Makeup Nominees to Share Creations at Oscar® Week Event

Makeup Nominees to Share  Creations at Oscar® Week Event

Beverly Hills, CA (RUSHPRNEWS) January 31, 1008— The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will spotlight the 2007 Oscar nominees in the Makeup category at a special symposium on Saturday, February 23, at 2:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

The Oscar-Nominated Makeup Artist and Hairstylist Symposium will be moderated by Makeup Branch governor Leonard Engelman, whose film credits include “Moonstruck,” “The Accidental Tourist,” “Sleepless in Seattle” and “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”
The nominees (subject to availability) for this year’s Makeup award will discuss their creative process and present film clips, photographs and models of their work.

The films nominated for Achievement in Makeup are:
“La Vie en Rose,” Didier Lavergne and Jan Archibald
“Norbit,” Rick Baker and Kazuhiro Tsuji
“Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End,” Ve Neill and Martin Samuel
Admission to the symposium is free, but advance tickets are required. There is a four ticket per person limit. Tickets will be available beginning Friday, February 1, at 9 a.m. at the Academy’s ticket office.

The Samuel Goldwyn Theater is located at 8949 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. All seating is unreserved. For more information, please call the Academy at (310) 247-3600 or visit www.oscars.org/events.

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2007 will be presented on Sunday, February 24, 2008, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network beginning at 5 p.m. PT. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.
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