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