Complections College of Makeup Art & Design Located at
110 Lombard Street, Toronto, Ontario.
Phone: 416-968-6739

Honorary Board Member

Donald Mowat

As one of North America’s leading makeup artists, Donald Mowat has over 60 feature films and 25 projects for television to his credit. Donald has been the recipient of numerous awards including a Primetime Emmy (1991-1992), Special Achievement Gemini (1998), Saturn Award (2014) and two Hollywood Makeup Artist Guild Awards (2014 and 2017) and BAFTA Film Award nominations in 2017 for Nocturnal Animals and in 2018 for Blade Runner 2049. Mr. Mowat received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal for his service to the film industry and charity.

Feature film credits as make-up department head and/or personal make-up artist include: Blade Runner 2049, The Perfect Storm, Three Kings, 8 Mile, The Departed, The Fighter, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Skyfall, Nightcrawler, Spectre, Sicario and Stronger. Upcoming studio releases include The Darkest Minds, First Man starring Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy, and (untitled) Dan Gilroy project starring Jake Gyllenhaal. 

Donald is an active member of IATSE locals in New York, Los Angeles and Toronto. He has been an executive committee member with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), and volunteers on the membership and outreach mentor committees for BAFTA (The British Academy of Film and Television Arts). Additionally he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Actors’ Fund of Canada (2008-2014) and served on the Board of Directors of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, elected to represent the Art Department where he spearheaded the creation of an annual make-up award category in Canada (now called Canadian Screen Awards).