Kerryn Flewell-Smith

Key Make-up & Hair Artist, HOD, Supervisor

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CAREER HIGHLIGHT + Working on The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

RECENT WORK + ReFraction (2018) – Makeup Designer + Safe Harbour (2018) – Makeup & Hair Designer + Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018) – Key Makeup (2nd Unit) + Thor: Ragnarok (2017) – Additional Makeup Artist

Vivienne Boo Fox

Make-up Artist & Hairdresser

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RECENT WORK + Danger Close – Crowd Hair & Makeup Supervisor + Family Law S2 & S3 – Hair & Makeup Co-Designer + The Butterfly Tree – Key Hair & Makeup Artist (Best Hair & Makeup AACTA Nomination)

CROWD WORK Aquaman (2018) + Pirates of the Caribbean 5 (2017) + Unbroken (2014)

 

Gail Kane

Make-up and Hair Key, HOD, Qualified Hairdresser 

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CAREER HIGHLIGHT Working In India On ‘Hotel Mumbai’ And In The Australian Desert On ‘Upright’ + Being Part Of The Emmy Award-Winning Team For Hair And Make-Up on HBO Series ‘The Pacific’

RECENT WORK “Celeste” Feature Film 2017 – Designer + “The Family Law” Season 1 TV Drama 2015 – Designer + ‘Escape From Pretoria’ Feature Film 2019 – Key MUA + ‘Upright’ TV Drama 2018 – Key MUA + ‘Pine Gap’ TV Drama 2018 – Key MUA + ‘Hotel Mumbai’ Feature Film 2016-17- Key MUA

Belinda Nicoll

Make-up & Hair Artist

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Over the past ten years, Brisbane based makeup artist Belinda Nicoll has been a favourite for industry professionals all over Australia. Belinda’s aesthetic ranges from natural beauty right through to special effects effortlessly. Belinda has an ever-expanding obsession for the creative industry. Drawing on her many years in the makeup industry, she aims to bring out the best in every face. Belinda works regularly with other industry creatives to produce beautiful and inspiring looks for all types of events. Collaborating with different products and brands to create these looks. You can see some of Belinda’s work in films such as UnbrokenPirates of the Caribbean 5Australia Day and Monster Problems in Australia and her work in Los Angeles for the film Anonymous Killers. You will also find Belinda’s work frequenting music videos for artists such as The Kite String Tangle, Violent SoHo and ROI.
 

 

Carlie Test

Make-up Artist & Hairdresser

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS Finishing hairdressing apprenticeship in 2017 + Working as a blonde and foiling specialist in Brisbane for two years + Working as the first and primary assistant to Paula Hibbard + Moving to Sydney for work + Working on the feature film “I Am Woman” with all the period styling

Bella Townshend

Hairdresser/Barber, Make-up & FX Artist

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS + Loveland Feature Film Hair and Makeup Artist + 2nd Place Prosthetic Division IMATS 2017 Battle of the Brushes + Barber Jimmy Rod’s + QLD Ballet Hair and Make-up + QLD Opera Hair and Make-up Artist + Le Scala Ballet Hair and Make-up Artist 

Georgina Ryland

Body Painter, Make-up Artist & Prosthetics

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS + – Working in Hong Kong as Makeup Designer for Ivan Sen’s Loveland – Assisting Noriko Watanabe and Nikki Gooley on Nine Perfect Strangers (2021) – Featured in multiple international publications including Make-Up Artist Magazine, Laud Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Instagram’s official page etc – Creating a body paint timelapse for Marvel – Second place in IMATS Battle of the Brushes 2014

RECENT WORK +  – Swimming for Gold (2020) – The Brighton Miracle (2019) – Nice Shorts (2019) – QLD Ballet (2018 – 2019)

Sara Shadbolt

Make-up Artist & Hairdresser

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS + Working on Harrow Season 2 – In-house Cut & Colourist 
 
RECENT WORK + Occupation Rainfall (2018) + Judy Copley Etherial Runway Show (2018) + Qld Hair/Makeup Artist for the company ‘The Filmery’ + Music Videos: (2017) Adam Brand ‘Drunk’, Troy Cassar-Daley ‘Things I Carry Around’ Caitlyn Shadbolt ‘Bad’ + TV series Pilot ‘White Noise’ (2017) 

