2018 SCHEDULE COMING SOON

Your day will start with two panel discussions beginning with our accomplished Hair Stylists followed by a lively conversation with our award winning group of Makeup Artists.  Topics of discussion will include: personal stories of their entrance into show biz, unions, agents, and what they look for in key artists.

PANELS

2016 SCHEDULE 

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10:00 am-10:50 am
THE HAIR ARTISTS 

Join this panel to enjoy the exacting artistry of the hair stylist/barber and revel in the passion and creativity needed to attain the greatest heights.  

Learn from the best department heads in the industry about what it takes to be a sought after hair stylist/barber in such a competitive industry.

Camille FriendDjango Unchained, Hunger Games-Mockingjay I & II,  

     Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Melissa Forney - Empire, Selma, Best Man Holiday, When the Bough Breaks

Daniel Curet - Vampire Diaries, Salem, Sleepy Hollow, The OC, The Originals

Stacey Kutz - Black-ish, Sons of Anarchy, A Thousand Words

      (Hair for Anthony Anderson, Eddie Murphy, Columbus Short, and Ron Perlman)

Conrad Hilton - Any Given Sunday, The Jamie Foxx Show, Player's Club

     (Hair for Jamie Foxx)

 

11:00 am-11:50 am
THE MAKEUP ARTISTS 

An informal chat between some of the makeup industry's finest.  

Get valuable, behind-the-scenes insight into how these artists conceive, create and influence the on camera look of their actors for film and television.  

Critics' Choice Winner Vera Steimberg - Guardians of the Galaxy, Norbit, Star Trek                 (Makeup for Zoe Saldana and Eddie Murphy)

Beverly Jo Pryor - Empire, Selma, Lee Daniels' The Butler

Emmy Nominee Tym Buacharern - House of Lies, Miles Ahead, Dreamgirls

Melanie Hughes-Weaver  - Pitch Perfect 2, Walk of Shame, The Lincoln Lawyer

12:00 am - 1:00 pm
LUNCH 

MASTERCLASSES 

1:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Whether the artist's talent is applied to film, TV, editiorial or music videos, a hair and makeup artist's work and design must tell a complete story.  These unique and intensive masterclasses will guide you from basic to advanced skills, while revealing some of the most important strategies used by the best in the business to always be in demand.

Each masterclass is tailored to fit your hair and makeup needs where you will enjoy a true educational experience in an intimate setting with industry veterans of your choice.

In these masterclasses, you will not just learn how to improve your craft, but also discover what is expected of you personally by celebrities and the production itself so you may become an indispensable part of the hair and makeup industry.

(Space is limited. Two masterclasses per attendee only.)

Daniel Curet and Vera Steimberg  - Back to Basics

 

Daniel, the King of the Blowdry, will demonstrate his secret techniques to create volume, shape, and direction with the use of a blow dryer and round brush.

Daniel's vast list of credits include: VAMPIRE DIARIES, SALEM, SLEEPY HOLLOW, THE OC, THE ORIGINALS.

Learn from the personal makeup artist to Zoe Saldana and Eddie Murphy.  Vera will share invaluable information about perfecting that camera ready look for eyes, lips, and men's grooming all while imparting true insider knowledge on what it takes to be a "personal" to the stars.  

Vera has been featured in VOGUE, MARIE CLAIRE, ALLURE, GQ, as well as worked on a myriad of shows including:  DREAMGIRLS, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, THE WORDS,

DEATH AT A FUNERAL, STAR TREK.

Beverly Jo Pryor and Melissa Forney - The Ladies of EMPIRE

 

EMPIRE is a stylistic juggernaut...but it would be nothing without teamwork.  

Allow Beverly Jo and Melissa to share what it means to be an integral part of a production "family", where working together is paramount to success.  

Learn the ins and outs of what must be done to get actors ready for the screen while working within strict production limits on a fast-paced, hit television show.

Besides EMPIRE, the ladies worked on SELMA together.

Beverly Jo’s credits include LEE DANIELS' THE BUTLER, UGLY BETTY, VAMPIRE DIARIES, ALI

Melissa’s credits include, THE BEST MAN HOLIDAY, WHEN THE BOUGH BREAKS,  

RIDE ALONG 2, A.N.T. FARM.

Stacey Kutz, Conrad Hilton, D.L. Master Barber

The Star Clippers and the Art of the Clip

 

Barbering is a highly specialized craft and these three are the best of the best.  

Let Emmy Nominee Stacey Kutz , Conrad Hilton, and D.L. Master Barber, author of THE BARBER'S BIBLE, share their skills with you while revealing the strategies needed for you to become a celebrity barber and hair artist in the entertainment industry.  Not only will they share hair clipping techniques, but also how to create a full head of hair or facial hair on bare skin.

Quality of clippers, precision, speed and technique will all be covered to get you to that next level.

 

Their collective credits and clients include: ANTHONY ANDERSON, JAMIE FOXX, EDDIE MURPHY, ANTHONY MACKIE, MICHAEL EALY, TYLER PERRY, COLUMBUS SHORT, RON PERLMAN, MIKE EPPS, DWAYNE JOHNSON, KEVIN HART, P. DIDDY, TUPAC SHAKUR, BIGGIE SMALLS, WILL SMITH, ALFONSO RIBIERO, and MARTIN LAWRENCE.

Shows and Films: BLACK-ISH, ALI, BEVERLY HILL COP, THE PERFECT GUY, GANGSTER SQUAD, NORBIT, ANNIE press, SCANDAL, GONE GIRL, SONS OF ANARCHY.

 

Camille Friend and Tym Buacharern– Lace Wigs and Precision Makeup

 

Camille has worked with some of Hollywood's biggest stars, including Jennifer Lawrence,

Queen Latifah, Elizabeth Banks, Samuel L. Jackson, Taraji P. Henson, and Emma Stone.  

Discover her techniques on lace wigs, how to correctly wrap the hair, apply the lace wig and the proper way to remove it. 

Weather conditions, shooting conditions, how to work with top talent and other unexpected set challenges will all be covered by one of the best.

Her credits include: HUNGER GAMES – MOCKINGJAY I and II, THE HELP, THE KARATE KID, DJANGO UNCHAINED, THE HATEFUL EIGHT, CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

 

Tym has worked with Janet Jackson, Jennifer Hudson, Hana Mae Lee, Sophia Bush,

Don Cheadle, and many more. He will share his skills on how to create unique "looks" with speed and professionalism.  Learn how to stay relevant in the ever-changing field of makeup from film to stage

and HiDef television as well as the secret weapons in skincare, makeup, and tools. 

Tym has worked all over the globe touring with JANET JACKSON and shooting projects such as DREAMGIRLS, 1000AE, HOUSE OF LIES, THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES, ONE TREE HILL and was featured by MARY KAY Cosmetics for youth oriented makeup.

NETWORK MIXER

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Nothing is more important in the industry than making professional contacts.  Please, join us at the completion of the workshops for a chance at more personal interaction with our artists and networking with your fellow attendees.  Hosted hors d'oeuvres.