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
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
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
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.