Joel Harlow

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Academy Award-winner JOEL HARLOW is one of the most innovative makeup and special makeup artists and designers in American motion pictures. He has proven himself to be one of a very few number of artists who is able to span the world of makeup effects design and creation to the world of on set makeup application. Re-establishing the old studio ... See full bio »

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Black Panther Make-Up Department
Star Trek Beyond Make-Up Department
Star Trek Make-Up Department


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  Sweetwater (makeup department head) (pre-production)
  Haunted Mansion (Special makeup designer) (filming)
 2022 Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (makeup department head) (filming)
 2022 Untitled David O. Russell (Prosthetic makeup designer) (post-production)
 2021 Jungle Cruise (makeup department head)
 2021 The Bite (TV Mini Series) (Prosthetic makeup designer - 3 episodes)
- The Fourth Wave (2021) ... (Prosthetic makeup designer)
- The Third Wave (2021) ... (Prosthetic makeup designer)
- The Second Wave (2021) ... (Prosthetic makeup designer)
 2019-2020 NOS4A2 (TV Series) (special character make-up - 11 episodes)
- Bad Mother (2020) ... (special character make-up)
- Gunbarrel (2019) ... (special character make-up)
- Sleigh House (2019) ... (special character make-up)
- Parnassus (2019) ... (special character make-up)
- Scissors for the Drifter (2019) ... (special character make-up)
 2020 A Quiet Place Part II (special makeup designer)
  Evil (TV Series) (special character makeup - 8 episodes, 2019 - 2020) (special character make-up - 3 episodes, 2019 - 2020)
- Book 27 (2020) ... (special character make-up)
- Justice x 2 (2020) ... (special character makeup)
- Room 320 (2020) ... (special character makeup)
- 7 Swans a Singin' (2019) ... (special character makeup)
- Vatican III (2019) ... (special character makeup)
 2019 Godzilla: King of the Monsters (makeup department head)
 2019 Hellboy (special character and makeup designer)
 2018/I Into the Dark (Short) (special makeup designer)
 2018 Magnum P.I. (TV Series) (makeup department head - 1 episode)
- I Saw the Sun Rise (2018) ... (makeup department head)
 2018 London Fields (makeup artist: Johnny Depp)
 2018 Black Panther (makeup department head)
 2017 Legend of the Naga Pearls (makeup designer)
 2017 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (makeup department head: additional photography, Vancouver)
 2017 Logan (head makeup artist) / (prosthetics designer)
 2016 Star Trek Beyond (special makeup designer)
 2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass (personal makeup artist: Mr. Depp) / (prosthetic design artist: Mr. Depp)
 2016 Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie (TV Movie) (key makeup artist)
 2016 Yoga Hosers (Makeup for Johnny Depp) / (makeup: Johnny Depp)
 2015 Black Mass (makeup department head)
 2015 Mortdecai (makeup artist: Mr. Depp)
 2014 Paul McCartney: Early Days (Music Video) (makeup artist)
 2014 Into the Woods (personal makeup artist: Mr. Depp) / (prosthetic makeup designer: Mr. Depp)
 2014/I Tusk (makeup artist to johnny depp)
 2014/I Transcendence (makeup artist: Mr. Depp)
 2013 The Lone Ranger (makeup department head) / (personal makeup artist: Johnny Depp) / (special makeup effects artist)
 2012 Dark Shadows (makeup department head) / (prosthetics makeup designer)
 2011 The Rum Diary (makeup designer)
 2011 Green Lantern (special effects makeup department head)
 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (makeup department head) / (personal makeup artist: Johnny Depp) / (special makeup effects artist)
 2011 Battle Los Angeles (makeup department head)
 2010/I The Tourist (makeup artist: Mr. Depp)
 2010 Inception (key prosthetics makeup artist)
 2010/I Alice in Wonderland (makeup artist: Mr. Depp)
 2009 Angels & Demons (key makeup artist)
 2009 The Soloist (prosthetic sculptor - uncredited)
 2009 Star Trek (prosthetic makeup supervisor)
 2009 I Love You Phillip Morris (key makeup artist)
 2008 The Love Guru (sculptor)
 2007 Charlie Wilson's War (prosthetics makeup artist: additional photography)
  Mad Men (TV Series) (special effects makeup artist - 2 episodes, 2007) (special makeup effects artist - 2 episodes, 2007)
- The Wheel (2007) ... (special effects makeup artist)
- Nixon vs. Kennedy (2007) ... (special effects makeup artist)
- Indian Summer (2007) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Long Weekend (2007) ... (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (key makeup artist) / (makeup effects supervisor) / (prosthetic makeup designer)
 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (key makeup artist) / (makeup effects supervisor) / (prosthetic makeup designer)
 2005 Fun with Dick and Jane (makeup effects: Harlow FX - uncredited)
 2005 Domino (special makeup effects creator)
 2005 Just Like Heaven (makeup designer: Harlow FX - uncredited)
 2005 War of the Worlds (prosthetics fabrication)
 2005 The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (special makeup effects creator)
