-up artist and hair stylist. He is best known for his works in Skyfall (2012), The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013), and A Man Called Ove (2015). He received his first Oscar nomination Academy Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling at the 88th Academy Awards along with Eva von Bahr .

Eva Elisabet von Bahr (Oscar Nominated Makeup Artist)
Eva Elisabet von Bahr
Role : Speaker
Location : TBA

Eva Elisabet von Bahr (born December 17, 1968) is a Swedish Make-up artist and hair stylist. She is best known for her works in Arn: The Knight Templar (2007), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013), and A Man Called Ove (2015). She received her first Oscar nomination Academy Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling at the 88th Academy Awards

Love & Eva will talk about there Career, the recent Oscar Nomination and take questions from the audience.

Location : Stage 1Time : 11:30 to 12:15
Lizzie Yianni Georgiou (Oscar Nominated Makeup Artist)
Lizzie Yianni Georgiou
Role : Speaker
Location : Stage 1, Show Floor

Lizzie was nominated for an Oscar in 2015 for her Make-up & Hair Design on Guardians of the Galaxy. Fully accomplished in Make-up, Prosthetics and Hair Design and application, Lizze has worked on movies, Thor: The Dark WorldThe Bourne LegacyDark ShadowsThe Social NetworkNotting Hill and many many more. A talented artist Lizzie states "My principles as a Make-up and Hair Designer are to produce historically correct and natural styling true to the characters and the period in which they live and breathe. I want the audience to feel as if they are part of the story and I do this by producing work that is strong, consistent and above all realistic." Lizzie also speaks fluent Greek and Italian.

Lizzie will talk about her Career, and take questions from the audience.

Location : Stage 1Time : 1:00 to 2:00
Daniel Sandler (Professional Finish Makeup)
Daniel Sandler
Role :Demonstrator
Location :Makeup Armoury

Having launched his eponymous range in 2003, British make-up artist, talent and media darling, Daniel Sandler, and his multi-award winning and cult makeup line, now celebrate over a decade in the industry.

Daniel spent over four years developing his multi award-winning, highly innovative and globally acclaimed brand, drawing from his experience as a professional makeup artist, creating a completely fool-proof range of creams, liquids, glosses, serums, stains and tools. His mission statement is to “be your most beautiful” and his range provides a woman with her ‘wardrobe of colour’ with a multi-purpose, hybrid product offering, that ultimately simplifies makeup for all skin tones, with the addition of skincare benefits.  He created the perfect ‘all-in-one’ mascara, the ultimate waterproof eyeliner crayon and his multi-tasking Watercolour range has a global cult following and is available in the prettiest hues that suit absolutely everyone. Moreover his Watercolours continue to be a beauty editor’s classic and loved by professionals including Mary Greenwell, Lisa Eldridge, Pixiwoo and in 2015 his Watercolour crème rouge was awarded the ‘Best Blusher’ at the prestigious Conde Nast Brides Beauty Awards. 

Over the years, Daniel has worked Internationally on a number of shoots with high profile fashion photographers for top glossies, and with designers backstage at a number of major fashion shows as well as being a regular on national TV. Throughout his career he has beautified celebrities including: Naomi Campbell, Rachel Weisz, Kristen Scott Thomas and Kate Moss and continues to work with high profile clients and celebrities getting them ready for red carpet events, TV appearances, etc. 

Daniel says,   “I was one of the first makeup artists to bring out a self-titled range and I’m immensely proud of the brand.

Daniel Sandler will be demoing on stage

Location : Stage 1Time : 2:45 to 3:45
Joey Bevan
Joey Bevan
Role : Demonstrator , Speaker both days.
Location : Stage 1

Joey Bevan Fashion stylist, designer & hair stylist, Joey Bevan, is an established name in the fashion & beauty industry, working alongside celebrities and clients on the international music and fashion scene.

Joey’s designs & styling has featured on British X Factor, Vogue IT, INSTYLE, MTA and many more fashion press, TV and music videos.

With a team of models, MUAs and Hair Stylists, Joey will be demonstrating how the different elements of the team need to work together, how best to communicate ideas and collaborate to achieve the final image.  As a brilliant fashion stylist and designer himself, he has worked on hundreds of shoots and is full of tips on how to create a positive and productive work environment.

