Sian Richards is coming from the USA to complete the trio of lead artists for the main prosthetic application demo, joining Neill Gorton and Rob Mayor to create three characters.
Sian’s makeup career spans 28 years, the last 12 of which she has lived in the LA. She department headed her first movie in 1998 and her work encompasses everything from high-end editorial to period work, prosthetics and makeup-FX.
Last year she was Emmy and IATSE Guild nominated for her work on TV movie ‘Bessie’, on which she was personal makeup designer and artist for Queen Latifah. She has recently headed up the makeup departments on movies including ‘Message from the King’, ‘The Last Knights’, ‘Visions’, ‘Burying the Ex’ and ‘London Fields’ and was personal makeup artist for Halle Berry on films such as ‘Cloud Atlas’ and ‘New Year’s Eve’.
Sian’s list of screen credits for straight makeup and hair is vast and she has headed up departments to create makeups for an array of actors including Sean William Scott, Gerard Butler, Melanie Griffith, Milla Jovovich, Juno Temple, Mary Steenburgen, Naomi Watts, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Hope Davis, Selma Blair, Jada Pinkett Smith, Maria Bello, Emily Blunt, Jimmy Smits, Joan Allen, Kevin Costner, Evan Rachel Wood and the late, legendary David Bowie amongst many, many others.