In this very special, first time ever event, Saturday Night Live Department Head, Louie Zakarian, will lead attendees on a journey of creativity and execution, as he showcases the process and technique that have won him industry accolades, a five-time Emmy award winner and one of the most respected artists in our business.
In the first part of our session, Louie will discuss his design process and the considerations required in work for television and film, special effects, as well as character development and creation. Techniques across a range of these topics will be reviewed and practiced in the hands-on portion of the program where attendees will work through a number of different makeup and FX applications.
Louie Zakarian has had a career than spans more than two decades with a range of experience that crosses over from film and television, to theater and live performance. He has toured with Paul Simon, designed makeup for Broadway’s Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, and has film and television credits that include Fringe, The Magnificent Seven, Southpaw, Requiem for a Dream, Across the Universe, Evening, P.S. I Love You and The Ministers. But Louie is perhaps best known as the makeup department head at Saturday Night Live for the past 20 years.The accolades for his work are heard far and wide and he took home the Emmy Award for his work on SNL in 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2015. Over his tenure at SNL, more than 50 cast members have come through his makeup room along with more than 100 guest hosts and more than 100 musical guests.To say that Louie Zakarian has been a part of the most important program in popular culture would be an incredible understatement. He and his team have helped SNL parody presidents -- including Bill Clinton, George W Bush and Barack Obama -- along with other political figures, sports stars and celebrities and created some of the most iconic characters in television history.
Attendees have the opportunity to participate in the demonstration only session from 10:00-12:00, or the full-day hands-on workshop that runs from 10:00-6:00.
SCHEDULE & LOCATION
Monday, December 5, 2016
Seminar Only: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Workshop: 1:00pm - 6:00pm
MAKE UP FOR EVER NY Studio, 8 East 12th Street NYC
For more information about this program please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.