Makeup Artists Ve Neill and Nikoletta Skarlatos talk THE HUNGER GAMES family

Two new Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 featurettes were released to celebrate the movie coming to DVD, with feature makeup artists Ve Neill, Nikoletta Skarlatos, and Glenn Hetrick. 

Ve Neill and Nikoletta Skarlatos, makeup artists for The Hunger Games series sat down with the media for an interview. Ve Neill was first asked about winning her first Oscar 25 years ago, in which she and Skarlatos burst out laughing. Skarlatos talks about the world of makeup being dominated by males and the hard work and dedication they put towards their jobs. The interview also consists of funny stories about the two of them. Both Neill and Skarlatos claim that The Hunger Games was their favorite movie set to work on. And they finished the interview by confirming that they are part of The Hunger Games family and enjoy their job very much.

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Glenn Hetrick, special effects makeup artist, explains his work on Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2. Diving into the interview, he explains the thousands of makeup pieces he had to create just in the hospital scene. He describes the time spent on the artistic part in comparison to the time spent managing the project. He indulges in his ego, especially with the creativity, and how he has to push it aside to hire people who are better than him. Near the end he states the competitive nature in his field, but claims that it is the admiration of his fellow peers that causes him to work harder and create more intricate designs. He ends by stating that as a kid he dreamed of having a career in makeup and how happy it is that his childhood dream came true.


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