Award-winning Make-up Effects Artists Added as Keynotes
posted Thursday, April 17, 2014
Make-Up Artist magazine, which produces IMATS, has announced the preliminary keynote speakers for IMATS London 2014. Make-up effects keynote speakers include Oscar-winning artist Ve Neill (above, left; the Hunger Games and Pirates of the Caribbean films), Makeup & Effects Laboratories CEO and movie veteran Allan Apone (above, center; The Avengers, the Iron Man films) and Millennium FX cofounder and media make-up artist Neill Gorton (above, right; Doctor Who, Saving Private Ryan). Gorton will do a major make-up effects demo at the show; Apone, who will be in London this summer to shoot Avengers: Age of Ultron, will discuss his career—including his longtime stint as actor Samuel L. Jackson’s personal make-up artist—with IMATS Executive Producer Michael Key onstage.
Visit the Speaker Bios and Schedule pages for details. For the latest IMATS and make-up-industry updates, connect with IMATS on
Artful Themes for 2014 IMATS Battle of the Brushes
posted Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013
In 2014, we’re putting the art in make-up artistry!
The themes for the 2014 IMATS Battle of the Brushes student make-up competition are:
Beauty/Fantasy: Art Through the Ages
Character/Prosthetic: The World of Comic Books and Graphic Novels
With six shows and 12 opportunities to win cash and prizes, the Battle of the Brushes is your ticket to artistic stardom!
Go to the Student Competition page for competition entry forms, rules and more information.
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(ABOVE: Make-up by, and courtesy of, Karla Powell; photo by Roger Charles)
2014 Dates Announced for IMATS London
posted Wednesday, July 10, 2013
On the heels of a successful IMATS London 2013 in a new location, Olympia National Hall Kensington, Make-Up Artist magazine has announced the 2014 dates for IMATS London.
The make-up industry's top event will return to Olympia National Hall June 27-29, 2014. Make-Up Artist magazine Pro Card hours will be Friday, June 27 and general hours will be June 28-29.
Show details will be available later in the year on imats.net. For the latest IMATS and make-up-industry updates, connect with IMATS on .
Free IMATS Admission With a Make-Up Artist Gold Pro Card
posted Monday, March 19, 2012
The Gold Pro Card is available to make-up artists represented by agencies, top trade unions or make-up effects shops or those working in theater. With the Gold Pro Card, you get free entry into all IMATS locations and pro-only times at select IMATS, as well as a 50-percent discount on Make-Up Artist magazine subscriptions, a 10-percent discount at the Make-Up Artist Shop and other benefits. To request an upgrade from a regular Pro Card, email email@example.com. Click here to apply for a Pro Card.
Throughout the IMATS weekend, Make-Up Artist Pro Card holders can also enjoy preferred classroom seating.
The basic Pro Card—available to other professional make-up artists—also gets you into exclusive pro-only times at select IMATS, expedited entry during normal show hours, a 15-percent discount on Make-Up Artist magazine subscriptions and other special offers. To apply for the Make-Up Artist Pro Card, follow this link to the form and list of required materials.