Local 706 - The Artisan

Summer 2020

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BIRDS OF PREY BY DEBORAH DENAVER Birds of Prey was quite the amazing roller coaster ride from beginning to the end. I felt fortunate to have landed an interview for the department head make-up position for the fi lm. I have worked on many creative projects over the years, but as soon as I read the script, I knew there was something special about this one. There was something exciting about working with all female leads as superheroes coming together at the end to defeat the bad guys and be emancipated. The most special part of this project for me was how different each female character was in conjunction with the others. My mind was full of ideas from the script with character looks and special make-up effects to be created. I was ready to present the producers and director with my ideas, as I had already fi nished a script breakdown for each character, in hopes that we could create a collaboration refl ecting our visions. Director Cathy Yan was very excited about an '80s rock-n-roll vibe, and I knew I was in the right place. M A K E - U P

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