 2005 Carnivàle (TV Series) (special effects makeup application - 5 episodes)
- Outside New Canaan (2005) ... (special effects makeup application)
- Outskirts, Damascus, NE (2005) ... (special effects makeup application)
- Damascus, NE (2005) ... (special effects makeup application)
- The Road to Damascus (2005) ... (special effects makeup application)
- Los Moscos (2005) ... (special effects makeup application)
 2005 The Ring Two (makeup artist)
 2005 Constantine (key makeup artist)
 2004 Species III (Video) (special makeup application) / (special makeup effects artist: Harlow FX)
 2004 Christmas with the Kranks (special makeup effects artist: prosthetics for Tim Allen - uncredited)
 2004 House (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2004) ... (special makeup effects artist: Harlow FX)
 2004 Man in the Mirror: The Michael Jackson Story (TV Movie) (makeup consultant)
 2004 The Chronicles of Riddick (assistant makeup effects)
 2004/I Twisted (special makeup effects artist)
 2003 The Haunted Mansion (background coordinator)
 2003 The Matrix Revolutions (special makeup effects artist)
 2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (special makeup effects artist)
 2003 11:14 (special makeup and prosthetic effects artist)
 2003 The Matrix Reloaded (special makeup effects artist)
 2003 Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt (TV Movie) (special makeup effects artist)
 2003 Biker Boyz (special makeup effects artist: Harlow FX)
 2002 Adaptation. (makeup department head)
 2002 The Hot Chick (special makeup effects artist)
 2002 Jackass: The Movie (Documentary) (makeup artist: 16mm film unit)
 2002 Auto Focus (special makeup effects artist)
  Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) (special makeup effects creator - 5 episodes, 2001 - 2002) (prosthetics - 1 episode, 2002) (special makeup effects supervisor - 1 episode, 2001)
- Entropy (2002) ... (special makeup effects creator - uncredited)
- Hell's Bells (2002) ... (prosthetics - uncredited)
- Gone (2002) ... (special makeup effects creator - uncredited)
- Wrecked (2001) ... (special makeup effects creator - uncredited)
- Smashed (2001) ... (special makeup effects creator - uncredited)
 2001 Planet of the Apes (ape makeup artist)
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (makeup artist)
 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas (makeup artist)
 2000 Bullfighter (makeup effects)
 2000 Bedazzled (makeup artist - uncredited)
 2000 X-Men (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2000 Sideshow (special makeup effects artist)
 2000 Providence (TV Series) (special makeup effects - 1 episode)
- Syd in Wonderland (2000) ... (special makeup effects)
 2000 Battlefield Earth (special makeup effects artist)
 1999 Bicentennial Man (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1999 Magnolia (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1999 Chill Factor (special makeup effects artist)
 1999 Virus (special makeup effects artist)
 1998 Phantoms (special makeup effects artist)
 1997 The Shining (TV Mini Series) (prosthetics makeup artist - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... (prosthetics makeup artist)
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... (prosthetics makeup artist)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (prosthetics makeup artist)
 1997 Anaconda (special makeup effects artist)
 1996 Fatal Frames (special makeup effects artist)
 1995 Lord of Illusions (special makeup effects artist)
 1995 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (special makeup effects artist)
 1995 Dead Man (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1995 The Langoliers (TV Mini Series) (special makeup effects supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... (special makeup effects supervisor)
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... (special makeup effects supervisor)
 1995 Automatic (prosthetic makeup applications)
 1995 The Surgeon (technician: X.F.X., Inc.)
 1994 Night of the Demons 2 (makeup effects supervisor)
 1994 The Stand (TV Mini Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- The Stand (1994) ... (makeup artist)
 1994 Brainscan (makeup effects artist: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.)
 1993 Slaughter of the Innocents (special makeup effects artist)
 1993 The Sandlot (special makeup effects artist)
 1992 Blazeland (assistant makeup artist)
 1992 The Bodyguard (armor sculptor - uncredited)
 1992 Bram Stoker's Dracula (armor sculptor - uncredited)
 1992 Happy Hell Night (special makeup effects artist)
 1992 Radio Flyer (special makeup effects artist)
 1991 Barton Fink (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1991 Sometimes They Come Back (TV Movie) (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1990 Basket Case 2 (special makeup effects crew: special effects assistant)
 1989 The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie (special makeup effects artist)
 1989 The Toxic Avenger Part II (special makeup effects)
 1987 Killing Spree (special makeup effects)
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