Donald Mowat is one of the industry’s most sought-after makeup artists. As makeup department head on such films as ‘Nightcrawler’, ‘Prisoners’, ‘The Fighter’, ‘8 Mile’ and ‘Repo Men’ Donald’s skill and professionalism have kept him in constant demand for the last twenty-five years.
Accomplished in every genre of film and television – straight and corrective beauty, character makeup, period drama, out of kit special effects/casualty – his awards include a Primetime Emmy, a Saturn award, a Hollywood Makeup Artists Guild award and two Gemini awards; Donald also has a Daytime Emmy, two further Saturn and three more Makeup Artists Guild nominations.
Latest projects as Head of Department/Makeup Designer in theatrical release are Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Sicario’, with Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro, and ‘Spectre’, the 24th instalment of James Bond, directed by Sam Mendes, as personal makeup artist for Daniel Craig.
Up coming projects include Tom Ford’s ‘Nocturnal Animals’ with Jake Gyllenhaal, Ellie Bamber, Armie Hammer and Aaron Taylor Johnson.