Category: Industry Speaks

Special Make-Up Effects Professional Neill Gorton Speaks to Students for MUD Talks

Tweet Share British animatronics and prosthetic specialist Neill Gorton has developed a name for himself on the sets of Saving Private Ryan (1998), Children of Men (2006) and Doctor Who (2005). Starting at only 17 years old, he has won the BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Awards four times with six nominations,…

Makeup Artist to the Stars Gregory Arlt Visits our Burbank School for MUD Talks

Tweet Share One might know Gregory Arlt for his pin-up red carpet looks on Dita Von Teese, his vintage doll-like makeup on Katy Perry for her One of the Boys album cover, or his glamorous editorial work with Angelina Jolie for Vanity Fair. Make-up artist Gregory Arlt has had an expansive and successful 25-year career…

Industry Speaks: Cloutier Remix

Tweet Share   Madeline Leonard, Director and Owner of the prominent agency Cloutier Remix, along with her team Libby Anderson and Marissa Alfe,visited Make-up designory Burbank to give students and alumni some insight on what it takes to get representation. The advice they gave was hearty and straight forward. “Show only your best work. Your…

Industry Speaks: Make-up Artist Jordu Schell

Tweet Share Contributor: Svenya Nimmons They say what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, but in the case of Jordu Schell, what frightens you, makes you create an imagination of your own.  At a young age, he gasped at an image of someone being chased in a movie and his mother quickly shut the television…

Industry Speaks: Don Lanning

Tweet Share   “If you feel you are an artist, you owe it to yourself to be an artist.” Don Lanning Don Lanning was born in Van Nuys, California in the heart of Hollywood’s creature effects community. With early heroes Dick Smith, John Chambers, Stan Winston, Rick Baker and Rob Bottin as guides, Don started…