Chrissy Keepence

Vintage Make-up & Hair Artist, Stylist

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS + Supplying costuming for 90% of the cast for ABC Biopic Parers War + Head Stylist for Qld Theatre Company for two large productions + Head Stylist for Bleach Festival period events + 3 years in charge of, Styling & Delivering Period/Vintage High-End Fashion Parades for Magic Millions + MUAH & Styling Direction for 7 Sopranos Album Cover, TV Commercial and Music Video Clip

Kyanne Wagensveld

Hairdresser, Make-up Artist & Spray Tanner

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS + Being part of award-winning Australian Hair Fashion collections 2016/17 + Working backstage at Fashion Week 2015/16/17 + Being on the Main Stage at Hair Expo 2015/16/17 + Filming with Channel 7 and SBS + Spring Carnival at Derby Day & Melb. Cup 2016

Zoe Coop

Make-up & Hair Artist, Beauty Therapist

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS + Nominated Victorian University student of the year during specialised makeup diploma + Working for M.A.C Cosmetics in  Melbourne and London U.K.

 
RECENT WORK + Nowhere Boys, Hair & Makeup Assistant + Playing for Keeps, Hair & Makeup Additional Days + 5 Bedrooms, Hair & Makeup Assistant

Kestrel Profitt

Wig Maker + Wig Stylist + Salon Senior Hairdresser +
Makeup FX Artist

Kestrel has been in the hairdressing industry for 11+ years and a makeup artist for 5+ years. Kestrel has always had a passion for making people look and feel beautiful, ever since knowing this was also possible through the film and television industry it became her goal in life which she has been working towards for the best 5+ years. Through this she has found wig making and styling which she travelled to London in 2017 to learn all the skills needed to make custom wigs and facial hair pieces as well as strengthen her skills in styling. Kestrel loves the process and on set journey to help make a production come to life. 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS + IMATS Battle of the Brushes 2016 contestant Prosthetics Deivison, 11 years in hairdressing industry, 5 years as a makeup artist, 3 years wig making and styling, Travelling to London to expand wig making knowledge. 

RECENT WORK + Crowd room for Elvis Biopic 2020 – 2021 (night crew) styling wigs for 50’s 60’s and 70’s QLD Opera 2019 Hair and makeup artist 

Allie Grigg

Makeup Artist, Hairstylist, Brow + Lash Specialist 

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Allie Grigg is a Professional Makeup Artist with 8+ years experience and a diversified business background managing multiple franchises internationally, this has allowed Allie to progress her knowledge in the beauty industry after discovering her passion in makeup artistry and it’s a creative process. For the last 3+ years, Allie has dedicated her time to freelance by focusing on her clients to ensure they have a memorable experience that makes them feel elevated, confident and beautiful. Specialising in bridal, editorial, fashion and event makeup, Allie also continues to refine and elevate her skills in these areas and newly in SPFX, drag, airbrushing and other beauty services with current and highly regarded industry professionals.

Shylie Parsons

Make-up Artist, Costume Design

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS + Doing Makeup Demos at Sydney IMATS 2017 + Working full-time on Aquaman (Costume) + Being published in numerous international magazines including The Makeup Artist magazine + Winning 2016 Sydney IMATS Battle of the Brushes in the Beauty/Fantasy Category

Li-Sa Choi

Make-up Artist

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS + Working full-time on Aquaman (Costume) + Working on Kong: Skull Island (IWI Tribe) + Being Published in Make-up Artist Mag + Winning 2016 Sydney IMATS Battle of the Brushes in the Prosthetics Category

Mindy Mahoney

Make-up, Prosthetics & Props

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 2019 2nd Place Runner Up Netherworld Professional Prosthetic Artist Division + Studying under Peter Frampton at The Frampton Institute of Cinemagraphic Makeup + Studying advanced prosthetic workshop skills at Chad Atkinson’s Advanced Prosthetic Course + Speciality Costume / On-Set Standby “Occupation 2 – Rainfall “ Feature Film + Make-up and Hair Artist “Go Home” Feature Film 

Georgina Hughes

Makeup Artist , Hairstylist , Lash Specialist , MUPFX

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RECENT WORK + 2021 FHAB makeup artist and eyelash specialist – 2020 Feature Film, The Possessed main team makeup artist and hairstylist – 2020 Feature Film, Black Water Abyss main team makeup artist and hairstylist  – 2019 -2017 Movie world Fright Nights main team makeup fx artist – 2017Feature Film Escape and Evasion additional makeup and hair  – 2016 Feature Film Dunamis Pitch Trailer Key Makeup and Hair 

Desiree Vogelsang

Make-up Artist, Hairstyling, Wigs 

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS Desiree began her Makeup Career by dabbling her brushes at department stores working behind the counters, representing Prestige Makeup Companies since 1989. In those times where Makeup Artists were hard to find, especially for a special day as a Wedding or Photo shoot. During this time she learnt her creative skills by practicing on real life people and started to make a name for herself in Brisbane.

