Kamanza Amihyia Hair & MakeUp , Hair & Make-Up Designer

For over 20 years Kamanza has also worked in fashion, events & commercials for countless brands. One of the highlights of Kamanza career is being personal make-up artist to Stevie Wonder, and she's joined him on numerous global tours over past 10 years. Kamanza originally trained in fashion design & illustration at London College of Fashion where an interest in Hair & Make-up was sparked. Specialising in Afro / European hair and media makeup, Kamanza is the go-to person for consultations on Afro hair textures and makeup for deeper skin-tones. Between filming projects, Kamanza teaches her course to students aswell as to professional Hair & Makeup professionals working in film, TV and theatre. Her goal is to continue to create and develop positive training solutions which promote positive inclusion, equality and diversity within the hair & makeup sector in film, television & theatre. Kamanza sits on the board of the British Beauty Council, is Chief Hair Consultant & Educator for Lion King-Disney Theatrical Group Europe & CEO of her own company ' Kamanza - Afro Hair & Media MakeUp Essentials'.

MAGIC MIKE 3

Feature Film

Warner Bros

Prod: Gregory Jacobs
Dir: Steven Soderbergh

BRIDGERTON

Series I

Crowd Hair & MakeUp / Afro Hair Expert
8x60'

Shondaland
Netflix

Prod: Sarada McDermott
Dir: Alrick Riley
Dir: Julie Anne Robinson
Dir: Sheree Folkson
Dir: Tom Verica
Designer: Marc Pilcher

SMALL AXE

Crowd Hair & MakeUp / Afro Hair Expert
Episode 1: Mangrove
Episode 2: Lovers Rock

Bluebeat Productions
BBC One

Prod: Anita Overland
Prod: Michael Elliott
Dir: Steve McQueen
Designer: Jojo Williams

WHEEL OF TIME

Personal Key Hair / Crowd MakeUp Artist
6x60'

Amazon Studios
Sony Pictures

Prod: Rafe Judkins
Prod: Lauren Selig
Designer: Kirstin Chalmers

HOW TO BUILD A GIRL

Crowd Hair & MakeUp
Feature Film

Monumental Pictures

Prod: Alison Owen
Prod: Debra Hayward
Dir: Coky Giedroyc
Designer: Maxine Dallas

CATS

Hair & MakeUp
Feature Film

Working Title

Prod: Tim Bevan
Dir: Tom Hooper
Designer: Sharon Martin

47 METERS DOWN: UNCAGED

Hair Technician
Feature Film

Entertainment Studios

Prod: Mark Lane
Prod: James Harris
Dir: Johannes Roberts
Designer: My Alehammar

COBWEB

Personal Key Hair & MakeUp
Feature Film

Lionsgate

Dir: Samuel Bodin
Designer: Yana Stoyanova

ENTERPRICE

Series II

MakeUp Supervisor
Episode 1

Fudge Park
BBC Three

Prod: Phil Gilbert
Dir: Ella Jones
Designer: Mariella Spoto

IN THE LONG RUN

Series II

Crowd Hair & MakeUp
6x30'

Green Door Pictures
Sky One

Prod: Idris Elba
Prod: Gina Carter
Prod: Alex Walsh-Taylor
Dir: Sandy Johnson
Designer: Maxine Dallas

TURN UP CHARLIE

Crowd Hair & MakeUp
8x30'

Green Door Pictures
Sky One

Prod: Idris Elba
Prod: Gill Isles
Dir: Matt Lipsey
Dir: Tristram Shapeero
Designer: Jojo Williams

STEPHEN: THE MURDER THAT CHANGED A NATION

Hair & MakeUp Designer
Documentary

On the Corner
BBC One

Prod: Jessica Winteringham
Dir: Steve Leavesley

MY KITCHEN RULES UK

Hair & MakeUp Designer
TV Series

Fremantle Media
Channel 4

Prod: Jo McDiarmid
Prod: Emma Peach
Dir: Francois Gandolfi

STEVIE WONDER

Personal MakeUp Artist for Stevie Wonder

Hyde Park Festival 2016 - 2019
Dublin Tour 2019
Prince's Trust at Buckingham Palace 2015
World Tour 2015
The Grammys 2015
Obama Inauguration at The White House 2014
Hollywood Christmas Parade 2014
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert 2012
Athens Opening Olympic Ceremony 2001
World Tour 2009

AVA DUVERNAY

Personal MakeUp Artist for Ava Duvernay

Selma UK Launch

SERENA WILLIAMS

Personal MakeUp Artist for Serena Williams

2012 Olympics - London

BIG SEAN

Personal MakeUp Artist for Big Sean

London Fashion Week

KELLY HOLMES

Personal MakeUp Artist for Dame Kelly Holmes

MBE from the Queen

HANNAH COCKCROFT

Personal MakeUp Artist for Hannah Cockcroft

MBE from the Queen

ADE ADEPITAN

Personal MakeUp Artist for Ade Adepitan

MBE from the Queen

LI NALL

Personal MakeUp Artist for Li Nall

Wimbledon Champions

JAY SHAUN & BIRDMAN

Personal MakeUp Artist for Jay Shaun / Birdman

Music Videos

KELLY ROLAND

Personal MakeUp Artist for Kelly Roland

Album Cover

KERI HILSON

Personal MakeUp Artist for Keri Hilson

Album Launch

LABYRINTH & EMILIE SANDE

Personal MakeUp Artist for Emilé Sande

Music Video

LION KING-DISNEY THEATRICAL GROUP EUROPE

Chief Hair Consultant & Educator

PORGY & BESS (ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA)

Hair & MakeUp

CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

MakeUp Designer

MISS COMMONWEALTH

MakeUp Designer

MISS UK

MakeUp Designer

PAKISTAN FASHION WEEK

MakeUp Designer