Karen Bryan Dawson

Make Up & Hair Designer

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Film & Television

FLEMING: THE MAN WHO WOULD BE BOND Fleming Films Ltd (UK & Mallorca) Chief Make Up and Hair

Director: Mat Whitecross
THE WHITE QUEEN Company Pictures for BBC1 Director: James Kent

Emmy Award Nomination for Outstanding Hair Styling in a Mini Series
THE POLITICIAN’S HUSBAND Daybreak Pictures for BBC2 Director: Simon Cellan Jones
THE SPIES OF WARSAW Fresh Pictures for BBC Director: Coky Giedroyc
THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD BBC Director: Diarmuid Lawrence
WITHOUT YOU Sally Head Productions Director: Tim Fywell
Starring: Anna Friel
THE HOUR Kudos Film and TV Director: Coky Giedroyc & Harry Bradbeer

Starring: Dominic West & Romola Garai
THE NATIVITY Red Planet Productions Director: Coky Giedroyc

Starring: Tatiana Maslany, Andrew Buchan, Jack Shepherd
OKA! AMERIKEE Oka Productions LLC/James Bruce Productions Director: Lavinia Courier
Starring: Kris Marshall
FROM TIME TO TIME FT2T Films Ltd / Fragile Films Director: Julian Fellowes
Starring: Maggie Smith, Timothy Spall, Dominic West
ONE OF THOSE DAYS Director: Hattie Dalton
Starring: Sir Derek Jacobi, Joanna David, Hugh Bonneville
MR ELEVEN Tiger Aspect Productions Director: Paul Gay
Starring: Michelle Ryan, Shaun Maguire, Adam Garcia
MOON Lunar Industries Ltd Director: Duncan Jones
Starring: Sam Rockwell

Winner of Edinburgh Festival Michael Powell Award ' Best British Film 2009
EINSTEIN AND EDDINGTON BBC Films / HBO Make-up & Hair Artist - UK Contact

Director: Philip Martin
Starring: David Tennant, Andy Serkis
FRED CLAUS Warner Bros Make-up & Hair Artist for Ludacris & John Michael Higgins
Blue Screen Unit & Prosthetics

Director: David Dobkin
MR BEAN'S HOLIDAY Working Title Director: Steve Bendelack
Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Willem Dafoe
A GOOD YEAR Scott Free Productions Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Russell Crowe, Marion Cotillard
GARFIELD: A TAIL OF TWO KITTIES Twentieth Century Fox Chief Make Up and Hair - UK Shoot

Director: Tim Hill
SAHARA Bristol Bay Personal Make-up & Hair Artist to Matthew McConaughey

Director: Breck Eisner
TROY Warner Bros Key Make Up Artist - 2nd Unit

Director: Wolfgang Petersen
2nd Unit: Simon Crane
WHAT A GIRL WANTS Warner Bros Director: Dennie Gorden
Starring: Colin Firth, Kelly Preston, Jonathan Pryce
DINOTOPIA Hallmark Entertainment Director: Marco Brambilla
Starring: David Thewlis, Alice Krige

EMMY Award Nominee
THE LOST EMPIRE Hallmark Entertainment Director: Peter Macdonald
JUST VISITING Director: Jean-Marie Poire Gaumont
DIE ANOTHER DAY EON Films Make-up Artist (UK)

Director: Lee Tamahori
Designer: Paul Engelen
GLADIATOR Dreamworks Make-up Artist (UK)

Director: Ridley Scott
Designer: Paul Engelen
OKLAHOMA Director: Trevor Nunn
CATS The Video Really Useful Group Director: Gillian Lynn
MUPPET TREASURE ISLAND Make-up Artist

Director: Brian Henson
BLACK BEAUTY Warner Bros Make-up Artist
ROBIN HOOD PRINCE OF THIEVES Make-up Artist

Director: Kevin Reynolds
INDIANA JONES III Make-up Artist

Director: Stephen Spielberg
BATMAN RETURNS Warner Bros Make-up Artist

Director: Tim Burton
EMPIRE OF THE SUN Make-up Artist

Director: Stephen Spielberg
FLASH GORDON Make-up Artist

Director: Mike Hodges
HEAVENS GATE Make-up Artist

Director: Michael Cimino
THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Make-up Artist

Director: Wilford Leach
LOCAL HERO Make-up Artist

Director: Bill Forsythe
THE HIT Chief Make-up Artist

Director: Stephen Frears
BABY SECRET OF THE LOST LEGEND Chief Make-up Artist

Director: B.W.L. Norton
LABYRINTH Make-up Artist

Director: Jim Henson

Theatre

CATS Cameron Mackintosh; The Really Useful Group; Stage Entertainment NL London; UK Tour; Moscow; Zurich; Milan; Vienna; Berlin; Euro Tour; Copenhagen; Amsterdam

Karen has taught hundreds of performers her 'CATS' Make-up Designs, to enable them to self apply their make-up for the shows.
HEY MR PRODUCER Cameron Mackintosh Cameron Mackintosh
THE ROYAL VARIETY SHOW BBC
A FEW GOOD MEN Personal Make-up and Hair Artist For Rob Lowe

Press Campaign (London)

Commercials

STETSON CAMPAIGN U.S. Stardust Visions, LA Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
RENAULT CLIO; RENAULT LAGUNA; VAUXHALL; CHELTENHAM & GLOUCESTER Garretts GarrettsRichard Loncraine
MCDONALDS; BASS IRELAND Park Village Park VillageRichard Dean, John Coe
IKEA; BRITISH GAS; SUGAR PUFFS; CADBURY'S ROSES; VIRGIN ATLANTIC; POLO Rose Hackney Barber Ross Cramer
CUSSONS; FORD; PILS LAGER BFCS Len Fulford, Bob Brooks
KELLOGGS Slogetts Richard Slogett
CASTELLA; SCOTTISH ELECTRICITY Paul Weiland Filim Co. Paul Weiland
GALAXY CARAMEL; DIRECT LINE INSURANCE Barrie Joll Associates Barrie Joll
miscellaneous Publicity shoots for Renault and Publicise for 'Nicole' and 'New Nicole' campaign ' numerous production companies.

TV Appearances

THIS MORNING - Richard and Judy
BLUE PETER
THE RECORD BREAKERS

THE EARLY YEARS
Two years in the Sultanate of Oman working at Dhofar TV Station.
BBC TV Make-up and hair on all major productions in the studios and on location.
BAFTA - Four times jury Member