Episode 27: We speak with Makeup & Hair Designer Sharon Martin, Sharon’s work can be seen in films such as Okja, Snow white and the Huntsman and The Last King of Scotland. Sharon shares with us how wonderfully collaborative it is to work with Tilda Swinton, The design process she went through for Snow White and the huntsman and she chats about the incredibly exciting projects she has been working on recently…..
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Starting her Make-Up career working with British music legends Soul II Soul Sharon soon found a creative talent that would take her around the world and lead her from the glamorous world of pop music into an ever evolving career as an exceptionally versatile Designer for Film and TV.
Sharon went on to work with Forrest Whittaker on his Oscar winning performance for “The Last King Of Scotland” and was shortlisted for an Oscar nomination for her Make-Up Design on “Snow White and the Huntsman”. Sharon’s Film career has taken her around the world, working the last few years in locations such as Prague, South Korea, Canada, USA and Nigeria to name but a few, building on and inspiring Sharon’s love for story telling.
Sharon has enjoyed collaborations with directors such as Woody Allen, Anton Corbijn and most recently Gore Verbinski. Sharon’s TV work earned her a BAFTA nominated for her Hair and Make-Up Design on the adaptation of Zadie Smiths “White Teeth” starring Naomi Harris and James McAvoy.
Her latest credits include Make-Up and Hair Design for the forthcoming “A Cure for Wellness” as well as the 80’s crime thriller “Infilltrator” starring Bryan Cranston and Diane Kruger. Sharon’s long list of film credits also include “Blood Diamond”, “Prince of Persia”, “Pirates of the Caribbean 4” and most recently Personal Hair and Make-Up Artist on Marvels “Dr. Strange”, to Rachel McAdams and Chiwetel Ejiofor, to name but a few.