Tonight is the finale! ABC studios miniseries television event, Dustin Lance Black and Gus vant Sant's wonderful, important WHEN WE RISE features Rosie O'Donell as Del Martin. Under a rush 3 day turn around, Wigmaker Amanda Miller created a wig for Rosie as Del.
Riz Ahmed seen here wearing a custom wig designed and created by wigmaker Amanda Miller for HBO. Due to the shooting schedule, hair department head, Sherry Heart, commissioned me to create a wig to match Riz' own hair styled as 'Nas'.
This series couldn't be more timely. A thriller brilliantly offering up a slice of life in NYC current day.
After a short trip to Tokyo for my daughter's 'sweet sixteen spring break' in Japan it's lovely to arrive home to this look at the wigs I worked on over 4 months with the artist CINDY SHERMAN. Her new work will open at Metro Pictures gallery on May 5, 2016. Its been a thrilling process designing, creating and styling wigs for her. I hope you'll visit the gallery to see her work if you can!
Directed and produced by Dean Moss/Gametophyte, Inc. from a commissioned original text by Thomas Bradshaw, it features (in order of appearance): Pete Simpson as John Brown; Okwui Okpokwasili as Frederick Douglass; Aaron Hodges as Watson (JB's son), and Tymberly Canale as Helen Pitts (FD's second wife). The custom created wigs and hair pieces were designed and constructed by Amanda Miller.