Golden Mask for make-up artists 2017

KRYOLAN from Berlin awards the Golden Mask to make-up artists for their special commitment, key contribution to mask design and special artistic creativity.

National Awardee

© Andreas Etter

Guido Paefgen from Mainz receives the national award. Guido Paefgen has made the theatre to his all-embracing life task. As chief make-up artist at the Mainz State Theatre, he shapes the seasons with full commitment; he is active as make-up artist, actor, stage director and lecturer at the amateur theatre. He passionately gives distinction to the profession of being a make-up artist, and he enriches the theatre and beyond.

International Awardee

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Shaune Harrison from Manchester receives the international award. With Cabal – Nightbreed by Clive Barker, he laid the foundation for his work that spans over two decades and includes the world’s highest grossing blockbusters. Shaune Harrison is well-known for his professional working methods and spectacular make-up interpretations. It is important to him to pass on his knowledge to young talent by way of training sessions.

The award ceremony will be held on Saturday, 1 April 2017, at 5.00 pm at the Presentation Forum.