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 & VICE all won Oscars®!
BAD GRANDPA **
X-MEN : WOLVERINE
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY **
PLANET OF THE APES -Tim Burton's
HOW THE GRINCH STOLE X-MAS **
INDIANA JONES 4
STAR TREK 1 & 2 - JJ Abrams Reboot **
I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER
OZ the GREAT and POWERFUL
MEN IN BLACK 2
**Academy Award Winners or Nominees for Best Makeup
STAR WARS : THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT
STAR WARS : THE MANDALORIAN - Season 2 *
TWIN PEAKS *
THE WALKING DEAD
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER *
HOUSE, M.D. *
BEHIND THE CANDELABRA *
GEORGE WALLACE *
*Emmy Winners/Nominees or Guild Awards for Jamie Kelman
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