This category is for current Makeup Students and Professional Artists in the industry
The Goblin Award & Prizes
Winners receive a one-of-a-kind Goblin trophy and special prizes from various makeup companies and sponsors
This category is for 18 years and under, no professional training required
A true icon of the Special Effects Makeup world, Doug Jones has graced the silver screen in film and television alike bringing amazingly unique characters to life with incredible dexterity, expressionism, and physicality, all while under intensive prosthetic makeups. He has embodied such characters as Abe Sapien in Hellboy 1 & 2, El Fauno and The Pale Man in Pan's Labyrinth, Billy Butcherson in Hocus Pocus, the Silver Surfer in Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer, Commander Saru in Star Trek: Discovery, The Amphibious Creature in The Shape Of Water, and so very much more! He will be joining us remotely as he is currently filming Season 3 of Star Trek: Discovery!
Performing Makeup as a kid, Candice wanted to turn her passion into something amazing. Candice graduated from make up school in April 1998 and has never looked back. She applied at IATSE Local 891 and has worked on movies and shows the likes of The A Team, Underworld, Seventh Son, Battlestar Galactica and HOT Tub Time Machine to name just a few of her 52 credits in the Industry. With over a decade of experience and as Co-Chair of the Make-up Department for IATSE Local 891, Candice has a proven track record in the TV & Film Industry.
When you say Special Effects Makeup in Vancouver everyone says Mike Fields. Mike has been doing the most amazing work for over 30 years. Among his more recent credits, he's known for his work on Star Trek Beyond, Deadpool, Deadpool 2, Elysium and Fear The Walking Dead, and is an Award-winning special makeup effects artist from Stargate SG-1 (Leo Award) and Stargate: Atlantis. He's also received a Daytime Emmy Award and continues to be a trailblazer in the makeup effects industry.
Triple threat: a person, who is proficient in three important skills within their particular field.
Geoff Redknap is what they call a triple threat. He has been a special makeup effects artist for over 20 years. He is a puppeteer/actor. And he is a writer/director. Talk about a guy that has natural gifted creative talent! Geoff has worked on over 80 films and television projects; to name a few: Terminator: Dark Fate, Deadpool 1 & 2, The Predator, I,Robot, Watchmen and The X-Files. He has earned numerous nominations and awards for his work. As a writer/director, his short films have played in festivals all over the world, as well as his feature film The Unseen, a dramatic sci-fi thriller which reimagined The Invisible Man. Definitely someone to follow, Geoff is an amazing artist in all facets who keeps you guessing what he will do next.