Local 706 - The Artisan

Winter 2022

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THE ARTISAN WINTER 2022 • 29 which made my head spin with the logistics of getting wigs made and beard extensions for Oscar Isaac based in New York, a wig and facial hair for Chen Chang in Taiwan, and UK-based Rebecca Ferguson facial tattoos (new scene) without any in-person ttings, as well as her hair color changed. At that point, she was on Mission: Impossible looking very dierent from Dune. Finding crew was a challenge due to availability, travel restric- tions, quarantine. I was fortunate to have chief hair stylist Peta Dunstall from the UK join me, along with some of our main team, as well as Jutta Russell and Judit Halasz. We diligently matched existing scenes with Timmy, Oscar, Rebecca, Josh Brolin, Jason Momoa and a new scene with Stellan Skarsgård, David Dastmalchian and Charlotte Rampling. We also had two days lm- ing in LA County with Timmy and Zendaya. ank you to 706 members, make-up artist Ruth Haney and hair stylist/wig maker Dawn Victoria Dudley for those two very long hectic days, but our dinner at e Olive Garden was good fun. Brothers, Sisters, and kin of IATSE Local 706, on behalf of our entire team, we thank you for your support of our lm. • Photoshops of make-up and hair ideas/concepts, as well as reference examples for our extensive crowds of Harkonennen, Fremen, and Sardaukar for director's approval in regular one-on-one meetings, sourcing reference materials and inspiration from lms, theater, books and artwork. For my initial meeting with Denis in Los Angeles, I presented some ideas and references for the Baron which included Marlon Brando in both e Island of Dr. Moreau and Apocalypse Now. ere was some discussions that this could possibly be a CGI character or a combination of both make-up and visual eects. My instincts were I could design this in close collaboration with my friends and col- leagues Love Larson & Eva Von Bahr who are extremely talented at creating realistic prosthetic appliance make-ups. Dune's release was delayed and with the postponement of addi- tional pickups during the pandemic, we waited to get word if and when this would happen. In the spring of 2020, we got the go-ahead from WB that we would lm these pickups for 10 days under very strict COVID protocols in the summer of 2020. I had a quite a signicant prep to get all our lead cast back to their character looks, From left: Josh Brolin (Gurney Halleck), Oscar Isaac and Stephen McKinley Henderson (Thufir Hawat) From left: Stellan Skarsgård as Baron Harkonnen; Zendaya (Chani) and Chalamet

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