The European Film Awards, presented jointly by the European Film Academy and EFA Productions, honour the greatest achievements in European cinema.
The European Film Academy has announced that a new category of ‘European Hair & Makeup Artist’ will be introduced at the 29th European Film Awards. The recipient of the new award for hair & makeup will be determined by the special excellence awards jury, consisting of representatives of the different arts and crafts.
The first seven EFA winners, including European Hair & Make-up Artist 2017, were announced on 14 November 2017.
The European Hair & Make-up Artist 2017 award went to:
Leendert van Nimwegen.
Citation: ‘In Brimstone, Leendert van Nimwegen, with make-up and hair, helps the characters and their development throughout the film, from play- and colourful, to sober and sinister, the good, the bad, the young, the old. It is a perfect combination of hair and make-up to describe characters, so beautifully done, and making them real.’
The 30th European Film Awards ceremony will be held in Berlin on 9 Decemember 2017.
The European Hair & Make-up Artist 2016 award went to: