Have you ever been to a movie and wondered how in the world makeup artists make the characters look so vivid and magnificent? For special effects makeup guru Bruna Nogueira, it's all in a day's work. The Hollywood Makeup Lab offers a peek into some of the coolest special effects tips and tricks, from Crime Scene Investigation sets to The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Nogueira has accumulated a wealth of cosmetic knowledge to share with you! Learn how to create some of the most interesting fantasy, science fiction, and horror looks with makeup. With shows like SyFy's popular Face/Off and programs like Nogueira's Professional Hollywood Workshop, its talent and passion to design, sculpt and mold unique looks. Whether you're interested in breaking in to the field or you simply like to see great techniques, let The Hollywood Makeup Lab help you get started toward a working knowledge of movie makeup magic.
Bruna Nogueira, founder and owner of the Hollywood Makeup Lab Course Intensive, (hollywoodmakeuplab.com) is internationally acclaimed for her extensive work on fashion shows and commercials. Bruna is recognized as one of the top makeup artists in the entertainment industry. Known for her work on CSI: New York, Teen Wolf, and Hunger Games 2, Bruna is also the international consultant for Avon-Brazil's Beauty Awards.
Diane Namm is a filmmaker who writes for television, stage and the web (ladyofthecanyon.com). Best known for her international award-winning films The Sacrifice and Finding Hope, Diane is also the author of a wide range of books for children and young adults. As a director, Diane understands the difficulties faced by the makeup artist—one of the unsung heroes of any successful project.
"Special-effects makeup is of absolute importance to a show like Teen Wolf, not only because of the werewolf makeup, but also the fact that it's a supernatural horror show.... Makeup plays a huge part in our success."
--Jeff Davis, Creator of Teen Wolf and Criminal Minds