I am an HTV Wales trained, Professional and qualified freelance makeup artist, hairdresser, and wigmaker with extensive experience in film, television and high definition, with a special interest in period hair and casualty effects work. Available for both long-term work and dailies. Prepared to travel.
1987 – 1990 IHBC and CITY AND GUILDS Diplomas in all aspects of Beauty Therapy, Hairdressing, Advanced Hairdressing, and Wig making.
OTHER RELEVANT TRAINING/EXPERIENCE
2013 Laying on Hair for HD – Ken Lyntott/BECTU
2013 Prosthetic Application – Stuart Bray/BECTU
2013 Casualty FX – Stuart Bray/BECTU
2006 Health and Safety Course/BBC Wales
2006 Airbrushing course/John Woodbridge/BECTU
2001 – 2004 Senior Lecturer in Media Makeup and Wig making/Coleg Glan Hafren.
Prosthetics and effects, Wig making, Scheduling and budgeting, Airbrushing, Facial and wig application, Script breakdown & continuity, Period & Contemporary Advanced hairdressing, Supervising and Design Sculpting & mould making Barbering Health and Safety
WORK HISTORY CURRENT:
2018 – Sex Education. Netflix. Make-up & Hair designer. Dir Ben Taylor. Contemporary coming of age comedy drama starring Gillian Anderson and Asa Butterfield.
2018 – No Vacancies. Spinning Head Films. Make-up & Hair Designer. Dir Wyndham Price. Dark contemporary feature with special makeup fx.
2017 – Denmark. Coracle pictures. Make-up & Hair Designer. Dir Adrian Shergold. Contemporary black comedy starring Rafe Spall.
2017 – Last Summer. Flickerbook Films. Make-up & Hair Designer. Dir Jon Jones. 1970s period film Starring Richard Harrington.
2017 – Apostle. Netflix. Make-up & Hair Designer. Dir Gareth Evans. Edwardian horror with supernatural elements featuring Dan Stevens and Michael Sheen.
2016 – Will. TNT. Crowd Makeup Supervisor. Dir Shekhar Kapur. 10 part Elizabethan drama, with contemporary 80’s design influence. Running and scheduling large makeup department up to 70 Makeup Artists and designing all crowd looks.
2015 – The Bastard Executioner. 20th Century Fox. Make-up Supervisor. Dir Kurt Sutter. 10 part Medieval Drama with scenes of torture and violence.
2014 – Under Milkwood. Ffati Films. Make-up & Hair designer. Dir Kevin Allen. 1950’s Fantasy with Rhys Ifans and Charlotte Church.
2014 – Crow. Spinning Head Films. Make-up & Hair designer. Dir Wyndham Price. Supernatural horror with Nick Moran and Terrence Stamp.
2010 – The Big I Am. Cinematic Productions. Make-up Supervisor. Dir: Nic Auerbach. Modern day gangster thriller with graphic scenes of violence starring Michael Madsen.
2008 – I Know You Know. Parallax Films. Make-up & Hair Designer. Dir: Justin Kerrigan. 1980’s Period drama about paranoid schizophrenia with Robert Carlyle.
2008 – Abrahams Point. Spinning Head Films. Make-up & Hair Designer. Dir: Wyndham Price. Modern day black comedy with Mackenzie Crook.
2008 – Caught In the Act. Carnaby Films. Make-up & Hair Designer. Dir: Matt Lipsey. Modern day comedy starring Maureen Lipman, and Ralph Brown.
2007 – The History of Mr Polly Granada. Make-up Supervisor. Dir Gillies MacKinnon. Period drama with Lee Evans and Anne-Marie Duff.
2001 – Score. BBC. Make-up & Hair Designer. Dir: Andy de Emmony. Modern day comedy drama with Sue Johnston, Bob Pugh, Alan Armstrong.
SELECTED DAILY CREDITS
2013 Da Vincis Demons 2 Starz/FOX Make-up and Hair Artist
2012 Da Vincis Demons Starz/ FOX Make up and Hair Artist
2012 Game of Thrones 2 HBO/Sky Additional Hairdresser
2012 Wrath of the Titans 2 Warner Bros Additional Hairdresser
2011 Captain America Marvel Additional Make-up
2011 Pirates of the Caribbean 4 Disney Additional Hairdresser
Public Liability Insurance (£10m cover) via BECTU. Full driving licence. Fluent French. Full Make-up Kit plus Airbrushing kit and Special Effects/ Casualty make-up kit with mirror hire facilities/ Wig and facial hair stock & hire. I can provide a qualified team of experienced and professional personnel.