Donald Mowat is one of the industry’s most sought-after makeup artists. As makeup department head/designer on such films as Sicario, Nightcrawler, Prisoners, The Fighter and 8 Mile and as personal makeup artist for Daniel Craig on Spectre and Skyfall, 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 in theatrical release are Tom Ford’s Nocturnal Animals, premiering at the Venice and Toronto film festivals in September 2016, and Stronger staring Jake Gyllenhaal and Tatiana Maslany.
Donald is currently makeup department head/designer on the highly anticipated Blade Runner sequel Blade Runner 2049 directed by Denis Villeneuve.