 

https://www.instagram.com/joeybevan/

Joey will be joined by a number of artists to perform a variety of looks

Location : Stage 1Time : 4:15 to 5:00
Gustav Hoegen
Gustav Hoegen
Role :Speaker
Location : Show Floor, Stage 1

Early years
Gustav Hoegen grew up in the Netherlands and then moved to England when he was 19 where there was a thriving film industry so that he could be part of it. He studied at the Bournemouth Art Institute in the Design Modelmaking course.[3] After two years in college, he was offered an apprenticeship at Artem.

Career
Hoegen started his career as a model maker at a company called Artem. Today he is an animatronic designer and modeler for Pinewood Studios located near London, England.

Movie projects

Hoegen has done animatronic designs on the following movies: Prometheus, Clash of the Titans, The Nutcracker in 3DInkheartDoctor Who, Isolation, The Brothers Grimm, Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryThe Hitchhiker’s Guide to the GalaxyThis Little LifeA Shine of RainbowsDoctor Who Confidential

Chris Clarke
Chris Clarke
Role :Speaker
Location : Show Floor, Stage 1

Chris Clarke is an internationally renowned Animatronics Designer who has been a master of this incredibly complex, technical craft for two decades. His innumerable credits include ‘Munich’, ‘The Golden Compass’, ‘War Horse’, ‘Wrath Of The Titans’, ‘Harry Potter’ and more recently, ‘Star Wars Episode VII’. We’re delighted he will be appearing on the lecture theatre stage to give an insight into this highly specialized area of prosthetics.

Chris is a 27 year veteran of movie and television, and is planted firmly in the old school ‘self taught from childhood’ category, making his first animatronic aged 6, and proceeding to spend his childhood in the garage building creatures, models and optical printers. Considered by many of his peers to be a leading light in the Animatronic world he has worked on some 40 plus movies as well as a multitude of TV, advert and promo work through the years, supervising, department heading and on-the-bench building on many movies. Always willing to share his methods with anyone who asks his advice, he hopes to be able to add his insight to this specialist branch of makeup effects/creature work.

Join us in this exciting opportunity to talk to with 2 of the Key Starwars special FX members

Sunday Speakers
Location : Stage 1Time : 10:45 to 11:30
Tina Earnshaw (Oscar Nominated Makeup Artist)
Greg
Role : Speaker
Location : On Stage 1, Show Floor ( Both days)

When Tina was a sixteen year old junior at the Max Factor salon in London’s Bond Street, she was often starstruck – amazed to find herself in the same room as all the famous film stars that came in to get made up. What she didn’t know then, was just how close to those famous faces she was going to get in the future…

Having acquired her professional qualifications on a BBC training course, she gained wide experience in TV, then moved on to fashion shoots with many of London’s top photographers, before working on many of the iconic cinema and television commercials in the golden age of British advertising (working freelance, so she could bring up her 2 children). Once the children had grown, Tina was invited into the film world by Merchant Ivory – and has never looked back.

Now a highly sought after make-up artist Tina gets up-close and personal with some of the biggest stars in the business, on a regular basis – having worked with Kate Blanchet, Helena Bonham Carter, Gwyneth Paltrow, Penelope Cruz, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Chastain, Cameron Diaz, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Connolly, Kate Winslet, Christian Bale, Matt Damon, Owen Wilson, Brad Pitt and Jude Law – to name just a few.  Tina was nominated at the 70th Academy Awards for her work on the film Titanic in the category of Best Makeup. She shared her nomination with Greg Cannom and Simon Thompson. Tina a Hollywood favorite has worked on the sets of big movies like Titanic, Prometheus, MammaMia, Ever After, Spiderman 2, Sliding Doors, Exodus: Gods and Kings, The Martian  to name a few. Tina has also worked with an enviable list of world-class photographers including David Bailey, Terry O’Neil, Richard Avedon, Herb Ritts, Tony McGee, Lord Snowdon, and Annie Leibovitz

Tina will talk about her Career, the launch of her brush line and take questions from the audience.

Location : Stage 1Time : 2:00 to 2:45
Stuart Bray (Makeup Artist)
Stuart
Role : Educator / Demonstrator
Location : On Stage 1, Show floor (Both Days)

Stuart Bray is a freelance special effects makeup artist working in the film and television industry since 1994. He specialises in all the processes involved in making prosthetic appliances and make-up effects from design, sculpting, moulding, casting and application.