In 1999 she decided to pack her bags and move over to the U.K for 5 years where she was offered a job with Mac Cosmetics at the Kensington Flagship Store. She quickly learnt about different skin tones and was offered to join the Mac Pro Team where she was send out on jobs representing Mac Cosmetics without supervision on Productions like Music Video’s, Commercials, TV Presenters, Fashion Shoot and Runway Fashion Shows, Book Covers and Editorial photo shoots. Desiree’s career as a Makeup Artist bloomed and was well recognized for her versatility during the 5 years in London, she landed work with MTV , London Fashion Week, BBC, Harper Collins and Penguin Publishers and celebrities.

Desiree desired to expand her Makeup Technique and completed her diploma in Special Effect Makeup before she flew back to Australia in 2003.

Back in Australia she was offered her job back at MAC Brisbane where she won the Australasia MAC Creative Competition for Australia. She also had the opportunity to work on Melbourne and Sydney Fashion Weeks.

RECENT WORK Whilst working for MAC her dreams as a Makeup Artist expanded once again working on film such as * The Ruins, *Nims Island *The Mental * Narnia (The Voyage of the Dawn Treader) *Tera Nova * Unbroken * The In betweeners 2. *San Andrias *Pirates of the Caribbean, *The Railway man *Swinging Safari *Dora* Monster Problems and more.

In 2006 -2020 she continues to work with Opera Qld, Qld Symphony Orchestra & Theatre Productions at Qpac and Musicals where she would be Head of Makeup and working with Wigs.

Sian Howard

Make-up Artist, Hairstylist, Beauty Therapist & Educator

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:  Key Makeup Artist on Hulu’s Nine Perfect Strangers starring Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy. Editorial features in British Vogue (2020) and US InStyle (2021). 

RECENT WORK: Who Do You Think You Are (Warner Bros/SBS 2019). Red carpet hair and makeup for The TV Week Logies (2019, 2018). Fujitsu TVC (2019). The Great Day Out (Seven Network 2019). The NRL Footy Show (Nine Network). Australian feature film Broke (2016). Makeup for emerging Hollywood star Tiffany Boone and top Australian actors including Samara Weaving, Logie-winner Claire Van Der Boom, Luke Cosgrove, Justin Rozniak, and veterans Steve Le Marquand, Brendan Cowell and Pippa Grandison.

Sian has continued to learn personally from Australia’s best hair and makeup artists Rae Morris, Sarah Laidlaw, Penny Antuar, Mia Connor, Isabelle De Vries, Rachel Montgomery, Martin Bray, and Lorna Evans, and international artists Uzo (NARS Global Artistry Director), and Marc Reagan (Bobbi Brown Global Artistry Director). She has also represented top cosmetic companies from Mecca Brands. With an impressive reputation in wedding makeup, Sian’s bridal work has been featured by prestigious wedding blogs, on WIN News and in Queensland Brides magazine. Formerly a respected makeup trainer at an international beauty academy, Sian also volunteered for “Look Good, Feel Better” (a valuable program for cancer patients).

Jacqui Deacon

Key Makeup and Hair

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With 30 years experience working as a TV – Film – Commercial – Media and Publicity hairstylist and makeup artist. Jacqui has been engaged on many Australian and International productions in key makeup and hair and additional artist roles.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS + Overseeing makeup and hair to host Sarah Ferguson, The Dutchess of York- in the making of Peter Pan 2005.

RECENT WORK +

Monster Problems Feature Film – additional makeup and hair artist

Germany – Im a Celebrity Get Me Outta Here – Host hair and makeup artist 

At Last Feature Film  – additional makeup and hair artist 

Pirates and the Caribbean – Dead-men Tell No Tales – additional makeup and hair artist 

Taylor Andrews

Makeup and Hair assistant Film and TV, Makeup FX artist, Bridal and Editorial makeup and hair artist 

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As a recent Graduate Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist from Huxley School of Makeup, Taylor is extremely passionate and driven to be a successful artist. Having a background in dancing and being part of a family of performers, small and large scale productions and their operation are second nature to Taylor. 

She has worked with a number of high profile companies, including Warner Bros. and The Iconic. Taylor’s most recent achievement was receiving a position as makeup assistant to the Makeup designer on the untitled Elvis Biopic in 2020.

