Danny Marie Elias
Danny Marie Elias has many strings to her bow and has done a lot of unique work in fusing prosthetics and fashion with her own brand of ‘Haute Couture FX.
Danny will be assisting Neill Gorton and Stuart Bray with their prosthetic application demo on the Main Stage, as well as doing a ‘direct applied’ demo in the exhibitors’ rooms.
She is a make-up, hair and prosthetics artist with a broad range of experience including film & television, fashion, media and editorial, as well as being a fully qualified teacher. She is principal tutor on the ‘Creative & Character Makeup’ course at Gorton Studio and also specialises in work with the education sector, notably as a member of the ‘Professional Leadership Academy’ at the University of Bedfordshire.
Recently she has been working for Millennium FX on ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ for the BBC (still filming) and 20th Century Fox movie ‘Victor Frankenstein’ that’s due for release the week after the event! Other credits include ‘The X-Factor’, ‘Casualty’, ‘Sherlock’, ‘Doctor Who’ and make-up design for TV film Devil’s Vice (BBC1). Danny’s fashion and editorial work includes publications such as ‘Faceon’, ‘EDGE’, ‘The Guardian’, ‘Vogue Italia Online’, ‘Cellardoor’, ‘Urban Mainstream’, ‘Fan the Fire’, ‘I Am LDN’, ‘T&M’, ‘Men’s Health’ and Los Angeles based digital magazine ‘Cliché’.
Danny began teaching media make-up for College Gwent and was an integral part of ‘It’s My Shout Productions’, training young make-up artists in association with BBC Wales, S4C, the UK Film Council, the Arts Council of Wales and ITV.