racechange: Neill Gorton at IMATS UK 2008

Neill Gorton demo at IMATS (2008)

Neill Gorton is the proprietor of MillenniumFX (Doctor Who etc) and of the Neill Gorton Prosthetics Studio. He is a strong supporter of the International Makeup Artists Trade Show (IMATS) and his annual prosthetic makeup demonstrations at IMATS London always attract a full house.

In a highlight demonstration on the Saturday at IMATS UK 2008 Neill and Rob Mayer transformed blue-eyed blonde Karen Spencer into an elderly Chinese woman; on the Sunday she was transformed into a Native-American chief on the MillenniumFX stand.

She was also his model in 2009 when she was transformed into a middle-aged air hostess.

The makeup

Neill and Rob Meyer used prosthetic makeup, dentures and contact lenses to transform one of the makeup artists at MillenniumFX – blue-eyed blonde Karen Spencer – into an elderly Chineses woman.

I’m sure Neill would want me to point out that magnificient as it is this is a demonstration makeup performed against the clock while delivering a running commentary to a live audience. As such it should not be taken as an indication of the quality of his movie work.