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.
Brian has had his professional makeup work featured in films and television projects like Jennifer Lawrence / Mystique in the last three X-Men films, Syriana, Ali, Friends, several Terminator films, Big Momma's House 1 and 2, Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and Black White to name a few.
He has also been the prosthetics makeup department head (as well as makeup artist) on several large-scale films like Guardians of the Galaxy - Volume 2, Avengers - Infinity War, Avengers – Endgame, X-Men - Dark Phoenix, Captain Marvel, and the Star Wars project The Mandalorian.
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 went into the film as his team took over from the first in the series, and it had the honor of making final 7 for the Oscar Bake Offs.