Nominated for Best Achievement in Make-Up at the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards for her work on feature film Venus.
In 1998, Tammy-Lou undertook college studies in drama where she gets initiated to stage make-up. There, she learns how to create a character both by it’s interpretation and with visual and esthetic concepts. Throughout her academic journey, she creates a good number of different characters for Cégep St-Laurent’s theater troup where she enjoys playing, doing make-up, styling hair and finding the perfect costume for every role.
And then, she falls in love with film making. Through this new interest she develops an eye for creating images and refined esthetic.
After her training in artistic make-up, she goes after her true passion : working on film sets. To be part of the crew on many university short films, that’s the real school for her. In 2007, Tammy-Lou is proud to work on her first feature film as a key make-up artist. This marks the beginning of of a solid reputation that she put a lot of effort to build all over the years within the independant film production community in Montreal.
As of 2019, she has worked on thirteen feature films as Head of Make-up Department/Key Make-up Artist and on an amazing amount of short films produced in French and English.
In 2012, she was nominated at the Canadian Screen Awards (called the Genie Awards back then) for Best Achievement in Make-up for her work on feature film Snow and Ashes.
Tammy-Lou specialises in ultra-natural looks for hd numeric mediums, but her versatile skills gives her the advantage of being efficient in a large range of requested styles. She also works regularly with aboriginal people of Québec and has professional experience in stage makeup.
Canadian Screen Awards www.academy.ca/awards
IMDb Snow and Ashes www.imdb.com/title/tt1441084/
IMDb Venus https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6852284/
My IMDb profile https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3393099/?ref_=nv_sr_1
My Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/TammyLouMakeUpArtist/