Makeup Artist & Boutique FX Lab based in Los Angeles
Trained under the greats of the "Golden Era" of 1980's Special Makeup Effects, 2X Emmy Award® winner Jamie Kelman moved to Los Angeles after graduating from NYU Film School in 1995.
Working & learning at most of the classic Hollywood labs before they closed or retired,
Jamie has been making his own prosthetics and
designing makeups from his boutique home fx lab,
He is frequently found on-set, helping to run a Makeup Department, applying prosthetics or as a
Key Makeup Artist for Movies & TV.
Fun Fact: Jamie Kelman has been on the makeup team of SEVEN films that have been nominated for Academy Awards® for Best Makeup. HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS (2000), CLICK (2006), NORBIT (2007), STAR TREK (2009), BAD GRANDPA (2013), GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2014) and VICE (2018) were all nominated for Best Makeup Oscars®.
THREE of the movies that Jamie worked on as a makeup artist won Academy Awards® for Best Makeup: HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS & STAR TREK & this year's
VICE all won Oscars®!
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
PLANET OF THE APES -Tim Burton's
HOW THE GRINCH STOLE X-MAS
STAR TREK -JJ Abrams Reboot- 1 & 2
OZ the GREAT and POWERFUL
MEN IN BLACK 2
THE WALKING DEAD
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (EMMY Nomination)
HOUSE, M.D. (EMMY win)
BEHIND THE CANDELABRA (EMMY win)
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