Local 706 - The Artisan

Winter 2020

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THE ARTISAN WINTER 2020 • 45 B Y K A Z U H I R O PROSTHETIC MAKE-UP DESIGNER From left: Charlize Theron as Megyn Kelly, Nicole Kidman as Gretchen Carlson and Margot Robbie as Kayla Pospisil. SPECIAL MAKE-UP EFFECTS PROSTHETICS & MAKE-UP HAIR In July of 2018, I received an email from Charlize Theron's assistant, Matt Maher. He asked me if I was available for a fi lm where she would be playing Megyn Kelly. I had met Charlize briefl y when I was working on Mighty Joe Young and The Devil's Advocate. I've always respected her work immensely, so I replied right away to express my interest. Continued on Page 46 I received a notifi cation from Kazu Hiro via social media about a fi lm he was working on. He needed a department head make-up while he focused on designing the prosthetics for the three main characters. This felt like divine intervention, considering I had just returned home from working overseas and had two potential new projects go down. I was excited to receive such an intriguing offer from someone of his talent. Continued on Page 51 A few years back, I had the pleasure and honor of working on a project called All the Way. Jay Roach was the director. In that experience, we had such freedom with creative process and such support that I vowed that if I ever had the opportunity again, that I would do anything Jay asked in the future. That opportunity arose with Bombshell. Jay is a dream of a director. Actors love him for sure but his ease and ability to make you feel like everything you do is everything that he cares about, makes for a crew that wants to deliver whatever he asks. Continued on Page 54 B Y V I V I A N B A K E R DEPARTMENT HEAD MAKE-UP B Y A N N E M O R G A N DEPARTMENT HEAD HAIR

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