Recent Work

A Brave New World - Hair & Make Up Artist

Ambling Productions - Dragon Studios Cardiff 

June to Dec 2019

Designer : Tanya Lodge 

TV adaptation of Aldous Huxley's book set in dystopian future

Strong hair styles and make up looks depicting futuristic looks 

 

A Discovery of Witches - Hair & Make Up Artist 

Netflix- Season 2 - Pinewood Studio Cardiff

July to Dec 2019

A fantasy series in the world of Witches and vampires Elizabethan era 

Designer -  Loz Shovac

Styling hairs in Elizabethan noble styles on men and women. Laying on facial hair for sides and beards. 

 

His Dark Materials - Hair & Make Up Artist

BBC 1 - Season 2 - Bad Wolf Studios Cardiff

Designer - Jacqueline Fowler

August  - Dec 2019

Fantasy witch looks in hair & make up. 

 

Cursed - Crowd Fittings Hair & Make Up Artist

Netflix - Frank Miller & Tom Wheeler 

Designer : Erika Okvist

Langley Studios , London. Feb - May 2019

A new fantasy series following the story of Nimue A teenage sorceress encounters a young Arthur on his quest to find a powerful and ancient sword. 

I helped with the design and looks of new characters for the series using my skills in Hairdressing , Prosthetic application and sfx make up looks. 

Watchmen - HBO series North Wales, Hair and Makeup fittings Assistant and crowd daily

Designer - Erica Okrist - September 2018 4 weeks

1930's hairstyling soft finger waves for women, with 1930s Make Up looks also. Cutting and salon colouring by me on gents hairs to replicate main artists look. 

 

Counsel - TV Drama,  Hair & Makeup Designer

BBC NI & Lacada Productions - August to September 2018

Executive Producer Amanda Verlaque, Producer Julie Gardener

I designed and created the looks for a drama surrounding a female barrister played by Valene Kane. I had 7 cast to look after together with an assistant and three work experience trainees over the three weeks. I organised the daily routines, kept in contact with the other departments within the production crew. I kept within my budget for materials and staffing costs, it was my first proper design role and I really enjoyed the experience.

  

Massacre at Ballymurphy -   Hair & Make Up Designer

Awen Media Productions & Channel 4 - May 2018

A documentary surrounding the events during the troubles August 1971 in Belfast. I was heavily involved in the reconstruction I used research photographs to recreate Belfast youths and key characters. I hired wigs from The Wig Store in London I styled them with 70's looks together with makeup looks I provided the exact look the director had required within the budget I was allocated.

Game of Thrones S8,S7,S6,S5,S2 - 2011 to 2018  Crowd Hair Assistant

HBO Productions - December 2017 to June 2018

Kevin Alexander - Hair Designer, Nicola Mount - Crowd Supervisor

Fantasy styling of hair to very exact looks demonstrated by Kevin Alexander, Hair Designer. This was my 4th season with the production, the work involved Wig fitting, styling and dressing of long hair.

 

Outlaw King S1 - Crowd Hair & Make Up Assistant

Netflix   - August 2017 to December 2017 Scotland A film depicting the life of Robert the Bruce circa early 1300's. Dirty down and battle scene make up looks. Fitting of male & female wigs , styling and dressing the female wigs and real long hair following beautiful and exquisite medieval styling.

 

Outlander - S1,S2,S3,S4 2014 - 2018 Crowd Hair and Make Up Assistant

Starrz Productions - Annie McGowan Designer & Laura Hill Crowd Supervisor

My 4th season with Outlander , dirty down & battle make up looks. Fitting and styling of wigs from the period 1800's & 1946 Recently Native red Indian looks.

 

Of Gods & Warriors - Hair & Make Up Supervisor

Film Mode Entertainment & Misfits Entertainment - June & July 2017

I set up and co-ordinated the local make up dailies and trainees. I supervised on set and my work also involved looking after 4 artists from wig applications. I coloured hair throughout the shoot on 2 cast, I was the key make up artist to all the cast on set, I delegated the work to my assistants and dailies. I kept up the beautiful make up look for the female character thoughout the filming for my designer.  I also aided my designer by putting together the looks for 2 male characters & their stunt double wigs, I carried out sfx make up looks for battle scenes in action on set.

 

Red Rock - Hair & Make Up Supervisor

BBC1 & TV3 - October 2016 to May 2017

I looked after 3 female actors, colouring, cutting and styling their hair also created their make up looks according to story lines for seven months. I looked after all of the male actors hair cutting and styling throughout the production. I created particular make up looks on my blocks as the story lines evolved. These included sfx make up looks for beatings, domestic violence, drug addiction and normal day to day looks. I supervised and give training to dailies and our trainee on all aspects of working within the hair & make up department.

River City - Hair & Make Up Supervisor, Feb - March 2015

BBC Scotland filmed in Dumbarton, I covered a period of 2 months as a supervisor. The BBC encourages training of those under your supervision, I really enjoyed looking after 2 assistants and 1 trainee. I demonstrated how to create looks depicted in our scripts for sfx domestic violence scenes, I gave training on script breakdown and liaising with other departments as well as make up and hair styling techniques.

 

Professional Development

Hair Dressing NVQ Levels 2 Cutting & Colouring & Level 3 Advanced Cutting & Colouring, with colour correction.

Make Up Diploma - HABIA  Salon Services,  Belfast

Advanced Make Up Artistry - Annie Gribbons, Make Up Forever, Dublin

Lace Front Wig Masterclass - Pam Smyth, The Make Up Department, Belfast

Sfx & Prosthetics Masterclass - Shaun Harrison , Shaun Harrison Academy

 

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