Emmy® award winning makeup artist Brian Sipe has been working professionally since 1989 as a freelance artist and through his company, Gamut Studios. Several Hollywood makeup effects companies and production studios have taken advantage of his extensive knowledge and experience as a character effects designer and project manager.
The scope of his artistry can be seen in film and television projects such as both JJ Abrams "Star Trek" films, "Twilight Saga - Breaking Dawn", "XMen 5 Days of Future Past", working on Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique, as well as makeups for the latest "Terminator - Genisys." Brian also worked on film and television projects: “Syriana”, “Ali”, “Big Momma's House 1 and 2”, “Friends”, “Will and Grace,” and many others. Brian’s most current released projects include the sequel "Guardians of the Galaxy - Volume 2," “Avengers - Infinity War”. Upcoming released projects will be "Avengers - Infinity War 2" and “XMen - Dark Phoenix.”
Brian's groundbreaking makeup design for the FX Network's reality television show “Black, White” personally garnered him an Emmy Award in 2006. In 2013 he was also nominated for his work on “How I Met Your Mother”. Brian's work on David Fincher's “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” with Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett, helped nab the BAFTA and Oscar for Best Makeup.
Brian is very proud of the work that he, representing Legacy Effects, and the entire team did for the “Guardians of the Galaxy - Volume 2”. A tremendous amount of work that received the honor of making final 7 for the Oscar Bake Offs.