Blood Rigs. This presentation is to take you through the process of making and preparing a prosthetic which has to actively bleed out on cue. As with much of the work involved in creating convincing effects, a lot of the effort goes into the unseen things hidden beneath the surface.

Location : Stage 1Time : 2:00 to 2:45
Joey Bevan
Joey Bevan
Role : Demonstrator , Speaker both days.
Location : Stage 1

Joey Bevan Fashion stylist, designer & hair stylist, Joey Bevan, is an established name in the fashion & beauty industry, working alongside celebrities and clients on the international music and fashion scene.

Joey’s designs & styling has featured on British X Factor, Vogue IT, INSTYLE, MTA and many more fashion press, TV and music videos.

With a team of models, MUAs and Hair Stylists, Joey will be demonstrating how the different elements of the team need to work together, how best to communicate ideas and collaborate to achieve the final image.  As a brilliant fashion stylist and designer himself, he has worked on hundreds of shoots and is full of tips on how to create a positive and productive work environment.

 

https://www.instagram.com/joeybevan/

Joey will be leading a panel of top artists talking about the supporting roles involved within the industry

Location : Stage 1Time : 3:00 to 3:45
Victoria Down (Makeup Artist)
Victoria Down
Role : Speaker
Location : Show Floor, Stage 1

Victoria Down is known for her work on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ( 2016), Fifty Shades of Grey ( 2015), Man of Steel (2013), Juno (2007) and X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) Victoria broke into the movie business twenty-six years ago, and since then has gone on to become makeup department head on movies including Thir13en Ghosts, Elf, The Chronicles of Riddick, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Night at the Museum 1 and 2, Shooter, Juno, and Percy Jackson and the Olympians. For more check out Victoria Down on IMDB


Richard Redlefsen (Makeup Artist)
Richard_Redlefsen
Role : Demonstrator,
Location : PPI Booth Sunday

Richard Redlefsen decided when he was 29, to pursue a career in professional makeup. Having already had makeup experience while dancing, Redlefsen attended the Elegance Makeup School in Los Angeles, California, from which he graduated in 1997. After doing makeup work for revenues such as San Jose Opera and San Jose Repertory Theater, Redlefsen moved to Budapest, Hungary, in 1998, where he spent two years working as a makeup artist of makeup effects artist on various Hungarian films, commercials and music videos.

A few months after returning to the United States in 2000, Redlefsen returned to Los Angeles and began working in Hollywood. Since then, his talents have been utilized on such films as Jeepers CreepersJeepers Creepers II,UnderworldSawPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's ChestPirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, and Resident Evil: Extinction. He has also worked on such television shows as NCISCSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Everybody Hates Chris.

In addition to Star Trek, Redlefsen recently worked as a special effects makeup artist on two other major motion pictures for Paramount PicturesIndiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (featuring Alan Dale and Pavel Lychnikoff) and G.I. Joe (starring Rachel Nichols). His other recent film credits include The Incredible Hulk (2008) and Underworld: The Rise of the Lycans (2009). Other credits are doing Jessica Alba`s beating makeups in The Killer Inside Me (2010),Grown Up (2010), Secretariat (2010), Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010), A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas (2011), Here Comes the Boom (2012), Oz:The Great and Powerful (2013) and Grown Ups 2 (2013). He worked on Russia`s largest budgeted film Stalingrad (2013) and Paraiso (2013) in Mexico City.

Over the years, Redlefsen has worked personally with such Star Trek guest stars as Lee Arenberg (on Pirates), James Avery (for the 2005 thriller Lethal Eviction), Diedrich Bader (on the 2004 horror movie Dead & Breakfast), Jonathan Banks (on the 2001 thriller Proximity), Tracy Middendorf (for the 2006 film El Cortez), Ron Perlman (for the 2002 action film Shakedown), Tony Todd (on the Dave Matthews Band music video for "Gravedigger"), Gabrielle Union (on the 2002 heist film Welcome to Collinwood), and Ray Wise (on Jeepers Creepers II).

Join the the key artists from the recent Batman v Superman blockbuster