She is proficient in her ability to produce effective special effects make up, bridal, editorial and natural makeup looks, alongside executing basic hair styling styles and techniques.

Taylor has an extremely professional nature and  is continually seeking to improve and perfect her craft. 

Jaala Brinsmead

Make-up Artist & Hairdresser

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BIOGRAPHY + Beginning hairstyling on the coastal beaches of the Central Coast NSW, Jaala pushed the boundaries in all aspects of the creative hair industry with her consistent ideation of “making a woman look the best she possibly can”. This idea led Jaala to career heights in Sydney where her masterful cutting, colouring and styling skills became sought after. Entering the world of television, she became a key senior stylist at Channel 9 and 7, regularly requested by Celebrities for programs, advertisements and still editorials. Her list of Australian talent includes Lorna Jane, Michelle Bridges, Sylvia Jeffries, Emma Freedman, Tina Bursil, Allison Langdon, Georgie Gardner and Sonia Kruger, where Jaala was appointed key stylist for the live television show The Voice in 2018/2019 and Big Brother 2020. Amongst her success in television, other works include Marvel films, Magazine covers and editorials, red carpet awards, event styling and weddings. She finds herself now located in Brisbane ready to take on new challenges that come her way.

Ellie Daniel

Film + TV Makeup Artist and Qualified Hairdresser

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Ellie has recently wrapped the Netflix series “Surviving Summer” as Key Hair and Makeup, and is preparing for her next Supervising role on Series 3 of “5 Bedrooms” (Paramount Australia). 

Ellie Daniel is the powerhouse go-to in the film and TV industry with 22 years experience. She is both a Qualified Hairdresser and Makeup Artist who’s skills keep evolving with every job. Originally from a strong fashion background, she transitioned into TV drama with an assisting role on the first series of UNDERBELLY in 2008.  Since then, she has had the opportunity to work and collaborate with both local and international designers and these opportunities have kept her skills at top level. Ellie thrives working within a team, her talent and instinct for creativity and organisation make her a highly sought after artist.  

Ellie’s signature outstanding hairdressing is her calling card.  She is known for her ability to connect with her talent on an intimate level to create memorable character, beauty and period looks for productions:

MISS FISHER AND THE CRYPT OF TEARS

JACK IRISH S3

WINNERS AND LOSERS

PLAYING FOR KEEPS

TRUE STORY with HAMISH AND ANDY

An innate love and respect for Makeup and Hairdressing is the driving force behind this dynamic artist.

Jodie Hellingman

Key Make-up and Hair

Seasoned Film and TV makeup artist and hairdresser-Jodie is experienced in front lace wigs, period hair , wound simulation sfx makeup, makeup.

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Mortal Combat Feature Film Key Makeup and Hair 

The Preacher Hair and Makeup 2 x episodes 

Dirt Music Feature Film Key makeup and hair 

Nowhere Boys Makeup and Hair Designer 

Michael Medeiros

Celebrity session stylist 

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Professional Hair and Session stylist, Michael Medeiros has 11 years experience in the Beauty Industry. He has consistently demonstrated creativity and confidence in all of his work for Editorial pieces, National Television work and Awards Shows in Canada and now Australia.

Michael has had a varied and prestigious career, with highlights including The Canadian Screen Awards, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Miss Universe, The Journal Magazine, Revlon Professional as well as personal styling for TV Personalities Lisa Wilkinson (AU), Jennifer Valentyne (CA) and Real House Wife of Toronto Dr. Ann Kaplan. With the use of his skill set and knowledge of professional brands, he cares for his clientele in a professional and respectful manner with great enthusiasm.

An innate love and respect for Makeup and Hairdressing is the driving force behind this dynamic artist.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS +

Stage work: Contessa Awards, Revlon Pro Bellissima international, Allied Beauty Association, Miss Universe, Fiorio Competition.

Brand Campaign: Revlon Professional Bellissima collection, L’Oréal professional Illuminato, Contessa Awards, Revlon Pro Eksperience 

Television celebrity session hairstylist for Ann Kaplan, Lisa Wilkinson, Gerry Duncan, Jennifer Valentyne, Catherine Ohara, Teri Hart, Lisa Ray, Evanka Osmak, William Rowley 

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Fashion: French Connection, Fashion Cares AIDS Benefit (held by Sir Elton John), Designer 3rd Floor Studio, “Time to Shine” MBFW Fashion week, Style Squad (Richard Kavanagh), MBFW Fashion Week (Sydney Carriage Works), Journal Magazine spread and cover