This weekend is the perfect opportunity for makeup artists who really want to work in the industry to connect and learn from legends and icons of the business. IMATS is the first-ever pro makeup artist show established in LA in 1997 and continues to be one of the must-attend events every year. IMATS started as an event geared towards film, television and special effects has since expanded to include all areas of makeup artistry.
This year IMATS is celebrating 50 years of Star Trek. Oscar winner and nine time Emmy Award winner Michael Westmore will lead a panel of top artists, filmmakers and cast members as they discuss their roles in the TV shows and films.
This year, IMATS has added more than 30 new exhibitors geared towards beauty enthusiasts. Many exhibitors will offer discounts. Don’t forget to bring your Pro card so you can take advantage of the savings.
Today’s schedule for Friday, January 15, 2016
10:30am Rod Maxwell will teach you how to perfectly match flesh tones by sharing tips and tools you’ll use to adjust like a pro. Rod Maxwell is an award winning special makeup effects artist, recent Face Off contestant and director who has worked on many projects for almost two decades. You may have seen his work in The Wishing Well, Is It Just Me and The 10 Year Plan.
3:00pm Pro Card Event – For Pro Card holders only, here is your chance to shop early, network and find out about perks just for you.
3:30pm Oscar Talk :Black Mass – IMATS executive producer Michael Key will interview Joel Harlow, an award winning makeup artist known for cutting-edge use of prosthetics featured in film and television will talk about his work in the film Black Mass.
5:00pm Build Your Brand, Build Your Dream– Join pro makeup artist and three time U.S. world champion facialist Brian Champagne host a panel discuss with Tamanna Roashan of Dress Your Face and Linda Morphe of Morphe Brushes reveal how they built their brands and offer insights and tips to help you build your dream.
5:00pm Master Effects Designer Neill Gordon Creates Doctor Who Character
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